Health-related quality of life in inflammatory bowel disease. Functional status and patient worries and concerns.

@article{Drossman1989HealthrelatedQO,
  title={Health-related quality of life in inflammatory bowel disease. Functional status and patient worries and concerns.},
  author={Douglas A. Drossman and Donald L Patrick and Cheryl Madeline Mitchell and E A Zagami and Mark Appelbaum},
  journal={Digestive diseases and sciences},
  year={1989},
  volume={34 9},
  pages={1379-86}
}
The assessment of health-related quality of life may be an adjunct to understanding the chronic illness experience and its effects on health outcomes. In this study, we evaluated health-related quality of life of 150 patients with inflammatory bowel disease (63 ulcerative colitis, 87 Crohn's disease). We used a standardized measure, the Sickness Impact Profile, and a questionnaire we developed that elicits and prioritizes the disease-related worries and concerns of patients with IBD. Our… CONTINUE READING
Highly Influential
This paper has highly influenced 10 other papers. REVIEW HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL CITATIONS
107 Citations
0 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 107 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…