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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: [quality Of Life In Coronary Patients].
Author: Gallani, Maria Cecília
Colombo, Roberta Cunha
Alexandre, Neusa Maria
Bressan-Biajone, Ana Maria
Abstract: This study compared measures of quality of life (QOL) in two groups of coronary heart disease patients: one with myocardial infarction (MI) and one with angina (A). The population studied consisted of 49 patients from Group MI and 27 patients from Group A. A questionnaire was used to identify socio-demographic and clinical data, as well as data from the SF-36 instrument, to assess the patients' QOL. It was observed in both groups that the QOI declined in the following aspects: physical functioning, pain, general health condition, vitality, social functioning, and mental health. Socio-demographic and clinical variables influenced the QOL score. Studies aiming at a larger number of individuals and a better understanding of the effects of the variables above upon the QOL of coronary patients are needed.
Subject: Adult
Aged, 80 And Over
Angina Pectoris
Middle Aged
Myocardial Infarction
Quality Of Life
Rights: aberto
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Date Issue: -1-Uns- -1
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