Validity and reliability of a new, short symptom rating scale in patients with persistent atrial fibrillation

@article{Hrdn2009ValidityAR,
  title={Validity and reliability of a new, short symptom rating scale in patients with persistent atrial fibrillation},
  author={Marie H{\"a}rd{\'e}n and Britta M Nystr{\"o}m and K{\'a}roly R. Kulich and Jonas Carlsson and A. K. Bengtson and Nils G Edvardsson},
  journal={Health and Quality of Life Outcomes},
  year={2009},
  volume={7},
  pages={65 - 65}
}
BACKGROUND Symptoms related to atrial fibrillation and their impact on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) are often evaluated in clinical trials. However, there remains a need for a properly validated instrument. We aimed to develop and validate a short symptoms scale for patients with AF. METHODS One hundred and eleven patients with a variety of… CONTINUE READING