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Health-related quality of life in end-stage respiratory disease 

Health-related quality of life in end-stage respiratory disease
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Health-related quality of life in end-stage respiratory disease
Author(s):

Anna Spathis

, Helen E. Davies

, Sara Booth

, and Max Watson

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199564033.003.003
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date: 23 October 2019

Causes of poor health-related quality of life 44

Barriers to provision of care 46

Further reading 48

There is indisputable evidence that patients with advanced respiratory disease experience a poor quality of life. Studies show that the majority of such patients describe their quality of life as only ‘fair’ or ‘poor’....

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