Journal article

Symptoms and feelings valued by patients after a percutaneous coronary intervention: a discrete-choice experiment to inform development of a new patient-reported outcome

Anna L Barker, Geeske Peeters, Renata T Morello, Richard Norman, Darshini Ayton, Jeffrey Lefkovits, Angela Brennan, Sue M Evans, John Zalcberg, Christopher Reid, Susannah Ahern, Sze-Ee Soh, Johannes Stoelwinder, John J McNeil

BMJ Open | BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2018

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To inform the development of a patient-reported outcome measure, the aim of this study was to identify which symptoms and feelings following percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) are most important to patients. DESIGN: Discrete-choice experiment consisting of two hypothetical scenarios of 10 symptoms and feelings (pain or discomfort; shortness of breath; concern/worry about heart problems; tiredness; confidence to do usual activities; ability to do usual activities; happiness; sleep disturbance; dizziness or light-headedness and bruising) experienced after PCI, described by three levels (never, some of the time, most of the time). Preference weights were estimated using a condi..

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Grants

Awarded by Medibank Better Health Foundation, Melbourne, Australia


Awarded by NHMRC Career Development Fellowship


Awarded by NHMRC Research Fellowship


Funding Acknowledgements

The project was supported by a Medibank Better Health Foundation grant (application number: 2014-044, Melbourne, Australia). The funding source assisted with recruitment of participants via mail. ALB was supported by a NHMRC Career Development Fellowship (1067236). CMR was supported by a NHMRC Research Fellowship (1136372).