Measurement of Quality of Life in Palliative Care: Evidence for Criterion-Oriented Validity of a Single-Item Approach.

@article{Conrad2017MeasurementOQ,
  title={Measurement of Quality of Life in Palliative Care: Evidence for Criterion-Oriented Validity of a Single-Item Approach.},
  author={Rupert Conrad and Martin M{\"u}cke and Milka Marinova and Anna Burghardt and Christiane Stieber and Henning Cuhls and Lukas Radbruch},
  journal={Journal of palliative medicine},
  year={2017},
  volume={20 6},
  pages={604-610}
}
BACKGROUND Assessment of quality of life is of central importance in palliative care to understand patients' needs and improve their treatment. However, due to the severely compromised state of health of the severely ill or dying patients, the possibility of an adequate assessment with longer questionnaires is limited. OBJECTIVE Investigation of the… CONTINUE READING