The ALS Health Profile Study: quality of life of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis patients and carers in Europe

@article{Jenkinson2000TheAH,
  title={The ALS Health Profile Study: quality of life of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis patients and carers in Europe},
  author={Crispin Jenkinson and Ray Fitzpatrick and Michael Swash and Viv Peto},
  journal={Journal of Neurology},
  year={2000},
  volume={247},
  pages={835-840}
}
The measurement of functioning and well-being from the perspective of the patient has in recent years become central to the assessment of health and the evaluation of treatment regimes. The past decade has seen an enormous growth in the application of measures designed to assess quality of life in a vast array of medical specialities. However, the use of such measures in neurology has been relatively limited, and this has certainly been the case in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). The… CONTINUE READING

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