Humanistic Outcomes

Humanistic Outcomes - Humanistic Outcomes Definition Humanistic Outcomes are the consequences of disease or treatment on patient functional status

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Unformatted text preview: Humanistic Outcomes Definition: Humanistic Outcomes are the consequences of disease or treatment on patient functional status or quality of life (QOL). Commonly referred to as health- related quality-of-life (HR- QOL). Health-Related Quality of Life (HR-QOL) • played a minor role in health & medical care until the 1970s when it became more structured and defined • modern HR-QOL measures: – physical functioning – psychological (mental) health – social & role health functioning Physical Functioning • assessment of physical limitations - walking, getting up, eating, dressing, bathing - “activities of daily living” • may also measure energy level, level of performance, satisfaction with performance, bodily pain during performance & role functioning Mental Health • assessment of psychological aspects like frequency, intensity and duration of anxiety, depression, life satisfaction, mental well-being • may also measure cognitive functioning (intelligence), behavioral and emotional control Social & Role Health Functioning...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PAS 2201 taught by Professor Dhing during the Spring '07 term at St. Johns Duplicate.

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Humanistic Outcomes - Humanistic Outcomes Definition Humanistic Outcomes are the consequences of disease or treatment on patient functional status

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