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Health and Quality of Life Outcomes

Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 1/2013

Ausgabe 1/2013

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 218 Artikel )

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Changes in self-reported and parent-reported health-related quality of life in overweight children and adolescents participating in an outpatient training: findings from a 12-month follow-up study

Emily Finne, Thomas Reinehr, Anke Schaefer, Katrin Winkel, Petra Kolip

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Validity and responsiveness of the EQ-5D in assessing and valuing health status in patients with somatoform disorders

Christian Brettschneider, Hans-Helmut König, Wolfgang Herzog, Claudia Kaufmann, Rainer Schaefert, Alexander Konnopka

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Psychometric properties of the Spanish version of the mindful attention awareness scale (MAAS) in patients with fibromyalgia

Ausias Cebolla, Juan V Luciano, Marcelo Piva DeMarzo, Mayte Navarro-Gil, Javier Garcia Campayo

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Assessment of health-related quality of life in Turkish patients with facial prostheses

Arzu Atay, Kadriye Peker, Yumushan Günay, Servet Ebrinç, Banu Karayazgan, Ömer Uysal

01.12.2013 | Short report | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Cross-cultural adaptation and validation of a Brazilian version of an instrument to assess impairments related to oral functioning of people with Down syndrome

Karina Bonanato, Isabela A Pordeus, Thiago Compart, Ana Cristina Oliveira, Paul J Allison, Saul M Paiva

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Effect on health-related quality of life of a multimodal physiotherapy program in patients with chronic musculoskeletal disorders

Antonio Ignacio Cuesta-Vargas, Manuel González-Sánchez, María Jesús Casuso-Holgado

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Temperament and character properties of primary focal hyperhidrosis patients

Mehmet Ak, Didem Dincer, Bikem Haciomeroglu, Suleyman Akarsu, Alper Cinar, Nergis Lapsekili

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Construct validity of the psychological general well being index (PGWBI) in a sample of patients undergoing treatment for stress-related exhaustion: a rasch analysis

Åsa Lundgren-Nilsson, Ingibjörg H Jonsdottir, Gunnar Ahlborg jr, Alan Tennant

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Overall mental distress and health-related quality of life after solid-organ transplantation: results from a retrospective follow-up study

Andreas Baranyi, Till Krauseneck, Hans-Bernd Rothenhäusler

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Does quality of life assessment in palliative care look like a complex screening program?

Gianluca Catania, Massimo Costantini, Monica Beccaro, Annamaria Bagnasco, Loredana Sasso

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The Chinese community patient’s life satisfaction, assessment of community medical service, and trust in community health delivery system

Liyang Tang

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Improving valuation sampling of EQ-5D health states

Adrian Bagust

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Interpreting one oral health impact profile point

Daniel R Reissmann, Ira Sierwald, Guido Heydecke, Mike T John

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Are treatment benefits in neuropathic pain reflected in the self assessment of treatment questionnaire?

Ingela Wiklund, Stefan Holmstrom, Malcolm Stoker, Kathleen W Wyrwich, Mary Devine

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Quality of life as measured by the short-form 36 (SF-36) questionnaire in patients with early systemic sclerosis and undifferentiated connective tissue disease

Michele Iudici, Giovanna Cuomo, Serena Vettori, Manuela Avellino, Gabriele Valentini

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Impact of malocclusion on oral health related quality of life in young people

Yaghma Masood, Mohd Masood, Nurul Nadiah Binti Zainul, Nurhuda Binti Abdul Alim Araby, Saba Fouad Hussain, Tim Newton

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Promising insights into the health related quality of life for children with severe obesity

David T Selewski, David N Collier, Jackie MacHardy, Heather E Gross, Edward M Pickens, Alan W Cooper, Selam Bullock, Marian F Earls, Keeley J Pratt, Kelli Scanlon, Jonathan D McNeill, Kassandra L Messer, Yee Lu, David Thissen, Darren A DeWalt, Debbie S Gipson

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Development of the Adult PedsQL™ Neurofibromatosis Type 1 Module: Initial Feasibility, Reliability and Validity

Kavitha Nutakki, Cynthia M Hingtgen, Patrick Monahan, James W Varni, Nancy L Swigonski

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Management of adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in UK primary care: a survey of general practitioners

Suzanne McCarthy, Lynda Wilton, Macey Murray, Paul Hodgkins, Philip Asherson, Ian CK Wong

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Gaining the PROMIS perspective from children with nephrotic syndrome: a Midwest pediatric nephrology consortium study

Debbie S Gipson, David T Selewski, Susan F Massengill, Larysa Wickman, Kassandra L Messer, Emily Herreshoff, Corinna Bowers, Maria E Ferris, John D Mahan, Larry A Greenbaum, Jackie MacHardy, Gaurav Kapur, Deepa H Chand, Jens Goebel, Gina Marie Barletta, Denis Geary, David B Kershaw, Cynthia G Pan, Rasheed Gbadegesin, Guillermo Hidalgo, Jerome C Lane, Jeffrey D Leiser, Brett W Plattner, Peter X Song, David Thissen, Yang Liu, Heather E Gross, Darren A DeWalt

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Psychometric validation of the visual function questionnaire-25 in patients with diabetic macular edema

Andrew J Lloyd, Jane Loftus, Michelle Turner, Ginny Lai, Andreas Pleil

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Psychometric properties of the Fatigue Severity Scale in obese patients

Franco M Impellizzeri, Fiorenza Agosti, Alessandra De Col, Alessandro Sartorio

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Mapping health outcome measures from a stroke registry to EQ-5D weights

Ola Ghatnekar, Marie Eriksson, Eva-Lotta Glader

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Health related quality of life after gastric bypass or intensive lifestyle intervention: a controlled clinical study

Tor Ivar Karlsen, Randi Størdal Lund, Jo Røislien, Serena Tonstad, Gerd Karin Natvig, Rune Sandbu, Jøran Hjelmesæth

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Impact on quality of life in teachers after educational actions for prevention of voice disorders: a longitudinal study

Raquel Aparecida Pizolato, Maria Inês Beltrati Cornacchioni Rehder, Marcelo de Castro Meneghim, Glaucia Maria Bovi Ambrosano, Fábio Luiz Mialhe, Antonio Carlos Pereira

01.12.2013 | Short report | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Cross-cultural adaptation and psychometric properties of the Brazilian version of the scale of oral health outcomes for 5-year-old children (SOHO-5)

