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Project Title

Cardiovascular health and well-being


Research Focus:

Chronic Illness and Palliative care


Funder & Dates

Australian Government Collaborative Research Network

Principal Investigator or Primary Supervisor (if PhD project)

David R Thompson

Co-Investigators or additional supervisors

Chantal F Ski, Peter Rendell, David Prior, Jan Cameron

Research Fellow(s) or PhD Student

Tina Habota

Name & Institution of Collaborators

University of Melbourne, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne

Name of External Partner Organisations


Description of Project:

Aim; Methods; Expected Outcomes


A programme comprising individual projects: measurement of cognitive impairment among people with heart failure; impact of sms reminders for self-care among people with heart failure; and evaluation of prospective memory training among patients and carers with heart failure  

Associated with the project.





URLs to external pages, e.g., study webpage, reports, publications etc.

1         Cameron JD, Gallagher R, Pressler SJ, McLennan SN, Ski CF, Tofler G, Thompson DR. Sensitivity and specificity of a five-minute cognitive screen in heart failure patients. J Card Fail 2016;22(2):99-107

2         Cameron J, Rhodes KL, Ski CF, Thompson DR. Carers’ views on chronic heart failure self-care. J Clin Nurs 2016;25(1):144-52

3         Habota T, McLennan SN, Cameron J, Ski CF, Thompson DR, Rendell PG. An investigation of emotion recognition and theory of mind in people with chronic heart failure. PLoS One 2015;10(11):e0141607

4         Habota T, McLennan SN, Cameron J, Henry JD, Ski CF, Thompson DR, Rendell PG. Prospective memory impairment in chronic heart failure. J Int Neuropsychol Soc 2015;21(3):183-92


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