Effect of dyspnea and clinical variables on the quality of life and functional capacity in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and congestive heart failure


KARAPOLAT H. , EYİGÖR S. , ATASEVER A., ZOGHİ M. , NALBANTGİL S. , DURMAZ B.

CHINESE MEDICAL JOURNAL, cilt.121, ss.592-596, 2008 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 121 Konu: 7
  • Basım Tarihi: 2008
  • Dergi Adı: CHINESE MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.592-596

Özet

Background Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and congestive heart failure (CHF) are two chronic diseases that affect negatively the functional condition and quality of life of patients. We assessed the effect of symptoms and clinical variables on the functional capacity and quality of life in COPD and CHF patients.