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Reliability and Validity of the Turkish version of the FACIT-PAL quality of life instrument.

08:00 EDT 13th May 2019 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Reliability and Validity of the Turkish version of the FACIT-PAL quality of life instrument."

The accurate measurement of quality of life (QoL) among people with chronic and incurable illnesses is essential for evaluating service delivery, understanding the impact of illness and treatment effects, and testing intervention effectiveness. Palliative care interventions are relatively new in Turkey, therefore it is important that reliable and valid QoL instruments are available to evaluate palliative care effectiveness in Turkish speakers.

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Name: Journal of pain and symptom management
ISSN: 1873-6513
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