A new instrument for measuring anticoagulation-related quality of life: development and preliminary validation

@article{Samsa2004ANI,
  title={A new instrument for measuring anticoagulation-related quality of life: development and preliminary validation},
  author={Gregory P Samsa and David Bruce Matchar and Rowena J. Dolor and Ingela K Wiklund and Ewa Hedner and Gail Wygant and Ole Hauch and Cheryl Beadle Marple and Roger A. Edwards},
  journal={Health and Quality of Life Outcomes},
  year={2004},
  volume={2},
  pages={22 - 22}
}
BACKGROUND Anticoagulation can reduce quality of life, and different models of anticoagulation management might have different impacts on satisfaction with this component of medical care. Yet, to our knowledge, there are no scales measuring quality of life and satisfaction with anticoagulation that can be generalized across different models of anticoagulation management. We describe the development and preliminary validation of such an instrument - the Duke Anticoagulation Satisfaction Scale… CONTINUE READING