Health system performance evaluation: quality of life and functional outcomes after radical prost...

Employer
ALMA MATER STUDIORUM - UNIVERSITA' DI BOLOGNA - - DIPARTIMENTO DI SCIENZE BIOMEDICHE E NEUROMOTORIE
Location
Italy
Posted
September 12 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia

RESEARCH PROGRAM

The research program will provide for a translation and subsequent validation of the EPIC-26 questionnaire in Italian Language. The analysis will be performed on a sample of 120 patients who will undergo radical prostatectomy in the reference center of Bologna metropolitan area.

The data will be collected at baseline (T0) and at the first follow-up visit after 3 months (T1), using the EPIC-26 questionnaire.


POST-DOC ACTIVITIES

Months 1-2 Review and update of the literature

Month 3. Translation of the EPIC-26 questionnaire and database development

Month 4-9. Administration of questionnaires at baseline and at 3 months follow up, data collection and data entry

Month 10-12. Validation of the questionnaire in Italian. Analysis of functional outcomes occurrency in the sample analyzed and comparison of EPIC-26 scores by type of intervention and participant center.



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