Brazilian-Portuguese validation of the University of Washington Quality of Life Questionnaire for patients with head and neck cancer.

@article{Vartanian2006BrazilianPortugueseVO,
  title={Brazilian-Portuguese validation of the University of Washington Quality of Life Questionnaire for patients with head and neck cancer.},
  author={Jos{\'e} Guilherme Vartanian and Andr{\'e} Lopes Carvalho and Bevan Yueh and Cristina Lemos Barbosa Furia and Julia Toyota and Jennifer A. McDowell and Ernest A. Weymuller and Luiz Paulo Kowalski},
  journal={Head & neck},
  year={2006},
  volume={28 12},
  pages={1115-21}
}
BACKGROUND The University of Washington Quality of Life (UW-QOL) questionnaire is an English-language survey instrument used worldwide to assess the quality of life of patients with head and neck cancer. To be used in other cultures, such instruments require careful translation and psychometric validation in other languages. METHODS The translation and cultural adaptation of the questionnaire were performed following accepted international guidelines. The psychometric validation was performed… CONTINUE READING

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