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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?
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2 Guiding Question 2: What is the state of current research on the reliability, validity, responsiveness, and usability of these assessment tools?
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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?
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4 Guiding Question 4: What are the key gaps in tool development and evaluation and what are the opportunities for future research?
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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. karen.steinhauser@duke.edu
Year 2004
Numbers Pubmed ID: 16594230

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