Practical issues encountered while determining Minimal Clinically Important Difference in Patient-Reported Outcomes
Using a real dataset, we highlighted several major methodological issues raised by the estimation of the Minimal Clinically Important Difference (MCID) of a Patient-Reported Outcomes instrument. We especially ... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Pascal Woaye-Hune, Jean-Benoit Hardouin, Paul-Antoine Lehur, Guillaume Meurette and Antoine Vanier Tags: Research Source Type: research

Poverty and health-related quality of life: a cross-sectional study in rural China
The association between poverty and health has been widely assessed. However, whether the association between poverty and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) holds among different groups is unknown. This st... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Zhong Li and Liang Zhang Tags: Research Source Type: research

The differences in self-perceptions of aging, health-related quality of life and their association between urban and rural Chinese older hypertensive patients
Most hypertensive clients are elderly, whose health-related quality of life (HRQL) may be associated with self-perceptions of aging (older individuals ’ beliefs about their own aging). Meanwhile, culture and he... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yunying Hou, Qing Wu, Dandan Zhang, Xiaohong Jin, Wenya Wu and Xiaohua Wang Tags: Research Source Type: research

The association of hearing impairment and its severity with physical and mental health among Chinese middle-aged and older adults
Hearing impairment is a common chronic condition which can be closely related to people ’s health. However, current studies on this topic are quite limited in developing countries, and few with standardized aud... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Xin Ye, Dawei Zhu, Siyuan Chen and Ping He Tags: Research Source Type: research

Development of two psychological experience questionnaires for screening violence-related mental health disorders of non-psychiatric inpatients
Increased violent events happen in the general hospitals in China and yet non-psychiatric departments do not have tools for violence-tendency screening. (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yanjun Meng, Yuling Li, Hongbao Cao, Yong Xu and Binquan Wang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Health-related quality of life among Jewish older persons in Mexico and its determinants
Aging research in Mexico has significantly increased in the past decades, however, little is known on health related quality of life (HRQoL) of older adults. The aim of this study was to expand this field by e... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Mariana L ópez-Ortega and Mina Konigsberg Tags: Research Source Type: research

Proxy reporting of health-related quality of life for people with dementia: a psychometric solution
The growing move towards personalised health and social care systems means that every effort needs to be made to generate patient-reported outcome data. However, the deteriorating nature of dementia can make i... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: S. C. Smith, A. A. J. Hendriks, S. J. Cano and N. Black Tags: Research Source Type: research

How does the EQ-5D-Y Proxy version 1 perform in 3, 4 and 5-year-old children?
The EQ-5D-Y Proxy is currently recommended for Health Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) measurement in children aged 4 –8 years of age. However, it has only been validated in children over six years of age. The a... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Janine Verstraete, Andrew Lloyd, Des Scott and Jennifer Jelsma Tags: Research Source Type: research

Interaction of sleep quality and anxiety on quality of life in individuals with type 2 diabetes mellitus
This study aimed to assess the interactive effects of poor sleep quality and anxious symptoms on the quali... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Dong Dong, Peian Lou, Jian Wang, Pan Zhang, Jianquan Sun, Guiqiu Chang and Chunrong Xu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Correction to: Health-related quality of life measured using the EQ-5D-5  L: population norms for the capital of Iran
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Zahra Emrani, Ali Akbari Sari, Hojjat Zeraati, Alireza Olyaeemanesh and Rajabali Daroudi Tags: Correction Source Type: research

The mediating effect of social support on uncertainty in illness and quality of life of female cancer survivors: a cross-sectional study
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Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Insook Lee and Changseung Park Tags: Research Source Type: research

Exploring the relation between the EQ-5D-5L pain/discomfort and pain and itching in a sample of burn patients
This study explored how pain, itching and the EQ-5D-5L PD domain relate to each other in a sam... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: I. Spronk, G. J. Bonsel, S. Polinder, M. E. van Baar, M. F. Janssen and J. A. Haagsma Tags: Research Source Type: research

