Barbareschi, G., Sanderman, R., Lesman-Leegte, I., van Veldhuisen, D. & Jaarsma, T. (2011). Educational level and the quality of life of heart failure patients : A longitudinal study. Journal of Cardiac Failure,17(1), 47-53. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cardfail.2010.08.005
Background: Lower education in heart failure (HF) patients is associated with high levels of anxiety, limited physical functioning, and an increased risk of hospitalization. We examined whether educational level is related to longitudinal differences in quality of life (QoL) in HF patients.
Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research
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