Jenny Abanto, Georgios Tsakos, Saul Martins Paiva, Daniela Goursand, Daniela Prócida Raggio, Marcelo Bönecker

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Assessing the overuse of antibiotics in children in Saudi Arabia: validation of the parental perception on antibiotics scale (PAPA scale)

Arwa Alumran, Xiang-Yu Hou, Cameron Hurst

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Quality of life in women undergoing urinary diversion for bladder cancer: results of a multicenter study among long-term disease-free survivors

Mauro Gacci, Omar Saleh, Tommaso Cai, John L Gore, Carolina D’Elia, Andrea Minervini, Lorenzo Masieri, Claudia Giannessi, Michele Lanciotti, Virginia Varca, Alchiede Simonato, Sergio Serni, Giorgio Carmignani, Marco Carini

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Screening for anxiety disorders in patients with coronary artery disease

Adomas Bunevicius, Margarita Staniute, Julija Brozaitiene, Victor JM Pop, Julius Neverauskas, Robertas Bunevicius

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Responsiveness of the MOS-HIV and EQ-5D in HIV-infected adults receiving antiretroviral therapies

Albert W Wu, Kristin A Hanson, Gale Harding, Seema Haider, Margaret Tawadrous, Alexandra Khachatryan, Chris L Pashos, Kit N Simpson

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Quality of life in overweight and obese young Chinese children: a mixed-method study

Christine Mei Sheung Chan, Wen-Chung Wang

01.12.2013 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Health-related quality of life and economic impact of urinary incontinence due to detrusor overactivity associated with a neurologic condition: a systematic review

Crisanta I Tapia, Kristin Khalaf, Karina Berenson, Denise Globe, Michael Chancellor, Lesley K Carr

01.12.2013 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Patient Reported Outcome (PRO) assessment in epilepsy: a review of epilepsy-specific PROs according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulatory requirements

Annabel Nixon, Cicely Kerr, Katie Breheny, Diane Wild

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Non response, incomplete and inconsistent responses to self-administered health-related quality of life measures in the general population: patterns, determinants and impact on the validity of estimates — a population-based study in France using the MOS SF-36

Joel Coste, Laurent Quinquis, Etienne Audureau, Jacques Pouchot

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Reliability and validity of the Chinese version of the pediatric quality of life inventoryTM (PedsQLTM) 3.0 neuromuscular module in children with Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Jun Hu, Li Jiang, Siqi Hong, Li Cheng, Min Kong, Yuanzhen Ye

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Does the care dependency of nursing home residents influence their health-related quality of life?-A cross-sectional study

Manuela Tabali, Thomas Ostermann, Elke Jeschke, Theo Dassen, Cornelia Heinze

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Quality of life and the related factors in spouses of veterans with chronic spinal cord injury

Mohammad Hossein Ebrahimzadeh, Bibi-Soheila Shojaei, Farideh Golhasani-Keshtan, Seyed Hossein Soltani-Moghaddas, Asieh Sadat Fattahi, Seyed Mahdi Mazloumi

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Psychometric validation of the Self-Care Inventory-Revised (SCI-R) in UK adults with type 2 diabetes using data from the AT.LANTUS Follow-on study

Leena Khagram, Colin R Martin, Melanie J Davies, Jane Speight

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Treatment satisfaction is associated with improved quality of life in patients treated with inhaled treprostinil for pulmonary arterial hypertension

Hubert Chen, Erika B Rosenzweig, S Karl Gotzkowsky, Carl Arneson, Andrew C Nelsen, Robert C Bourge

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Cross cultural evaluation of the Warwick-Edinburgh mental well-being scale (WEMWBS) -a mixed methods study

Frances Taggart, Tim Friede, Scott Weich, Aileen Clarke, Mark Johnson, Sarah Stewart-Brown

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes: parental perceptions of child health and family functioning and their relationship to adolescent metabolic control

Susan M Moore, Naomi J Hackworth, Victoria E Hamilton, Elisabeth P Northam, Fergus J Cameron

01.12.2013 | Short report | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Construct validity of the PROMIS® sexual function and satisfaction measures in patients with cancer

Kathryn E Flynn, Bryce B Reeve, Li Lin, Jill M Cyranowski, Deborah Watkins Bruner, Kevin P Weinfurt

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Changes in quality of life into adulthood after very preterm birth and/or very low birth weight in the Netherlands

Afra van Lunenburg, Sylvia M van der Pal, Paula van Dommelen, Karin M van der Pal – de Bruin, Jack Bennebroek Gravenhorst, Gijsbert HW Verrips

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Validation of the mothers object relations scales in 2–4 year old children and comparison with the child–parent relationship scale

Douglas E Simkiss, Fiona MacCallum, Emma EY Fan, John M Oates, Peter K Kimani, Sarah Stewart-Brown

01.12.2013 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A review of the psychometric performance of the EQ-5D in people with urinary incontinence

Sarah Davis, Allan Wailoo

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

HIV-related stigma and physical symptoms have a persistent influence on health-related quality of life in Australians with HIV infection

Susan Herrmann, Elizabeth McKinnon, Noel B Hyland, Christophe Lalanne, Simon Mallal, David Nolan, Olivier Chassany, Martin Duracinsky

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Quality of life among parents of children with phenylketonuria (PKU)

Astrid Fidika, Christel Salewski, Lutz Goldbeck

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A validation of the ICECAP-O in a population of post-hospitalized older people in the Netherlands

Peter Makai, Marc A Koopmanschap, Werner BF Brouwer, Anna AP Nieboer

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Mapping the EQ-5D index by UPDRS and PDQ-8 in patients with Parkinson’s disease

Judith Dams, Jens Klotsche, Bernhard Bornschein, Jens P Reese, Monika Balzer-Geldsetzer, Yaroslav Winter, Anette Schrag, Andrew Siderowf, Wolfgang H Oertel, Günther Deuschl, Uwe Siebert, Richard Dodel

01.12.2013 | Retraction Note | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Retraction Note: The multiple sclerosis rating scale, revised (MSRS-R): development, refinement, and psychometric validation using an online community

Paul Wicks, Timothy E Vaughan, Michael P Massagli

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Minimal clinically important differences for the EQ-5D and QWB-SA in Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD): results from a Doubly Randomized Preference Trial (DRPT)

