Cardiac failure: symptoms and functional status.

@article{Mayou1991CardiacFS,
  title={Cardiac failure: symptoms and functional status.},
  author={Richard A Mayou and Roger Blackwood and Bridget Bryant and J. C. Garnham},
  journal={Journal of psychosomatic research},
  year={1991},
  volume={35 4-5},
  pages={
          399-407
        }
}
The associations between exercise capacity, symptoms and specific aspects of quality of life were examined in subjects participating in a trial of the treatment of heart failure. Patients were assessed on entry and after three months treatment. The principle symptoms were fatigue, breathlessness and chest pain. These limited the extent and speed of physical activities, restricted social, leisure and family life and were associated with emotional distress. There were associations between… CONTINUE READING

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