Update on the psychometric properties and minimal important difference (MID) thresholds of the FACT-M questionnaire for use in treatment-na ïve and previously treated patients with metastatic Merkel cell carcinoma
For valid and reliable assessment of patients ’ Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL), it is crucial to use psychometrically robust instruments. In the context of rare diseases such as Merkel cell carcinoma (M... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Murtuza Bharmal, Sandra Nolte, Micka ël Henry-Szatkowski, Meliessa Hennessy and Michael Schlichting Tags: Short report Source Type: research

Cross-cultural adaptation and validation in spanish of the malocclusion impact questionnaire (MIQ)
The Malocclusion Impact Questionnaire (MIQ) is a condition-specific measure that assesses the impact of malocclusion on Oral Health-Related Quality of Life (OHRQoL). The aim of this study was to cross-cultural... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: B árbara Hope, Carlos Zaror, Paulo Sandoval, Mario Garay and David L. Streiner Tags: Research Source Type: research

Self-reported and parent proxy reported functional impairment among pediatric cancer survivors and controls
A unique and limiting component in the research on functional impairment among children has been the exclusive use of parent proxy reports about child functioning; and there is limited information regarding th... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Sarah J. Erickson, Sarah Hile, Nicole Kubinec and Robert D. Annett Tags: Research Source Type: research

Health-related qualify of life, angina type and coronary artery disease in patients with stable chest pain
Health-related quality of life (HRQoL) is impaired in patients with stable angina but patients often present with other forms of chest pain. The aim of this study was to compare the pre-diagnostic HRQoL in pat... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Nina Rieckmann, Konrad Neumann, Sarah Feger, Paolo Ibes, Adriane Napp, Daniel Preu ß, Henryk Dreger, Gudrun Feuchtner, Fabian Plank, Vojtěch Suchánek, Josef Veselka, Thomas Engstrøm, Klaus F. Kofoed, Stephen Schröder, Thomas Zelesny, Matthias Gutberl Tags: Research Source Type: research

Health-related quality of life among children with transfusion-dependent thalassemia: A cross-sectional study in Malaysia
This study provides an updated health-related quality of life (HRQoL) assessment for children with ... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Asrul Akmal Shafie, Irwinder Kaur Chhabra, Jacqueline Hui Yi Wong, Noor Syahireen Mohammed, Hishamshah Mohd Ibrahim and Hamidah Alias Tags: Research Source Type: research

Validation and clinical interpretation of the St George ’s respiratory questionnaire for COPD (SGRQ-C) after adaptation to Malaysian language and culture, in patients with COPD
Cultural differences affect the administration and results of health status questionnaires. “Cross cultural adaptation” ensures retention of psychometric properties such as validity and reliability at an item ... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Anees ur Rehman, Mohamed Azmi Ahmad Hassali, Sabariah Noor Harun, Sameen Abbas, Jaya Muneswarao, Irfhan Ali Bin Hyder Ali and Rabia Hussain Tags: Research Source Type: research

Item analysis of the Eating Assessment Tool (EAT-10) by the Rasch model: a secondary analysis of cross-sectional survey data obtained among community-dwelling elders
The Eating Assessment Tool (EAT-10) is increasingly used to screen for self-perceived oropharyngeal dysphagia (OD) in community-dwelling elders. A summated EAT-10 total score ranges from 0 to 40, with a score  ... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tina Hansen and Annette Kjaersgaard Tags: Research Source Type: research

Health-related quality of life and its influencing factors in adult patients with localized scleroderma - a cross-sectional study
Localized Scleroderma (LoS) is an autoimmune connective tissue disease that affects skin and less commonly subcutaneous tissues. The illness occurs in children and adults, and may have a serious impact on heal... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Anna Lis- Święty, Alina Skrzypek-Salamon, Irmina Ranosz-Janicka and Ligia Brzezińska-Wcisło Tags: Short report Source Type: research

Quality of life during chemotherapy, hormonotherapy or antiHER2 therapy of patients with advanced, metastatic breast cancer in clinical practice
Breast cancer is one of the most important health problems in the world. In recent years, this cancer has achieved a reduction in mortality, which is attributed to the introduction of mass screening and greate... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Krzysztof Adamowicz and Zuzanna Baczkowska-Waliszewska Tags: Research Source Type: research

