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How to Integrate Lived Experience Into Quality-of-Life Assessment in Patients Considering Facial Transplantation

External Link - Source: AMA Journal of Ethics

Facial transplantation has gained increasing acceptance as a treatment option to improve quality of life (QoL) for persons suffering from severe facial disfigurement. Despite its growth, the field has yet to establish a consistent approach to assessing QoL in face transplant candidates and recipients that includes integration of meaningful patient-reported outcomes.

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