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A Guide to Selecting a Measurement Tool for Quality of Life Assessment

Veronica McInerney1,5*, Eileen Mannion2 , Anusha Moses1 , Kate Molony3 and Dympna Waldron2, 4

Journal Title:Medical & Clinical Research
Abstract


Modern approaches to patient treatment and personalized medicine increasingly recognize the importance of the patient’s quality of life outcome. The art of assessing and using quality of life information in routine practice remains a challenge and poses a stumbling block for clinicians. This critical review of the literature identifies useful measures to minimize those challenges and guide nurses and researchers in selecting the correct tool for measuring quality of life in their clinical setting.

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