Quality of life after a critical illness: a review of general ICU studies 1998-2003

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dc.contributor.author Elliott, D
dc.contributor.author Adamson, H
dc.date.accessioned 2009-12-21T02:34:39Z
dc.date.issued 2005-01
dc.identifier.citation Australian Critical Care, 2005, 18 (2), pp. 50 - 60
dc.identifier.issn 1036-7314
dc.identifier.other C1UNSUBMIT en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/4757
dc.description.abstract It is now acknowledged that acritical illness (CI) is a continuum that begins before an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) admission and continues to impact on a patient's quality of lifeafter they have been discharged home. Measuring health related quality of life (HRQOL) is a complex and difficult issue because of its multifaceted, subjective and dynamic nature. There has been a lack of consensus in the literature regarding the most appropriate methodological approaches and measuring instruments to use. This disparity has impeded comparison between studies, synthesis of the evidence base, and limited any resultant recommendations for practice.
dc.publisher Australian College of Critical Care Nurses
dc.relation.isbasedon 10.1016/S1036-7314(05)80003-7
dc.title Quality of life after a critical illness: a review of general ICU studies 1998-2003
dc.type Journal Article
dc.parent Australian Critical Care
dc.journal.volume 2
dc.journal.volume 18
dc.journal.number 2 en_US
dc.publocation Australia en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 50 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 60 en_US
dc.cauo.name FOH.Faculty of Health en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 1110 Nursing
dc.personcode 998241
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Nursing en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Health
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Strength - Health Services and Practice Research
utslib.copyright.status Closed Access
utslib.copyright.date 2015-04-15 12:17:09.805752+10
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utslib.collection.history Closed (ID: 3)


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