Quality of Life Concepts

Secondary Health Conditions

Burwood QoL Questionnaire

Description: The Burwood QoL Questionnaire is an assessment of QoL [1]. 

Format: 26 items covering 5 domains: systemic symptoms, and emotional, social, work and bowel function. 

Scoring: Items contained in systemic symptoms, emotional function, social function, and work function are rated on a scale from 1 (never) to 5 (often). There is a specific scale for each item of the bowel function domain.  

Administration and Burden: Self-administered. 

Psychometrics for SCI: Preliminary face validity.

Language(s): English.

QoL Concept: The Burwood QoL Questionnaire is an assessment of QoL, which corresponds to Boxes C (achievements) & E (subjective evaluations and reactions) of Dijker's Model. 

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References:

  1. Randell, N., A. C. Lynch, A. Anthony, B. R. Dobbs, J. A. Roake & F. A. Frizelle (2001) Does a colostomy alter quality of life in patients with spinal cord injury? A controlled study. Spinal Cord, 39, 279-82.

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