A health perception score predicts cardiac events in patients with heart failure: results from the IMPRESS trial.

@article{Havranek2001AHP,
  title={A health perception score predicts cardiac events in patients with heart failure: results from the IMPRESS trial.},
  author={Edward P. Havranek and Pablo Lapuerta and Teresa A. Simon and Gilbert L'italien and Alan J. Block and Jean Lucien Rouleau},
  journal={Journal of cardiac failure},
  year={2001},
  volume={7 2},
  pages={153-7}
}
BACKGROUND New York Heart Association (NYHA) class and treadmill exercise test variables are widely used for estimating prognosis and measuring the outcomes of treatment in patients with heart failure, but they do not take patients' perceptions into account. METHODS AND RESULTS Five hundred forty-five patients enrolled in a multicenter 24-week comparison of the effects of omapatrilat and lisinopril on functional capacity in patients with heart failure reported a visual analog scale (VAS… CONTINUE READING

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