Assessing Quality of Life in Alzheimer's Disease
Steven Mark Albert, Rebecca G. Logsdon
Springer, 2000 - Health & Fitness - 191 pages
This volume provides an overview of conceptual and practical issues in the measurement of quality of life in persons with Alzheimer's disease. Both ethical and conceptual issues about what should be included in assessment are identified.
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he Quality of Life Assessment Schedule QOLAS
Proxy Reports of Quality of Life
for Stages of Alzheimers Disease as Measured
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