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The European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer QLQ-C30: a quality-of-life instrument for use in international clinical trials in oncology.
TLDR
The reliability and validity of the EORTC QLQ-C30 questionnaire were highly consistent across the three language-cultural groups studied: patients from English-speaking countries, Northern Europe, and Southern Europe.
Assessing health-related quality of life in chronically ill children with the German KINDL: first psychometric and content analytical results
TLDR
The results of psychometric testing in these populations showed that the German KINDL is a reliable, valid and practical instrument to assess the health-related quality of life of children which should be supplemented by disease-specific modules and needs to be further tested in clinical populations.
Health-related quality of life and posttraumatic stress disorder in survivors of the acute respiratory distress syndrome.
TLDR
Survivors of ARDS showed statistically significant impairments in all eight health dimensions of the SF-36 when compared with normal controls, and patients reporting multiple adverse experiences described the lowest health-related quality of life.
Health-related quality of life associated with chronic conditions in eight countries: Results from the International Quality of Life Assessment (IQOLA) Project
TLDR
Arthritis has the highest HRQL impact in the general population of the countries studied due to the combination of a high deviation score on physical scales and a high frequency.
International quality of life assessment (IQOLA) project
The International Quality of Life Assesment (IQOLA) Project is a 4-year project to translate and adapt the widely used MOS SF-36 Health Survey Questionnaire in up to 15 countries and validate, norm,
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