Linking of the quality of life in neurological disorders (Neuro-QoL) to the international classification of functioning, disability and health

Linking of the quality of life in neurological disorders (Neuro-QoL) to the international... Qual Life Res (2017) 26:2435–2448 DOI 10.1007/s11136-017-1590-9 Linking of the quality of life in neurological disorders (Neuro- QoL) to the international classification of functioning, disability and health 1 2 3 4 • • • • Alex W. K. Wong Stephen C. L. Lau David Cella Jin-Shei Lai 5 5 6 7 • • • Guanli Xie Lidian Chen Chetwyn C. H. Chan Allen W. Heinemann Accepted: 3 May 2017 / Published online: 5 May 2017 Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2017 Abstract Methods We assessed the Neuro-QoL for its content cov- Background The quality of life in neurological disorders erage of functioning and disability relative to each of the (Neuro-QoL) is a U.S. National Institutes of Health ini- four ICF domains (i.e., body functions, body structures, tiative that produced a set of self-report measures of activities and participation, and environment). We used physical, mental, and social health experienced by adults or second-level ICF three-digit codes to classify items into children who have a neurological condition or disorder. categories within each ICF domain and computed the Objective To describe the content of the Neuro-QoL at the percentage of categories within each ICF domain that were item level using the World Health http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Quality of Life Research Springer Journals

Linking of the quality of life in neurological disorders (Neuro-QoL) to the international classification of functioning, disability and health

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Springer International Publishing
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Copyright © 2017 by Springer International Publishing Switzerland
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Medicine & Public Health; Quality of Life Research; Sociology, general; Public Health; Quality of Life Research
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0962-9343
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1573-2649
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10.1007/s11136-017-1590-9
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Qual Life Res (2017) 26:2435–2448 DOI 10.1007/s11136-017-1590-9 Linking of the quality of life in neurological disorders (Neuro- QoL) to the international classification of functioning, disability and health 1 2 3 4 • • • • Alex W. K. Wong Stephen C. L. Lau David Cella Jin-Shei Lai 5 5 6 7 • • • Guanli Xie Lidian Chen Chetwyn C. H. Chan Allen W. Heinemann Accepted: 3 May 2017 / Published online: 5 May 2017 Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2017 Abstract Methods We assessed the Neuro-QoL for its content cov- Background The quality of life in neurological disorders erage of functioning and disability relative to each of the (Neuro-QoL) is a U.S. National Institutes of Health ini- four ICF domains (i.e., body functions, body structures, tiative that produced a set of self-report measures of activities and participation, and environment). We used physical, mental, and social health experienced by adults or second-level ICF three-digit codes to classify items into children who have a neurological condition or disorder. categories within each ICF domain and computed the Objective To describe the content of the Neuro-QoL at the percentage of categories within each ICF domain that were item level using the World Health

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Quality of Life ResearchSpringer Journals

Published: May 5, 2017

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