Validity and reliability of the Persian version of the psychosocial impact of dental aesthetics questionnaire
The psychosocial impact of dental aesthetics questionnaire (PIDAQ) is an efficient tool for assessment of oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL). It evaluates the effect of dental esthetics on the psychosoc... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - July 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Navid Naseri, Tahereh Baherimoghadam, Reza Rasooli, Moein Hamzeh and Fahimeh Merikh Tags: Research Source Type: research

Cross-cultural adaptation, reliability, and validity of the Vertigo symptom scale –short form in the central Kurdish dialect
Core vestibular symptoms are vague, hard for patients to describe, and difficult for examiners to quantify. Reliable and validated patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) have obtained acceptance and popular... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - July 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Sherko Saeed F. Zmnako and Yousif Ibrahim Chalabi Tags: Research Source Type: research

The relationship between endometriosis-related pelvic pain and symptom frequency, and subjective wellbeing
This exploratory study sought to establish the relationship between endometriosis-related pelvic pain, endometriosis symptom-frequency, and women ’s subjective wellbeing (SWB). (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - July 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Georgia Rush, RoseAnne Misajon, John A. Hunter, John Gardner and Kerry S. O ’Brien Tags: Short report Source Type: research

Association of physical activity, sedentary time, and sleep duration on the health-related quality of life of college students in Northeast China
College life represents a key transitional period in the life of young adults that is marked by increased social engagement; living habits acquired during this period have implications on the future life of co... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - July 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yinjian Ge, Shimeng Xin, Dechun Luan, Zhili Zou, Mengting Liu, Xue Bai and Qian Gao Tags: Research Source Type: research

Quality of life in adults with muscular dystrophy
Muscle weakness is a defining characteristic of Muscular Dystrophy (MD); however, yet while speculated, objective measures of muscle weakness has not been reported in relation to quality of life in adults with... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - July 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Matthew F. Jacques, Rachel C. Stockley, Gladys L. Onambele-Pearson, Neil D. Reeves, Georgina K. Stebbings, Ellen A. Dawson, Lynne Groves and Christopher I. Morse Tags: Research Source Type: research

Structured literature review of patient-reported outcome (PRO) instruments in adult tonsillectomy or tonsillotomy
Instruments that measure the patient-reported outcome and quality of life are essential to assess the treatment success of any medical intervention. This review represents valid and reliable outcome assessment... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - July 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Alicia Seethaler, Claudia Rudack and Christoph Spiekermann Tags: Review Source Type: research

Well-being and health-related quality of life in new-generation migrant workers in Zhejiang province, China
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the reliability and validity of the multiple happiness questionnaire (MHQ) in new-generation migrant workers (NGMW), to compare the difference of well-being and Health-... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - July 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Haiyan XING, Wei YU, Weiqian CHEN and Xiaoqi CHENG Tags: Research Source Type: research

Validation of the Indonesian version of multiple sclerosis quality of life-54 (MSQOL-54 INA) questionnaire
The objective... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - July 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Riwanti Estiasari, Syarly Melani, A. A. A. Agung Kusumawardhani, David Pangeran, Yuhyi Fajrina, Kartika Maharani and Darma Imran Tags: Research Source Type: research

The Iranian version of geriatric anxiety inventory (GAI-P): a validation study
This study aimed to assess the psychometric properties of the Persian version of the Geriatric ... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - July 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Razieh Bandari, Majideh Heravi-Karimooi, Mojgan Miremadi, Leila Mohebbi and Ali Montazeri Tags: Research Source Type: research

Impact of type 2 diabetes treated with non-insulin medication and number of diabetes-coexisting diseases on EQ-5D-5  L index scores in the Finnish population
Type 2 diabetes (T2D) causes significant health and economic burden. In addition to comorbidities there are also coexisting diseases linked to obesity, lifestyle and T2D. The aim of this study was to examine t... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - July 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Kari Jalkanen, Emma Aarnio, Piia Lavikainen, Hanna-Mari Jauhonen, Hannes Enlund and Janne Martikainen Tags: Research Source Type: research

Health related quality of life in multimorbidity: a primary-care based study from Odisha, India
Multimorbidity, the coexistence of two or more chronic conditions is increasingly prevalent in primary care populations. Despite reports on its adverse impact on health outcomes, functioning and well-being, it... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - July 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Sanghamitra Pati, Subhashisa Swain, J. Andr é Knottnerus, Job F. M. Metsemakers and Marjan van den Akker Tags: Research Source Type: research

