Factors and interventions influencing health-related quality of life in patients with heart failure: a review of the literature.

@article{Johansson2006FactorsAI,
  title={Factors and interventions influencing health-related quality of life in patients with heart failure: a review of the literature.},
  author={Peter Johansson and Ulf Dahlstr{\"o}m and Anders Brostr{\"o}m},
  journal={European journal of cardiovascular nursing : journal of the Working Group on Cardiovascular Nursing of the European Society of Cardiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={5 1},
  pages={5-15}
}
INTRODUCTION Because of the lack of a cure for patients with chronic heart failure (HF), there has been a progressive interest in the use of health-related quality of life (Hr-QoL) as complementary end-point to mortality and morbidity. AIM The aim of this review was from a nursing perspective to describe Hr-QoL and the influencing factors of Hr-QoL, as well as to identify interventions aimed at influencing Hr-QoL in HF patients. METHOD Medline, Cinahl and PsycInfo databases were searched… CONTINUE READING

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