Twelve years–experience with the Patient Generated Index (PGI) of quality of life: a graded structured review

  title={Twelve years–experience with the Patient Generated Index (PGI) of quality of life: a graded structured review},
  author={Faith Martin and Laura Camfield and Karen Rodham and Petra Kliempt and Danny Ruta},
  journal={Quality of Life Research},
The Patient Generated Index (PGI) is an individualised quality of life (QoL) measure that has been in use since 1994. Various adaptations have been made to suit a variety of client groups. The PGI’s psychometric properties have been studied but their review is necessary to inform instrument choice. This article provides a structured review, using grading criteria adapted from those developed to aid outcome measure selection for use with older people. These criteria grade quality of evidence and… CONTINUE READING


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