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

Authors:
Weldam, S. W. M., Schuurmans, M. J., Liu, R., and Lammers, J. W. J.
Abstract:
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.
DOI:
10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2012.07.017
URL:
<Go to ISI>://WOS:000317452000014
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22921317
Journal:
International Journal of Nursing Studies
issn:
0020-7489
Publication year:
2013
pages:
688-707
General health perceptions / HRQoL:
Health-related quality of life
Age:
Adults (18-65)
Children (0-18)
Seniors (65+)
Disease:
Diseases of and symptoms related to the respiratory system
PRO / non-PRO:
Non-patient Reported Outcome
Patient Reported Outcome
Type of measurement instrument:
1 - Questionnaires
2 - Interviews
6 - Clinical rating scales