Quality-of-life outcomes in the evaluation of head and neck cancer treatments.

@article{Schwartz2001QualityoflifeOI,
  title={Quality-of-life outcomes in the evaluation of head and neck cancer treatments.},
  author={Seth R Schwartz and Donald L Patrick and Bevan Yueh},
  journal={Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery},
  year={2001},
  volume={127 6},
  pages={673-8}
}
OBJECTIVES To review the published literature to evaluate the design, use of terminology, and interpretation of results in studies using quality-of-life (QOL) instruments to measure differences between head and neck cancer treatments at a point in time or to report changes over time in one or more treatment groups. DATA SOURCE MEDLINE search for subject headings "head and neck neoplasms" (as a main topic) and "quality of life" or "health status" restricted to English-language sources and a 10… CONTINUE READING

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