[Quality of life in patients with heart failure: the perspective of primary health care].

@article{NaveiroRilo2012QualityOL,
  title={[Quality of life in patients with heart failure: the perspective of primary health care].},
  author={J. C. Naveiro-Rilo and Ma Dulcinea Diez-Ju{\'a}rez and L. Flores-Zurutuza and M. Rodr{\'i}guez-Garc{\'i}a and Francisco Rebollo-Guti{\'e}rrez and Agust{\'i}n Romero Blanco},
  journal={Gaceta sanitaria},
  year={2012},
  volume={26 5},
  pages={
          436-43
        }
}
  • J. C. Naveiro-Rilo, Ma Dulcinea Diez-Juárez, +3 authors Agustín Romero Blanco
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Gaceta sanitaria
  • OBJECTIVE To measure and identify the dimensions and determinants of health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in patients with chronic heart failure. METHODS We performed a cross-sectional study, in which HRQoL was measured with the short-form (SF)-36 and the Minnesota Living with Heart Failure Questionnaire (MLHFQ) in 544 clinically-stable patients with chronic heart failure managed by 97 primary care physicians. RESULTS The mean age of the patients was 77.6 years (SD: 9.9) and was… CONTINUE READING
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