A brief Patient-Reported Outcomes Quality of Life (PROQOL) instrument to improve patient care

PLoS Med. 2013 Nov;10(11):e1001548. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001548. Epub 2013 Nov 12.


Jeff Sloan and colleagues describe the development of the Patient-Reported Outcomes Quality of Life (PROQOL) instrument, which captures and stores patient-recorded outcomes in the medical record for patients with diabetes. Please see later in the article for the Editors' Summary.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.

MeSH terms

  • Diabetes Mellitus / therapy*
  • Humans
  • Patient Care / standards*
  • Quality Improvement*
  • Quality of Life*
  • Surveys and Questionnaires*