Quality of Life Issues in Dermatology, An Issue of Dermatologic Clinics - E-Book

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Apr 28, 2012 - Medical - 600 pages
This issue defines the concepts and outlines the concerns surrounding quality of life issues in dermatology. Articles review the concepts of general versus disease-specific measures and include Patient Preference QOL Measures, and Review of Children and Family QOL Measures. Disease specific QOL topics are also included, such as Melanoma, Acne, and Eczema.
 

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Contents

Dermatologic Clinics
xi
Preface
203
Introduction and Overview
205
Chapter 2 Overview of Health Status QualityofLife Measures
209
An Overview of Utilities and Willingness to Pay
223
Chapter 4 The Skindex Instruments to Measure the Effects of Skin Disease on Quality of Life
231
Chapter 5 A Review of the Use of the Dermatology Life Quality Index as a Criterion in Clinical Guidelines and Health Technology Assessments in Ps...
237
Overview of Instruments and Outcomes
245
Evaluation of the Impact of Psoriasison Patients
281
Chapter 10 Quality of Life Measures for Acne Patients
293
Chapter 11 QualityofLife Measurement in Blistering Diseases
301
Chapter 12 Pruritus
309
Relevance and Application
323
A Comparison of the Dermatology Life Quality Index and Skindex Banding Systems
333
Chapter 15 Future Directions in Dermatology Qualityof Life Measures
343
Index
349

Chapter 7 QualityofLife Issuesin Vitiligo
255
Chapter 8 Melasma Quality of Life Measures
269

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