Differential item functioning of the SF-12 in a population-based regional joint replacement registry
Joint replacement, an increasingly common procedure amongst older adults, can substantially improve health-related quality of life (HRQoL). However, differential item functioning (DIF) may affect the accurate ... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - July 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Iraj Yadegari, Eric Bohm, Olawale F. Ayilara, Lixia Zhang, Richard Sawatzky, Tolulope T. Sajobi and Lisa M. Lix Tags: Research Source Type: research

Fatigue level changes with time in long-term Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma survivors: a joint EORTC-LYSA cross-sectional study
Long-term lymphoma survivors often complain of persistent fatigue that remains unexplained. While largely reported in Hodgkin lymphoma (HL), long-term fatigue is poorly documented in non-Hodgkin lymphomas (NHL... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - July 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Rapha ël Busson, Marleen van der Kaaij, Nicolas Mounier, Berthe M. P. Aleman, Catherine Thiéblemont, Aspasia Stamatoullas, Vincent Ribrag, Hervé Tilly, Corinne Haioun, René-Olivier Casasnovas, Hanneke C. Kluin-Nelemans and Michel Henry-Amar Tags: Research Source Type: research

MCDA-based deliberation to value health states: lessons learned from a pilot study
Health economists have shown a growing interest in deliberation and multi-criteria decision analysis (MCDA) as possible pathways to transparently integrate value judgments in cost-utility analyses. In line wit... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - July 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Fabia Gansen, Julian Klinger and Wolf Rogowski Tags: Research Source Type: research

Gastrointestinal symptoms - an illness burden that affects daily work in patients with IBS
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a chronic gastrointestinal disorder characterised by recurrent abdominal pain and disturbed bowel habits and unclear aetiology. IBS is also associated with psychosocial factor... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - July 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Åshild Faresjö, Susanna Walter, Anna-Karin Norlin, Tomas Faresjö and Michael P. Jones Tags: Research Source Type: research

Features and impact of missing values in the association of self-rated health with mortality in care homes: a longitudinal study
The objective of this study is to analyze SRH as a predictor of mortality in the institutionalized older population and the characte... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - June 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Mar ía del Pilar Rodríguez-García, Alba Ayala, Carmen Rodríguez-Blázquez, Pablo Martínez-Martín, Maria João Forjaz and Javier Damián Tags: Research Source Type: research

The effects of the combined exercise intervention based on internet and social media software (CEIBISMS) on quality of life, muscle strength and cardiorespiratory capacity in Chinese postoperative breast cancer patients:a randomized controlled trial
Breast cancer (BC) patients who undergo surgery followed by radiotherapy and chemotherapy have limitations on physical activity which will lead to a decreased quality of life and poor physical fitness level. T... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - June 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Xiaosheng Dong, Xiangren Yi, Dezong Gao, Zan Gao, Shuyuan Huang, Mengyao Chao, Wenxin Chen and Meng Ding Tags: Research Source Type: research

Psychosocial dental impact in adult orthodontic patients: what about health competence?
Several studies have assessed the psychological benefits of orthodontic treatment; however, the impact of competence on psychological benefits remains unknown. (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - June 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Mar ía José González, Martín Romero and Cecilia Peñacoba Tags: Research Source Type: research

The association between multimorbidity and health-related quality of life: a cross-sectional survey among community middle-aged and elderly residents in southern China
Multimorbidity is common among the middle-aged and elderly residents. And it is associated to the reduction of health-related quality of life (HRQoL), including physical and psychological dimensions. However, ... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - June 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Xin-Yu Bao, Yi-Xian Xie, Xiao-Xia Zhang, Xin Peng, Jun-Xuan Huang, Qing-Feng Du and Pei-Xi Wang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Migraine-Specific Quality of Life Questionnaire Chinese version 2.1 (MSQv2.1-C): psychometric evaluation in patients with migraine
Migraine ranks as the third most prevalent disease and the seventh most common cause of disability worldwide. To better understand the impact of migraine on the quality of life of individuals with this diagnos... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - June 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Hao-Yuan Chang, Mark P. Jensen, Chih-Chao Yang and Yeur-Hur Lai Tags: Research Source Type: research

Impact of missing data on bias and precision when estimating change in patient-reported outcomes from a clinical registry
Clinical registries, which capture information about the health and healthcare use of patients with a health condition or treatment, often contain patient-reported outcomes (PROs) that provide insights about t... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - June 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Olawale F. Ayilara, Lisa Zhang, Tolulope T. Sajobi, Richard Sawatzky, Eric Bohm and Lisa M. Lix Tags: Research Source Type: research

