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ea0011p848 | Thyroid | ECE2006

Towards the development of a valid quality of life questionnaire for patients with thyroid diseases: Which questions shall we ask?

Watt T , Groenvold M , Rasmussen AK , Bonnema SJ , Hegedüs L , Bjorner JB , Feldt-Rasmussen U

Background and aim: In clinical populations, generic quality of life (QoL) questionnaires should be supplemented with disease-specific questionnaires, which may have higher sensitivity and clinical relevance. For the purpose of developing a comprehensive thyroid QoL questionnaire, we have evaluated the relative importance of various QoL aspects to thyroid patients.Methods: A list of problems (issues) related to thyroid diseases, previously identified thr...