Relation of atrial arrhythmia-related symptoms to health-related quality of life in patients with newly diagnosed atrial fibrillation: a community hospital-based cohort.

@article{Kang2006RelationOA,
  title={Relation of atrial arrhythmia-related symptoms to health-related quality of life in patients with newly diagnosed atrial fibrillation: a community hospital-based cohort.},
  author={Younhee Kang},
  journal={Heart & lung : the journal of critical care},
  year={2006},
  volume={35 3},
  pages={170-7}
}
  • Younhee Kang
  • Published 2006 in Heart & lung : the journal of critical care
BACKGROUND Atrial fibrillation is the most common sustained cardiac rhythm disturbance encountered in clinical practice. Despite its high prevalence and associated hospital admissions, few studies document the actual perceived symptoms of atrial fibrillation and its relationship to health-related quality of life. OBJECTIVES The purposes of this study were to explore the patients' symptoms of atrial fibrillation and to examine the relationship between specific symptoms and self-reported health… CONTINUE READING

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