The impact of type 1 diabetes on young adults ’ health-related quality of life
Young adulthood is a challenging period for people with diabetes mellitus type 1 (T1DM) as they are facing multiple life transitions while managing a demanding disease. This poses a risk for impaired health-re... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Madelon B. Bronner, Mari ëlle A. C. Peeters, Jane N. T. Sattoe and AnneLoes van Staa Tags: Research Source Type: research

Psychometric properties of the Chinese version of the modified polycystic ovary syndrome health-related quality-of-life questionnaire
The modified polycystic ovary syndrome health-related quality-of-life questionnaire (MPCOSQ) is a 30-item instrument measuring quality-of-life in English-speaking patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yun-yun Luo, Xiao-lin Xu and Xiao-bin Li Tags: Research Source Type: research

Factors associated with health related quality of life of patients with stroke in Sri Lankan context
Stroke is a major global health concern which affects the health related quality of life (HRQOL). As the prevalence of stroke is increasing especially in lower-middle income countries, it is vital to identify ... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Pramudika Nirmani Kariyawasam, Kithsiri Dedduwa Pathirana and Don Chandana Hewage Tags: Research Source Type: research

The effect of weight loss and exercise on Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQOL) following Endoscopic Bariatric Therapies (EBT) for obesity
Endoscopic bariatric therapies (EBT) have demonstrated to induce weight loss and improve comorbidities in obese patients. However, little is known about its impact on health-related quality of life (HRQOL) out... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Gontrand Lopez-Nava, Ravishankar Asokkumar, T. Lacruz, A. Rull, L. Beltran and Inmaculada Bautista-Casta ño Tags: Research Source Type: research

Creation and validation of the 4-item BriefPCS-chronic through methodological triangulation
The Pain Catastrophizing Scale (PCS) is a widely used self-report tool to evaluate pain related catastrophizing. The PCS was developed using classical test theory and has been shown to be psychometrically soun... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: David M. Walton, Swati Mehta, Wonjin Seo and Joy C. MacDermid Tags: Research Source Type: research

Practice guidelines on migrants ’ health: assessment of their quality and reporting
Migrants may carry with them communicable and non communicable diseases as they move to the host country. Screening migrants may help in improving their health status and in preventing the spread of infections... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tamara Lotfi, Mohamad I. Itani, Pamela Howeiss, Lama Kilzar, Nesrine A. Rizk and Elie A. Akl Tags: Research Source Type: research

Health-related quality of life among community-dwelling people aged 80  years and over: a cross-sectional study in France
The proportion of people living to a very old age is continuously increasing. One of the possibilities explored in policies and services to meet this health and societal challenge is to encourage the very old ... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Isabelle Jalenques, Fabien Rondepierre, Chlo é Rachez, Sophie Lauron and Candy Guiguet-Auclair Tags: Research Source Type: research

Using Rasch measurement theory to assess the psychometric properties of a depressive symptoms scale in Norwegian adolescents
Scales measuring depressive symptoms in adolescents and adults are widely used for epidemiological purposes. The purpose of this study is to use Rasch measurement theory to examine the psychometric properties ... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Annette L øvheim Kleppang, Anne Mari Steigen and Hanne Søberg Finbråten Tags: Research Source Type: research

Understanding the burden of illness of excessive daytime sleepiness associated with obstructive sleep apnea: a qualitative study
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is associated with excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS), which may go undiagnosed and can significantly impair a patient ’s health-related quality of life (HRQOL). This qualitative r... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Laura Tesler Waldman, Sairam Parthasarathy, Kathleen F. Villa, Morgan Bron, Shay Bujanover and Meryl Brod Tags: Research Source Type: research

Applicability of health promoting lifestyle profile-II for postmenopausal women in Sri Lanka; a validation study
In this study we evaluated the applicability of HPLP-II to assess the ... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Nirmala Rathnayake, Gayani Alwis, Janaka Lenora and Sarath Lekamwasam Tags: Research Source Type: research

