Cultural adaptation and psychometric evaluation of the Kinyarwanda version of the problem areas in diabetes (PAID) questionnaire
High prevalence rates in diabetes-related distress have been observed in several studies; however, in the region of Sub-Saharan Africa evidence is lacking as is, for example, the case for Rwanda, where diabete... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - July 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Charilaos Lygidakis, Jean Paul Uwizihiwe, Michela Bia, Per Kallestrup, Damas Dukundane, Brenda Asiimwe-Kateera, Simon Pierre Niyonsenga and Claus V ögele Tags: Research Source Type: research

Health-related quality of life in different trimesters during pregnancy
Pregnant women experience physical, physiological, and mental changes. Health-related quality of life (HRQoL) is a relevant indicator of psychological and physical behaviours, changing over the course of pregn... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - July 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Huailiang Wu, Weiwei Sun, Hanqing Chen, Yanxin Wu, Wenjing Ding, Shangqiang Liang, Xinyu Huang, Haitian Chen, Qing Zeng, Zhuyu Li, Peng Xiong, Jian Huang, Babatunde Akinwunmi, Casper J. P. Zhang and Wai-Kit Ming Tags: Research Source Type: research

Health-related quality of life in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis using EQ-5D-5L
The study aimed to appraise the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) measured by the five-level EuroQol-5 dimensions (EQ-5D-5L) in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), and to explore the associations between... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - July 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Qian-Qian Wei, Yanbing Hou, Yongping Chen, Ruwei Ou, Bei Cao, Lingyu Zhang, Tianmi Yang and Huifang Shang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Construct validity of the Suboptimal Health Status Questionnaire-25 in a Ghanaian population
The Suboptimal Health Status Questionnaire-25 (SHS-Q-25) developed to measure Suboptimal Health Status has been used worldwide, but its construct validity has only been tested in the Chinese population. Applyi... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - July 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Eric Adua, Ebenezer Afrifa-Yamoah, Kwasi Frimpong, Esther Adama, Shantha P. Karthigesu, Enoch Odame Anto, Emmanuel Aboagye, Yuxiang Yan, Youxin Wang, Xuerui Tan and Wei Wang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Psychometric properties of the Korean version of the Pittsburgh Fatigability Scale in breast cancer survivors
This study aimed to examine the psychometric ... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - July 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Min Kyeong Jang, Sue Kim, Chang Gi Park, Eileen G. Collins, Lauretta T. Quinn, Nancy W. Glynn and Carol Estwing Ferrans Tags: Research Source Type: research

The effect of fear of progression on quality of life among breast cancer patients: the mediating role of social support
Women with breast cancer are prone to have mental stress and be stimulated by the fear of progression (FOP), then giving rise to a lower quality of life (QOL). The study aimed to examine the relationships betw... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - July 10, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yue Ban, Mengyao Li, Mingli Yu and Hui Wu Tags: Research Source Type: research

A psychometric evaluation of the Caregiver Contribution to Self-Care of Heart Failure Index in a Thai population
Caregivers are major contributor to the self-care of patients with heart failure. The Caregiver Contribution to Self-Care of Heart Failure Index (CC-SCHFI) measures these contributions across three scales: sel... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - July 10, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Nittaya Srisuk, Nutchanath Wichit, David R. Thompson and Chantal F. Ski Tags: Research Source Type: research

Psychometric properties of the Chinese version of the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI) among Hong Kong Chinese childhood cancer survivors
Sleep disruption is a prevalent symptom reported by survivors of childhood cancer. However, there is no validated instrument for assessing this symptom in this population group. To bridge the literature gap, t... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - July 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: K. Y. Ho, Katherine K. W. Lam, W. Xia, J. O. K. Chung, Ankie T. Cheung, Laurie L. K. Ho, S. Y. Chiu, Godfrey C. F. Chan and William H. C. Li Tags: Research Source Type: research

