Factors associated with health-related quality of life among patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillator: identification of foci for nursing intervention.

@article{Wong2014FactorsAW,
  title={Factors associated with health-related quality of life among patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillator: identification of foci for nursing intervention.},
  author={Florence Mei Fung Wong and Janet Wing Hung Sit and Eliza M L Wong and Kai Chow Choi},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={2014},
  volume={70 12},
  pages={
          2821-34
        }
}
AIM To explore factors associated with health-related quality of life of patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators. BACKGROUND Substantial evidence indicates that implantable cardioverter defibrillator is proven to increase survival rate by terminating life-threatening arrhythmia. However, this device can negatively affect health-related quality of life. Little is known about factors associated with health-related quality of life of patients with implantable cardioverter… CONTINUE READING
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