TEST YOUR MEDICAL IQ
A. a gene that contributes to
B. an emotional-intelligence test. C. an active compound in fertility medications.
D. a survey for measuring healthrelated quality of life.
Answer: D. The EQ-5D is a standardized, international questionnaire used for measuring general health and quality of life. It spans five dimensions: mobility, usual activities, pain/discomfort, selfcare and anxiety/depression.
The questionnaire can be used in research to find out how a given factor—a medical condition or a new treatment, for instance— affects health status.