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Comparison of Quality of Life before and After Open Heart Surgery

By Sedighe Fayyazi, Neda Sayadi and Mahin Gheybizadeh

Abstract

Background: The aim of this study was to evaluate the quality of life after cardiac surgery and to compare quality of life before and after open heart surgery. Materials and Methods: 49 patients participated in this study. The data were then analyzed by SPSS-13 statistical software.Results: Three months after the operation, life quality score increased (p=0.001), but unlike the improvement of physical status, mood improvement was not observed 3 months after surgery.Conclusion: According to the mental status of patients, it is recommended to perform necessary actions

Topics: Quality of life, Surgery, Heart, Medicine (General), R5-920, Medicine, R, DOAJ:Medicine (General), DOAJ:Health Sciences
Publisher: Zahedan University of Medical Sciences
Year: 2012
OAI identifier: oai:doaj.org/article:245e0391ad5546e38e5813d8d07b257d
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