Quang A Le, Jason N Doctor, Lori A Zoellner, Norah C Feeny

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Validation of a Spanish version of the psychological inflexibility in pain scale (PIPS) and an evaluation of its relation with acceptance of pain and mindfulness in sample of persons with fibromyalgia

Baltasar Rodero, Joao Paulo Pereira, Maria Cruz Pérez-Yus, Benigno Casanueva, Antonio Serrano-Blanco, Maria J Rodrigues da Cunha Ribeiro, Juan V Luciano, Javier Garcia-Campayo

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Construction and validation of a measure of integrative well-being in seven languages: The Pemberton Happiness Index

Gonzalo Hervás, Carmelo Vázquez

01.12.2013 | Letter to the Editor | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A response to Gadarowski’s letter to the editor

Isabella Piva, Angela Graziano, Giuseppe Lo Monte, Stefano Caracciolo, Roberto Marci

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A pilot study of yoga as self-care for arthritis in minority communities

Kimberly R Middleton, Michael M Ward, Steffany Haaz, Sinthujah Velummylum, Alice Fike, Ana T Acevedo, Gladys Tataw-Ayuketah, Laura Dietz, Barbara B Mittleman, Gwenyth R Wallen

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Quality of life of older frail persons receiving a post-discharge program

Tracy A Comans, Nancye M Peel, Leonard C Gray, Paul A Scuffham

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Construct validity of the Assessment of Quality of Life - 6D (AQoL-6D) in community samples

Joanne Allen, Kerry J Inder, Terry J Lewin, John R Attia, Brian J Kelly

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A factor confirmation and convergent validity of the “areas of worklife scale” (AWS) to Spanish translation

Santiago Gascón, Michael P Leiter, Naomi Stright, Miguel A Santed, Jesús Montero-Marín, Eva Andrés, Angela Asensio-Martínez, Javier García-Campayo

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Association of psychological status and patient-reported physical outcome measures in joint arthroplasty: a lack of divergent validity

Johannes M Giesinger, Markus S Kuster, Henrik Behrend, Karlmeinrad Giesinger

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Patient-reported outcomes in adequately treated hypothyroidism – insights from the German versions of ThyDQoL, ThySRQ and ThyTSQ

Eva M Quinque, Arno Villringer, Juergen Kratzsch, Stefan Karger

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Long-term effects of sulfur mustard on civilians’ mental health 20 years after exposure (The Sardasht-Iran Cohort Study)

Rasoul Roshan, Parvin Rahnama, Zeinab Ghazanfari, Ali Montazeri, Mohammad Reza Soroush, Mohammad Mehdi Naghizadeh, Mahdiyeh Melyani, Azadeh Tavoli, Tooba Ghazanfari

01.12.2013 | Short report | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

What is the relevance of quality of life assessment for patients with attention impairment?

Karine Baumstarck, Mohamed Boucekine, Irina Klemina, Françoise Reuter, Valérie Aghababian, Anderson Loundou, Jean Pelletier, Pascal Auquier

01.12.2013 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Erratum to: systematic review: do patient expectations influence treatment outcomes in total knee and total hip arthroplasty?

Tsjitske M Haanstra, Tobias van den Berg, Raymond W Ostelo, Rudolf W Poolman, Elise P Jansma, Pim Cuijpers, Henrica C W de Vet

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Factors associated with health-related quality of life among Indian women in mining and agriculture

Melba Sheila D’Souza, Subrahmanya Nairy Karkada, Ganesha Somayaji

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

German version of the whiplash disability questionnaire: reproducibility and responsiveness

Michael McCaskey, Thierry Ettlin, Corina Schuster

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Measuring global health-related quality of life in children undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplant: a longitudinal study

Angie Mae Rodday, Norma Terrin, Susan K Parsons, on behalf of the Journeys to Recovery Study and the HSCT-CHESS™ Study

01.12.2013 | Letter to the Editor | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Procreative sex in infertile couples: the decay of pleasure? A letter to the editor

Ashley Gadarowski

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Regensburg Insomnia Scale (RIS): a new short rating scale for the assessment of psychological symptoms and sleep in insomnia; Study design: development and validation of a new short self-rating scale in a sample of 218 patients suffering from insomnia and 94 healthy controls

Tatjana Crönlein, Berthold Langguth, Roland Popp, Helmut Lukesch, Christoph Pieh, Göran Hajak, Peter Geisler

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Comparing children’s self-report instruments for health-related quality of life using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health for Children and Youth (ICF-CY)

Christina Petersson, Rune J Simeonsson, Karin Enskar, Karina Huus

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Health-related quality of life and life satisfaction in colorectal cancer survivors: trajectories of adjustment

Jeff Dunn, Shu Kay Ng, William Breitbart, Joanne Aitken, Pip Youl, Peter D Baade, Suzanne K Chambers

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Do generic utility measures capture what is important to the quality of life of people with multiple sclerosis?

Ayse Kuspinar, Nancy E Mayo

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Psychometric evaluation of a Swedish version of Minneapolis-Manchester quality of life-youth form and adolescent form

Eva-Lena Einberg, Ibadete Kadrija, David Brunt, Jens M Nygren, Petra Svedberg

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

German translation, cross-cultural adaptation and validation of the whiplash disability questionnaire

Corina Schuster, Michael McCaskey, Thierry Ettlin

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Effects of a rapid response system on quality of life: a prospective cohort study in surgical patients before and after implementing a rapid response system

Friede Simmes, Lisette Schoonhoven, Joke Mintjes, Bernard G Fikkers, Johannes G van der Hoeven

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Performance of the Dutch SF-36 version 2 as a measure of health-related quality of life in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Peter M ten Klooster, Harald E Vonkeman, Erik Taal, Liseth Siemons, Lidy Hendriks, Alphons J L de Jong, Ellen A J Dutmer, Piet L C M van Riel, Mart A F J van de Laar

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Development of salutogenetic factors in mental health - Antonovsky’s sense of coherence and Bandura’s self-efficacy related to Derogatis’ symptom check list (SCL-90-R)

Henrik Kröninger-Jungaberle, Dennis Grevenstein

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A comparison of four different approaches to measuring health utility in depressed patients

Nicholas Turner, John Campbell, Tim J Peters, Nicola Wiles, Sandra Hollinghurst

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Assessing the quality of life of health-referred children and adolescents with short stature: development and psychometric testing of the QoLISSY instrument

