Response shift masks the treatment impact on patient reported outcomes (PROs): the example of individual quality of life in edentulous patients

BACKGROUND Quality of life (QoL) is now established as an important outcome for evaluating the impact of disease, and for assessing the efficacy of treatments. However, individuals change with time and the basis on which they make a QoL judgement may also change, a phenomenon increasingly referred to as response shift. Here, the individual may change his or… (More)

2 Figures & Tables