Strategies for quality-of-life assessment - A surgeon's view

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Abstract

Quality-of-life instruments are indicated in clinical situations when quality of life or quality of survival is an important factor in determining overall surgical results. Global instruments should be obtained. Self-administered instruments are preferable. Survival should no longer be the sole issue with surgical patients; the quality of survival is perhaps even more important.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)149-151
Number of pages3
JournalTheoretical Surgery
Volume6
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1991

Keywords

  • Impact
  • Indication
  • Life
  • Quality
  • Type

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  • Surgery

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