Search for dissertations about: "Kansas City Cardiomyopathy Questionnaire"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Kansas City Cardiomyopathy Questionnaire.

  1. 1. Patients with worsening chronic heart failure ? Symptoms and aspects of care. A Descriptive and Interventional study

    Author : Harshida Patel; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Chronic heart failure; Deterioration; Signs and symptoms; Psychomeric properties; Kansas City Cardiomyopathy Questionnaire; Quality-adjusted life years; Cost-utility analysis; emotional distress; Health care costs;

    Abstract : The aims of this thesis are to (1) explore the factors related to seeking care (Paper I), (2) describe the association between fatigue and selected symptoms (Paper II), (3) validate a method to detect the symptoms (Paper III) and (4) evaluate home care with respect to health-related quality of life (HRQL), medical safety, and cost-effectiveness in patients with worsening chronic heart failure (CHF) (Paper IV). All studies utilise data on patients with worsened CHF who sought care at the emergency department or heart failure clinic. READ MORE