Use of the Health Utilities Index with stroke patients and their caregivers.

@article{Mathias1997UseOT,
  title={Use of the Health Utilities Index with stroke patients and their caregivers.},
  author={Susan D. Mathias and Michael P. Murray Bates and David J Pasta and Miriam G. Cisternas and David Ii Feeny and Donald L Patrick},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={1997},
  volume={28 10},
  pages={1888-94}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Few studies currently assess the health-related quality of life of individuals following a stroke. One of the major challenges of assessing quality of life is the high likelihood that after a stroke a patient will not be able to complete such an assessment. One practical solution is to have a family caregiver complete the assessment on behalf of these individuals. This current pilot study examined the interrater reliability of having family caregivers complete the Health… CONTINUE READING

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