Predictors of modifications in instrumental activities of daily living in persons with heart failure.

@article{Seo2011PredictorsOM,
  title={Predictors of modifications in instrumental activities of daily living in persons with heart failure.},
  author={Yaewon Seo and Beverly L. Roberts and Louise Laframboise and Bernice Christopherson Yates and Justin M. Yurkovich},
  journal={The Journal of cardiovascular nursing},
  year={2011},
  volume={26 2},
  pages={
          89-98
        }
}
OBJECTIVES The objective of this study was to identify factors related to disability in heart failure (HF) patients using a modified version of the model of disability proposed by Nagi. The hypothesized relationships among pathology (severity of HF and comorbidity), impairment (dyspnea, fatigue, muscle strength), functional limitation (functional capacity), and disability (modification in instrumental activities of daily living [IADLs]) were assessed as well as the influence of age and sex on… CONTINUE READING

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