Choisir un questionnaire de qualité de vie Academic Article uri icon

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  • UNLABELLED: Define the objective of the questionnaire: Discrimination: do you want a questionnaire to enable you to describe the quality of life of patients or to compare the quality of life between groups of patients, for example, to determine who has improved and who has gotten worse? ASSESSMENT: do you want a questionnaire to help you measure changes over time (improvement or aggravation) in your patients? Determine the properties of instruments necessary for this objective: If the objective is discrimination, analyze: construct validity, reliability. If the objective is assessment, analyze construct validity, sensitivity to changes. Choose the general category of questionnaire: generic questionnaire, specific questionnaire.


  • Bonniaud, Véronique
  • Guyatt, Gordon
  • Bonniaud, Philippe
  • Pérennou, Dominique
  • Parratte, Bernard

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  • February 2006