Individual quality of life in spousal ALS patient-caregiver dyads
Quality of life is a basic goal of health and social care. The majority of people with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) are cared for at home by family caregivers. It is important to recognize the factors t... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - November 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Miriam Galvin, Tommy Gavin, Iain Mays, Mark Heverin and Orla Hardiman Tags: Research Source Type: research

Measuring parent proxy-reported quality of life of 11 rare diseases in children in Zhejiang, China
It has become increasingly important to measure the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of rare diseases in children and adolescents in recent decades. Much attention has been paid to investigate the HROoL ... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - November 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Qisheng Gao, Shanshan Wang, Jianping Ren and Xin Wen Tags: Research Source Type: research

The effect of methadone on depression among addicts: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Opioids addiction and misuse are among the major problems in the world today. There have been several preliminary studies examining the effect of methadone on depression among addicts, however, these studies h... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - November 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Masoud Mohammadi, Mohsen Kazeminia, Nasrin Abdoli, Behnam Khaledipaveh, Shamarina Shohaimi, Nader Salari and Melika Hosseinian-Far Tags: Research Source Type: research

Burden of disease and adaptation to life in patients with Crohn ’s perianal fistula: a qualitative exploration
Perianal fistulas are a challenging manifestation of Crohn ’s disease. Best medical and surgical therapy results in only about a third of patients remaining in remission at one year on maintenance treatment and... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - November 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Samuel O. Adegbola, Lesley Dibley, Kapil Sahnan, Tiffany Wade, Azmina Verjee, Rachel Sawyer, Sameer Mannick, Damian McCluskey, Nuha Yassin, Robin K. S. Phillips, Philip J. Tozer, Christine Norton and Ailsa L. Hart Tags: Research Source Type: research

Functioning of young patients with cerebral palsy: Rasch analysis of the pediatric evaluation of disability inventory computer adaptive test daily activity and mobility
People with cerebral palsy experience limitations in performing activities of daily living. Rehabilitation practitioners seek valid instruments to measure changes in the performance of those activities. The Pe... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - November 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ma íra Ferreira Amaral, Rosana Ferreira Sampaio, Wendy Jane Coster, Mariana Peixoto Souza and Marisa Cotta Mancini Tags: Research Source Type: research

The McGill Quality of Life Questionnaire-Revised (MQOL-R). Psychometric properties and validation of a Brazilian version on palliative care patients: a cross-sectional study
To assess the psychometric properties, including internal consistency, construct validity, criterion validity, criterion-group validity, and responsiveness, the Reviewed McGill Quality of Life Questionnaire (M... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - November 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Paul Vicu ña Serrano, Gerardo Beltran Serrano, Iraci L. S. Torres, Roberta Rossi Graudner and Wolnei Caumo Tags: Research Source Type: research

Modification and verification of the Infant –Toddler Meaningful Auditory Integration Scale: a psychometric analysis combining item response theory with classical test theory
Early prelingual auditory development (EPLAD) is a fundamental and important process in the speech and language development of infants and toddlers. The Infant –Toddler Meaningful Auditory Integration Scale (IT... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - November 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Fengling Yang, Fei Zhao, Yun Zheng and Gang Li Tags: Research Source Type: research

Health-related quality of life in children with congenital heart disease aged 5 to 7 years: a multicentre controlled cross-sectional study
In the context of tremendous progress in congenital cardiology, more attention has been given to patient-related outcomes, especially in assessing health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of patients with congen... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - November 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Hamouda Abassi, Helena Huguet, Marie-Christine Picot, Marie Vincenti, Sophie Guillaumont, Annie Auer, Oscar Werner, Gregoire De La Villeon, Kathleen Lavastre, Arthur Gavotto, Pascal Auquier and Pascal Amedro Tags: Research Source Type: research

The effect of exercise on anxiety in the elderly worldwide: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Physical activity and exercise are among the most important, simplest, and cheapest approaches to anxiety treatment, especially for the elderly. Their positive effects on improvement of mental disorders in the... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - November 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Mohsen Kazeminia, Nader Salari, Aliakbar Vaisi-Raygani, Rostam Jalali, Alireza Abdi, Masoud Mohammadi, Alireza Daneshkhah, Melika Hosseinian-Far and Shamarina Shohaimi Tags: Research Source Type: research

Development and validation of the Short Professional Quality of Life Scale based on versions IV and V of the Professional Quality of Life Scale
This research presents a short version of the Professional Quality of Life (ProQOL) scale, one of the most frequently used questionnaires in the arena of applied healthcare investigation. It measures burnout (BO)... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - November 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Laura Galiana, Amparo Oliver, Fernanda Arena, Gustavo De Simone, Jos é M. Tomás, Gabriel Vidal-Blanco, Inmaculada Muñoz-Martínez and Noemí Sansó Tags: Research Source Type: research

