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|Title:||Dimensions of the Somatic Health Complaints Questionnaire (SHCQ) in a sample of myocardial infarction patients|
Karlson, Björn W.
|University:||University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Education|
|Institution:||Department of Education. Institutionen för pedagogik och didaktik|
|Journal Title:||European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing|
|Publication type:||article, peer reviewed scientific|
|Organization:||Brink, E. Department of Nursing, Health and Culture, University West, SE 461 86 Trollhättan, Sweden.|
Herlitz, J. Department of Cardiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Sweden.
Karlson, B. W. Medicine and Science, AstraZeneca R&D, Mölndal, Sweden
Somatic health complaints
|Abstract:||A short health complaints measure may provide information on the degree of recovery from acute myocardial infarction. The present study therefore evaluated a questionnaire–called the Somatic Health Complaints Questionnaire (SHCQ)–that includes 13 items concerning health problems common in cardiac patients. The sample included 114 patients in total, 37 women and 77 men, who had suffered a first-time myocardial infarction 5 months prior to the testing. Confirmatory factor analysis was performed to... more|
|Electronic version (URL):||http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejcnurse.2006.03.003|
|Appears in Collections:||Articles / Department of Education|
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