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Short Form-36 (SF-36) Health Survey

Purpose:

To use the Short-Form-36 (SF-36) as a general health survey instrument.

Specialty:

Other Specialty

Objective:

disability and performance, quality of life

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Description:

The Short-Form-36 (SF-36) Health Survey was developed by Dr John Ware and was derived from the Rand Corporation's Medical Outcomes Study (MOS). It is used as a general survey of health status and an outcome measure in clinical practice. It can also be used together with disease-specific instruments for patient evaluation. The survey may be self-administered or may be completed by an interviewer.

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