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Measurement Issues in the Assessment of Quality of Life in Patients with Coronary Heart Disease

  • D. R. Thompson
  • C. R. Martin
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Abstract:

 Quality of life has become an area of important clinical concern within the context of cardiovascular disease. The symptom profile that accompanies the broad spectrum of diagnostic entities that is overarched by the term cardiovascular disease presents an assessment picture that is complex and in many instances, disease-specific. This chapter will explore the salient issues regarding assessment of quality of life in patients diagnosed with  coronary heart disease.

Keywords

Heart Failure Sickness Impact Profile EuroQOL Group HRQL Score Kansas City Cardiomyopathy Questionnaire 
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List of Abbreviations:

CHAT

chronic heart failure assessment tool

CHD

coronary heart disease

CHQ

chronic heart failure questionnaire

CLASP

cardiovascular limitations and symptoms profile

EQ-5D

EuroQOL five dimensions

EQ-VS

EuroQOL visual analogue scale

HRQL

 health-related quality of life

KCCQ

Kansas City cardiomyopathy questionnaire

LVD-36

left ventricular dysfunction questionnaire

MacNew

MacNew heart disease questionnaire

MIDAS

myocardial infarction dimensional assessment scale

MLHF

Minnesota living with heart failure

QLQ-SHF

quality of life in severe heart failure questionnaire

SF-36

short-form 36

SF-12

short-form 12

SF-8

short-form 8

SIP

sickness impact profile

SAQ

Seattle Angina questionnaire

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