Quality of life has become an important outcome measure in surgery. Its use as an end-point in clinical trials is well recognised. However, quality of life measurement in surgery is currently done mainly for research purposes, and still has to find a place in routine clinical practice. This paper presents an overview of the methodology and uses of quality of life assessments in surgical practice.
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh|
|Publication status||Published - Aug 1999|
- Health Status
- Postoperative Period
- Quality of Life
- Surgical Procedures, Operative