Monika Bullinger, Julia Quitmann, Mick Power, Michael Herdman, Emmanuelle Mimoun, Kendra DeBusk, Eva Feigerlova, Carolina Lunde, Maria Dellenmark-Blom, Dolores Sanz, Anja Rohenkohl, Andreas Pleil, Hartmut Wollmann, John E Chaplin

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Potential of patient-reported outcomes as nonprimary endpoints in clinical trials

Ari Gnanasakthy, Sandra Lewis, Marci Clark, Margaret Mordin, Carla DeMuro

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Improvements in patient-reported outcomes with apremilast, an oral phosphodiesterase 4 inhibitor, in the treatment of moderate to severe psoriasis: results from a phase IIb randomized, controlled study

Vibeke Strand, David Fiorentino, ChiaChi Hu, Robert M Day, Randall M Stevens, Kim A Papp

01.12.2013 | Short report | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Cross-cultural French adaptation and validation of the Impact On Family Scale (IOFS)

Raphaël Boudas, Jérémie Jégu, Bruno Grollemund, Elvire Quentel, Anne Danion-Grilliat, Michel Velten

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The Caregiver Burden Questionnaire for Heart Failure (CBQ-HF): face and content validity

Louise Humphrey, Karoly Kulich, Celine Deschaseaux, Steven Blackburn, Laura Maguire, Anna Strömberg

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Measuring subjective complaints of attention and performance failures - development and psychometric validation in tinnitus of the self-assessment scale APSA

Ulli Simone Bankstahl, Roman Görtelmeyer

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Psychometric properties of the Chinese version of the pediatric quality of life inventory 4.0 Generic core scales among children with short stature

Hua-hong Wu, Hui Li, Qian Gao

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Factors associated with health-related quality of life in renal transplant recipients: results of a national survey in France

Stéphanie Gentile, Davy Beauger, Elodie Speyer, Elisabeth Jouve, Bertrand Dussol, Christian Jacquelinet, Serge Briançon

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Health-related quality of life associated with daytime and nocturnal hypoglycaemic events: a time trade-off survey in five countries

Marc Evans, Kamlesh Khunti, Muhammad Mamdani, Claus B Galbo-Jørgensen, Jens Gundgaard, Mette Bøgelund, Stewart Harris

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Using the bootstrap to establish statistical significance for relative validity comparisons among patient-reported outcome measures

Nina Deng, Jeroan J Allison, Hua Julia Fang, Arlene S Ash, John E Ware Jr

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Predictors of quality of life in a longitudinal study of users with severe mental disorders

Marie-Josée Fleury, Guy Grenier, Jean-Marie Bamvita, Jacques Tremblay, Norbert Schmitz, Jean Caron

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Assessment of perceived health status among primary care patients in Southern Italy: findings from a cross-sectional survey

Benedetto Manuti, Paolo Rizza, Claudia Pileggi, Aida Bianco, Maria Pavia

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

‘Peace’ and ‘life worthwhile’ as measures of spiritual well-being in African palliative care: a mixed-methods study

Lucy Selman, Peter Speck, Marjolein Gysels, Godfrey Agupio, Natalya Dinat, Julia Downing, Liz Gwyther, Thandi Mashao, Keletso Mmoledi, Tony Moll, Lydia Mpanga Sebuyira, Barbara Ikin, Irene J Higginson, Richard Harding

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Quality of life among patients living with epilepsy attending the neurology clinic at kenyatta national hospital, Nairobi, Kenya: a comparative study

Daniel WC Kinyanjui, Dammas M Kathuku, John M Mburu

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Scalability and internal consistency of the German version of the dementia-specific quality of life instrument QUALIDEM in nursing homes – a secondary data analysis

Martin Nikolaus Dichter, Olga Dortmann, Margareta Halek, Gabriele Meyer, Daniela Holle, Johanna Nordheim, Sabine Bartholomeyczik

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The impact of socio-economic status on health related quality of life for children and adolescents with heart disease

Amy Cassedy, Dennis Drotar, Richard Ittenbach, Shawna Hottinger, Jo Wray, Gil Wernovsky, Jane W Newburger, Lynn Mahony, Kathleen Mussatto, Mitchell I Cohen, Bradley S Marino

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Gender differences in health-related quality of life of Australian chronically-ill adults: patient and physician characteristics do matter

Upali W Jayasinghe, Mark F Harris, Jane Taggart, Bettina Christl, Deborah A Black

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Psychometric properties of KIDSCREEN-27 among childhood cancer survivors and age matched peers: a Rasch analysis

Anna Jervaeus, Anders Kottorp, Lena Wettergren

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Cross-cultural translation and measurement properties of the Polish version of the Knee injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score (KOOS) following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction

Przemysław T Paradowski, Dariusz Witoński, Rafał Kęska, Ewa M Roos

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Carer quality of life and experiences of health services: a cross-sectional survey across three neurological conditions

Michele Peters, Crispin Jenkinson, Helen Doll, E Diane Playford, Ray Fitzpatrick

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Health-related quality of life and physical functioning in people living with HIV/AIDS: a case–control design

Chidozie Emmanuel Mbada, Olaniyi Onayemi, Yewande Ogunmoyole, Olubusola Esther Johnson, Christopher O Akosile

01.12.2013 | Short report | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Assessing health status and quality of life of Q-fever patients: the Nijmegen Clinical Screening Instrument versus the Short Form 36

Joris AF van Loenhout, W John Paget, Gerwin W Sandker, Jeannine LA Hautvast, Koos van der Velden, Jan H Vercoulen

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

What pre-deployment and early post-deployment factors predict health function after combat deployment?: a prospective longitudinal study of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF)/Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) soldiers

Lisa M McAndrew, Elizabeth D’Andrea, Shou-En Lu, Bhavna Abbi, Grace W Yan, Charles Engel, Karen S Quigley

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The development and validation of the major life changing decision profile (MLCDP)

Zaheer U Bhatti, Sam S Salek, Charlotte E Bolton, Lindsay George, Julian P Halcox, Sharon M Jones, Ian R Ketchell, Richard H Moore, Ramsey Sabit, Vincent Piguet, Andrew Y Finlay

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Utility of brief questionnaires of health-related quality of life (Airways Questionnaire 20 and Clinical COPD Questionnaire) to predict exacerbations in patients with asthma and COPD

