Health and Quality of Life Outcomes

(ISSN: 1477-7525)

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Table of Contents

2016 - 14

  • Assessing quality of life in a clinical study on heart rehabilitation patients: how well do value sets based on given or experienced health states reflect patients' valuations? 
  • Associations between the toe brachial index and health-related quality of life in older people. 
  • Health-related quality of life in thrombocytopenic patients with chronic hepatitis C with or without cirrhosis in the ENABLE-1 and ENABLE-2 studies. 
  • Validation of PRISM (Pictorial Representation of Illness and Self Measure) as a novel visual assessment tool for the burden of suffering in tinnitus patients. 
  • Mediation analysis of relationships between chronic inflammation and quality of life in older adults. 
  • Psychometric evaluation of the Sinhalese version of MacNew Heart Disease Health Related Quality of Life Questionnaire in patients with stable angina. 
  • Health-related quality of life in children with chronic immune thrombocytopenia in China. 
  • Item response theory analysis of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Health-Related Quality of Life (CDC HRQOL) items in adults with arthritis. 
  • Intervals between response choices on a single-item measure of quality of life. 
  • Health-related quality of life and its association with medication adherence in active pulmonary tuberculosis- a systematic review of global literature with focus on South Africa. 
  • Frail older adults with minor fractures show lower health-related quality of life (SF-12) scores up to six months following emergency department discharge. 
  • Food insecurity, mental health and quality of life among people living with HIV commencing antiretroviral treatment in Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study. 
  • Many correlates of poor quality of life among substance users entering treatment are not addiction-specific. 
  • Psychometric properties of the Albanian version of chewing-function questionnaire CFQ-ALB. 
  • An analysis of the complementarity of ICECAP-A and EQ-5D-3 L in an adult population of patients with knee pain. 
  • Validity and reliability of short forms of parental-caregiver perception and family impact scale in a Telugu speaking population of India. 
  • Estimation of minimal clinically important change of the Japanese version of EQ-5D in patients with chronic noncancer pain: a retrospective research using real-world data. 
  • Spanish version of SPADI (shoulder pain and disability index) in musculoskeletal shoulder pain: a new 10-items version after confirmatory factor analysis. 
  • Patient Uncertainty Questionnaire-Rheumatology (PUQ-R): development and validation of a new patient-reported outcome instrument for systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in a mixed methods study. 
  • Quality of life utility values for hereditary haemochromatosis in Australia. 
  • Are physical activity, sedentary behaviors and sleep duration associated with body mass index-for-age and health-related quality of life among high school boys and girls? 
  • Holistic Health Status Questionnaire: developing a measure from a Hong Kong Chinese population. 
  • Cross-cultural comparison of fertility specific quality of life in German, Hungarian and Jordanian couples attending a fertility center. 
  • Most prevalent unmet supportive care needs and quality of life of breast cancer patients in a tertiary hospital in Malaysia. 
  • Interpreting change from patient reported outcome (PRO) endpoints: patient global ratings of concept versus patient global ratings of change, a case study among osteoporosis patients. 
  • Mode equivalence and acceptability of tablet computer-, interactive voice response system-, and paper-based administration of the U.S. National Cancer Institute's Patient-Reported Outcomes version of the Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events (PRO-CTCAE). 
  • The Minnesota living with heart failure questionnaire: comparison of different factor structures. 
  • Irritable bowel syndrome-specific health-related quality of life instrument: development and psychometric evaluation. 
  • Mapping the neck disability index to SF-6D in patients with chronic neck pain. 
  • Psychometric study of the European Portuguese version of the PedsQL 3.0 Cancer Module. 
  • Psychometric properties of the positive mental health instrument among people with mental disorders: a cross-sectional study. 
  • Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) is associated with impairment of Health Related Quality of Life (HRQOL). 
  • Rasch analysis holds no brief for the use of the Dermatology Life Quality Index (DLQI) in Chinese neurodermatitis patients. 
  • Resilience measurement in later life: a systematic review and psychometric analysis. 
  • Psychometric properties of Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) in patients diagnosed with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS). 
  • Adolescents' health-related quality of life (HRQoL) changes over time: a three year longitudinal study. 
  • Estimating the impact of changes in HbA1c, body weight and insulin injection regimen on health related quality-of-life: a time trade off study. 
  • Rasch analysis of the Meaning in Life Questionnaire among adults from South Africa, Australia, and New Zealand. 
  • Association between general self-efficacy, social support, cancer-related stress and physical health-related quality of life: a path model study in patients with neuroendocrine tumors. 
  • Life satisfaction after traumatic brain injury: comparison of ratings with the Life Satisfaction Questionnaire (LiSat-11) and the Satisfaction With Life Scale (SWLS). 
  • Incremental validity of sense of coherence, neuroticism, extraversion, and general self-efficacy: longitudinal prediction of substance use frequency and mental health. 
  • Socioeconomic health disparities revisited: coping flexibility enhances health-related quality of life for individuals low in socioeconomic status. 
  • Psychometric characteristics of the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-General when applied to Brazilian cancer patients: a cross-cultural adaptation and validation. 
  • Self-rated health and health-related quality of life among Chinese residents, China, 2010. 
  • A cross-sectional study on quality of life among the elderly in non-governmental organizations' elderly homes in Kuala Lumpur. 
  • "Back to the future": Influence of beliefs regarding the future on TTO answers. 
  • Validation of a German version of the International Hip Outcome Tool 12 (iHOT12) according to the COSMIN checklist. 
  • Stakeholders' perceptions of rehabilitation services for individuals living with disability: a survey study. 
  • Erratum to: psychometric evaluation of the Mental Health Continuum-Short Form (MHC-SF) in Chinese adolescents - a methodological study. 

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