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Symptoms, acceptance of illness and health-related quality of life in patients with atrial fibrillation.

Authors
  • Jankowska-Polańska, Beata1
  • Kaczan, Aleksandra2
  • Lomper, Katarzyna1
  • Nowakowski, Dariusz3
  • Dudek, Krzysztof4
  • 1 1 Department of Clinical Nursing, Wroclaw Medical University, Poland. , (Poland)
  • 2 2 Department of Clinical Nursing, Student Scientific, Wroclaw Medical University, Poland. , (Poland)
  • 3 3 Department of Anthropology, Wroclaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences, Poland. , (Poland)
  • 4 4 Department of Logistic and Transport Systems, Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland. , (Poland)
Type
Published Article
Journal
European journal of cardiovascular nursing : journal of the Working Group on Cardiovascular Nursing of the European Society of Cardiology
Publication Date
Sep 01, 2017
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1177/1474515117733731
PMID: 28933196
Source
Medline
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Abstract

Acceptance of illness is an important factor which has been shown to impact on HRQOL in atrial fibrillation. Female sex is a predictor of worse HRQOL, while urban residence improves HRQOL in the physical domain and decreases symptom intensity (ASTA symptom scale).

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