Marina Blanco-Aparicio, Isabel Vázquez, Salvador Pita-Fernández, Sonia Pértega-Diaz, Héctor Verea-Hernando

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Development and validation of a new patient-reported outcome measure for patients with pressure ulcers: the PU-QOL instrument

Claudia Gorecki, Julia M Brown, Stefan Cano, Donna L Lamping, Michelle Briggs, Susanne Coleman, Carol Dealey, Elizabeth McGinnis, Andrea E Nelson, Nikki Stubbs, Lyn Wilson, Jane Nixon

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The development of a patient-reported outcome measure for assessing nighttime symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Asha Hareendran, Andrew C Palsgrove, Michelle Mocarski, Michael L Schaefer, Juliana Setyawan, Robyn Carson, Barry Make

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Estimation of the effect of dalfampridine-ER on health utility by mapping the MSWS-12 to the EQ-5D in multiple sclerosis patients

Brendan L Limone, Matthew F Sidovar, Craig I Coleman

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Parent–child agreement on health-related quality of life (HRQOL): a longitudinal study

Luis Rajmil, Amanda Rodríguez López, Sílvia López-Aguilà, Jordi Alonso

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Is the impact of atopic disease on children and adolescents’ health related quality of life modified by mental health? Results from a population-based cross-sectional study

Uwe Matterne, Christian Apfelbacher

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Development of a new tool for assessing Health-Related Quality of Life in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism

Susan M Webb, Manel Puig-Domingo, Carles Villabona, Manuel Muñoz-Torres, Jordi Farrerons, Xavier Badia

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Validity and reliability of the Malay version of sleep apnea quality of life index – preliminary results

Norkhafizah Saddki, Hazama Mohamad, Nor Idayu Mohd Yusof, Dasmawati Mohamad, Norehan Mokhtar, Wan Zaripah Wan Bakar

01.12.2013 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Patient-reported outcomes in meta-analyses – Part 1: assessing risk of bias and combining outcomes

Bradley C Johnston, Donald L Patrick, Jason W Busse, Holger J Schünemann, Arnav Agarwal, Gordon H Guyatt

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The Chinese version of the pediatric quality of life inventory™ (PedsQL™) healthcare satisfaction generic module (version 3.0): psychometric evaluation

Jialing Li, Lianxiong Yuan, Yu Wu, Yunzhu Luan, Yuantao Hao

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Absence of social desirability bias in the evaluation of chronic disease self-management interventions

Sandra Nolte, Gerald R Elsworth, Richard H Osborne

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Quality of life and BMI changes in youth participating in an integrated pediatric obesity treatment program

Keeley J Pratt, Suzanne Lazorick, Angela L Lamson, Andrada Ivanescu, David N Collier

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Diagnostic and treatment delay, quality of life and satisfaction with care in colorectal cancer patients: a study protocol

Salvador Pita-Fernández, Sonia Pértega-Díaz, Beatriz López-Calviño, Teresa Seoane-Pillado, Esther Gago-García, Rocío Seijo-Bestilleiro, Paloma González-Santamaría, Alejandro Pazos-Sierra

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Posttraumatic stress symptoms after solid-organ transplantation: preoperative risk factors and the impact on health-related quality of life and life satisfaction

Andreas Baranyi, Till Krauseneck, Hans-Bernd Rothenhäusler

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Measurement precision of the disability for back pain scale-by applying Rasch analysis

Yen-Mou Lu, Yuh-Yih Wu, Ching-Lin Hsieh, Chih-Lung Lin, Shiuh-Lin Hwang, Kuang-I Cheng, Yi-Jing Lue

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A brief 5-item version of the Neck Disability Index shows good psychometric properties

David M Walton, Joy C MacDermid

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Health-related quality of life and social support among women treated for abortion complications in western Uganda

Solomon J Lubinga, Gillian A Levine, Alisa M Jenny, Joseph Ngonzi, Peter Mukasa-Kivunike, Andy Stergachis, Joseph B Babigumira

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Indigenous injury outcomes: life satisfaction among injured Māori in New Zealand three months after injury

Emma H Wyeth, Sarah Derrett, Brendan Hokowhitu, Ari Samaranayaka

01.12.2013 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Validity and responsiveness of EuroQol-5 dimension (EQ-5D) versus Short Form-6 dimension (SF-6D) questionnaire in chronic pain

Marko Obradovic, Arun Lal, Hiltrud Liedgens

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The benefits of psychosocial interventions for cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy

Zhen Guo, Hua-ying Tang, Hao Li, Sheng-kui Tan, Kai-hua Feng, Yin-chun Huang, Qing Bu, Wei Jiang

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Quality of life in China rural-to-urban female migrant factory workers: a before-and-after study

Chunyan Zhu, Qingshan Geng, Hongling Yang, Li Chen, Xianhua Fu, Wei Jiang

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The impact of podoconiosis on quality of life in Northern Ethiopia

Elizabeth Mousley, Kebede Deribe, Abreham Tamiru, Gail Davey

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Cross-cultural adaptation, reliability and validity of the Spanish version of the upper limb functional index

Antonio I Cuesta-Vargas, Philip C Gabel

01.12.2013 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

What is the optimal time point to assess patient-reported recovery after hip and knee replacement? a systematic review and analysis of routinely reported outcome data from the English patient-reported outcome measures programme

John Patrick Browne, Hamad Bastaki, Jill Dawson

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Health-related quality of life of children and adolescents with mental disorders

Katharina Weitkamp, Judith K Daniels, Georg Romer, Silke Wiegand-Grefe

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Validation of the controlled ovarian stimulation impact measure (COSI): assessing the patient perspective

Meryl Brod, Hein Fennema

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Health-related quality of life and survival in Chinese patients with chronic liver disease

Feng Gao, Ru Gao, Guang Li, Zhan Min Shang, Jian Yu Hao

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Responsiveness of the Multiple Sclerosis International Quality of Life questionnaire to disability change: a longitudinal study

Karine Baumstarck, Helmut Butzkueven, Oscar Fernández, Peter Flachenecker, Sergio Stecchi, Egemen Idiman, Jean Pelletier, Mohamed Boucekine, Pascal Auquier

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Testing the McSad depression specific classification system in patients with somatic conditions: validity and performance

Katerina Papageorgiou, Karin M Vermeulen, Maya J Schroevers, Erik Buskens, Adelita V Ranchor

