Predicting Trends in Dyspnea and Fatigue in Heart Failure Patients' Outcomes.

@article{Tsai2013PredictingTI,
  title={Predicting Trends in Dyspnea and Fatigue in Heart Failure Patients' Outcomes.},
  author={Ming-Fen Tsai and Shiow-Li Hwang and S Y Tsay and Chun-li Wang and Feng-Chun Tsai and Chun-Chi Chen and Tsuey-Yuan Huang},
  journal={Acta Cardiologica Sinica},
  year={2013},
  volume={29 6},
  pages={488-95}
}
BACKGROUND Dyspnea and fatigue are distressing symptoms commonly seen in heart failure (HF) patients, and are closely related to patients' disease trajectory of contributes. Identifying the effect of symptom trends on disease outcomes is important to develop effective symptom management interventions in HF patients. METHODS One hundred and twenty-two patients were recruited. Dyspnea, fatigue, clinical characteristics, and disease outcomes were measured at the baseline assessment, three months… CONTINUE READING