Predictors of physical and mental health-related quality of life in patients with interstitial lung disease: a multifactorial analysis.

@article{Coelho2010PredictorsOP,
  title={Predictors of physical and mental health-related quality of life in patients with interstitial lung disease: a multifactorial analysis.},
  author={Ana Cl{\'a}udia Coelho and Marli Maria Knorst and Marcelo Basso Gazzana and S{\'e}rgio Saldanha Menna Barreto},
  journal={Jornal brasileiro de pneumologia : publicacao oficial da Sociedade Brasileira de Pneumologia e Tisilogia},
  year={2010},
  volume={36 5},
  pages={562-70}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine predictors of health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in patients with interstitial lung disease (ILD). METHODS A cross-sectional study comprising 63 patients, all of whom underwent lung function testing and the six-minute walk test. The following instruments were used: the Medical Outcomes Study 36-item Shortform Survey (SF-36), the Saint George's Respiratory Questionnaire (SGRQ), the Beck Anxiety Inventory, the Beck Depression Inventory, and the Modified Medical… CONTINUE READING