Quality of life

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Medical Definition of Quality of life

Quality of life: The patient's ability to enjoy normal life activities. Quality of life is an important consideration in medical care. Some medical treatments can seriously impair quality of life without providing appreciable benefit, whereas others greatly enhance quality of life.


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Reviewed on 5/13/2016

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