Quality of Life Research in Otorhinolaryngology

Baumann, Ingo
January 2010
Open Otorhinolaryngology Journal;2010, Vol. 4, p27
Academic Journal
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one by Christoph Löffler on Quality of Life (QOL) in Cochlear Implant patients, one by Serka Sertel and colleague on QOL measurements in patients with Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), and one by Martin Holderried and colleague on QOL in patients with hereditary hemorrhagic teleangiectasia (HHT).


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