Same same-but different: using qualitative studies to inform concept elicitation for quality of life assessment in telemedical care: a request for an extended working model
Although telemedical applications are increasingly used in the area of both mental and physical illness, there is no quality of life (QoL) instrument that takes into account the specific context of the healthc... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Klara Greffin, Silke Schmidt, Neeltje van den Berg, Wolfgang Hoffmann, Oliver Ritter, Michael Oeff, Georg Schomerus and Holger Muehlan Tags: Research Source Type: research

Validation and reliability testing of the Breast-Q latissimus dorsi questionnaire: cross-cultural adaptation and psychometric properties in a Swedish population
The main aim of post-mastectomy breast reconstruction is to improve the patient ’s quality of life, which makes high-quality and validated patient-reported outcome measurements essential. None of the establishe... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - July 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Lynne Kamya, Emma Hansson, Linn Weick and Emma Hansson Tags: Research Source Type: research

Exploration of the methods of establishing the minimum clinical important difference based on anchor and its application in the quality of life measurement scale QLICP-ES (V2.0) for esophageal cancer
The development of the minimum clinical important difference (MCID) can make it easier for researchers or doctors to judge the significance of research results and the effect of intervention measures, and impr... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - July 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Dandan Ren, Ting Wu, Chonghua Wan, Gaofeng Li, Yanbo Qi, Yujing Fang and Jiudi Zhong Tags: Research Source Type: research

Transcultural adaptation and psychometric properties of Family Quality of Life Survey for caregivers of people with neurodegenerative disease: a study of Spanish families who live in the rural Spain –Portugal cross-border
Neurodegenerative diseases (NDs) are one of the main causes of disability and dependence that have a great impact both on the quality of life of people with disabilities and their families. A majority of peopl... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - June 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Marta Badia, M. Bego ña Orgaz, Isabel Vicario-Molina, Eva González-Ortega, María Gómez-Vela, Alba Aza and M. Antonia Martín-Delgado Tags: Research Source Type: research

The association between family impact and health-related quality of life of children with idiopathic central precocious puberty in Chongqing, China
This study aimed to assess t... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - June 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Hong Yang, Shunqing Luo, Xiaohua Liang, Qin Lin, Ting Cheng, Li Zeng, Fang Tang and Di Wu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Development and validity assessment of a Japanese version of the Exercise Adherence Rating Scale in participants with musculoskeletal disorders
Exercise adherence is important for achieving a long-term effect from musculoskeletal management. The Exercise Adherence Rating Scale (EARS), which was developed in 2017 as a patient reported outcome measure t... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - June 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Hiroshi Takasaki, Shota Kawazoe, Takahiro Miki, Hiroki Chiba and Emma Godfrey Tags: Research Source Type: research

Impact of day care services on physical and cognitive functions in old people with dementia in a medical center in central Taiwan
Day care service (DCS) provides various activities in a professional environment to meet the old people with functional limitations. However, relatively little is known about the effects of DCS on physical and... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - June 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Cheng-Fu Lin, Jia-Jyun Wu, Yu-Hui Huang, Li-Ying Ju, Shih-Yi Lin, Ying-Chyi Chou and Chu-Sheng Lin Tags: Research Source Type: research

Importance of personality and coping expectancy on patient-reported hearing disability, quality of life and distress level: a study of patients referred to an audiology service
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), hearing loss (HL) affects up to 15% of the world ’s adult population. Coping and personality are hypothesized to underlie quality of life (QoL) and distress sco... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - June 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Øyvind Nordvik, Peder O. Laugen Heggdal, K. Jonas Brännström, Anne Kari Aarstad and Hans Jørgen Aarstad Tags: Research Source Type: research

Evaluating the impact of social deprivation on Press Ganey ® Outpatient Medical Practice Survey Scores
Social deprivation has been shown to affect access to health care services, and influences outcomes for a variety of physical and psychological conditions. However, the impact on patient satisfaction remains l... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - June 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Andrew R. Stephens, Jared W. Potter, Andrew R. Tyser and Nikolas H. Kazmers Tags: Research Source Type: research

