The Family Dermatology Life Quality Index: measuring the secondary impact of skin disease.

@article{Basra2007TheFD,
  title={The Family Dermatology Life Quality Index: measuring the secondary impact of skin disease.},
  author={M K A Basra and R W Sue-Ho and Andrew Y Finlay},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  year={2007},
  volume={156 3},
  pages={528-38}
}
BACKGROUND Skin diseases are known to have a major impact on the lives of patients and their families. Many instruments are available to measure the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of patients but no measure has been developed so far to quantify the secondary impact on family members of the patients. OBJECTIVES To develop and validate a dermatology-specific instrument to measure the adverse impact on the HRQoL of family members of patients with skin disease. METHODS Detailed semi… CONTINUE READING

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