Dixon, T; Lim, Lynette; Oldridge, Neil
Objective: To report reference data for the heart-specific MacNew Heart Disease Health-Related Quality of Life instrument. Methods: One thousand five hundred and six patients with myocardial infarction (n = 346), heart failure (n = 201), and ischaemic heart disease (IHD, n = 959) were surveyed 4 months after hospital discharge. Quality of life scores were determined, stratified by diagnostic category, age and sex. Changes in scores from 4 to 8 months post-discharge were calculated for a subset...[Show more]
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