Caregivers' assessments of preference-based quality of life in Alzheimer's disease.

@article{Karlawish2008CaregiversAO,
  title={Caregivers' assessments of preference-based quality of life in Alzheimer's disease.},
  author={Jason H. T. Karlawish and Art Zbrozek and Bruce Kinosian and Annemarie Gregory and Allison Ferguson and Dominique V Low and Henry A. Glick},
  journal={Alzheimer's & dementia : the journal of the Alzheimer's Association},
  year={2008},
  volume={4 3},
  pages={203-11}
}
BACKGROUND This study was designed to evaluate the feasibility, reliability, and validity of use of caregivers' ratings of two health preference measures as outcomes for cost-effectiveness analyses in persons with very mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease (AD). METHODS Caregivers completed ratings of preference for AD patients' health by use of the EuroQol-5D system (EQ-5D) and the Health Utilities Index Mark 2 (HUI2). They also rated patients' cognition, mood, burden, AD-specific and generic… CONTINUE READING