Psychometric validation of the EuroQoL 5-Dimension 5-Level (EQ-5D-5L) in Chinese patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis

@inproceedings{Cheung2016PsychometricVO,
  title={Psychometric validation of the EuroQoL 5-Dimension 5-Level (EQ-5D-5L) in Chinese patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis},
  author={Prudence Wing Hang Cheung and Carlos King-Ho Wong and Dino Samartzis and Keith Kei Dip Luk and Cindy Lo Kuen Lam and Kenneth Man-Chee Cheung and Jason Pui Yin Cheung},
  booktitle={Scoliosis and spinal disorders},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Scoliosis is a common spinal deformity that occurs often during adolescence. Previous studies suggested that adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) patients can have various aspects of their lives being affected, due to disease presentation and/or treatment received. It is important to define a reliable instrument based on which the affected patients' health-related quality of life can be assessed. This study aims to assess the validity, reliability and sensitivity of the EuroQoL 5… CONTINUE READING
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