An overview of generic health-related quality of life measures for HIV research Article Report uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Chronic Disease
  • Economics, Behavioral
  • Psychology, Social
  • Self Care

abstract

  • This paper provides a selective review of instruments currently being employed to evaluate generic health-related quality of life in studies of persons with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Instruments examined include the Quality of Well-Being Scale, the HIV Overview of Problems/Evaluation System, the COOP Charts, and six Medical Outcomes Study-based measures: the SF-20, SF-30, AIDS-HAQ, SF-36, SF-38 and SF-56. Relative strengths and weaknesses of the measures are discussed.

publication date

  • April 1992

Research

keywords

  • Report

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/BF00439716

PubMed ID

  • 1301123

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 91

end page

  • 7

volume

  • 1

number

  • 2