The role of personal factors in quality of life among Iranian women with vaginismus: a path analysis
The aim of this study was to provide a path model for assessing the direct and/or indirect effects of psychological/behavioral parameters on health-related quality of life among women with vaginismus. (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - June 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Atefeh Velayati, Shahideh Jahanian Sadatmahalleh, Saeideh Ziaei and Anoshirvan Kazemnejad Tags: Research Source Type: research

Enabling patient-reported outcome measures in clinical trials, exemplified by cardiovascular trials
We describe how stakeholders envision a solution to this challenge. (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - June 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Theresa M. Coles, Adrian F. Hernandez, Bryce B. Reeve, Karon Cook, Michael C. Edwards, Marc Boutin, Elizabeth Bush, Arnold Degboe, Lothar Roessig, Amy Rudolph, Pauline McNulty, Nikunj Patel, Trish Kay-Mugford, Margaret Vernon, Michael Woloschak, Gustavo B Tags: Commentary Source Type: research

Pediatric patients ’ reasons for visiting dentists in all WHO regions
Oral Function, Orofacial Pain, Orofacial Appearance, and Psychosocial Impact are the four oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) dimensions (4D) or areas in which oral disorders impact pediatric patients... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - June 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Katrin Bekes, Mike T. John, Ksenija Rener-Sitar, Mohammad H. Al-Harthy, Ambra Michelotti, Daniel R. Reissmann, Julijana Nikolovska, Sahityaveera Sanivarapu, Folake B. Lawal, Thomas List, Sanja Per šić Kiršić, Ljiljana Strajnić, Rodrigo Casassus, Kazu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Validation of a novel online depression symptom severity rating scale: the R8 Depression
An automated web-based assessment and monitoring system (www.psynary.com) has been developed to assist non-specialist clinicians in managing common mood and ... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - June 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yuki Takao, Eduardo Figueroa, Kevin Fernand Jean Berna, Youjin Jo, Lee Andrew Kissane, Kimio Yoshimura, Richard Tranter and Richard J Porter Tags: Research Source Type: research

EQ-5D Brazilian population norms
The EQ-5D-3L is a widely used generic health-related quality of life measure commonly applied to describe health outcomes and to measure disease burden. The aim of this study was to generate Brazilian populati... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - June 10, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Marisa Santos, Andrea L. Monteiro and Br áulio Santos Tags: Research Source Type: research

The association of quality of life and personality characteristics with adolescent metabolic syndrome: a cohort study
This study aimed to explore the potential relationship of quality of life (QoL) and personali... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - June 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Xiaohua Liang, Peng Zhang, Shunqing Luo, Guifang Zhang, Xian Tang and Lingjuan Liu Tags: Research Source Type: research

The influences of the environment and information on the complications of diabetes on patient outcomes
This letter was written to address two concerns about the results of the paper published by Zeynep et al. (BMC Health Qual Life Outcomes 18:265, 2020). First, the differences between the two groups in the envi... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - June 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Kazuoki Inoue, Jun Watanabe and Eiichi Kakehi Tags: Letter to the Editor Source Type: research

Measurement properties of the 12-item Short Form Health Survey version 2 in Australians with lung cancer: a Rasch analysis
The 12-item Short-Form Health Survey version 2 (SF-12v2), a widely used, generic patient-reported measure of health status that provides summary scores of physical and mental health. No study to date has exami... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 31, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Sze-Ee Soh, Renata Morello, Darshini Ayton, Susannah Ahern, Ri Scarborough, Claire Zammit, Margaret Brand, Robert G. Stirling and John Zalcberg Tags: Research Source Type: research

Exploring what is important to patients with regards to quality of life after experiencing a lower limb reconstructive procedure: a qualitative evidence synthesis
Patient reported outcome measures (PROMs) are used to understand the impact of lower limb reconstruction surgery on patients ’ quality of life (QOL). Existing measures have not been developed to specifically ca... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 31, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: H. Leggett, A. Scantlebury, A. Byrne, M. Harden, C. Hewitt, G. O ’Carroll, H. Sharma and C. McDaid Tags: Review Source Type: research