Relationship of different intensities of physical activity and quality of life in postmenopausal women
It is known that the elderly population remains most of the time in light activity. Physical activity plays a key role in the primary prevention of chronic diseases to mitigate various deleterious effects of a... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Juliana Felipe, Juliana Viezel, Andr éa Dias Reis, Emili Amice da Costa Barros, Thais Reis Silva de Paulo, Lucas Melo Neves and Ismael Forte Freitas Júnior Tags: Research Source Type: research

Informing the measurement of wellbeing among young people living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa for policy evaluations: a mixed-methods systematic review
Young people living with HIV (YPLHIV) in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) are at high risk of having a poor quality of life. Addressing wellbeing explicitly within HIV/AIDS policies could assist mitigation efforts. Ho... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Darshini Govindasamy, Janet Seeley, Ioana D. Olaru, Alison Wiyeh, Catherine Mathews and Giulia Ferrari Tags: Review Source Type: research

Is the Patient Activation Measure a valid measure of osteoarthritis self-management attitudes and capabilities? Results of a Rasch analysis
The Patient Activation Measure (PAM-13) was developed using Rasch analysis to assess knowledge, skills and confidence in the management of one ’s health. Previous studies report positive relationships between P... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: J. P. Eyles, M. Ferreira, K. Mills, B. R. Lucas, S. R. Robbins, M. Williams, H. Lee, S. Appleton and D. J. Hunter Tags: Research Source Type: research

Quality of life and influencing factors of patients with rheumatoid arthritis in Northeast China
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a disease with a high disability rate, resulting in severe family and social burden. The aim of treatment is to improve the health-related quality of life (QoL) of patients. The pu... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Bingqing Bai, Meng Chen, Lingyu Fu, Haina Liu, Lei Jin, Tingting Wei and Fangran Xin Tags: Research Source Type: research

Modelling disease course in amyotrophic lateral Sclerosis: pseudo-longitudinal insights from cross-sectional health-related quality of life data
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is a rapidly progressive neurodegenerative disorder with limited robust disease-modifying therapies presently available. While several treatments are aimed at improving heal... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tino Prell, Nayana Gaur, Robert Steinbach, Otto W. Witte and Julian Grosskreutz Tags: Short report Source Type: research

Transcultural adaptation and validation of a Korean version of the Oxford Ankle Foot Questionnaire for children
The purpose of this study was to translate and transculturally adapt the original English version of the Oxford Ankle Foot Questionnaire (OAFQ) into a Korean version, and to evaluate its psychometric properties. (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - May 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Seong Hee Cho, Chin Youb Chung, Moon Seok Park, Kyoung Min Lee and Ki Hyuk Sung Tags: Research Source Type: research

Association between sleep quality and domains of quality of life amongst patients with first episode psychosis
There is a lack of studies exploring associations between sleep and quality of life (QOL) among patients with schizophrenia who have limited exposure to antipsychotics and are in the early stage of their illne... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - April 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Wei Jie Ong, Xiao Wei Tan, Shazana Shahwan, Pratika Satghare, Laxman Cetty, Boon Tat Ng, Charmaine Tang, Swapna Verma, Siow Ann Chong and Mythily Subramaniam Tags: Research Source Type: research

Mapping the Minnesota living with heart failure questionnaire (MLHFQ) to EQ-5D-5L in patients with heart failure
The objective of this study was to develop mapping algorithms which will enable the Minnesota ... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - April 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Sanjeewa Kularatna, Sameera Senanayake, Gang Chen and William Parsonage Tags: Research Source Type: research

Sleep quality of nurses in the emergency department of public hospitals in China and its influencing factors: a cross-sectional study
Studies have shown that poor sleep could result in many unpleasant consequences and is prevalent in nurses. Considering the fact of high stress, overwhelming workload and many night shifts in the emergency dep... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - April 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Hongyun Dong, Qiong Zhang, Chunji Zhu and Qian Lv Tags: Research Source Type: research

Influence of schooling on the health-related quality of life of children with rare diseases
Although participation of children with rare diseases in school is considered beneficial, it poses new challenges for the educational system, but also for the affected children and their families. The aim of t... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - April 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Berta Paz-Lourido, Francisca Negre, Bego ña de la Iglesia and Sebastià Verger Tags: Research Source Type: research

