Quality-of-life instruments are indicated in clinical situations when quality of life or quality of survival is an important factor in determining overall surgical results. Global instruments should be obtained. Self-administered instruments are preferable. Survival should no longer be the sole issue with surgical patients; the quality of survival is perhaps even more important.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1991|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine