Medical Outcomes Study: Measures of Quality of Life Core Survey from RAND Health
The Medical Outcomes Study: Measures of Quality of Life Core Survey (MOS) was a two-year study of patients with chronic conditions. The 116-item MOS core survey measures of quality of life include physical, mental, and general health.
MOS Core Survey Instrument
Scoring Instructions for MOS Core Survey Instrument
The scoring instructions include references to many articles that describe the process by which the measures were developed and discuss their validity and reliability.
Other MOS Surveys
Bibliography for the Medical Outcomes Study (MOS)
Measuring Function and Well-Being: The Medical Outcomes Study Approach — 1992
User's Manual for Medical Outcomes Study (MOS) Core Measures of Health-Related Quality of Life — 1995
This manual summarizes the MOS measures and presents psychometric results from the MOS. It is designed to be a companion to the book, Measuring Function and Well-Being: The Medical Outcomes Study Approach.
Other instruments from the Medical Outcomes Study — 2009
This website offers a list of all instruments that have been approved by the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Medical Outcomes Trust.