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jccnursing 2014, 7(3): 194-199 Back to browse issues page
Comparing patients’ quality of life before and after Coronary Artery Bypass Graft surgery (CABG)
Abolfazl Rahimi, Hamidreza Taghipour, Abbas Ebadi, Mohamad Pourebrahimi
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Aims: Cardiovascular diseases is one of the main causes of mortality in the world. Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) is one of the cardiovascular diseases that influence patients’ quality of life. Evaluating quality of life of these patients is one of the components of treatment this study is done with the aim of comparing patients’ quality of life before and after CABG. Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted on 90 patients candidate for CABG in Baqiatallah and Jamaran Heart hospitals of Tehran in 2013. Sampling was done among the patients who had the inclusion criteria through convenient sampling method. Collecting data was done before and two months after surgery MacNew specific Questionnaire of heart patients’ quality of life was used for this purpose. Paired t-test and SPSS17 software were used for statistical analysis. Results: The average score for quality of life before and two months after surgery was respectively 225.4 (24.88) and 168.6 (34.7). Also quality of life had significant decrease before surgery in compare with after surgery regarding emotional, physical and social dimensions (p<; 0.001). Conclusions: Quality of life will be decreased in a short period of time due to surgical complications. Conducting longitudinal studies is recommended for more accurate assessment of this concept.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2019/03/3 | Published: 2014/10/15
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rahimi A, taghipour H, ebadi A, pourebrahimi M. Comparing patients’ quality of life before and after Coronary Artery Bypass Graft surgery (CABG). jccnursing. 2014; 7 (3) :194-199
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