[Quality of life in patients with Japanese cedar pollinosis: using the SF-8 health status questionnaire (Japanese version)].

@article{Fujii2006QualityOL,
  title={[Quality of life in patients with Japanese cedar pollinosis: using the SF-8 health status questionnaire (Japanese version)].},
  author={Tsukasa Fujii and Satoshi Ogino and Hiroe Arimoto and Morihiro Irifune and Nobuko Iwata and Ichiro Ookawachi and Hiroshi Kikumori and Ritsu Seo and Mariko Takeda and Akiko Tamaki and Kenji Baba and Michihiro Nose},
  journal={Arerugi = [Allergy]},
  year={2006},
  volume={55 10},
  pages={1288-94}
}
BACKGROUND The number of patients with Japanese cedar pollinosis (JCP) is increasing, and now, has extended up to about 15% of the Japanese. It is reported that the QOL is an important outcome in the JCP treatment. This study aimed to evaluate the QOL in patients with JCP by means of the SF-8 Health Survey (Japanese Version), a new, even shorter generic health survey. METHODS 411 patients with JCP who visited 10 ENT clinics in Osaka from March 14 to March 26 (peak pollen season) were… CONTINUE READING