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Participation and social functioning in patients with fibromyalgia: development and testing of a new questionnaire

Erik Farin, Antje Ullrich, Johannes Hauer

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Relationship between health-related quality of life, and acute care re-admissions and survival in older adults with chronic illness

Anastasia Hutchinson, Tshepo Mokuedi Rasekaba, Marnie Graco, David John Berlowitz, Graeme Hawthorne, Wen Kwang Lim

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

‘It is not going to change his life but it has picked him up’: a qualitative study of perspectives on long term oxygen therapy for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Juliet Goldbart, Abebaw Mengistu Yohannes, Ryan Woolrych, Susan Caton

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Responsiveness to change for the Brazilian Scale of Oral Health Outcomes for 5-year-old children (SOHO-5)

Jenny Abanto, Georgios Tsakos, Thiago Machado Ardenghi, Saul Martins Paiva, Daniela Prócida Raggio, Aubrey Sheiham, Marcelo Bönecker

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Validation of a Spanish version of the Revised Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire (FIQR)

Monika Salgueiro, Juan Miguel García-Leiva, Javier Ballesteros, Javier Hidalgo, Rocío Molina, Elena P Calandre

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The relationship between traits optimism and anxiety and health-related quality of life in patients hospitalized for chronic diseases: data from the SATISQOL study

Sabrina Kepka, Cédric Baumann, Amélie Anota, Gaelle Buron, Elisabeth Spitz, Pascal Auquier, Francis Guillemin, Mariette Mercier

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Radiofrequency volumetric thermal ablation of fibroids: a prospective, clinical analysis of two years’ outcome from the Halt trial

Richard S Guido, James A Macer, Karen Abbott, Janice L Falls, Ian B Tilley, Scott G Chudnoff

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Psychological investigation in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome

Fatemeh Bazarganipour, Saeide Ziaei, Ali Montazeri, Fatemeh Foroozanfard, Anoshirvan Kazemnejad, Soghrat Faghihzadeh

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Quality of life impact of cardiovascular and affective conditions among older residents from urban and rural communities

Joanne Allen, Kerry J Inder, Melissa L Harris, Terry J Lewin, John R Attia, Brian J Kelly

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The quality of life of people with epilepsy at a tertiary referral centre in Malaysia

Bachok Norsa’adah, Jiman Zainab, Aishah Knight

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The Diabetes Self-Management Questionnaire (DSMQ): development and evaluation of an instrument to assess diabetes self-care activities associated with glycaemic control

Andreas Schmitt, Annika Gahr, Norbert Hermanns, Bernhard Kulzer, Jörg Huber, Thomas Haak

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The associations of body mass index with physical and mental aspects of health-related quality of life in Chinese patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: results from a cross-sectional survey

Carlos K H Wong, Yvonne Y C Lo, Winnie H T Wong, Colman S C Fung

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Health related quality of life and mental distress after PCI: restoring a state of equilibrium

Johann Sipötz, Oliver Friedrich, Stefan Höfer, Werner Benzer, Thomas Chatsakos, Georg Gaul, On behalf of PRODES-Austria investigators

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Attitudes to aging mediate the relationship between older peoples’ subjective health and quality of life in 20 countries

Gail Low, Anita E Molzahn, Donald Schopflocher

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Analysis, evaluation and adaptation of the ReTransQoL: a specific quality of life questionnaire for renal transplant recipients

Davy Beauger, Stéphanie Gentile, Elisabeth Jouve, Bertrand Dussol, Christian Jacquelinet, Serge Briançon

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Health-related quality of life for children with rare diagnoses, their parents’ satisfaction with life and the association between the two

Heidi Johansen, Brede Dammann, Inger-Lise Andresen, Morten Wang Fagerland

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Course of COPD assessment test (CAT) and clinical COPD questionnaire (CCQ) scores during recovery from exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Marc Miravitlles, Patricia García-Sidro, Alonso Fernández-Nistal, María Jesús Buendía, María José Espinosa de los Monteros, Jesús Molina

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Does the correspondence between EQ-5D health state description and VAS score vary by medical condition?

David K Whynes

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The Chinese version of the world health organization quality of life instrument-older adults module (WHOQOL-OLD): psychometric evaluation

Rong Liu, Shaomin Wu, Yuantao Hao, Jing Gu, Jiqian Fang, Nanqiao Cai, Jinxin Zhang

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Study protocol for valuing EQ-5D-3L and EORTC-8D health states in a representative population sample in Sri Lanka

Sanjeewa Kularatna, Jennifer A Whitty, Newell W Johnson, Paul A Scuffham

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Intrusive thoughts and quality of life among men with prostate cancer before and three months after surgery

Thordis Thorsteinsdottir, Maria Hedelin, Johan Stranne, Heiddis Valdimarsdóttir, Ulrica Wilderäng, Eva Haglind, Gunnar Steineck, LAPPRO steering committee

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Validity and reliability of the EQ-5D-3L™ among a paediatric injury population

Mariana Brussoni, Sami Kruse, Kerry Walker

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Nudging socially isolated people towards well-being with the ‘Happiness Route’: design of a randomized controlled trial for the evaluation of a happiness-based intervention

Laura A Weiss, Gerben J Westerhof, Ernst T Bohlmeijer

01.12.2013 | Short report | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Validation of the Korean version of the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer brain cancer module (EORTC QLQ-BN20) in patients with brain tumors

Yong Soon Shin, Jeong Hoon Kim

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Health literacy and ethnic disparities in health-related quality of life among rural women: results from a Chinese poor minority area

Cuili Wang, Hui Li, Lingui Li, Dongjuan Xu, Robert L Kane, Qingyue Meng

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Assessment of quality of life of the children and parents affected by inborn errors of metabolism with restricted diet: preliminary results of a cross-sectional study

Alexandre Fabre, Karine Baumstarck, Aline Cano, Anderson Loundou, Julie Berbis, Brigitte Chabrol, Pascal Auquier

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

A UK validation of a general measure of subjective well-being: the modified BBC subjective well-being scale (BBC-SWB)

Eleanor Pontin, Matthias Schwannauer, Sara Tai, Peter Kinderman

01.12.2013 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Review of studies mapping from quality of life or clinical measures to EQ-5D: an online database

Helen Dakin

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Development and calibration of an item bank for the assessment of activities of daily living in cardiovascular patients using Rasch analysis