A systematic review of cross-cultural adaptation of the National Institutes of Health Chronic Prostatitis Symptom Index
The National Institutes of Health Chronic Prostatitis Symptom Index (NIH-CPSI) was developed to accurately assess the pain, urinary symptoms, and quality of life related to chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic p... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 31, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Rong-liang Dun, Jennifer Tsai, Xiao-hua Hu, Jian-min Mao, Wen-jing Zhu, Guang-chong Qi and Yu Peng Tags: Review Source Type: research

Evaluation of the EQ-5D-3L and 5L versions in low back pain patients
The EuroQol EQ-5D is one of the most widely researched and applied patient-reported outcome measures worldwide. The original EQ-5D-3L and more recent EQ-5D-5L include three and five response categories respect... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: A. M. Garratt, H. Furunes, C. Hellum, T. Solberg, J. I. Brox, K. Storheim and L. G. Johnsen Tags: Research Source Type: research

Exploring the influencing factors of quality of life among the empty nesters in Shanxi, China: a structural equation model
As China ’s aging trend intensifies and the proportion of empty nests increases, the health-related quality of life of the elderly is the focus of social attention. Previous studies focused on the quality of li... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Chichen Zhang, Yuan Cai, Yaqing Xue, Xiao Zheng, Xiaozhao Yang, Jiao Lu, Lihong Hou and Mimi Li Tags: Research Source Type: research

Impact of sofosbuvir and daclastavir on health-related quality of life in patients co-infected with hepatitis C and human immunodeficiency virus
We conducted a real-life study of health-related quality of life (HRQoL) transformation before and 12 weeks after sofosbuvir and daclatasvir therapy in HCV/HIV co-infected patients. Factors related to the sign... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Evy Yunihastuti, Fhadilla Amelia, Arini Ika Hapsari, Bramantya Wicaksana, Veritea Natali, Alvina Widhani, Andri Sanityoso Sulaiman and Teguh Harjono Karjadi Tags: Research Source Type: research

Validation and clinical evaluation of a polish translation of the Wisconsin Upper Respiratory Symptom Survey for Kids (WURSS-K)
The Wisconsin Upper Respiratory Symptom Survey for Kids (WURSS-K) is a self-administered questionnaire developed to evaluate the severity of the common cold. It is a patient-oriented instrument that evaluates ... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Katarzyna Ostrzy żek-Przeździecka, Mariusz Panczyk, Aleksandra Ratajczak, Michał Bronikowski and Wojciech Feleszko Tags: Research Source Type: research

Maternal tobacco exposure and health-related quality of life during pregnancy: a national-based study of pregnant women in China
With the increase of the number of smokers, tobacco exposure among pregnant women is becoming more and more common. Pregnant women exposed to first-hand smoke and second-hand smoke are susceptible to physiolog... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Weiwei Sun, Xinyu Huang, Huailiang Wu, Casper J. P. Zhang, Zongzhi Yin, Qianqian Fan, Huiyun Wang, Pallavi Jayavanth, Babatunde Akinwunmi, Yanxin Wu, Zilian Wang and Wai-kit Ming Tags: Research Source Type: research

Predictors for quality of life improvement after surgery for degenerative cervical myelopathy: a prospective multi-center study
In this study, we aimed to identify predictors associated with QOL improvement after surgery for DCM. (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Hiroyuki Inose, Takashi Hirai, Toshitaka Yoshii, Atsushi Kimura, Katsushi Takeshita, Hirokazu Inoue, Asato Maekawa, Kenji Endo, Takuya Miyamoto, Takeo Furuya, Akira Nakamura, Kanji Mori, Shunsuke Kanbara, Shiro Imagama, Shoji Seki, Shunji Matsunaga & hell Tags: Research Source Type: research

