2012

Quality

Its Definition and Measurement As Applied to the Medically Ill

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ISBN: 978-1-4419-9818-7 (Print) 978-1-4419-9819-4 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xviii

  2. Defining and Assessing Quality and Quality-of-Life

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-24

      The Difficulty of Assessing Quality or Quality-of-Life

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 25-48

      The Role of Language in Assessing Quality or Quality-of-Life

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 49-82

      What Role Do Cognitive Processes Play in Assessing Quality or Quality-of-Life?

    5. Back Matter

      Pages 83-84

  3. Issues in Assessing Quality or Quality-of-Life

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 85-89

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      Pages 91-119

      The Role of Objective or Subjective Indicators

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      Pages 121-158

      The Role of Signs or Symptoms

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      Pages 159-192

      Summary Measurement: The Role of Categories or Domains

    5. Back Matter

      Pages 193-195

  4. The Content of a HRQOL Assessment

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 197-198

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      Pages 199-246

      Symptoms and HRQOL Assessment

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      Pages 247-291

      Health Status and HRQOL Assessment

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 293-338

      Functional Status and HRQOL

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      Pages 339-392

      Neurocognition and HRQOL Assessment

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      Pages 393-450

      Well-Being as an Indicator of Quality or Quality-of-Life

  5. Summary and Future Directions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 451-451

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 453-483

      Summary and Future Directions

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 485-496