Responsiveness of generic and disease-specific health-related quality of life instruments to venous ulcer healing

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dc.contributor.author Jull, Andrew en
dc.contributor.author Parag, Varsha en
dc.contributor.author Greenaway, Natalie en
dc.contributor.author Rodgers, Anthony en
dc.date.accessioned 2011-09-07T01:22:23Z en
dc.date.issued 2010 en
dc.identifier.citation Wound Repair Regen 18(1):26-30 Jan 2010 en
dc.identifier.issn 1067-1927 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/7839 en
dc.description.abstract The aim of the study was to evaluate the responsiveness of the Short Form Health Survey, the EuroQol 5 Dimension questionnaire, and the Charing Cross Venous Ulcer Questionnaire (CXVUQ) to venous ulcer healing. Participants had health-related quality of life measured at baseline and 12 weeks. Standardized response means were calculated to assess the responsiveness of the instruments to change in an ulcer state (healed vs. unhealed). Three hundred and sixty-eight participants completed the questionnaires at baseline and 360 at 12 weeks. One hundred and ninety-three participants (54%) had healed at 12 weeks. The standardized response means ranged from -0.01 to 0.47 for Short Form Health Survey, 0.10-0.31 for EuroQol 5 Dimension questionnaire, and -0.21 to -0.92 for CXVUQ. Differences between healed and unhealed participants at 12 weeks were significantly different for three of the eight domains on Short Form Health Survey and on all domains for the CXVUQ. There were no significant differences between the groups on the EuroQol 5 Dimension questionnaire scales. CXVUQ was more responsive than the generic instruments to change in ulcer status over 12 weeks for measuring health-related quality of life of patients with venous ulceration. en
dc.publisher Wound Healing Society en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Wound Repair and Regeneration en
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dc.subject RANDOMIZED CLINICAL-TRIAL en
dc.subject LEG ULCERS en
dc.subject QUESTIONNAIRE en
dc.subject VALIDATION en
dc.subject OUTCOMES en
dc.subject SF-36 en
dc.title Responsiveness of generic and disease-specific health-related quality of life instruments to venous ulcer healing en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1111/j.1524-475X.2009.00556.x en
pubs.issue 1 en
pubs.begin-page 26 en
pubs.volume 18 en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: 2010 the Wound Healing Society en
dc.identifier.pmid 20082678 en
pubs.author-url http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1524-475X.2009.00556.x/abstract en
pubs.end-page 30 en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/RestrictedAccess en
pubs.subtype Article en
pubs.elements-id 102041 en
pubs.org-id Medical and Health Sciences en
pubs.org-id Nursing en
pubs.org-id Population Health en
pubs.org-id Pacific Health en
dc.identifier.eissn 1524-475X en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2010-09-01 en
pubs.dimensions-id 20082678 en


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