EuroQol Group

EuroQol Group

A network of international, multilingual, multidisciplinary researchers—originally from 7 centres in England, Finland, the Netherlands, Norway and Sweden—which developed EQ-5D, a measure generating a single index value for health status with potential for use in health care evaluation.
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The EQ-5D questionnaire was developed by the EuroQol group, a voluntary, multinational collaboration of European investigators, during 1990.
El cuestionario EQ-5D (The EuroQoL Group, 1990) es un instrumento que mide la calidad de vida en relacion con la salud y esta compuesto por cinco dimensiones: movilidad, cuidado personal, actividades cotidianas, dolor y estado de animo.
Common measures of health outcomes include the EuroQol5D (EQ5D) (Brooks and EuroQol Group 1996), the Health Utilities Index III (HUI III) (Feeny et al.
Our research has official permission from the EuroQoL Group Executive, and certified translations were provided (18, 19).
EuroQol Group (1990) EuroQol-a new facility for the measurement of health related quality of life.
Although there are many available multiattribute utility scales, a review performed by the Health Technology Assessment Program of the National Health Service of the United Kingdom found that based on practicality, reliability, and validity, the HUI2 and the EQ-5D developed by the EuroQol Group were the best preference-based measures available (Brazier et al.
EuroQol Group, "EuroQol: A new facility for the measurement of health-related quality of life," Health Policy, 1990, 16, 199.
The study used the EuroQol group 5-dimension instrument as a measure of generic health-related quality of life, [sup][15],[23] which also enables the estimation of utilities, and the Seattle Angina Questionnaire [sup][14],[24] to assess condition-specific functioning and quality of life.
In this study, due to the absence of a locally set of values, as suggested by EuroQoL Group, the EQ-5D index score was calculated using the UK EQ VAS value set.