Talaulikar, Dipti; Shadbolt, Bruce; McDonald, A; Pidcock, Michael
Measurement of health-related quality of life (HR-QoL) is used in patients with haemophilia as a way of assessing the effectiveness of health care, especially as cure is not possible. We report the first such study on patients with chronic coagulation disorders in Australia, using The RAND 36-item Health Survey 1.0 (SF-36), a standardized validated questionnaire combined with a semistructured interview. The mean scores for the eight domains of the SF-36 ranged from 52.5 ± 42.1 for physical role...[Show more]
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