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Health-related Quality of Life

Level:
Foundation
Area:
Professional Techniques
Code:
PTF21
Duration:
03:00:00
Workshop profile:
This workshop is aimed at medical writers who deal with health-related quality of life instruments (HRQoL) in clinical studies or document writing. No prior experience with HRQoL instruments is needed.
Objective:
The workshop will give an overview of the different types of HRQoL instruments and the main issues to be considered when using these measures in clinical studies. Participants will learn how to appraise HRQoL measures and acquire a better understanding of HRQoL data.
Content:
1. What is HRQoL and why measure it? 2. Instruments for measuring HRQoL (generic vs. specific, profile vs. preference-based measures) 3. Using HRQoL instruments in a study - choice of measure - modes of administration 4. Reporting and interpreting HRQoL data