Health status predicts long-term outcome in outpatients with coronary disease.

@article{Spertus2002HealthSP,
  title={Health status predicts long-term outcome in outpatients with coronary disease.},
  author={John A Spertus and Philip Edward Jones and Mary B. McDonell and Vincent S. Fan and Stephan D. Fihn},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={2002},
  volume={106 1},
  pages={43-9}
}
BACKGROUND Although patient-reported health status measures have been used as end points in clinical trials, they are rarely used in other settings. Demonstrating that they independently predict mortality and hospitalizations among outpatients with coronary disease could emphasize their clinical value. METHODS AND RESULTS This study evaluated the prognostic utility of the Seattle Angina Questionnaire (SAQ), a disease-specific health status measure for patients with coronary artery disease… CONTINUE READING

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