A disease-specific questionnaire for assessing quality of life in patients on hemodialysis.

@article{Laupacis1992ADQ,
  title={A disease-specific questionnaire for assessing quality of life in patients on hemodialysis.},
  author={Andreas Laupacis and Norman Muirhead and Paul Keown and Craig Wong},
  journal={Nephron},
  year={1992},
  volume={60 3},
  pages={302-6}
}
A disease-specific questionnaire was developed for patients receiving chronic hemodialysis by interviewing patients to determine which aspects of their quality of life were adversely affected by their disease. The final questionnaire contained 26 questions in five dimensions (physical symptoms, fatigue, depression, relationships with others, frustration). The questionnaire demonstrated construct validity when compared with the Sickness Impact Profile, time trade-off technique and an exercise… CONTINUE READING