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Measuring the impact of venous leg ulcers on quality of life.

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OBJECTIVE: To identify health-related quality-of-life (HRQoL) issues in patients with venous leg ulcers, with the aim of generating items for a treatment outcome measure. METHOD: Thirty-eight patients with venous leg ulcers were interviewed by a psychologist using a semi-structured guide; they also completed a HRQoL questionnaire (modified Skindex). Data from the questionnaire were examined to explore the impact of venous leg ulcers on patients' lives. Interview transcripts were analysed usin...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
Journal of wound care
Volume:
14
Issue:
2
Pages:
53-57
Publication date:
2005-02-01
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ISSN:
0969-0700
Source identifiers:
122616

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