Clinimetric evaluation and clinical outcomes of the Dutch version of the Chronic Ear Survey
To validate and evaluate the reliability of the Dutch version of the Chronic Ear Survey (CES) in patients suffering from Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media (CSOM) and to evaluate clinical outcomes of surgery usi... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - June 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: S. Geerse, R. J. de Haan, M. J. F. de Wolf, F. A. Ebbens and E. van Spronsen Tags: Research Source Type: research

The impact of occupation-based problem-solving strategies training in women with breast cancer
By identifying the occupations of women with breast cancer who have performance problems, to examine the impact of the application of occupation-based problem-solving strategies (OB-PSS) training on cancer-rel... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - June 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Sedef Şahin and Mine Uyanık Tags: Research Source Type: research

Medium-term health-related quality of life in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension treated with goal-oriented sequential combination therapy based on exercise capacity
Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) remains a life-threatening condition, despite modern therapies. We prospectively investigated the therapeutic health-related quality of life (HRQOL) effects of goal-orient... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - June 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Akihiro Hirashiki, Shiro Adachi, Naoki Okumura, Yoshihisa Nakano, Shigetake Shimokata, Atsuya Shimizu, Hidenori Arai, Kenji Toba, Toyoaki Murohara and Takahisa Kondo Tags: Research Source Type: research

Prevalence and risk factors associated with the comprehensive needs of cancer patients in China
The incidence and mortality rates of cancer have been increasing in developing countries, particularly in Asia. Therefore to provide optimal comprehensive care to the cancer patients, the care plan must focus ... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - June 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Xin-Shuang Zhao, Hong-Yun Wang, Luo-Ling Zhang, Yan-Hua Liu, Hai-Yan Chen and Ying Wang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Exploring the links between population density, lifestyle, and being overweight: secondary data analyses of middle-aged and older Chinese adults
The increasing prevalence of obesity across all age groups has become a major health concern in China. Previous studies have found strong links between population density, sedentary lifestyle, and the risk of ... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - June 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ruoyu Wang, Zhixin Feng, Desheng Xue, Ye Liu and Rong Wu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Quality of life reported by survivors after hospitalization for Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS)
Data are lacking on impact of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) among survivors. (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - June 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Sarah Batawi, Nehal Tarazan, Rajaa Al-Raddadi, Eman Al Qasim, Anees Sindi, Sameera AL Johni, Fahad M. Al-Hameed, Yaseen M. Arabi, Timothy M. Uyeki and Basem M. Alraddadi Tags: Research Source Type: research

Development and content validity of the Lupus Foundation of America rapid evaluation of activity in lupus (LFA-REAL ™): a patient-reported outcome measure for lupus disease activity
The LFA REAL ™ is a measurement system for evaluating lupus disease activity from both clinician and patient perspectives. Patients’ viewpoints are captured using a patient-reported outcome (PRO) questionnaire.... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - June 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Anca D. Askanase, R. Paola Daly, Miya Okado, Kayla Neville, Avery Pong, Leslie M. Hanrahan and Joan T. Merrill Tags: Research Source Type: research

Mapping analysis to estimate EQ-5D utility values using the COPD assessment test in Korea
There is no research on mapping algorithms between EQ-5D and COPD assessment test (CAT) in Korea. The purpose of this study was to develop mapping algorithms that predict EQ-5D-3  L utility from the CAT in pati... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - June 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jaeok Lim, Sang-Eun Choi, Eunmi Bae, Daewon Kang, Eun-A Lim and Gyeong-Seon Shin Tags: Research Source Type: research

Vision-related quality of life considering both eyes: results from the German population-based Gutenberg Health Study (GHS)
Most definitions of visual impairment focus on the status of the better-seeing eye only, but this approach might underestimate the influence of the worse-seeing eye on the vision-related quality of life (VRQoL). (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - June 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Stefan Nickels, Alexander K. Schuster, Heike Elflein, Christian Wolfram, Andreas Schulz, Thomas M ünzel, Manfred E. Beutel, Irene Schmidtmann, Robert P. Finger and Norbert Pfeiffer Tags: Research Source Type: research

Association between oral health-related quality of life and depressive symptoms in Chinese college students: Fitness Improvement Tactics in Youths (FITYou) project
This study aimed to investigate a gender-specific association between oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) and depressive symptoms in college students, as there are limited relevant studies conducted a... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - June 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Zheng Zhang, Ying Tian, Fei Zhong, Cai-fu Li, Shu-mei Dong, Yan Huang, Xing-er Liu and Cong Huang Tags: Research Source Type: research

