Blunted responses to heart failure symptoms in adults with mild cognitive dysfunction.

@article{Lee2013BluntedRT,
  title={Blunted responses to heart failure symptoms in adults with mild cognitive dysfunction.},
  author={Christopher Seungkyu Lee and Jill M. Gelow and Julie T. Bidwell and James O. Mudd and Jennifer K Green and Corrine Y. Jurgens and Diana S. Woodruff-Pak},
  journal={The Journal of cardiovascular nursing},
  year={2013},
  volume={28 6},
  pages={534-40}
}
INTRODUCTION Mild cognitive dysfunction is common among adults with heart failure (HF). We hypothesized that mild cognitive dysfunction would be associated with poor HF self-care behaviors, particularly patients' ability to respond to symptoms. METHODS We analyzed data on 148 participants in an observational study of symptoms in adults with moderate-to-advanced HF. Mild cognitive dysfunction was measured with the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA; range, 0-30), using cutoff scores for the… CONTINUE READING
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