Health related quality of life measures in Arabic speaking populations: A systematic review on cross-cultural adaptation and measurement properties

@article{Sayah2012HealthRQ,
  title={Health related quality of life measures in Arabic speaking populations: A systematic review on cross-cultural adaptation and measurement properties},
  author={Fatima Al Sayah and S Ishaque and Darren Lau and Jeffrey A. Johnson},
  journal={Quality of Life Research},
  year={2012},
  volume={22},
  pages={213-229}
}
This systematic review was conducted to identify generic health related quality of life (HRQL) measures translated into Arabic, and evaluate their cross-cultural adaptation and measurement properties. Six databases were searched, relevant journals were hand searched, and reference lists of included studies were reviewed. Previously established criteria were used to evaluate the cross-cultural adaptation of the identified instruments and their measurement properties. Twenty studies that reported… CONTINUE READING

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