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Table 1 the European Heart Failure Self-care Behaviour Scale (EHFScBS-9)

From: Validation of the ELAN-HF Score and self-care behaviour on the nurse-led heart failure clinic after admission for heart failure

  Totally agree Agree Neutral Disagree Totally
disagree
1. I weigh myself every day 1 2 3 4 5
2. If SOB (shortness of breath) increases I contact my doctor or nurse 1 2 3 4 5
3. If legs/feet are more swollen, I contact my doctor or nurse 1 2 3 4 5
4. If I gain weight more than 2 kg in 7 days, I contact my doctor or nurse 1 2 3 4 5
5. I limit the amount of fluids 1 2 3 4 5
6. If I experience fatigue, I contact my doctor or nurse 1 2 3 4 5
7. I eat a low-salt diet 1 2 3 4 5
8. I take my medication as prescribed 1 2 3 4 5
9. I exercise regularly 1 2 3 4 5