Health-related quality-of-life instruments for Alzheimer's disease and mixed dementia.

@article{Perales2013HealthrelatedQI,
  title={Health-related quality-of-life instruments for Alzheimer's disease and mixed dementia.},
  author={Jaime Perales and Theodore D Cosco and Blossom Christa Maree Stephan and Josep Maria Haro and Carol Brayne},
  journal={International psychogeriatrics},
  year={2013},
  volume={25 5},
  pages={691-706}
}
BACKGROUND Over the last 20 years, a number of instruments developed for the assessment of health-related quality of life (HRQL) in dementia have been introduced. The aim of this review is to synthesize evidence from published reviews on HRQL measures in dementia and any new literature in order to identify dementia specific HRQL instruments, the domains they measure, and their operationalization. METHODS An electronic search of PsycINFO and PubMed was conducted, from inception to December… CONTINUE READING