Disease and symptom severity, functional status, and quality of life in chronic bronchitis and emphysema (CBE)

A path analysis model examined interrelationships among variables significantly associated with chronic dyspnea in chronic bronchitis and emphysema (CBE) and the relative influence of these variables on each other and on functional status and quality of life. Results from the 45 adults (mean age, 61) with moderate CBE disease severity showed that dyspnea… CONTINUE READING