Measuring quality of life in women with gynaecological cancer

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Reed Business Information
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Journal Article
Citation:
International Hospital and Equipment, 2011, 37 (Dec2010/Jan2011), pp. 16 - 18
Issue Date:
2011-01
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Quality of life (QOL) is an important clinical and research focus in women with gynaecological cancer. This mini-review offers advice on selecting a measurement for QOL and highlights future directions in the field. Readers are encouraged to choose a valid and reliable questionnaire and to match questionnaire content and scale structure to the purpose, patients and clinical context at hand. In the future, computer-adaptive testing may enable more precise, less burdensome assessment while maintaining the ability to compare results between studies.
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