Reproducibility: reliability and agreement parameters of the Revised Short McGill Pain Questionnaire Version-2 for use in patients with musculoskeletal shoulder pain
The Revised Short McGill Pain Questionnaire Version-2 (SF-MPQ-2) is a multidimensional outcome measure designed to capture, evaluate and discriminate pain from neuropathic and non-neuropathic sources. A recent... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - November 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Samuel U. Jumbo, Joy C. MacDermid, Tara L. Packham, George S. Athwal and Kenneth J. Faber Tags: Research Source Type: research

Validation of a Spanish version of the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) measure for Chronic Otitis Media (COMQ-12)
Evaluation of health-related quality of life (HRQoL) is considered an important aspect of clinical assessment and health research. Chronic Otitis Media (COM) is related to the quality of life deterioration sub... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - November 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ana M. Otoya-Tono, Luc ía C. Pérez-Herrera, Daniel Peñaranda, Sergio Moreno-López, Ricardo Sánchez-Pedraza, Juan Manuel García, John S. Phillips and Augusto Peñaranda Tags: Research Source Type: research

Comparing the reliability and validity of the SF-36 and SF-12 in measuring quality of life among adolescents in China: a large sample cross-sectional study
We compare the reliability and validity of the Short Form 36 (version 1, SF-36) and the Short Form 12 (version 1, SF-12) in adolescence, the period of life when a child develops into an adult, i.e., the period... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - November 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yanwei Lin, Yulan Yu, Jiayong Zeng, Xudong Zhao and Chonghua Wan Tags: Research Source Type: research

The long-lasting impact of unemployment on life satisfaction: results of a longitudinal study over 20 years in East Germany
Economic disruption in East Germany at the time of reunification (1990) resulted in a noticeable increase in unemployment. The present study provides data from a German cohort for over 20 years. The aim was to... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - November 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ernst Peter Richter, Elmar Br ähler, Yve Stöbel-Richter, Markus Zenger and Hendrik Berth Tags: Research Source Type: research

Development of a measure for patients preparing to start dialysis and their partners: The Starting Dialysis Questionnaire (SDQ)
The transition onto dialysis is a stressful time that affects both patients and their partners. Research suggests that psychological and interpersonal characteristics within the couple are related to how well ... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - November 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Currie Moore, Alison Wearden, Lesley-Anne Carter, Sandip Mitra and Suzanne M. Skevington Tags: Research Source Type: research

Content validation of the Kamath and Stothard questionnaire for carpal tunnel syndrome diagnosis: a cognitive interviewing study
Accurate diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is essential for directing appropriate treatment; and for making decisions about work injury claims. The Kamath and Stothard Questionnaire (KSQ) is a self-rep... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - November 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Armaghan Dabbagh, Joy C. MacDermid, Tara L. Packham and Luciana G. Macedo Tags: Research Source Type: research

Development and psychometric evaluation of the assessment of self-injection questionnaire: an adaptation of the self-injection assessment questionnaire
Patient-reported outcome (PRO) instruments provide robust and effective means of evaluating patients ’ treatment experience; however, none adequately cover experience using self-injection devices with enhanced ... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - November 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Farrah Pompilus, Anna Ciesluk, Sara Strzok, Valerie Ciaravino, Kristina Harris, Boglarka Szegvari, Irina Mountian, Sophie Cleanthous and Juliette Meunier Tags: Research Source Type: research

Health related QoL in celiac disease patients in Slovenia
This study aims to measure HRQoL in celiac disease (CD) patie... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - November 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Eva Turk, Du šanka Mičetić-Turk, Maja Šikić-Pogačar, Alojz Tapajner, Veljko Vlaisavljević and Valentina Prevolnik Rupel Tags: Research Source Type: research

Impact of health literacy and self-care behaviors on health-related quality of life in Iranians with type 2 diabetes: a cross-sectional study
Regarding the importance of health literacy as a key factor in self-care, appropriate understanding of health information by patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is fundamental for better management o... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - November 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Saber Gaffari-fam, Yosef Lotfi, Amin Daemi, Towhid Babazadeh, Ehsan Sarbazi, Ghader Dargahi-Abbasabad and Hamed Abri Tags: Research Source Type: research

