Impact of home mechanical ventilation on health-related quality of life.

@article{Windisch2008ImpactOH,
  title={Impact of home mechanical ventilation on health-related quality of life.},
  author={Wolfram Windisch},
  journal={The European respiratory journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={32 5},
  pages={1328-36}
}
The present multicentre study was aimed at comparably assessing the benefits and burdens associated with home mechanical ventilation (HMV). Hospitalisation, side-effects and health-related quality of life (HRQL) were assessed 1 month and 1 yr following HMV establishment using the Medical Outcome Study 36-Item Short-form Health Survey (SF-36; general HRQL) and the Severe Respiratory Insufficiency (SRI) Questionnaire (condition-specific HRQL). In total, 85 (27 chronic obstructive pulmonary… CONTINUE READING

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