The impact of decision models on self-perceived quality of life: a study on brain cancer patients

  title={The impact of decision models on self-perceived quality of life: a study on brain cancer patients},
  author={Claudio Lucchiari and Andrea Botturi and Gabriella Pravettoni},
Quality of life (QoL) is an increasingly important outcome measure in medicine. Health, in fact, is not only based on functional status but also on psychological and social well being. Since QoL is related to the patient's perception of their position in life in relation to their goals, expectations, standards and concerns, the way in which the medical context is experienced may be critical. We then hypothesised that self-perceived QoL may be linked to unmet needs in information management and… CONTINUE READING
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