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Table 3 Pulmonary arterial hypertension symptoms: round 1 patients

From: Development of the Pulmonary Hypertension Functional Classification Self-Report: a patient version adapted from the World Health Organization Functional Classification measure

PAH symptom Frequency
(n = 6)
Included in
Shortness of breath 6 Yes
Fatigue or tiredness 5 Yes
Syncope or near syncope 5 Yes
Chest pains 3 Yes
Dizziness 3 No
Swelling 2 Yes
Purple lips 1 No
Reduced muscle strength 1 No
Brain fog 1 No
Heart palpitations 1 No
  1. PAH = pulmonary arterial hypertension; WHO-FC = World Health Organization functional classification