Comparison of generic (SF-36) vs. disease-specific (GERD-HRQL) quality-of-life scales for gastroesophageal reflux disease.

@article{Velanovich1998ComparisonOG,
  title={Comparison of generic (SF-36) vs. disease-specific (GERD-HRQL) quality-of-life scales for gastroesophageal reflux disease.},
  author={Vic Velanovich},
  journal={Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract},
  year={1998},
  volume={2 2},
  pages={141-5}
}
  • Vic Velanovich
  • Published 1998 in
    Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official…
The Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease-Health-Related Quality-Of-Life (GERD-HRQL) scale was developed to objectively quantify symptom severity. It was compared to a "gold standard" health survey, the SF-36. Forty-three patients treated either medically or surgically for gastroesophageal reflux disease were asked to complete both the GERD-HRQL and the SF-36. They were asked the following: (1) Which questionnaire do you like best? (2) Which questionnaire was easier to understand? (3) Which… CONTINUE READING

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