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