Study Title and Description
Measuring quality of life at the end of life: validation of the QUAL-E.
Key Questions Addressed
|1||Guiding Question 1: In each of the palliative care domains, what palliative care assessment tools exist and have been evaluated in palliative care populations and/or settings?|
|2||Guiding Question 2: What is the state of current research on the reliability, validity, responsiveness, and usability of these assessment tools?|
|3||Guiding Question 3: What data exist regarding the application of these tools specifically in clinical care, as quality indicators, or for evaluation of interventions?|
|4||Guiding Question 4: What are the key gaps in tool development and evaluation and what are the opportunities for future research?|
Primary Publication Information
|Title||Measuring quality of life at the end of life: validation of the QUAL-E.|
|Author||Steinhauser KE., Clipp EC., Bosworth HB., McNeilly M., Christakis NA., Voils CI., Tulsky JA.|
|Country||Program on the Medical Encounter and Palliative Care, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA. firstname.lastname@example.org|
Pubmed ID: 16594230
Secondary Publication Information
There are currently no secondary publications defined for this study.
Extraction Form: Tools Identified in the Supplemental Searches
|Question... Follow Up||Answer||Follow-up Answer|
Results & Comparisons
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