Face Validity and Psychometric Evaluation of the Available Oral Health-related Quality of Life Instruments: A Systematic Review.
Shankargouda Patil, Ahmed Al Kahtani, Hosam Ali Baeshen, Abdul Wahab Alamir, Shahrukh Khan, Shilpa Bhandi, Jagadish Hosmani, A Thirumal Raj, Amol Gadbail, Shailesh Gondivkar, Sachin Sarode, Gargi Sarode, Marco Ferrari, Kamran Habib Awan
Oral health & preventive dentistry | Published : 2020
PURPOSE: A growing recognition of the importance of oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) has led to the development of several instruments to measure their relationship with health. The objective of this review was to update the knowledge on the general and psychometric characteristics of the instruments to measure the quality of life (QoL) related to oral health that emerged after publication in 1997 of the results of the conference 'Measuring Oral Health and QoL'. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A bibliographic search was carried out to identify publications published in January from 1998 to June 2018, using EMBASE, PubMed, Scopus, CINAHL and Web of Science databases. Specific criteria were..View full abstract