The MacNew heart disease questionnaire addresses three major HRQL domains , There is a valid and responsive measure of health-related quality of life for. Psychometric testing of the Chinese Mandarin version of the MacNew Heart Disease Health-related Quality of Life questionnaire for patients with myocardial . Assessment of quality of life using self-reported questionnaires is a way to evaluate and explore the psychological experience of patients with heart problems.

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Secular trends in cardiovascular mortality in Iran, with special reference to Isfahan.

madnew Principal component analysis revealed that the three domains, emotional, social and physical, performed as well as in the original studies. Physical and global scores improved in men with no change in social and emotional scores. Dis Manage Health Outcomes. Health-related quality of life of Israeli heart patients according to the MacNew heart disease specific instrument. Measuring the health related quality of life of people with ischaemic heart disease.

This new structure also displayed strong evidence of concurrent validity when compared to the SF Comparison of generic and disease-specific quality of life instruments in patients with suspected myocardial infarction as a means of detecting health care needs.

Time course of recovery during cardiac rehabilitation.

Background The goals of health and social care interventions in the field of ischaemic heart disease are placing increasing quesstionnaire on patients’ quality of life as well as quantity of life and an improvement in health-related quality of life HRQoL is often a stated goal of many cardiac rehabilitation programmes and secondary prevention strategies.

This approach will facilitate patient management, allow international comparisons and direct medical services to meet patients’ needs.

We recommend that researchers should submit scores obtained from items on the MacNew to secondary analyses after being grouped according to the factor structure proposed in this paper, in order to explore further the most appropriate grouping of items. Item number 3 confident was statistically allocated to the social domain in the Farsi version rather than to the emotional domain as in the English version [ 10 ]. Patients had moderate to high scores on all scales except the SF scales of vitality and role physical.


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The validity of the MacNew Quality of Life in heart disease questionnaire

Translation and validation of two Chinese health-related quality of life instruments in patients with coronary heart disease. The transformation of scores was completed using the formula suggested for transforming the SF scores:.

Validation of the Hebrew version of the MacNew heart disease health-related quality of life lfie in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery. The MacNew questionnaire is a reliable and valid method of assessing changes in health-related quality of life among this population. Please review our privacy policy. The identification or measurement of change in HRQoL is, therefore, an important aspect of the evaluation of secondary prevention programmes in heart disease.

Table 2 MacNew components mean rank in age questionaire sex groups.

To date, no HRQL tool has been evaluated in an Iranian population with cardiovascular disorders, specifically myocardial infarction, a major cause of mortality and morbidity. Cutoff criteria for fit indexes in covariance structure analysis: This is an Open Access article: Predictors of health-related quality of life have been identified, and poor health-related quality of life on the MacNew is an independent predictor of later mortality and morbidity.

One of the most popular and robust fit statistics used in conjunction with the chi-square is the RMSEA. The Persian version of the MacNew questionnaire is comparable to the English version. This review suggested, on the basis of the best available psychometric evidence, that the most appropriate generic and disease-specific measures of HRQoL for use among people with ischaemic heart disease were the Short Form 36 SF [ 2 ] and version two of the Quality of Life after Myocardial Infarction questionnaire now referred to as the MacNew Quality of Life Questionnaire [ 3 ], respectively.

Baseline domain means were 5, 5. The patients who participated in the study were similar to patients from the UK with ischaemic heart disease in previous studies in terms of their age [ 7 ], sex [ 8 ] and BMI [ 9 ]. Number needed to treat in cardiac rehabilitation. With rehabilitation, the time course of recovery of health-related quality of life, using the MacNew, is more rapid than that of exercise tolerance.

The factor structure proposed by Valenti et al. Epub Feb 4. A previous review suggested that the MacNew Quality of Life Questionnaire was the most appropriate disease-specific measure of health-related quality of life among people with ischaemic heart disease. Published online Jul 1. MDempster assisted in the design of the study, conducted the data collection, assisted with the data analysis and drafted the manuscript.


No significant differences were detected between follow-up clinic attendees and non-attendees when controlling for age, gender, level of education and duration of hospital stay.

The effect of personal health education on the quality of life of patients with angina in general practice. We thought that the specificity of the MacNew for cardiac patients might be the most appropriate tool to assess HRQL in our patients.

lf We were pleased with the Farsi version of MacNew. The World Health Organisation WHO defines health as “a state of complete physical, mental, and social well being, not merely the absence of disease or infirmity” WHO, Third, self-administered tools are a novel experience for Iranians; as an alternative, training for and conducting interviews is costly and cannot be integrated into routine assessments until validity has been demonstrated in larger samples.

The validity of the MacNew Quality of Life in heart disease questionnaire

A Persian version of MacNew was prepared by both forward and backward translation by bilinguals after which a feasibility test was performed. Published online Jan Much has been written about the psychometric properties of the SF and the results concerning the factor structure of this instrument appear to be fairly consistent see Ware et al. Internal consistency was high and comparable to other studies, ranging from 0. The factor analysis confirmed that this question did not qjestionnaire well to any of the other items.

References Dempster M, Donnelly M. MDonnelly assisted in the design of the study and the drafting of the manuscript. The corrected total-item correlation at baseline ranged from 0.