The influence of hypoglycemia on the specific quality of life in type 2 diabetes mellitus: a comparative cross-sectional study of diabetics with and without hypoglycemia in Xi ’an, China
This study aims to explore the incidence of hypoglycemia in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and the influence of hypoglycemia on the specific quality of life in T2DM patients. (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Chao Wu, Yi-Ling Ge, Xin-Yan Zhang, Ming-Chao Liu, Chun-Ni Heng, Lin-Yuan Zhang, Yan-Ling Du, Shi-Zhe He, Lei Shang and Hong-Juan Lang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Psychometric evaluation of the PROMIS social function short forms in Chinese patients with breast cancer
This study aimed to carry out a cross-cultural adaption and analysis of the construct validit... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tingting Cai, Qingmei Huang, Fulei Wu and Changrong Yuan Tags: Research Source Type: research

Psychometric properties of the WHOQOL-BREF(PT) in a sample of elderly citizens
The goal of this article was to research the psychometric properties of the WHOQOL-BREF(PT) instrument in a sample of elderly citizens residing in a rural area in their own homes or at family members ’ or frien... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Margarida Goes, Manuel Lopes, Jo ão Marôco, Henrique Oliveira and César Fonseca Tags: Research Source Type: research

Development and preliminary psychometric investigation of the German Satisfaction with Comprehensive Cancer Care (SCCC) Questionnaire
The assessment of patient satisfaction during treatment is essential to provide patient-centered high-quality cancer care. Nevertheless, no German instrument assesses patient satisfaction with comprehensive ca... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Peter Esser, Leon Sautier, Susanne Sarkar, Georgia Schilling, Carsten Bokemeyer, Uwe Koch, Michael Friedrich, Gautier Defossez and Anja Mehnert-Theuerkauf Tags: Research Source Type: research

Relationship between symptoms and both stage of change in adopting a healthy life style and quality of life in patients with liver cirrhosis: a cross-sectional study
Previous studies of patients with liver cirrhosis have not considered the broad range of symptoms or the association between healthy behavior and quality of life. The purposes of this study were to examine the... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Myung Kyung Lee and Woo Jin Chung Tags: Research Source Type: research

Reliability of generic quality-of-life instruments in assessing health-related quality of life among children and adolescents with idiopathic nephrotic syndrome: a systematic review
Most of the studies reporting the negative impact of idiopathic nephrotic syndrome on health-related quality of life in children and adolescents were conducted with generic quality-of-life instruments rather t... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ann E. Aronu, Samuel N. Uwaezuoke and Uzoamaka V. Muoneke Tags: Review Source Type: research

Impact of sleep duration, physical activity, and screen time on health-related quality of life in children and adolescents
Existing studies on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) mainly covered single growth stages of childhood or adolescence and did not report on the trends in the relationships of HRQoL with sleep duration, ph... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Carlos K. H. Wong, Rosa S. Wong, Jason P. Y. Cheung, Keith T. S. Tung, Jason C. S. Yam, Michael Rich, King-Wa Fu, Prudence W. H. Cheung, Nan Luo, Chi Ho Au, Ada Zhang, Wilfred H. S. Wong, Jiang Fan, Cindy L. K. Lam and Patrick Ip Tags: Research Source Type: research

Drug Hypersensitivity Quality of Life Questionnaire: validation procedures and first results of the Portuguese version
Hypersensitivity reactions to drugs are unpredictable and can be very complex and severe, even life threatening. Assess its impact on patient ’s health related quality of life (HRQoL) is crucial. The Drug Hyper... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 10, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: E. Dias de Castro, J. Barbosa, A. M. Mesquita, A. Caires, L. Ribeiro, J. R. Cernadas and I. Baiardini Tags: Research Source Type: research

