Clinimetric properties of 3 instruments measuring postoperative recovery in a gynecologic surgical population.

@article{Kluivers2008ClinimetricPO,
  title={Clinimetric properties of 3 instruments measuring postoperative recovery in a gynecologic surgical population.},
  author={Kirsten Birgit Kluivers and Jan C M Hendriks and Ben Willem Mol and Marlies Y. Bongers and Mark Ewout Vierhout and Hans A. M. Br{\"o}lmann and H C W de Vet},
  journal={Surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={144 1},
  pages={12-21}
}
BACKGROUND General, health-related quality-of-life questionnaires and recovery-specific questionnaires have been used to measure recovery in surgical patients. The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinimetric properties of 3 recovery instruments and to examine whether recovery-specific instruments are useful. METHODS The Quality of Recovery-40 (QoR-40), Recovery Index-10 (RI-10), and RAND-36 health survey were used to measure recovery in women undergoing different types of hysterectomy… CONTINUE READING

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