Harald Baumeister, Birgit Abberger, Anne Haschke, Maren Boecker, Juergen Bengel, Markus Wirtz

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Posttraumatic growth, posttraumatic stress and psychological adjustment in the aftermath of the 2011 Oslo bombing attack

Ines Blix, Marianne Bang Hansen, Marianne Skogbrott Birkeland, Alexander Nissen, Trond Heir

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Predictors of weight loss after an intensive lifestyle intervention program in obese patients: a 1-year prospective cohort study

Tor-Ivar Karlsen, Maryon Søhagen, Jøran Hjelmesæth

01.12.2013 | Short report | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Validation of the French version of the Amsterdam preoperative anxiety and information scale (APAIS)

Axel Maurice-Szamburski, Anderson Loundou, Xavier Capdevila, Nicolas Bruder, Pascal Auquier

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Preference-based Health status in a German outpatient cohort with multiple sclerosis

Jens Peter Reese, Gabriele Wienemann, Axel John, Alexandra Linnemann, Monika Balzer-Geldsetzer, Ulrich Otto Mueller, Christian Eienbröker, Björn Tackenberg, Richard Dodel

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Patient reported outcome instruments used in clinical trials of HIV-infected adults on NNRTI-based therapy: a 10-year review

Kit N Simpson, Kristin A Hanson, Gale Harding, Seema Haider, Margaret Tawadrous, Alexandra Khachatryan, Chris L Pashos, Albert W Wu

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Home administration of maintenance pemetrexed for patients with advanced non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer: rationale, practicalities and phase II feasibility study design

Rohit Lal, Nawel Bourayou, Gunnar Hillerdal, Marianne Nicolson, Anders Vikstrom, Maria Lorenzo, Yulia D’yachkova, Susana Barriga, Carla Visseren-Grul

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Chronic myeloid leukemia (CML): association of treatment satisfaction, negative medication experience and treatment restrictions with health outcomes, from the patient’s perspective

Ishan Hirji, Shaloo Gupta, Amir Goren, Diana R Chirovsky, Alyson B Moadel, Eduardo Olavarria, Timothy W Victor, Catherine C Davis

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Mental health issues decrease diabetes-specific quality of life independent of glycaemic control and complications: findings from Australia’s living with diabetes cohort study

Maria Donald, Jo Dower, Joseph R Coll, Peter Baker, Bryan Mukandi, Suhail AR Doi

01.12.2013 | Short report | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Longitudinal associations between oral health impacts and quality of life among a national cohort of Thai adults

Vasoontara Yiengprugsawan, Tewarit Somkotra, Sam-ang Seubsman, Adrian C Sleigh

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Burden of peripheral arterial disease in Europe and the United States: a patient survey

Elizabeth Marrett, Marco daCosta DiBonaventura, Qiaoyi Zhang

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Development and validation of the living with pulmonary hypertension questionnaire in pulmonary arterial hypertension patients

Nicola Bonner, Linda Abetz, Juliette Meunier, Mirko Sikirica, Stephen C Mathai

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Subjective health status and health-related quality of life among women with Recurrent Vulvovaginal Candidosis (RVVC) in Europe and the USA

Samuel Aballéa, Florent Guelfucci, Julian Wagner, Amine Khemiri, Jean-Paul Dietz, Jack Sobel, Mondher Toumi

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Anticipated adaptation or scale recalibration?

Yvette Edelaar-Peeters, Anne M Stiggelbout

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Measuring the impact of caregiving on informal carers: a construct validation study of the CarerQol instrument

Renske J Hoefman, Job van Exel, Werner BF Brouwer

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Influence of negative affectivity and self-esteem on the oral health related quality of life in patients receiving oral rehabilitation

Esben Boeskov Özhayat

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The Swedish version of the multidimensional scale of perceived social support (MSPSS) - a psychometric evaluation study in women with hirsutism and nursing students

Maria Ekbäck, Eva Benzein, Magnus Lindberg, Kristofer Årestedt

01.12.2013 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Use of pedometer-driven walking to promote physical activity and improve health-related quality of life among meat processing workers: a feasibility trial

Suliman Mansi, Stephan Milosavljevic, Steve Tumilty, Paul Hendrick, G David Baxter

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Self-rated quality of life of city-dwelling elderly people benefitting from social help: results of a cross-sectional study

Marek Bryła, Monika Burzyńska, Irena Maniecka-Bryła

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Relationship of treatment satisfaction to medication adherence: findings from a cross-sectional survey among hypertensive patients in Palestine

Sa’ed H Zyoud, Samah W Al-Jabi, Waleed M Sweileh, Donald E Morisky

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Comparison of child self-reports and parent proxy-reports on quality of life of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

Juliana CB Marques, Jorge A Oliveira, Juliana B Goulardins, Roseane O Nascimento, Allana MV Lima, Erasmo B Casella

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Associations between physical activity and quality of life outcomes in adults with severe obesity: a cross-sectional study prior to the beginning of a lifestyle intervention

Randi Jepsen, Eivind Aadland, John R Andersen, Gerd K Natvig

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Linguistic and psychometric validation of the Chinese version of the Glaucoma Quality of Life-15 (GQL-15-CHI): a cross-sectional study

Chuandi Zhou, Jing Yao, Shaohong Qian, Peixia Wu

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Use of health-related quality of life measures to predict health utility in postmenopausal osteoporotic women: results from the Multiple Outcomes of Raloxifene Evaluation study

Russel Burge, Wei Shen, April N Naegeli, Jahangir Alam, Stuart Silverman, Deborah T Gold, Tsehua Shih

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Daily activities and health-related quality of life in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: psychological determinants: a cross-sectional study

Saskia WM Weldam, Jan-Willem J Lammers, Rogier L Decates, Marieke J Schuurmans

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Evaluation of health related quality of life in children with immune thrombocytopenia with the PedsQL™ 4.0 Generic Core Scales: a study on behalf of the pays de Loire pediatric hematology network

Marion Strullu, Josué Rakotonjanahary, Eliane Tarral, Christophe Savagner, Caroline Thomas, Françoise Méchinaud, Yves Reguerre, Sylvaine Poignant, Arnaud Boutet, Joachim Bassil, Dominique Médinger, Emmanuel Quemener, Nancy L Young, Petronela Rachieru, Robert J Klaassen, Isabelle Pellier

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The impact of resilience on psychological outcomes in women after preeclampsia: an observational cohort study

