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Professor Christi Deaton

Professor Christi Deaton

Florence Nightingale Foundation Professor of Clinical Nursing Research

Research Interests

My research focuses on exercise and physical activity as therapy for patients with heart failure and other long term conditions; adherence to physical activity; management and self-management of heart failure and comorbid heart disease and diabetes; palliative care in long term conditions; cardiovascular prevention; and nurse-led services.


cardiovascular therapy ; prevention of CVD ; management of heart failure

Key Publications

Time for correct diagnosis and categorisation of heart failure in primary care. Deaton C, Benson J. Br J Gen Pract. 2016 Nov;66(652):554-555.

Challenges in secondary prevention after acute myocardial infarction: A call for action. Piepoli MF, Corrà U, Dendale P, Frederix I, Prescott E, Schmid JP, Cupples M, Deaton C, Doherty P, Giannuzzi P, Graham I, Hansen TB, Jennings C, Landmesser U, Marques-Vidal P, Vrints C, Walker D, Bueno H, Fitzsimons D, Pelliccia A. Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2016 Sep 6.

2016 European Guidelines on cardiovascular disease prevention in clinical practice: The Sixth Joint Task Force of the European Society of Cardiology and Other Societies on Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Clinical Practice (constituted by representatives of 10 societies and by invited experts)Developed with the special contribution of the European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention & Rehabilitation (EACPR). Piepoli MF, Hoes AW, Agewall S, Albus C, Brotons C, Catapano AL, Cooney MT, Corrà U, Cosyns B, Deaton C, Graham I, Hall MS, Hobbs FD, Løchen ML, Löllgen H, Marques-Vidal P, Perk J, Prescott E, Redon J, Richter DJ, Sattar N, Smulders Y, Tiberi M, van der Worp HB, van Dis I, Verschuren WM; Authors/Task Force Members. Eur Heart J. 2016 Aug 1;37(29):2315-81.

Prevalence and Measurement of Anxiety in Samples of Patients With Heart Failure: Meta-analysis. Easton K, Coventry P, Lovell K, Carter LA, Deaton C. J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2016 Jul-Aug;31(4):367-79.

An evaluation of the effectiveness of self-management interventions for people with type 2 diabetes after an acute coronary syndrome: a systematic review. Tanash MI, Fitzsimons D, Coates V, Deaton C. J Clin Nurs. 2016 Aug 3.

Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology heart failure nurse curriculum. Riley JP, Astin F, Crespo-Leiro MG, Deaton CM, Kienhorst J, Lambrinou E, McDonagh TA, Rushton CA, Stromberg A, Filippatos G, Anker SD. Eur J Heart Fail. 2016 Jul;18(7):736-43.

More publications can be found on PubMed.

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