Mapping EORTC QLQ-C30 and FACT-G onto EQ-5D-5L index for patients with cancer
To develop direct and indirect (response) mapping algorithms from the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer Quality of Life Questionnaire Core 30 (EORTC QLQ-C30) and the Functional Assessm... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - November 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yasuhiro Hagiwara, Takeru Shiroiwa, Naruto Taira, Takuya Kawahara, Keiko Konomura, Shinichi Noto, Takashi Fukuda and Kojiro Shimozuma Tags: Research Source Type: research

Health-related quality of life is strongly associated with self-efficacy, self-esteem, loneliness, and stress in 14 –15-year-old adolescents: a cross-sectional study
To enhance and better understand health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in adolescents, it is important to study factors associated with HRQOL. The present study aimed to assess possible associations between s... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - November 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Hilde Timenes Mikkelsen, Kristin Haraldstad, S ølvi Helseth, Siv Skarstein, Milada Cvancarova Småstuen and Gudrun Rohde Tags: Research Source Type: research

Health-related quality of life and work productivity in UK patients with HER2-positive breast cancer: a cross-sectional study evaluating the relationships between disease and treatment stage
The impact of different disease stages and treatment for human epidermal growth factor 2 positive (HER2-positive) breast cancer (BC) on work productivity and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) is poorly un... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - November 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Mark Verrill, Andrew M. Wardley, Jenny Retzler, Adam B. Smith, Catherine Bottomley, Sorcha N í Dhochartaigh, Irwin Tran, Iain Leslie and Peter Schmid Tags: Research Source Type: research

Quality of life status determinants in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy as evaluated by the Kansas City Cardiomyopathy Questionnaire
The present study evaluated how heart failure (HF) negatively impacts health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) patients and explored the major clinical determinants associate... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - October 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Razvan Capota, Sebastian Militaru, Alin Alexandru Ionescu, Monica Rosca, Cristian Baicus, Bogdan Alexandru Popescu and Ruxandra Jurcut Tags: Research Source Type: research

Social capital, policy fairness, and subjective life satisfaction of earthquake survivors in Wenchuan, China: a longitudinal study based on post-earthquake survey data
This study aims to analyze longitudinal changes in life satis... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - October 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Dianxi Wang and Danyang Li Tags: Research Source Type: research

Japanese Orthopaedic Association Cervical Myelopathy Evaluation Questionnaire (JOACMEQ) in mainland China: an investigation of reliability, validity, and responsiveness
The aim of this study is to investigate the reliability, validity, and responsiveness of JOACMEQ for CSM patients in mainland China. (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - October 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Feifei Zhou, Shuyang Li, Yilong Zhang, Yanbin Zhao, Kevin L. Ju, Fengshan Zhang, Shengfa Pan and Yu Sun Tags: Research Source Type: research

Assessing the effect of child ’s gender on their father–mother perception of the PedsQL™ 4.0 questionnaire: an iterative hybrid ordinal logistic regression/item response theory approach with Monte Carlo simulation
This study aimed at investigating the possible confounding effect of children ’s gender on the parents’ dyads perception of their child HRQoL at both item and scale levels of PedsQLTM4.0 questionnaire. (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - October 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Marziyeh Doostfatemeh, Seyyed Mohammad Taghi Ayatollahi and Peyman Jafari Tags: Research Source Type: research

The modifying role of physical activity in the cross-sectional and longitudinal association of health-related quality of life with physiological functioning-based latent classes and metabolic syndrome
Single cardio-metabolic risk factors are each known modifiable risk factors for adverse health and quality of life outcomes. Yet, evidence on the clustered effect of these parameters and the metabolic syndrome... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - October 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Paco Cerletti, Dirk Keidel, Medea Imboden, Christian Schindler and Nicole Probst-Hensch Tags: Research Source Type: research

Acceptable health and ageing: results of a cross-sectional study from Hungary
We aimed to investigate the acceptability of imperfect health states in relation to age in Hungary and analyse its determinants. Results are contrasted to age-matched actual population health scores and to fin... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - October 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: M árta Péntek, Job van Exel, László Gulácsi, Valentin Brodszky, Zsombor Zrubka, Petra Baji, Fanni Rencz and Werner B. F. Brouwer Tags: Research Source Type: research

Time in therapeutic range, quality of life and treatment satisfaction of patients on long-term warfarin for non-valvular atrial fibrillation: a cross-sectional study
In this study, we evaluate the time in therapeutic range (TTR), health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and treat... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - October 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Diana-Leh-Ching Ng, Natasya Marliana Bt Abdul Malik, Chee-Shee Chai, Greta-Miranda-Kim-Choo Goh, Seng-Beng Tan, Ping-Chong Bee, Gin-Gin Gan and Asri B. Said Tags: Research Source Type: research

