Amália Pelcerman

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effects of home-based exercise for patients with chronic heart failure and sleep apnoea and to compare two different training programmes. DESIGN A randomized, prospective controlled trial. SETTING Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Brazil. SUBJECTS Fifty chronic heart failure patients with sleep apnoea were(More)
BACKGROUND Patients with cardiac failure (CF) present progressive incapacity and decreased quality of life, both related to dyspnea and fatigue. Thus, there is the increasing interest in measuring the quality of life (QL), by generic instrument, such as the 36-item Short-Form Health Survey (SF-36), by specific instrument, such as Minnesota Living with Heart(More)
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