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Minnesota Living with Heart Failure Questionnaire (MLHF)

Rector Thomas S; Cohn JN

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Basic description

Developed in 1984.

Two versions exist: The original version 2.0 and the recommended version 3.0 (also called MLHFQ).

Authors

Rector Thomas S; Cohn JN

Copyright
MLHF 2.0 : "Copyright University of Minnesota 1986."
/ MLHF 3.0: "©1986 Regents of the University of Minnesota, All rights reserved. Do not copy or reproduce without permission. LIVING WITH HEART FAILURE® is a registered trademark of the Regents of the University of Minnesota."
Objective
To systematically and comprehensively assess the patient's perceptions of the effects of heart failure and its treatment on his or her daily life
Therapeutic area
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
Therapeutic indication

Heart Failure

Type of Clinical Outcome Assessment (COA)
  • pro PRO
Original language(s)
  • English for the USA
Bibliographic reference(s) of the original questionnaire

Rector ST, Cohn JN. Assessment of patient outcome with the Minnesota Living with Heart Failure questionnaire: reliability and validity during a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of pimobendan. Am Heart J 1992;124:1017-1025 (PubMed Abstract)

Rector TS, Kubo SH, Cohn JN. Patients' Self-Assessment of Their Congestive Heart Failure: Content, Reliability and Validity of a New Measure, the Minnesota Living With Heart Failure Questionnaire. Heart Failure 1987;3:198-209


Contact and conditions of use

Authors

Rector Thomas S; Cohn JN

Contact information

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Conditions of use

Licensing

The signature of a license agreement with the University of Minnesota is required and a user fee may be required.

Please contact:

Technology Commercialization
University of Minnesota
200 Oak St. SE, Suite 226
Minneapolis, MN 55455
USA
Email: mlhfq@umn.edu

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Access fees

ROYALTY FEES* Commercial users Cost per study Free
Cost per language Free
Funded academic research Cost per study Free
Cost per language Free
Not funded academic users Cost per study Free
Cost per language Free
DISTRIBUTION FEES* Commercial users Cost per study Free
Cost per language 600 €
Funded academic research Cost per study Free
Cost per language 100 €
Not funded academic users Cost per study Free
Cost per language Free

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Review copy

Examination copies can only be used for the limited purpose of examining the suitability of the Questionnaire for subsequent research and/or clinical use, and cannot be used in research or in clinical practice or distributed to others.
You are not authorized to modify, retype, translate, copy or otherwise duplicate the Questionnaire except with the further and prior written permission of Mapi Research Trust / the developers / copyright holders / distributors.

Languages

Original language(s)

  • English for the USA

Translations

The listed translations may not have undergone a full linguistic validation process and may require further work to be suitable for use in a study. This list is subject to constant changes, therefore please check the status of translations with Mapi Research Trust / the developers / copyright holders / distributors.

MLHF 2.0

Afrikaans for South Africa*
Arabic for Israel*
Arabic for Lebanon*
Bengali for India*
Bulgarian for Bulgaria*
Cantonese for Hong Kong*
Croatian for Croatia*
Czech for Czech Republic*
Danish for Denmark*
Dutch for Belgium (Flemish)*
Dutch for the Netherlands*
English for Australia*
English for Canada*
English for the UK*
Estonian for Estonia*
Finnish for Finland*
French for Belgium*
French for Canada*
French for France*
French for Switzerland*
German for Austria*
German for Germany*
German for Switzerland*
Greek for Greece*
Hebrew for Israel*
Hindi for India*
Hungarian for Hungary*
Italian for Italy*
Italian for Switzerland*
Korean for Korea*
Latvian for Latvia*
Lithuanian for Lithuania*
Malay for Singapore*
Maltese for Malta*
Mandarin for Singapore*
Marathi for India*
Norwegian for Norway*
Polish for Poland*
Portuguese for Brazil*
Portuguese for Portugal*
Romanian for Romania*
Russian for Israel*
Russian for Russia*
Slovak for Slovakia*
Slovenian for Slovenia*
Spanish for Argentina*
Spanish for Spain*
Spanish for the USA*
Swedish for Sweden*
Tamil for Malaysia*
Telugu for India*
Thai for Thailand*
Turkish for Turkey

MLHF 3.0

Arabic for Israel*
Armenian for Armenia*
Belarusian for Belarus*
Bengali for India
Bulgarian for Bulgaria*
Cantonese for Hong Kong*
Czech for Czech Republic*
Danish for Denmark*
Dutch for Belgium (Flemish)*
Dutch for the Netherlands*
English for the UK*
Farsi for Iran
Finnish for Finland*
French for France*
French for Switzerland*
Galician for Spain*
German for Austria*
German for Germany*
German for Switzerland*
Gujarati for India
Hebrew for Israel*
Italian for Italy*
Italian for Switzerland*
Japanese for Japan
Kannada for India
Korean for Korea*
Latvian for Latvia*
Lithuanian for Lithuania*
Malay for Singapore*
Malayalam for India
Mandarin for China*
Mandarin for Singapore*
Marathi for India
Polish for Poland*
Portuguese for Portugal*
Punjabi for India|#Punjabi for India
Russian for Belarus*
Russian for Israel*
Russian for Latvia*
Russian for Russia*
Serbian for Serbia
Slovenian for Slovenia*
Spanish for Spain*
Spanish for the USA*
Swedish for Sweden*
Telugu for India
Thai for Thailand
Urdu for India
* Performed by Mapi

BiblioPRO: you can find information about the Spanish version here - puede encontrar información sobre la versión española aqui

Conditions to translate

Please contact the Office for Technology Commercialization at the University of Minnesota

More information on translations

Bibliographic reference(s) of the translations:

Saccomann IC, Cintra FA, Gallani MC. Psychometric properties of the Minnesota Living with Heart Failure--Brazilian version--in the elderly. Qual Life Res. 2007 Aug;16(6):997-1005. Epub 2007 May 30

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