Document Detail


Psychometric evaluation of the heart surgery symptom inventory in patients recovering from coronary artery bypass surgery.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16569979     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the test-retest reliability, internal consistency, and concurrent validity of the Heart Surgery Symptom Inventory (HSSI) in patients following coronary artery bypass surgery. METHODS: This study included 28 patients attending outpatient rehabilitation who had undergone coronary artery bypass surgery within the past 6 months. Patients completed self-report instruments including a medical history form, HSSI, and Medical Outcomes Study Short Form-36. Patients also completed a second HSSI at a later time on the same testing day. HSSI scores were summed to create a total score and 4 subcategory scores (general, cardiac, trunk, lower extremity). Correlations were calculated for scores obtained during 2 trials of the HSSI to evaluate test-retest reliability, between individual items, subcategory, and total scores to evaluate internal consistency, and between HSSI scores and Medical Outcomes Study Short Form-36 scores to evaluate concurrent validity. RESULTS: Correlations for the 2 trials of the HSSI total and all subcategories were significant (P < .05) and ranged from 0.89 to 0.99. Subcategories to total correlations were all significant and ranged from 0.59 to 0.85. Subcategories to subcategory correlations were all significant except for lower extremity to cardiac and lower extremity to general comparisons. Individual item to total correlations ranged from 0.02 to 0.84. Individual item to subcategory correlations ranged from 0.01 to 0.85. The correlations between the HSSI total and all Medical Outcomes Study Short Form-36 scores were significant. CONCLUSIONS: Results indicate that the HSSI has appropriate reliability and validity for clinical and research applications. The HSSI can be a useful clinical and research tool to evaluate quality of life in patients after coronary artery bypass surgery.
Authors:
Tanya Kinney LaPier
Related Documents :
20215699 - Myocardial transfection of hypoxia inducible factor-1alpha via an adenoviral vector dur...
7497759 - Acute lung injury during cardiopulmonary bypass. are the neutrophils responsible?
9671899 - Coronary artery bypass grafting on the beating heart without the use of extracorporeal ...
12204729 - Mechanisms and future directions for prevention of vein graft failure in coronary bypas...
7414459 - Prediction of distal reconstruction following aortofemoral bypass for limb salvage.
11279409 - Reduced postoperative blood loss and transfusion requirement after beating-heart corona...
21096749 - Textile-templated electrospun anisotropic scaffolds for tissue engineering and regenera...
18270599 - Predictors and frequency of conduction disturbances after open-heart surgery.
23052669 - Predicting left ventricular recovery after replacement of a regurgitant aortic valve in...
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cardiopulmonary rehabilitation     Volume:  26     ISSN:  0883-9212     ISO Abbreviation:  J Cardiopulm Rehabil     Publication Date:    2006 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-03-29     Completed Date:  2007-09-13     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8511296     Medline TA:  J Cardiopulm Rehabil     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  101-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Physical Therapy, Eastern Washington University, Spokane 99202, USA. tlapier@ewu.edu
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Activities of Daily Living
Aged
Coronary Artery Bypass / methods*
Coronary Artery Disease / physiopathology*,  rehabilitation,  surgery*
Evaluation Studies as Topic
Female
Humans
Male
Multivariate Analysis
Psychometrics
Quality of Life
Questionnaires
Reproducibility of Results
Treatment Outcome

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  A qualitative approach to developing a patient-derived intervention to increase exercise in peripher...
Next Document:  The acute effects of a rollator in individuals with COPD.