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Evaluation of Quality of Life instruments for use in COPD care and research: A systematic review

Weldam, S. W. M., Schuurmans, M. J., Liu, R., and Lammers, J. W. J.
Objective: Quality of Life (QoL) measurements to quantify disease burden have become an important outcome measure in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) research and treatment. A large variety of QoL instruments is available. The objective of this review was to comprehensively evaluate content and psychometric properties of available QoL instruments used in COPD care and research.
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International Journal of Nursing Studies
Publication year:
General health perceptions / HRQoL:
Health-related quality of life
Overall quality of life:
Overall quality of life
Adults (18-65)
Seniors (65+)
Diseases of and symptoms related to the respiratory system
PRO / non-PRO:
Patient Reported Outcome
Type of measurement instrument:
1 - Questionnaires
2 - Interviews
AQ20 - Airways Questionnaire 20
AQ-20R - Airway Questionnaire 20 Revised
AQ-30 - Airway Questionnaire 30
CAT - COPD Assessment Test   
CCQ - Clinical COPD Questionnaire    
COOP charts - Dartmouth COOP Functional Health Assessment Charts
CRDQ - Chronic Respiratory Disease Questionnaire [alias: CRQ]   
EQ-5D - EuroQoL-5 Dimensions   
Hyland Instrument
LAS/VAS-8 - Linear Analogue Scale/Visual Analogue Scale, 8
LCOPD - Living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease questionnaire
McGill COPD - McGill COPD Quality of Life Questionnaire
MRF-28 - Maugeri Respiratory Failure Questionnare-28
MYMOP - Measure Yourself Medical Outcomes Profile
NHP - Nottingham Health Profile   
QWB-SA - Quality of Well Being Self-administered Scale
RQLQ - Respiratory Quality of life Questionnaire
SF-12 - 12-item Short Form Health Survey [alias: RAND-12]
SF-36 - 36-item Short Form Health Survey [alias: RAND-36][alias: Medical Outcomes Study (MOS) SF-36]]    |  | also see:
SGRQ - St. George's Respiratory Questionnaire   
SIP - Sickness Impact Profile   
SRI - Severe Respiratory Insufficiency
VSRQ - Visual Simplified Respiratory Questionnaire
WHOQOL-BREF - World Health Organization Quality of Life questionnaire–Abbreviated Questionnaire [alias: WHO-QOL BREF]