BioPsychoSocial Assessment Tools for the Elderly – Assessment Summary Sheet . Test: EuroQoL Quality of Life Scale (EQ-5D). Year: ; revised EQ-5D is a standardized instrument for measuring generic health status. It has been widely EQ-5D was first introduced in by the EuroQol Group. EQ-5D-5L. Link to website Link to User Guide

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Research Output In the past financial year the EuroQol Research Foundation funded or co-funded 60 scientific research studies.

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Available Modes of Administration. In the EQ-5D-3L version, the respondents has to draw a line from the box on the questionnaire to the scale indicates the health state of the interviewed day, while the EQ-5D-5L version asks to mark X on the scale to indicate the today’s health and write the number of the scale marked in the empty box on the questionnaire.

The initial purpose of having visual analogue scale in the EQ-5D questionnaire was to get preference weights using the scale, but the time-trade-off has become favored because it is a “choice task”, not a “rating task” which easily involves some scaling bias. Languages Deutsch Edit links.

Rated level can be coded as a number 1, 2, or 3, which indicates having no problems for 1, having some problems for 2, and having extreme problems for 3. Views Read Edit View history. Mobility dimension asks about the person’s walking ability. EuroQol Organization The EuroQol Group was established in to test the feasibility of jointly developing a standardized, generic instrument. There are notes at the both ends epaol the scale that the bottom rate 0 corresponds to ” the worst health you can imagine”, and espoal highest rate corresponds to “the best health you can imagine”.


EQ-5D-5L eyroqol also been recommended to the elderly population as a generic health status measurement, in combination with other supplementary measurements to capture all related aspects in their quality-of-life.

The respondents are asked to choose one of the statements which best describes their health status of surveyed day. EQ-5D is a standardized instrument for measuring generic health status.

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The EQ-5D has been used in clinical trials, population studies, and real world clinical settings for over 25 years and interest in using the As a result, a person’s health status can be defined by a 5-digit number, ranging from having no problems in all dimensions to having extreme problems in all dimensions.

As an example, three levels of mobility dimension are phrased as “I have no problems in walking about”, “I have some problems in walking euroqool, and eurosol am confined to bed”. Retrieved 22 February The validity and reliability of the EQ-5D have been assessed for the different language versions and various health conditions, including cancer, type 2 diabetes, COPD, asthma, and cardiovascular disease, and so on.

QALYs gained is used as the outcome in cost-utility analysis which is a type of economic evaluation that compares the benefit and cost of health care programs euroqkl interventions. No changes were made for the five dimensions. Our response time during the Christmas break. The overwhelming majority of these have appeared in clinical journals. esspaol

This page was last edited on 11 Decemberat EQ-5D is designed for self-completion and as such captures information directly from the respondent, thereby generating data that conforms with the general requirement of all Patient Reported Outcome PRO measures.


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Self-care dimension asks about the ability to wash or dress by oneself, and usual activities dimension measures performance in “work, study, housework, family or leisure activities”. Therefore, our response time may be From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

EQ-5D-5L – EQ-5D

Health economics Healthcare quality Questionnaire construction Patient reported outcome measures. Alternative modes of administration have also been developed. The EQ-5D questionnaire has two components: A ‘youth version’ of the EQ-5D-3L descriptive system was developed for self-completion by children and younger people.

Guidelines for analysing and reporting EQ-5D outcomes. Retrieved from ” https: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. In the evaluation part, the respondents evaluate their overall health status using the visual analogue scale EQ-VAS. Wikipedia articles needing clarification from December Quality of Life Research: The EuroQol Group was established in to test the feasibility of jointly developing a standardized, generic instrument.

Registration Process EQ-5D can be obtained by registering your study or initiative at our website.

Sample EQ-5D versions can be downloaded. Some of the wordings of the scale were revisited to be clearer and the instruction for EQ-VAS was simplified. Congratulations to PhD graduates! In just one year, nearly 5, requests submitted to use the EQ-5D.

The Foundation publishes books, Working Papers and User Guides that can be found on the eufoqol pages. Although its brevity contributed a lot for the wide use of EQ-5D, the three-level scale showed some limitations.

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