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A doctoral candidate in the School of Nursing is looking for an instrument to use in her research that will measure quality of life (QoL) in Chinese-American patients in Seattle with angina.
Where can you find an instrument to measure QoL in angina patients?
What population do you wish to assess?
Do you have any test selection criteria, for example specific diseases or conditions?
How hard is it to get a copy? Are there costs?
Set Up Test Selection Criteria
Does it measure what you want it to measure?
How are you planning to use it?
Is it appropriate for your subjects?
Is it available? Is there a cost? Is it copyrighted?
How often has it been used or cited?
Has it been reviewed?
Have you seen a sample?
age or grade level,
length of time,
statistical validity & reliability,
scoring services, etc.
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A Quality of life measure refers to "health-related quality of life based on those aspects of a person's overall well-being that are affected by health status or health care." (Gold MR. Cost-effectiveness in health and medicine. New York:Oxford University Press,1996)
Search traditional databases for tests on Quality of Life as a variable as in the Find Test by Variable scenario.
Use your test criteria in Step 1 to make your selection.