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Health-related quality of life in the WA HIV Cohort: 2008

Herrmann, S., Duracinsky, M., Lalanne, C., Acquadro, C., Mallal, S. and Nolan, D. (2009) Health-related quality of life in the WA HIV Cohort: 2008. In: 21st Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for HIV Medicine (ASHM), 9 - 11 September, Brisbane, Australia.

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Quality of life (QOL) is an important outcome of HIV treatment and a priority in the management of HIV. A new Patient-Reported Outcomes (PRO) questionnaire to measure the QOL in people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) from different cultures and language groups has been developed. The instrument, PROQOL-HIV, has undergone psychometric validation in 791 individuals from 8 countries including 99 people from the WA HIV Cohort Study.

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Murdoch Affiliation: Institute for Immunology and Infectious Diseases
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