Quality of life assessment in patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease - CAT Questionnaire
- At: 2016 FIP Congress in Buenos Aires (Argentina)
- Type: Poster
- By: FIGUEIREDO, Daniela (Farmácia Holon Almancil, Tondela, Portugal)
- Co-author(s): Daniela Figueiredo:Farmácia,Holon Almancil,Almancil,Portugal|João Santos:Serviços Farmacêuticos,Grupo HPA Saúde,Faro,Portugal|Maria La Salete Valente:Departamento de Pneumologia,Centro Hospitalar Cova da Beira,Covilhã,Portugal|Olga Lourenço:CICS-UBI,Faculdade de Ciências da Saúde,Covilhã,Portugal|Ema Paulino:Farmácia,Nuno Álvares ,Almada,Portugal
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is characterized by chronic airflow limitation that’s usually progressive. The COPD Assessment Test (CAT) is a fast and easy instrument for measuring the quality of life (QoL) in patients with COPD.
84 patients with stable COPD were recruited. Data collection included completion of a structured.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.