publication . Article . Other literature type . 2020

Generic and Respiratory-Specific Quality of Life in Non-Hospitalized Patients with COVID-19

Roy Meys; Jeannet M. Delbressine; Yvonne M J Goërtz; Anouk W. Vaes; Felipe V.C. Machado; Maarten Van Herck; Chris Burtin; Rein Posthuma; Bart Spaetgens; Frits M.E. Franssen; ...
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2020 Journal: Journal of Clinical Medicine, volume 9, page 3,993 (eissn: 2077-0383, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
Abstract
The impact of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on quality of life appears to be highly underestimated, especially in patients who have not been admitted to the hospital. Therefore, our aim was to assess respiratory-specific quality of life in addition to generic quality of life in former patients with confirmed/suspected COVID-19 who have never been admitted to the hospital. Members of an online Belgian social support group for patients with confirmed/suspected COVID-19 with persistent complaints, completed an online survey. The five-level EQ-5D (EQ-5D-5L) and the Clinical COPD Questionnaire (CCQ) were used to assess generic and respiratory-specific quality o...
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free text keywords: General Medicine, COVID-19, quality of life, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), QUESTIONNAIRE, Article, Visual analogue scale, Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), Combined use, Quality of life, Internal medicine, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, business.industry, business, Social support, Index score, COPD, medicine.disease, Hospitalized patients, lcsh:Medicine, lcsh:R
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