Published online Nov 18, 2014. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v5.i5.623
Revised: July 3, 2014
Accepted: July 18, 2014
Published online: November 18, 2014
Core tip: Health related quality of life evaluation includes general health measures, health utility measures, general shoulder measures and condition specific shoulder measures. A combination of a general/health utility measure with a shoulder measure or condition specific measure is needed to fully capture outcomes in the treatment of shoulder conditions.