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Quality of Life Disease Impact Scale–Computerized Adaptive Testing form (QDIS-CAT)

Ware JE

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Patient-Reported Outcomes Assessments: Spotlight on the Quality of Life Disease Impact Scale (QDIS®)

A new approach to improving patient-reported disease-specific quality of life measures: shorter, more clinically valid and standardized across conditions.

  • Published in 2016
  • Developed during the Computerized Adaptive Assessment of Disease Impact (DICAT) project supported by the NIH to generate a more comprehensive PRO measure of disease-specific impact of which content and scoring could be standardized for comparison across different conditions
  • QDIS-CAT-6 is a 6-item short-form using a 25-item QDIS bank in computerized adaptive administration
  • Other versions exist: QDIS-7, QDIS-1, and QDIS-MCC
Authors

Ware JE

Copyright
Copyright © 2010-2019 John Ware Research Group, Inc. All rights reserved
Objective
To measure disease-specific Quality of Life (QoL) impact reported by chronically ill patients and to compare it across distinct conditions
Therapeutic area
  • Generic
Therapeutic indication

All

Type of Clinical Outcome Assessment (COA)
  • pro PRO
Original language(s)
  • English for the USA
Bibliographic reference(s) of the original questionnaire

Ware JE Jr, Gandek B, Guyer R, Deng N. Standardizing disease-specific quality of life measures across multiple chronic conditions: development and initial evaluation of the QOL Disease Impact Scale (QDIS®). Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2016 Jun 2;14:84. (Full article)

Deng N, Anatchkova MD, Waring ME, Han KT, Ware JE Jr. Testing item response theory invariance of the standardized Quality-of-life Disease Impact Scale (QDIS(®)) in acute coronary syndrome patients: differential functioning of items and test. Qual Life Res. 2015 Aug;24(8):1809-22. (PubMed abstract)

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Ware JE

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  • English for the USA

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QDIS CAT

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