Quality of life self-reports from 200 brain tumor patients: comparisons with Karnofsky performance scores

@article{Mackworth1992QualityOL,
  title={Quality of life self-reports from 200 brain tumor patients: comparisons with Karnofsky performance scores},
  author={Norman Mackworth and Patricia Fobair and Michael D. Prados},
  journal={Journal of Neuro-Oncology},
  year={1992},
  volume={14},
  pages={243-253}
}
To test a method of assessing quality of life, 200 primary brain tumor patients in an outpatient clinic answered a 20-minute questionnaire covering ten aspects of quality of life. These results were compared with Karnofsky performance scale (KPS) scores, taking age into account. Among patients with KPS 90–100 (two-thirds of the patients), the KPS alone was difficult to interpret. The questionnaire, with its specific questions related to the key dimension of well-being, provided a more… CONTINUE READING

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