CAT-QoL - a paediatric disease-specific measure of health related quality of life.
The CAT-QoL is a paediatric disease-specific measure of health related quality of life. This has been developed with children aged between 4- 7 years with amblyopia. The items (questions) are based on interviews with over 50 children who had (or previously had) amblyopia.
CHU9D - Measuring health and calculating QALYs for children and adolescents.
The CHU9D is a paediatric generic preference-based measure of health-related quality of life suitable for 7 to 17 year olds. It consists of a short questionnaire and a set of preference weights using general population values. The questionnaire has 9 questions with 5 response levels per question and is self-completed by the child. There are the original UK English questionnaire and Chinese, Spanish, Welsh, Dutch, Italian, Japanese, Danish, French Canadian, Swedish and Portuguese translations available.
OIQoL - Calculating quality of life for children with Osteogenesis Imperfecta
The OIQoL is a paediatric disease specific quality of life measure specifically for children with Osteogenesis Imperfecta. The OIQoL is suitable for 6-18 year olds and is completed by the child. The questionnaire has six dimensions; being safe and careful, reduced function, fatigue, pain, fear and life skills, and a total of 33-items.
Preference based scoring algorithms for KHQ questionnaire for calculating QALYs
The algorithm presented here provides a means of converting the King's Health Questionnaire into a preference-based single index measure of health that can be used to obtain quality adjusted life years (QALYs) from KHQ data for use in cost utility analysis.
ReQoL - Recovering Quality of Life: Measures & Preference Weights
Recovering Quality of Life (ReQoL) has been developed to assess the quality of life of people with different mental health conditions. ReQoL is a brief outcome measure focusing on the process of recovery for users of mental health services and captures the concerns of service users on their quality of life. The ReQoL measures are generic and can be used across all mental health populations including common mental health problems, severe and complex, and psychotic disorders. They are suitable for mental health populations aged 16 and over in primary, secondary, and tertiary care.
SF-6D & SF-6Dv2 - Calculating QALYs from the SF-36, SF-12 and the standalone SF-6Dv2
The SF-6D & SF-6Dv2 Utility Indexes provide a means for using the SF-12, SF-36 and SF-36v2 Health Surveys, and the new standalone SF-6Dv2 Health Utility Survey in economic evaluation by estimating a preference-based single index measure for health from these data using general population values.
SPVU-5D - Preference based utility instrument for venous ulcers
The SPVU-5D is a new condition-specific preference-based measure of health related quality of life for use in the assessment of the impact of venous ulceration. It has five dimensions encompassing physical, psychological and social aspects. The dimensions have between three and five levels. Preference-weights and a scoring algorithm were produced based on valuations from the UK population