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Supportive Care in Heart Failure
Chronic illnesses such as heart failure (HF) are known to impair quality of life. HF, in particular, is associated with unpleasant symptoms, limitations in activities of daily living, and increased risk of hospitalization for symptom management.1 The effects of chronic illness on symptoms, functioning, and the risk of hospitalization decrease quality of life in persons with HF.
p. 147-158, Supportive Care in Heart Failure edited by Beattie, J. & Goodlin, S., 2008, reproduced by permission of Oxford University Press: http://www.oxfordscholarship.com/view/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570288.001.0001/acprof-9780198570288
heart failure, quality of life, interventions, physical dimension, emotional dimension, social functioning, medical therapy, disease management
Jurgens, C., Suwanno, J., & Riegel, B. (2008). Quality of Life in Heart Failure. Supportive Care in Heart Failure, 147-158. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570288.001.0001
Date Posted: 06 August 2018