Quality of life in angina pectoris patients: Assessing with the Seattle Angina Questionnaire (SAQ)
Journal of Critical Care Nursing : April 25, 2016, 7 (2); e6930
July 01, 2014
Article Type: Research Article
May 09, 2016
June 09, 2014
Z , Rejeh
A , Hajizadeh
E , Heravi-Karimooi
M. Quality of life in angina pectoris patients: Assessing with the Seattle Angina Questionnaire (SAQ),
Crit Care Nurs J.
Aims: Angina pectoris with impaired function in bearing activity reduces patients’ quality of life of the. Studying specific quality of life is an important measure in impact of disease, treatment and other variables affecting patients’ lives. The aim of this study was to determine different dimensions of the specific quality of life of the patients with angina pectoris and its related factors.
Methods: In this study, 200 inpatients or outpatients with angina pectoris referring to two selected educational-treatment centers of Qum were selected via convenience sampling method in 2012. Seattle Angina Questionnaire (SAQ) and demographic Questionnaires were used as data collection tools. Data analysis was done in SPSS 16 software environment by using descriptive statistical, Pearson correlation coefficient, independent t-test, ANOVA and ANCOVA.
Results: The highest and the lowest scores of life quality were related to the treatment satisfaction with mean and standard deviation of 66.34±17.32, and mean and standard deviation of angina stability was 38.92±24.02. There was significant difference between gender, occupation, marital status, number of hospitalizations, CCS classification, angina severity and type of treatment with dimensions of quality of life (p<0.05).
Conclusions: Quality of life of the patients with angina pectoris is not appropriate regarding angina stability and disease understanding. It seems necessary to pay more attention to nursing and treatment cares to enhance and improve the quality of life for these patients.
Angina pectoris patients Quality of life Related factors Seattle Angina Questionnaire (SAQ)
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