Health-related quality of life in hospital inpatients with pressure ulceration: Assessment using generic health-related quality of life measures

Holly N. Essex, Michael Clark, Joyce Sims, Ann Warriner, Nicky Cullum

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    Abstract

    The objective of this study was to determine the impact of pressure ulceration on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and to undertake a pilot study for a future larger study. The study comprised two parts. First, data from a large UK prospective cohort study were analyzed and the HRQoL of 218 people with pressure ulcers was compared with that of 2,289 people without ulcers using the Short Form-36 (SF-36) questionnaire. After adjusting for age, sex, and comorbidities, patients with pressure ulceration had significantly lower scores for both the physical (coefficient=-3.12, p
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)797-805
    Number of pages8
    JournalWound Repair and Regeneration
    Volume17
    Issue number6
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Nov 2009

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