Eva Mautner, Christina Stern, Maria Deutsch, Eva Nagele, Elfriede Greimel, Uwe Lang, Mila Cervar-Zivkovic

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The patient experience with fatigue and content validity of a measure to assess fatigue severity: qualitative research in patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS)

April N Naegeli, Emuella Flood, Jennifer Tucker, Jennifer Devlen, Emily Edson-Heredia

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Item selection, reliability and validity of the Shortness of Breath with Daily Activities (SOBDA) questionnaire: a new outcome measure for evaluating dyspnea in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Teresa K Wilcox, Wen-Hung Chen, Kellee A Howard, Ingela Wiklund, Jean Brooks, Michael L Watkins, Charlotte E Cates, Maggie M Tabberer, Courtney Crim

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Development and evaluation of a crosswalk between the SF-36 physical functioning scale and Health Assessment Questionnaire disability index in rheumatoid arthritis

Peter M ten Klooster, Martijn AH Oude Voshaar, Barbara Gandek, Matthias Rose, Jakob B Bjorner, Erik Taal, Cees AW Glas, Piet LCM van Riel, Mart AFJ van de Laar

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The impact of implant treatment on oral health related quality of life in a private dental practice: a prospective cohort study

Mathieu Fillion, Dominique Aubazac, Marion Bessadet, Marlène Allègre, Emmanuel Nicolas

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Health related quality of life of children with rheumatic heart diseases: reliability of the Brazilian version of the pediatric quality of life inventory™ cardiac module scale

Anabela do Nascimento Moraes, Maria Teresa Ramos Ascensão Terreri, Maria Odete Esteves Hilário, Cláudio Arnaldo Len

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Psychometric properties of a short version of the HIV stigma scale, adapted for children with HIV infection

Maria Wiklander, Lise-Lott Rydström, Britt-Marie Ygge, Lars Navér, Lena Wettergren, Lars E Eriksson

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Estimating EQ-5D and OAB-5D health state utilities for patients with overactive bladder

Katia Desroziers, Samuel Aballéa, Khaled Maman, Jameel Nazir, Isaac Odeyemi, Zalmai Hakimi

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The Otitis Media-6 questionnaire: psychometric properties with emphasis on factor structure and interpretability

Christian Hamilton Heidemann, Christian Godballe, Anette Drøhse Kjeldsen, Eva Charlotte Jung Johansen, Christian Emil Faber, Henrik Hein Lauridsen

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Rasch analysis of the General Self-Efficacy Scale in a sample of persons with morbid obesity

Tore Bonsaksen, Anders Kottorp, Caryl Gay, May Solveig Fagermoen, Anners Lerdal

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Mapping the FACT-G cancer-specific quality of life instrument to the EQ-5D and SF-6D

Paulos Teckle, Helen McTaggart-Cowan, Kim Van der Hoek, Stephen Chia, Barb Melosky, Karen Gelmon, Stuart Peacock

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Child-rated versus parent-rated quality of life of community-based obese children across gender and grade

Chia-Ting Su, Jung-Der Wang, Chung-Ying Lin

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Quality of life in patients at first time visit for sleep disorders of breathing at a sleep centre

Serena Iacono Isidoro, Adriana Salvaggio, Anna Lo Bue, Salvatore Romano, Oreste Marrone, Giuseppe Insalaco

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Health-related quality of life in children and adolescents with celiac disease: survey of a population from central Italy

Emma Altobelli, Riccardo Paduano, Teresa Gentile, Claudia Caloisi, Ciro Marziliano, Stefano Necozione, Ferdinando di Orio

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Clinical validation of a non-heteronormative version of the Social Interaction Anxiety Scale (SIAS)

Philip Lindner, Christopher Martell, Jan Bergström, Gerhard Andersson, Per Carlbring

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The evaluation of the psychometric properties of a specific quality of life questionnaire for physiological pregnancy

Eva Vachkova, Stanislav Jezek, Jiri Mares, Marketa Moravcova

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Reliability, validity and responsiveness of the EQ-5D in assessing and valuing health status in patients with social phobia

Michael Sonntag, Alexander Konnopka, Falk Leichsenring, Simone Salzer, Manfred E Beutel, Stephan Herpertz, Wolfgang Hiller, Jürgen Hoyer, Peter Joraschky, Björn Nolting, Karin Pöhlmann, Ulrich Stangier, Bernhard Strauss, Ulrike Willutzki, Jörg Wiltink, Eric Leibing, Hans-Helmut König

01.12.2013 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

The case for an international patient-reported outcomes measurement information system (PROMIS®) initiative

Jordi Alonso, Susan J Bartlett, Matthias Rose, Neil K Aaronson, John E Chaplin, Fabio Efficace, Alain Leplège, Aiping LU, David S Tulsky, Hein Raat, Ulrike Ravens-Sieberer, Dennis Revicki, Caroline B Terwee, Jose M Valderas, David Cella, Christopher B Forrest, for the PROMIS International group

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Development and initial validation of a traditional Chinese medicine symptom-specific outcome measure: a Zheng-related atopic dermatitis symptom questionnaire (ZRADSQ)

Darong Wu, Chujun Huang, Xiumei Mo, Junfeng Liu, Jianxiong Cai, Chi Liu, Haili Zhu, Hongyi Li, Dacan Chen

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Longitudinal quality of life analysis in a phenylketonuria cohort provided sapropterin dihydrochloride

Teresa D Douglas, Usha Ramakrishnan, Julie A Kable, Rani H Singh

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Health promoting schools and children’s oral health related quality of life

Zamros YM Yusof, Nasruddin Jaafar

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Evaluation of the Irritable Bowel Syndrome Quality of Life (IBS-QOL) questionnaire in diarrheal-predominant irritable bowel syndrome patients

David A Andrae, Donald L Patrick, Douglas A Drossman, Paul S Covington

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Association between sense of coherence and health-related quality of life among primary care patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain

Neale R Chumbler, Kurt Kroenke, Samantha Outcalt, Matthew J Bair, Erin Krebs, Jingwei Wu, Zhangsheng Yu

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Developing the draft descriptive system for the child amblyopia treatment questionnaire (CAT-Qol): a mixed methods study

Jill Carlton

01.12.2013 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2013 Open Access

Associations between scores of psychosomatic health symptoms and health-related quality of life in children and adolescents

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