Quality of life issues in recurrent respiratory papillomatosis.

  title={Quality of life issues in recurrent respiratory papillomatosis.},
  author={Dr. S. Hill and Shabbir Akhtar and A Corroll and C. B. Croft},
  journal={Clinical otolaryngology and allied sciences},
  volume={25 2},
Twenty-six adult patients attending the Royal National Throat, Nose, and Ear Hospital with Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis completed two postal questionnaires. One was the generic Short Form-36 (SF-36) quality of life instrument. Severely affected patients had lower scores in all dimensions of this instrument, with large differences from normal controls in dimensions of pain, physical limitation, and energy/vitality. The second questionnaire was newly devised, and designed to ask about a… CONTINUE READING