Biomarkers-based personalized follow-up in chronic heart failure improves patient ’s outcomes and reduces care associate cost
Heart failure (HF) is a major and growing medical and economic problem, with high prevalence and incidence rates worldwide. Cardiac Biomarker is emerging as a novel tool for improving management of patients wi... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Antonio Leon-Justel, Jose I. Morgado Garcia-Polavieja, Ana Isabel Alvarez-Rios, Francisco Jose Caro Fernandez, Pedro Agustin Pajaro Merino, Elena Galvez Rios, Ignacio Vazquez-Rico and Jose Francisco Diaz Fernandez Tags: Research Source Type: research

Psychometric properties of the Persian translation of maternal postpartum quality of life questionnaire (MAPP-QOL)
Many studies have been conducted in Iran on the postpartum quality of life, and the majority have used the general quality of life questionnaire. With a specific tool in this context, the dimensions of materna... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tahereh Mokhtaryan-Gilani, Giti Ozgoli, Nourossadat Kariman, Hamid Sharif Nia, Mahbobeh Ahmadi Doulabi and Malihe Nasiri Tags: Research Source Type: research

Health-related quality of life in Chinese population with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: a national multicenter survey
In this study,... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Rui Huang, Jian-Gao Fan, Jun-Ping Shi, Yi-Min Mao, Bing-Yuan Wang, Jing-Min Zhao, Lun-Gen Lu, Bi-Hui Zhong, Zheng-Sheng Zou, You-Qing Xu, Yi-Nong Ye, Long-Gen Liu, Lian-Jie Lin, Jian-Ping Li, Hui-Ying Rao and Lai Wei Tags: Research Source Type: research

Validity of EQ-5D-5L health-related quality of life questionnaire in self-reported diabetes: evidence from a general population survey
This study aimed to assess the validity of the EQ-5D-5L in respondents with self-reported diabetes coming from a representative general population survey. (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Agnieszka Jankowska, Katarzyna M łyńczak and Dominik Golicki Tags: Research Source Type: research

Development of the gait outcomes assessment list for lower-limb differences (GOAL-LD) questionnaire: a child and parent reported outcome measure
To develop a priority-based patient/parent reported outcome measure for children with lower-limb differences (LD) by adapting the Gait Outcomes Assessment List (GOAL) questionnaire. (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jennifer A. Dermott, F. Virginia Wright, Nancy M. Salbach and Unni G. Narayanan Tags: Research Source Type: research

Translation and adaptation of the German version of the Veterans Rand —36/12 Item Health Survey
The translated and culturally adapted German version of the Veterans Rand 36 Items Health Survey (VR-36), and its short form, the VR-12 counterpart, were validated in a German sample of orthopedic (n  = 399) an... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ines Buchholz, You-Shan Feng, Maresa Buchholz, Lewis E. Kazis and Thomas Kohlmann Tags: Research Source Type: research

Resilience and pain catastrophizing among patients with total knee arthroplasty: a cohort study to examine psychological constructs as predictors of post-operative outcomes
Patients ’ psychological health may influence recovery and functional outcomes after total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Pain catastrophizing, known to be associated with poor function following TKA, encompasses rum... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Vesta C. Nwankwo, William A. Jiranek, Cynthia L. Green, Kelli D. Allen, Steven Z. George and Janet Prvu Bettger Tags: Research Source Type: research

The relation between EQ-5D and fatigue in a Dutch general population sample: an explorative study
This study investigated whether fatigue is covered by the existing domains... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - April 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: I. Spronk, S. Polinder, G. J. Bonsel, M. F. Janssen and J. A. Haagsma Tags: Research Source Type: research

The client satisfaction with device: a Rasch validation of the Arabic version in patients with upper and lower limb amputation
The Client Satisfaction with Devices (CSD) module of the Orthotics and Prosthetics Users ’ Survey is an extensively used questionnaire that measures patients’ satisfaction with orthosis and prosthesis. However,... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - April 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Hadeel R. Bakhsh, Nil üfer Kablan, Walaa Alammar, Yaşar Tatar and Giorgio Ferriero Tags: Research Source Type: research