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Published: 28 April 2005

482 Pages | 49 figures

ISBN: 9780198527695

Bookseller Code (05)

Assessing Quality of Life in Clinical Trials

Methods and Practice

Second Edition

Edited by Peter Fayers and Ron Hays

  • Complete revision and update to cover the increased breadth and importance of the field of QoL measurement
  • A rigorous, broad comprehensive coverage of all aspects of QoL measurement, methods and practice
  • Gives a new focus on qualitative methods which have become considerably more advanced and now have a stronger scientific basis
  • Introduces Rasch models and item response theory, the use of which has grown considerably
  • Includes detailed discussion of analytical techniques highlighting the value of new available software for analysis
  • Provides an in depth discussion of interpreting results and the ongoing discussions about issues such as individualised measures
  • Gives innovative coverage of QoL measurement issues relevant beyond clinical trials and how to use clinical trial and other data to make macro-economic decisions.

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