Health-related quality of life in hospital inpatients with pressure ulceration: assessment using generic health-related quality of life measures.

@article{Essex2009HealthrelatedQO,
  title={Health-related quality of life in hospital inpatients with pressure ulceration: assessment using generic health-related quality of life measures.},
  author={Holly N. Essex and Michael L. Clark and Joyce Sims and Ann Warriner and Nicky Cullum},
  journal={Wound repair and regeneration : official publication of the Wound Healing Society [and] the European Tissue Repair Society},
  year={2009},
  volume={17 6},
  pages={
          797-805
        }
}
The objective of this study was to determine the impact of pressure ulceration on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and to undertake a pilot study for a future larger study. The study comprised two parts. First, data from a large UK prospective cohort study were analyzed and the HRQoL of 218 people with pressure ulcers was compared with that of 2,289 people without ulcers using the Short Form-36 (SF-36) questionnaire. After adjusting for age, sex, and comorbidities, patients with pressure… CONTINUE READING
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