Translation, cross-cultural adaptation and validation of the English Lequesne Algofunctional index in to Bengali
This study was focused on translation and cultural adaptation of the English Lequesne Algofunctional index (LAI) into Bengali for patients with primary knee osteoarthritis (OA) and testing reliability and vali... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - October 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tarek Mahmood, Minhaj Rahim Choudhury, Md Nazrul Islam, Syed Atiqul Haq, Md Abu Shahin, Syed Mohammad Monowar Ali, Shamim Ahmed, Md. Nahiduzzamane Shazzad, A. T. M. Tanveer Hasan, Mohammad Abul Kalam Azad and Johannes Jacobus Rasker Tags: Research Source Type: research

The validity of the diabetes self-management questionnaire (DSMQ) in Hungarian patients with type 2 diabetes
A wide range of measuring instruments are available for diabetes self-management. According to several studies, a relatively new instrument, the diabetes self-management questionnaire (DSMQ), shows a consisten... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - October 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Agnes Vincze, Antonia Losonczi and Adrienne Stauder Tags: Research Source Type: research

Item analysis of the KIDSCREEN-10 using Rasch modelling
To test the psychometric properties of the KIDSCREEN-10. (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - October 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Marianne M üller and Andrea Haenni Hoti Tags: Research Source Type: research

Validity of the older people quality of life-7 domains (OQoL-7) scale
The Older people Quality of Life-7 domains (OQoL-7) is a 28-item multidimensional questionnaire developed to measure community-dwelling older people ’s QoL. The OQoL-7 assesses both importance of and satisfacti... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - October 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yves Henchoz, Christophe B üla, Idris Guessous, René Goy, Marc Dupuis and Brigitte Santos-Eggimann Tags: Research Source Type: research

Sex differences in the association between self-rated health and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein levels in Koreans: a cross-sectional study using data from the Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
No studies have investigated the association between self-rated health (SRH) and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) levels in South Koreans. We explored this association and analyzed differences betw... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - October 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Se-Won Park, Seong-Sik Park, Eun-Jung Kim, Won-Suk Sung, In-Hyuk Ha and Boyoung Jung Tags: Research Source Type: research

A systematic review of the association between dietary patterns and health-related quality of life
Health related quality of life (HRQOL) is a potent indicator of individual ’s happiness and life satisfaction. The way in which the HRQOL is affected by the diet is a topic of constant interest and debate among... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - October 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Mahdi Vajdi and Mahdieh Abbasalizad Farhangi Tags: Research Source Type: research

Health-related quality of life in breast cancer patients: review of reviews from 2008 to 2018
Breast cancer still is a topic. This overview of the literature aimed to update the current knowledge on quality of life in breast cancer patients. (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - October 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Parisa Mokhatri-Hesari and Ali Montazeri Tags: Review Source Type: research

Association of academic performance, general health with health-related quality of life in primary and high school students in China
To explore the association of academic performance and general health status with health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in school-aged children and adolescents in China. (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - October 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Shengxiang Qi, Zhenzhen Qin, Na Wang, Lap Ah Tse, Huifen Qiao and Fei Xu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Validation of subscales of the Severe Asthma Questionnaire (SAQ) using exploratory factor analysis (EFA)
The Severe Asthma Questionnaire (SAQ) is a health related quality of life (HRQoL) questionnaire validated for use in severe asthma. It is scored using the mean value of 16 items (SAQ score) in addition to a si... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - October 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Joseph W. Lanario, Michael E. Hyland, Andrew Menzies-Gow, Adel H. Mansur, James W. Dodd, Stephen J. Fowler, Rupert C. Jones and Matthew Masoli Tags: Research Source Type: research

The use of the Multidimensional Condom Attitude Scale in Chinese young adults
Attitude towards condom use is an important predictor of consistent condom use. However, this topic is an understudied area in Chinese populations, and no validated Chinese instrument is available to capture c... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - October 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Edmond Pui Hang Choi, Daniel Yee Tak Fong and Janet Yuen Ha Wong Tags: Research Source Type: research

Determinants of health-related quality of life decline in interstitial lung disease
Health-related quality of life (HRQL) in interstitial lung disease (ILD) patients is impaired. We aimed to identify baseline predictors for HRQL decline within a 12-month observation period. (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - October 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Phillen Nozibuyiso Maqhuzu, Boglarka L. Szentes, Michael Kreuter, Thomas Bahmer, Nicolas Kahn, Martin Claussen, Rolf Holle and Larissa Schwarzkopf Tags: Research Source Type: research