The Dyspnea-ALS-Scale (DALS-15) optimizes individual treatment in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) suffering from dyspnea
Dyspnea is frequent in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and one of the most bothersome symptoms. The recently developed Dyspnea-ALS-Scale (DALS-15) is a disease-specific patient-reported outcome to detect a... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - June 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Susanne Vogt, Stefanie Schreiber, Hans-Jochen Heinze, Reinhard Dengler, Susanne Petri and Stefan Vielhaber Tags: Short report Source Type: research

The impact of adverse events on health-related quality of life among patients receiving treatment for drug-resistant tuberculosis in Johannesburg, South Africa
Adverse events (AEs) are common during treatment of drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB). Little is known about the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of patients receiving treatment for DR-TB or the effect... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tembeka Sineke, Denise Evans, Kathryn Schnippel, Heleen van Aswegen, Rebecca Berhanu, Nozipho Musakwa, Elisabet L önnmark, Lawrence Long and Sydney Rosen Tags: Research Source Type: research

The impact of workplace violence on job satisfaction, job burnout, and turnover intention: the mediating role of social support
Workplace violence (WPV) is a global public health problem and has caused a serious threat to the physical and mental health of healthcare workers. Moreover, WPV also has an adverse effect on the workplace beh... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Xiaojian Duan, Xin Ni, Lei Shi, Leijing Zhang, Yuan Ye, Huitong Mu, Zhe Li, Xin Liu, Lihua Fan and Yongchen Wang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Content validity of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network – Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy – Breast Cancer Symptom Index (NFBSI-16) and Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) Physical Function Short Form with advanced breast cancer patients
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the content validity of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network – Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy – Breast Cancer Symptom Index (NFBSI-16) and the Patient-Rep... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Meaghan Krohe, Derek H. Tang, Brittany Klooster, Dennis Revicki, Nina Galipeau and David Cella Tags: Research Source Type: research

Change in physical activity and quality of life in endometrial cancer survivors receiving a physical activity intervention
Endometrial cancer survivors are at an increased risk of poor quality of life outcomes. Physical activity is positively associated with general quality of life in this population, however, little is known abou... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 27, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Michael C. Robertson, Elizabeth J. Lyons, Jaejoon Song, Matthew Cox-Martin, Yisheng Li, Charles E. Green, Bernardine M. Pinto, Cindy L. Carmack, Carol Harrison, George Baum and Karen M. Basen-Engquist Tags: Short report Source Type: research

Health-related quality of life in pregnancy with uterine fibroid: a cross-sectional study in China
Uterine fibroids (UFs) are the most common benign tumors in women. They are likely to cause numerous clinical symptoms, such as pain, menorrhagia, and other obstetric complications in pregnant women. This stud... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Wai-Kit Ming, Huailiang Wu, Yanxin Wu, Hanqing Chen, Tian Meng, Yiwei Shen, Ziyu Wang, Xinyu Huang, Weiwei Sun, Tik Sang Chow, Yuan Wang, Wenjing Ding, Haitian Chen, Zhuyu Li and Zilian Wang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Health-related quality of life in undergraduate women using any contraceptive
The aim of this research was to assess university students ’ health-related quality of life whether they use some contraceptive method or not. (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Fatima Leon-Larios, Cinta G Vazquez-Valeo, Alicia Sanchez-Sanchez, Diego Gomez-Baya, Juana Mac ías-Seda and M Nieves Cabezas-Palacios Tags: Research Source Type: research

Coping with age-related hearing loss: patient-caregiver dyad effects on quality of life
Patients with age -related hearing loss (ARHL) and their natural caregivers have to confront a disability that produces progressive lifestyle changes. There is an interest in studying the ability of patients a... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: S ébastien Lazzarotto, Florence Martin, Anne Saint-Laurent, Zeinab Hamidou, Valérie Aghababian, Pascal Auquier and Karine Baumstarck Tags: Research Source Type: research

A DELPHI study on aspects of study design to overcome knowledge gaps on the burden of disease caused by serogroup B invasive meningococcal disease
Value assessment of vaccination programs against serogroup B invasive meningococcal disease (IMD) is on the agenda of public health authorities. Current evidence on the burden due to IMD is unfit for pinning d... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ole Marten, Florian Koerber, David Bloom, Monika Bullinger, Corinne Buysse, Hannah Christensen, Philippe De Wals, Christian Dohna-Schwake, Philipp Henneke, Markus Kirchner, Markus Knuf, Burkhard Lawrenz, Andrea L. Monteiro, Joseph Patrick Sevilla, Nicolas Tags: Research Source Type: research

