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dc.contributor.authorPedras, Carla Susana Abreupor
dc.contributor.authorCarvalho, Ruipor
dc.contributor.authorPereira, M. Graçapor
dc.date.accessioned2018-04-03T09:25:03Z-
dc.date.issued2016-
dc.identifier.issn1070-5503por
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1822/53821-
dc.description.abstractDiabetic foot ulcer (DFU) including amputation surgery has serious consequences for patients, the family and healthcare services. DFU affects not only the physical health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of patients but also their mental well-being. The aims of this study were to find the predictors of HRQoL after surgery, to analyse differences in HRQoL, before and after surgery, and to explore the moderating role of a first versus previous amputation(s) in the relationship between physical and mental HRQoL, before and after surgery, in patients with DFU.A longitudinal study comprising 108 Portuguese patients was conducted during the period of hospitalization before the surgery and at a follow-up consultation. Participants completed a socio-demographic questionnaire and the SF-36 to assess HRQoL.Physical and mental HRQoL before surgery predicted HRQoL after surgery, as well as the number of diabetes complications and having received a re-amputation. Physical HRQoL decreased after surgery, but there were no differences on mental HRQoL. Having a previous amputation was a moderator between physical and mental HRQoL before and after surgery.The results help to identify the most vulnerable patients at risk of having lower HRQoL after surgery, allowing interventions to be tailored to patients' needs in order to promote their quality of life.por
dc.language.isoengpor
dc.publisherSpringerpor
dc.rightsclosedAccesspor
dc.subjectDiabetic foot ulcerpor
dc.subjectAmputationpor
dc.subjectHealth-related quality of lifepor
dc.titleQuality of life in portuguese patients with diabetic foot ulcer before and after an amputation surgerypor
dc.typearticle-
dc.peerreviewedyespor
dc.relation.publisherversionhttps://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12529-016-9567-6por
degois.publication.firstPage714por
degois.publication.lastPage721por
degois.publication.issue6por
degois.publication.volume23por
dc.date.updated2018-03-29T17:19:42Z-
dc.identifier.doi10.1007/s12529-016-9567-6por
dc.identifier.pmc27495905-
dc.description.publicationversioninfo:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersionpor
dc.subject.wosSocial Sciences-
sdum.export.identifier4900-
sdum.journalInternational Journal of Behavioral Medicinepor
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