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MEDLINE, MEDLINEplus, OLDMEDLINE, PubMed, LOCATORplus, DIRLINE, AIDS Meetings, Health Services Research Meetings, Space Life Sciences Meetings, and Health Services Research Projects.

Mapi Research Institute

Through the structured presentation of synthesized, reliable and constantly updated data on PRO instruments, the PROQOLID database aims to: Provide an overview of existing PRO instruments; Provide relevant and updated information on PRO instruments; Facilitate access to the instruments and their developers; Facilitate the choice of an appropriate PRO instrument. Descriptions of 436 instruments. ($$)


The most comprehensive source of information about questionnaires, rating scales and other tools for assessing psychosocial effectiveness in clinical and pharmacoeconomic studies. ($$)


Health and Psychosocial Instruments (HaPI)

Medicine, Nursing, Health Professions, Social Sciences, Education; Over 100,000 surveys, questionnaires, scales, tests, checklists, manuals; CD-ROM or online subscription ($$); Abstracts from leading journals.

Quality Metric

Easy, valid, and reliable patient-reported outcome (PRO) measurement.

Whether you require expertise in protocol/study design, information on the most cost-effective method of administering, scoring, interpreting and reporting on PRO Surveys, or simply want to license one of our industry-leading PRO surveys, QualityMetric makes PRO measurement easy and insightful, supporting your efforts to positively impact healthcare. ($)


Measurement Excellence and Training Resource Information Center (METRIC).

Empowering Researchers with Measurement Knowledge. You will find resources to help you with your measurement needs. Find an instrument or learn about the Foundations of Measurement. METRIC is designed to give researchers the resources to measure their best.

Compendium of Quality of Life Instruments

The Compendium of Quality of Life Instruments
(5-Volume Set plus CD-ROM) ($$)

Compiled by: Sam Salek

The first ever comprehensive source of original questionnaires and related information for researchers and practitioners in the field of health-related quality of life ...

Reliable one-stop information plus CD-ROM, An all-in-one up-to-date sourcebook that is easy and quick to use, Tried and tested existing Quality of Life Instruments from around the world.


American Thoracic Society – Quality of Life Resource

The goal of this website is to provide information about quality of life and functional status instruments that have been used in assessing patients with pulmonary disease or critical illness.

Patient-reported Health Instruments Group

Patient-reported Health Instruments Group (PHIG)
National Centre for Health Outcomes Development (NCHOD)

General information on patient-reported health outcomes and instrument selection, including guidance regarding the selection of appropriate instruments for use in clinical trials, systematic reviews of outcome measures relevant to specific disease and population (demographic) groups.