Measurement of health-related quality of life in multiple sclerosis patients.

@article{Brunet1996MeasurementOH,
  title={Measurement of health-related quality of life in multiple sclerosis patients.},
  author={Donald G Brunet and Wilma M. Hopman and Michael A. Singer and Cathy M Edgar and T A Mackenzie},
  journal={The Canadian journal of neurological sciences. Le journal canadien des sciences neurologiques},
  year={1996},
  volume={23 2},
  pages={99-103}
}
BACKGROUND Patient outcomes in multiple sclerosis (MS) have generally been measured by their neurological impairment using specific scales such as the Kurtzke Expanded Disability Status Scale (EDSS). However, this scale does not measure the multiple dimensions of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) such as functional status and general well-being, which are also important outcomes along with disease-specific measurements. METHODS HRQOL was measured in a group of 97 MS patients using the… CONTINUE READING