- Long-term survival, quality of life, and quality-adjusted life-years among critically ill elderly patientsAnne Kaarlola
Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
Crit Care Med 34:2120-6. 2006..However, 97% of the elderly survivors lived at home and 88% of them considered their QOL satisfactory or good after hospital discharge. Therefore, more reliable information on the outcome for the elderly is clearly needed...
- Quality of life six years after intensive careAnne Kaarlola
Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Meilahti Hospital, Helsinki University Central Hospital, P O Box 340, 00029 HUS, Helsinki, Finland
Intensive Care Med 29:1294-9. 2003..To assess the degree of change in long-term quality of life (QOL) in critically ill patients 1 and 6 years after discharge from the intensive care unit (ICU)...
- Performance of two measures of general health-related quality of life, the EQ-5D and the RAND-36 among critically ill patientsAnne Kaarlola
Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Meilahti Hospital, Helsinki University Central Hospital, P O Box 340, 00029, Finland
Intensive Care Med 30:2245-52. 2004..To compare two health-related quality of life measures, the preference-based EQ-5D with five questions and the profile-based RAND-36 with 36 questions, in previous critically ill patients...