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Companion animals
Measuring health-related quality of life in companion animals
  1. Jacky Reid
  1. Laurel Cottage, Fintry Road, Kippen FK8 3HL, e-mail:

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I READ with great interest Chris Rundfeldt's excellent editorial entitled ‘Quality of life of dogs with chronic epilepsy’ (VR, June 25, 2016, vol 178, pp 650-651), in which he highlighted the importance of patient-reported outcomes (PROs), specifically health-related quality of life (HRQL) measures, in human clinical studies. Measuring the impact of disease and its treatment from the patient's perspective in this way is …

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