Translation, cross-cultural adaptation and validation of the Slovenian version of Harris Hip Score
The Harris Hip Score is the most widely used outcome measure for the assessment of hip pathologies. An official Slovenian version has not been culturally adapted and validated. The aim of this study was to cre... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - October 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Petra Josipovi ć, Metka Moharič and Dea Salamon Tags: Research Source Type: research

Cross-cultural adaptation, validity, and reliability of the Nepali version of the Exercise Adherence Rating Scale: a methodological study
The Exercise Adherence Rating Scale (EARS) is a commonly used outcome tool, which helps to identify the adherence rate of exercises and reasons for adherence and non-adherence. There is no evidence of the avai... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - October 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Shambhu P. Adhikari, Rubee Dev and Jayana N. Shrestha Tags: Research Source Type: research

Chemotherapy use and quality of life in cancer patients at the end of life: an integrative review
When curative treatments are no longer available for cancer patients, the aim of treatment is palliative. The emphasis of palliative care is on optimizing quality of life and provided support for patients near... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - October 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Elham Akhlaghi, Rebecca H. Lehto, Mohsen Torabikhah, Hamid Sharif Nia, Ahmad Taheri, Ehsan Zaboli and Ameneh Yaghoobzadeh Tags: Review Source Type: research

EQ-5D-5L Slovenian population norms
The study aims to present Slovenian EQ-5D-5L population norms for different age and gender subgroups that can be used as reference values in future studies concerning health status. The secondary aim is to com... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - October 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Valentina Prevolnik Rupel and Marko Ogorevc Tags: Research Source Type: research

Cross-cultural adaptation and construct validity of the German version of the Adult Social Care Outcomes Toolkit for service users (German ASCOT)
There has been considerable interest in using the Adult Social Care Outcomes Toolkit (ASCOT), developed in England, to measure quality-of-life outcomes of long-term care (LTC-QoL) service provision in national... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - October 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Birgit Trukeschitz, Judith Litschauer, Assma Hajji, Judith Kieninger, Adiam Schoch, Juliette Malley, Stacey Rand, Ismo Linnosmaa and Julien Forder Tags: Research Source Type: research

Translation and validation of the Short HIV Stigma scale in Brazilian Portuguese
HIV-related stigma, or the degree to which people living with HIV endorse negative stereotypes associated with HIV, is associated with poor continuum of care outcomes. We translated the 12-item Short HIV Stigm... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - October 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Paula M. Luz, Thiago S. Torres, Celline C. Almeida-Brasil, Luana M. S. Marins, Daniel R. B. Bezerra, Valdilea G. Veloso, Beatriz Grinsztejn, Daphna Harel and Brett D. Thombs Tags: Research Source Type: research

Cross-cultural adaptation and validation of the Amsterdam Instrumental Activities of Daily Living questionnaire short version German for Switzerland
Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADL) limitations are associated with reduced health-related quality of life for people with mild cognitive impairment (MCI). For these people, the assessment of IADL i... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - October 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Marina Bruderer-Hofstetter, Mark A. Dubbelman, Andr é Meichtry, Florian Koehn, Thomas Münzer, Roos J. Jutten, Philip Scheltens, Sietske A. M. Sikkes and Karin Niedermann Tags: Research Source Type: research

Responsiveness and minimal clinically important difference of the EQ-5D-5L in cervical intraepithelial neoplasia: a longitudinal study
With the widespread clinical application of the five-level version of the EuroQol five-dimensional questionnaire (EQ-5D-5L), whether the questionnaire scores are responsive to changes in patients ’ health and h... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - October 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Xin Hu, Mingxia Jing, Mei Zhang, Ping Yang and Xiaolong Yan Tags: Research Source Type: research

The relationship between health-related quality of life, acceptance of illness and characteristics of pregnant women with hyperglycemia
The study was performed to evaluate the association between socio-demographic factors on the one hand, and quality of life and illness acceptance on the other, in pregnant women with hyperglycemia. (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - October 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Gra żyna Iwanowicz-Palus, Marta Zarajczyk and Agnieszka Bień Tags: Research Source Type: research

The (cost-)effectiveness and cost-utility of a novel integrative care initiative for patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain: the pragmatic trial protocol of Network Pain Rehabilitation Limburg
Rehabilitation care for patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain (CMP) is not optimally organized. The Network Pain Rehabilitation Limburg 2.0 (NPRL2.0) provides integrated care with a biopsychosocial approa... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - October 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Cynthia Lamper, Ivan P. J. Huijnen, Mari ëlle E. J. B. Goossens, Bjorn Winkens, Dirk Ruwaard, Jeanine A. M. C. F. Verbunt and Mariëlle E. Kroese Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research