Measuring Health by Ann Bowling
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Measuring Health
By Ann Bowling

Measuring Health

A Review of Quality of Life Measurement Scales 3rd Revised edition

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Measuring Health by Ann Bowling

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Reviews of previous editions are: "an excellent resource for anyone involved in health research and highly recommended" - "Palliative Medicine". "a valuable source book for health services researchers, health care providers, and others interested in quantifying quality of life for clinical or research purposes" - "The International Journal for Quality in Health Care". "Includes accounts of a number of recently developed scales, while retaining the breadth, concision and clarity that marked the first edition" - "Medicine, Healthcare and Philosophy".This is a highly commended: BMA Medical Book Competition 1998. This thoroughly revised and updated edition offers a comprehensive guide to measures of health and is an essential reference resource for all health professionals and students. Containing details of the use of most of the major measures of health and functioning, the new edition includes: a new chapter on measuring global quality of life; updated analysis of measures of subjective well-being; and a revised and up-to-date selection of useful addresses. "Measuring Health" is key reading for upper level undergraduates and postgraduates in health studies, health sciences, research methods and social sciences.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780335215270
ISBN-10: 0335215270
Format: Paperback
(97mm x 75mm x 5mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Open University Press
Publisher: Open University Press
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Books By Author Ann Bowling

Research Methods in Health by Ann Bowling Research Methods in Health, Paperback (June 2014)

This bestselling book provides an accessible introduction to the concepts and practicalities of research methods in health and health services.

Social World of Older People by Ann Bowling Social World of Older People, Paperback (December 2008)

This book provides a detailed account of loneliness and social isolation as experienced by older people living in Britain.

Ageing Well by Ann Bowling Ageing Well, Paperback (October 2005)

This book explores concepts of quality of life in older age in the theoretical literature and presents the views of a national sample of people aged sixty- five years or older. It offers a broad overview of the quality of life experienced by older people in Britain using a number of wide ranging indicators.

Handbook of Research Methods in Health by Ann Bowling Handbook of Research Methods in Health, Paperback (June 2005)

Helps researchers to plan, carry out, and analyse health research, and evaluate the quality of research studies. This book is suitable for researchers and postgraduate students taking masters courses, or undertaking doctoral programmes, in health services evaluation, health sciences, health management, public health, nursing, and sociology.

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Author Biography - Ann Bowling

Ann Bowling is a social scientist and is Professor of Health Services Research in the Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences at University College London.

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