Quality of life 10 years after cardiac surgery in adults: a long-term follow-up study
Quality of life (QoL) is a multifactorial concept that assesses physical and mental health. We prospectively studied the quality of life of patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery using... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Andrea Perrotti, Fiona Ecarnot, Francesco Monaco, Enrica Dorigo, Palmiero Monteleone, Guillaume Besch and Sidney Chocron Tags: Research Source Type: research

Confirming the factor structure of a generic quality of life instrument among pre-treatment substance use disorder patients
Quality of life (QoL) is a patient-reported outcome of increasing importance in the substance use disorder (SUD) treatment field, and impaired QoL may be an important impetus for treatment uptake. Instruments ... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ashley Elizabeth Muller, Svetlana Skurtveit and Thomas Clausen Tags: Short report Source Type: research

Socioeconomic inequalities in adult oral health across different ethnic groups in England
This study explored the role of socioeconomic position (SEP) in explaining ethnic inequalities in oral health; and the consist... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Elsa K. Delgado-Angulo, Munisha Mangal and Eduardo Bernab é Tags: Research Source Type: research

Mapping the medical outcomes study HIV health survey (MOS-HIV) to the EuroQoL 5 Dimension (EQ-5D-3  L) utility index
This study aims to map the Me... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 10, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yuan Shi, Jennifer Thompson, A. Sarah Walker, Nicholas I. Paton and Yin Bun Cheung Tags: Research Source Type: research

Development and calibration of a novel social relationship item bank to measure health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in Singapore
Social relationships (SR) is an important domain of health-related quality of life. We developed and calibrated a novel item bank to measure SR in Singapore, a multi-ethnic city in Southeast Asia. (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yu Heng Kwan, Elenore Judy Uy, Dianne Carrol Bautista, Xiaohui Xin, Yunshan Xiao, Geok Ling Lee, Mythily Subramaniam, Janhavi Ajit Vaingankar, Mei Fen Chan, Nisha Kumar, Yin Bun Cheung, Terrance Siang Jin Chua and Julian Thumboo Tags: Research Source Type: research

Health-related quality of life and mental health in children and adolescents with strabismus – results of the representative population-based survey KiGGS
To estimate the effect of strabismus (squinting) on mental health and health-related quality of life aspects in children and adolescents. (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Alexander K. Schuster, Heike M. Elflein, Roman Pokora, Martin Schlaud, Franz Baumgarten and Michael S. Urschitz Tags: Research Source Type: research

Usability of daily SF36 questionnaires to capture the QALD variation experienced after vaccination with AS03A-adjuvanted monovalent influenza A (H5N1) vaccine in a safety and tolerability study
This study aims to describe the short-term reactogenicity of the AS03-adjuvanted H5N1 vaccine expressed through adverse events (AEs) and quality-adjusted life-day (QALD) scores. The AEs are likely to be short-... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: B. Standaert, T. Dort, J. Linden, A. Madan, S. Bart, L. Chu, M. S. Hayney, M. Kosinski, R. Kroll, J. Malak, G. Meier, N. Segall and A. Schuind Tags: Research Source Type: research

Clostridium difficile Infection –Daily Symptoms (CDI-DaySyms™) questionnaire: psychometric characteristics and responder thresholds
The purpose of the current study was to determine the final content validation, psychometric characteristics, clinically meaningful improvement, and responder thresholds of the Clostridium difficile infection (CD... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: George H. Talbot, Leah Kleinman, Evan Davies, Elke Hunsche, Dennis Revicki, Laurie Roberts, Daniel Rosenberg and Carl Erik Nord Tags: Research Source Type: research

Quality of life, symptoms, and sleep quality of elderly with end-stage renal disease receiving conservative management: a systematic review
Older patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) have experienced diminished quality of life and debilitating symptoms. Conservative management may be a potential treatment option. Currently, limited studies... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Qingli Ren, Qifang Shi, Tong Ma, Jing Wang, Qian Li and Xiaomei Li Tags: Review Source Type: research

Is reduced dentition with and without dental prosthesis associate with oral health-related quality of life? A cross-sectional study
Oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) has important implications for the clinical practice of dentistry and dental research and should contribute to professional judgment about restorative treatments an... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Raquel Concei ção Ferreira, Ichiro Kawachi, João Gabriel Silva Souza, Fernanda Lamounier Campos, Loliza Luiz Figueiredo Houri Chalub and José Leopoldo Ferreira Antunes Tags: Research Source Type: research