Health-related quality of life in patients with moderate to severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a concept analysis.

@article{Mouser2014HealthrelatedQO,
  title={Health-related quality of life in patients with moderate to severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a concept analysis.},
  author={April L Mouser},
  journal={International journal of nursing knowledge},
  year={2014},
  volume={25 2},
  pages={
          73-9
        }
}
AIM The purpose of this concept analysis is to examine the health-related quality of life in patients with moderate to severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). BACKGROUND COPD is the third leading cause of death in the United States. Health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in patients with moderate to severe COPD has not been clearly defined. DESIGN Walker and Avant's concept analysis methodology was employed. REVIEW METHODS The author examined articles focusing on QoL, HRQoL… CONTINUE READING
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