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Quality of Life Research: An International Journal of Quality of Life Aspects of Treatment, Care and Rehabilitation

Carl H. Slater, MD; Dawn Bick, BNSc, MLS
JAMA. 1994;271(17):1377. doi:10.1001/jama.1994.03510410095046.
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The editors, in their inaugural issue, state their principal objectives to be "the exchange of ideas and the rapid communication of research findings in this multi-disciplinary field of inquiry." Quality of life research measures health impairments, functional health status, and health perceptions, as opposed to objective clinical states or mere survival.

The editors' objectives are well achieved in the first seven issues. Traditional research articles facilitate the exchange of ideas, an example being one on the use of patient reports to assess health-related quality of life after hip replacement. Formats for examining various issues included a review article on generic health-related quality of life measures for human immunodeficiency virus research, a conference report on quality of life after open heart surgery, book reviews, and special issue articles. The editorial board and authors are not only multidisciplinary but hold a broad range of affiliations in academia, research institutions, and clinical settings,

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