Association between social health status and health-related quality of life among community-dwelling elderly in Zhejiang
The objective of this... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - April 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jieming Lu, Zhebin Yu, Xiaocong Zhang, Mengyin Wu, Shujuan Lin, Yao Zhu, Zenghao Xu, Liuqing You, Fang Wei, Mengling Tang, Mingjuan Jin, Jianbing Wang and Kun Chen Tags: Research Source Type: research

Comparison of Ferguson ’s δ and the Gini coefficient used for measuring the inequality of data related to health quality of life outcomes
Ferguson ’s δ and Gini coefficient (GC) are defined as contrasting statistical measures of inequality among members within populations. However, the association and cutting points for these two statistics are stil... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - April 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Hsien-Yi Wang, Willy Chou, Yang Shao and Tsair-Wei Chien Tags: Research Source Type: research

Effects of stigma, hope and social support on quality of life among Chinese patients diagnosed with oral cancer: a cross-sectional study
This study aimed to assess QoL and investigate the effects of stigma, hope, and social support on Qo... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - April 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ying Zhang, Chunying Cui, Yu Wang and Lie Wang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Migraine screen questionnaire: further psychometric evidence from categorical data methods
Psychometric investigations of tools used in the screening of migraine including the migraine screen questionnaire (MS-Q), using an adequate statistical approach is needed. We assessed the psychometric propert... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - April 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Md. Dilshad Manzar, Unaise Abdul Hameed, Mohammed Salahuddin, Mohammad Yunus Ali Khan, Dejen Nureye, Wakuma Wakene, Majed Alamri, Abdulrhman Albougami, Seithikuruppu R. PandiPerumal and Ahmed S. Bahammam Tags: Research Source Type: research

Quality of life impact of refractive correction (QIRC) results three years after SMILE and FS-LASIK
This study aimed to compare long-term postoperative quality of life and satisfaction differences between SMILE and FS-LASIK for myopia correction. (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - April 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tian Han, Ye Xu, Xiao Han, Jianmin Shang, Li Zeng and Xingtao Zhou Tags: Research Source Type: research

Health-related quality of life measured using the EQ-5D –5 L: population norms for the capital of Iran
EQ-5D is the most commonly used generic preference-based health-related quality of life (HRQoL) measure. The current study aimed at estimating the HRQoL index scores using EQ-5D-5  L measure in the capital of I... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - April 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Zahra Emrani, Ali Akbari Sari, Hojjat Zeraati, Alireza Olyaeemanesh and Rajabali Daroudi Tags: Research Source Type: research

Health related quality of life in chronic kidney disease; a descriptive study in a rural Sri Lankan community affected by chronic kidney disease
The current epidemic of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in Sri Lanka is ascribed to the exponential increase in the number of CKD patients, which cannot be attributed to any known etiology (CKDu). The aim of this... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - April 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Sameera Senanayake, Nalika Gunawardena, Paba Palihawadana, Shanika Senanayake, R. Karunarathna, Priyantha Kumara and Sanjeewa Kularatna Tags: Research Source Type: research

Health related quality of life in adult primary Ciliary dyskinesia patients in Cyprus: development and validation of the Greek version of the QOL-PCD questionnaire
The QOL-PCD questionnaire is a recently developed Health Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) instrument for Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia. The aim of this study was to translate the adult QOL-PCD questionnaire into G... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - April 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Phivos Ioannou, Panayiotis Kouis, Maria G. Kakkoura, Margarita Kaliva, Aristoula Toliopoulou, Kyriacos Andreou, Laura Behan, Jane S. Lucas, Vicky Papanikolaou, George Charalambous, Nicos Middleton and Panayiotis K. Yiallouros Tags: Research Source Type: research

Psychometric properties of the WHOQOL-BREF among next of kin to older persons in nursing homes
The worries of next of kin about their older loved ones in nursing homes can be extensive and can adversely affect their subjective experiences of their own physical, mental and social well-being. It is thus o... (Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes)
Source: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes - April 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Helena Ros én, Gerd Ahlström and Annika Lexén Tags: Research Source Type: research