Cynthia M. Dougherty

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Three instruments for the assessment of quality of life, the Seattle Angina Questionnaire (SAQ), the Short Form Health Survey (SF-36), and the Quality of Life Index-Cardiac Version III (QLI) were(More)
After a cardiovascular event, patients and their families often cope with numerous changes in their lives, including dealing with consequences of the disease or its treatment on their daily lives and(More)
Significant mortality benefits have been documented in recipients of implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs); however, the psychosocial distress created by the underlying arrhythmia and its(More)