EQ-5D

EQ-5D

EuroQol five-dimension scale. A standardised instrument created by the EuroQol Group as a measure of health outcome. EQ-5D is a descriptive system of health-related quality of life states consisting of 5 dimensions (mobility, self-care, usual activities, pain/discomfort, anxiety/depression), each of which can take one of three responses reflecting severity (no problems/some or moderate problems/extreme problems).
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2,4,5) For the present study, we analyzed and compared model adaptations from Argentina, Chile, and the United Kingdom because EQ-5D social value weights were available for these countries.
Exploring the relationship between EQ-5D, DLQI and PASI, and mapping EQ-5D utilities: A cross-sectional study in psoriasis from Hungary.
sup][14] The EQ-5D questionnaire measures five aspects of health: mobility, self-care, usual activities, pain/discomfort, and anxiety/depression.
The Cancer Status Assessment included the EQ-5D questionnaire, which is a standardized instrument for measuring health utilities (Shaw, Johnson, and Coons 2005).
The EQ-6D is an updated version of the EQ-5D, including a sixth domain, namely cognition.
La segunda parte del EQ-5D es una escala visual analogica (EVA) que va des del 0 (peor estado de salud) a 100 (mejor estado de salud) en ella el paciente debe marcar el punto que mejor refleja la valoracion de su estado de salud global en el dia que rellena el cuestionario.
The EQ-5D consisted of five questions covering the dimensions of mobility, self-care, usual activities, pain/discomfort and anxiety/depression.
Se cuantifico el dolor con escala de EVA que de esta manera permite comparar el dolor en el mismo sujeto en diferentes momento y evaluar la respuesta a diferentes tratamientos, la calidad de vida a traves de la escala EQ-5D auto-administrada consta de cinco items (movilidad, cuidado personal, actividades cotidianas, dolor/molestia y estado de animo) y la escala analoga visual milimetrada que indica el estado de salud, desde 0-100.
Asi mismo, en el ano 2002, Burstrom (11) et al, emplearon el instrumento EQ-5D para medir el estado de salud de la poblacion de Estocolmo e hicieron una comparacion con los calculos realizados en 1998, lo que muestra la eficacia del instrumento para evaluar tendencias y obtener aportes para el diseno de politicas para mejorar el estado de salud.
Falls and EQ-5D rated quality of life in community-dwelling seniors with concurrent chronic diseases: a cross-sectional study.
EQ-5D is a quality-of-life health assessment tool that is commonly used in late-stage studies for other diseases.