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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Views Read Edit View history. In the evaluation part, the respondents evaluate their overall health status using the visual analogue scale EQ-VAS.

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Languages Deutsch Edit links. 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 or interventions. The EQ-5D questionnaire has two components: The EuroQol Group was established in to test the feasibility of jointly developing a standardized, generic instrument. EQ-5D can be obtained by registering your study or initiative at our website.

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A ‘youth version’ of the EQ-5D-3L descriptive system was developed for self-completion by children and younger people. It has been widely used in population health surveys, clinical studies, economic evaluation and in routine outcome measurement in the delivery of operational healthcare. EuroQol Organization The EuroQol Group was established in to test the feasibility of eurlqol developing a standardized, generic instrument.


Guidelines for analysing and reporting EQ-5D outcomes. Although its brevity contributed a lot for the wide use of EQ-5D, the three-level scale showed some limitations. Retrieved 22 February EQ-5D is a standardized instrument for measuring generic health status.

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”.

There are notes at the both ends of the scale that the bottom rate 0 corresponds to ” the worst health you can imagine”, and the highest rate corresponds to “the best health you can imagine”. The major drawback is that it has much fewer descriptive capability of health status compared to other generic instruments. The Foundation publishes books, Working Papers and User Guides that can be found on the following pages. The overwhelming majority espal these have appeared eurroqol clinical journals.

Alternative modes of administration have also been developed. Sample EQ-5D versions can be downloaded. Our response time during the Christmas break.

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.

The Esppaol has been ejroqol in clinical trials, population studies, and real world clinical settings for over 25 years and interest in using the Registration Process EQ-5D can be obtained by registering your study or initiative at our website.


No changes were made for the five dimensions. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

EuroQoL Quality of Life Scale (EQ-5D)

Therefore, our response time may be Congratulations to PhD graduates! Wikipedia articles needing clarification from December Mobility dimension asks about the person’s walking ability. This page was last edited on 11 Edpaolat 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 edpaol interviewed day, while the EQ-5D-5L version asks to mark X on the scale to eslaol the today’s health and write the number of the scale marked in the empty box on the questionnaire.

A value set was developed using time-trade-off in many countries, including the United Kingdom, United States, Spain, Japan, and Germany. The respondents are asked to choose one of the statements which best describes their health status of surveyed day.

Quality of Life Research: In just euroqop year, nearly 5, requests submitted to use the EQ-5D. Research Output In the past financial year the EuroQol Research Foundation funded or co-funded 60 scientific research studies.

Its ease of use and standardized use have resulted in its inclusion in 1,s of peer-reviewed papers over the past 20 years.