Chapter 9. Instruments to Assess Quality of Palliative Care

  1. Huda Huijer Abu-Saad
  1. Annemie Courtens

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470690598.ch9

Evidence-based Palliative Care Across the Life Span

Evidence-based Palliative Care Across the Life Span

How to Cite

Abu-Saad, H. H. (2001) Instruments to Assess Quality of Palliative Care, in Evidence-based Palliative Care Across the Life Span, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470690598.ch9

Author Information

  1. Professor of Nursing Science, Director, Centre for Nursing Research, Faculty of Health Sciences, Maastricht University

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 26 MAR 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632058181

Online ISBN: 9780470690598

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Keywords:

  • palliative care;
  • quality of life;
  • quality of care instruments;
  • edmonton symptom assessment system;
  • McGill quality of life questionnaire

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Quality of life and other outcomes in palliative care research

  • Outcome measures: symptoms, functional status, quality of slife and quality of care instruments in palliative care

  • Methodological issues

  • Caregiver quality of life

  • Conclusions