Quality of life (Spain and France): validation of the chronic venous insufficiency questionnaire (CIVIQ).

@article{Lozano2002QualityOL,
  title={Quality of life (Spain and France): validation of the chronic venous insufficiency questionnaire (CIVIQ).},
  author={Francisco S. Lozano and Robert Launois},
  journal={Methods and findings in experimental and clinical pharmacology},
  year={2002},
  volume={24 7},
  pages={425-9}
}
A health-related quality of life (HRQOL) assessment is particularly necessary for patients with chronic venous insufficiency (CVI), as is an assessment of the objective signs (edema, dilated veins, ulceration and other lesions). A comprehensive 3-year research program was undertaken in France to construct and validate the Chronic Venous Insufficiency Questionnaire (CIVIQ), a questionnaire designed specifically to evaluate the quality of life for CVI sufferers. The next step was to implement a… CONTINUE READING

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