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Health and Quality of Life Outcomes

Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 1/2014

Ausgabe 1/2014

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 192 Artikel )

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Validation of the International Prostate Symptom Score in Chinese males and females with lower urinary tract symptoms

Edmond PH Choi, Cindy LK Lam, Weng-Yee Chin

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Falls and EQ-5D rated quality of life in community-dwelling seniors with concurrent chronic diseases: a cross-sectional study

Ulrich Thiem, Renate Klaaßen-Mielke, Ulrike Trampisch, Anna Moschny, Ludger Pientka, Timo Hinrichs

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Validation of the Spanish versions of the long (26 items) and short (12 items) forms of the Self-Compassion Scale (SCS)

Javier Garcia-Campayo, Mayte Navarro-Gil, Eva Andrés, Jesús Montero-Marin, Lorena López-Artal, Marcelo Marcos Piva Demarzo

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Which tinnitus-related aspects are relevant for quality of life and depression: results from a large international multicentre sample

Florian Zeman, Michael Koller, Berthold Langguth, Michael Landgrebe, Tinnitus Research Initiative database study group

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Validation of the Turkish version of the quality of recovery-40 questionnaire

Serkan Karaman, Semih Arici, Serkan Dogru, Tugba Karaman, Hakan Tapar, Ziya Kaya, Mustafa Suren, Mehtap Gurler Balta

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Psychosocial factors as predictors of quality of life in chronic portuguese patients

Estela Vilhena, José Pais-Ribeiro, Isabel Silva, Luísa Pedro, Rute F Meneses, Helena Cardoso, António Martins da Silva, Denisa Mendonça

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Health related quality of life in Dutch young adults: psychometric properties of the PedsQL generic core scales young adult version

Perrine F Limperg, Lotte Haverman, Hedy A van Oers, Marion AJ van Rossum, Heleen Maurice-Stam, Martha A Grootenhuis

01.12.2014 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Patient reports of the outcomes of treatment: a structured review of approaches

Helen Lloyd, Crispin Jenkinson, Monica Hadi, Elizabeth Gibbons, Ray Fitzpatrick

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Quality of life impact of mental health conditions in England: results from the adult psychiatric morbidity surveys

Jennifer Roberts, Pamela Lenton, Anju D Keetharuth, John Brazier

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Exploration of dimensionality and psychometric properties of the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index in cases with temporomandibular disorders

Ksenija Rener-Sitar, Mike T John, Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, Michael J Howell, Eric L Schiffman

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Health-related quality of life in adolescents with chronic physical illness in northern Russia: a cross-sectional study

Anna Zashikhina, Bruno Hagglof

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Perceptions of symptoms and expectations of advanced therapy for Parkinson’s disease: preliminary report of a Patient-Reported Outcome tool for Advanced Parkinson’s disease (PRO-APD)

Prashanth Reddy, Pablo Martinez-Martin, Richard G Brown, Kallol Ray Chaudhuri, Jean-Pierre Lin, Richard Selway, Ian Forgacs, Keyoumars Ashkan, Michael Samuel

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Latent variables may be useful in pain’s assessment

Donald R Royall, Ricardo Salazar, Raymond F Palmer

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Validity and reliability of the Spanish version of the 10-item CD-RISC in patients with fibromyalgia

Blanca Notario-Pacheco, Vicente Martínez-Vizcaíno, Eva Trillo-Calvo, Mari Cruz Pérez-Yus, Dolores Serrano-Parra, Javier García-Campayo

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The impact of cataract surgery on vision-related quality of life for bilateral cataract patients in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam: a prospective study

Kien Gia To, Lynn B Meuleners, Michelle L Fraser, Dung Van Do, Dat Van Duong, Van-Anh Ngoc Huynh, Quyen Gia To, Tien Duy Phi, Hoang Huy Tran, Nguyen Do Nguyen

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Impact of tuberculosis treatment on health-related quality of life of pulmonary tuberculosis patients: a follow-up study

Muhammad Atif, Syed Azhar Syed Sulaiman, Asrul Akmal Shafie, Muhammad Asif, Muhammad Khan Sarfraz, Heng Chin Low, Zaheer-Ud-Din Babar

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Application of Bother in patient reported outcomes instruments across cultures

Mary C Gawlicki, Shawn M McKown, Matthew J Talbert, Barbara A Brandt

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Bladder cancer index: cross-cultural adaptation into Spanish and psychometric evaluation

Stefanie Schmidt, Ricard Riel, Albert Frances, José Antonio Lorente Garin, Xavier Bonfill, María José Martinez-Zapata, Maria Morales Suarez-Varela, Javier dela Cruz, José Ignacio Emparanza, María-José Sánchez, Javier Zamora, Juan Manuel Ramos Goñi, Jordi Alonso, Montse Ferrer

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Assessing the validity and intra-observer agreement of the MIDAM-LTC; an instrument measuring factors that influence personal dignity in long-term care facilities

Mariska G Oosterveld-Vlug, H Roeline W Pasman, Isis E van Gennip, Henrica CW de Vet, Bregje D Onwuteaka-Philipsen

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A comparison of injured patient and general population valuations of EQ-5D health states for New Zealand

Ross Wilson, Paul Hansen, John Langley, Sarah Derrett

01.12.2014 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Interviewing to develop Patient-Reported Outcome (PRO) measures for clinical research: eliciting patients’ experience

Anne Brédart, Alexia Marrel, Linda Abetz-Webb, Kathy Lasch, Catherine Acquadro

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Measurement equivalence and feasibility of the EORTC QLQ-PR25: paper-and-pencil versus touch-screen administration

Yu-Jun Chang, Chih-Hung Chang, Chiao-Ling Peng, Hsi-Chin Wu, Hsueh-Chun Lin, Jong-Yi Wang, Tsai-Chung Li, Yi-Chun Yeh, Wen-Miin Liang

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The ACTonHEART study: rationale and design of a randomized controlled clinical trial comparing a brief intervention based on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy to usual secondary prevention care of coronary heart disease

Chiara AM Spatola, Gian Mauro Manzoni, Gianluca Castelnuovo, Gabriella Malfatto, Mario Facchini, Christina L Goodwin, Matteo Baruffi, Enrico Molinari

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Can the Fatigue Severity Scale 7-item version be used across different patient populations as a generic fatigue measure - a comparative study using a Rasch model approach

Sverker Johansson, Anders Kottorp, Kathryn A Lee, Caryl L Gay, Anners Lerdal

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The role of quality of care and attitude towards disability in the relationship between severity of disability and quality of life: findings from a cross-sectional survey among people with physical disability in China

Qiao-Lan Zheng, Qi Tian, Chun Hao, Jing Gu, Ramona Lucas-Carrasco, Jian-Ting Tao, Zuo-Yi Liang, Xin-Lin Chen, Ji-Qian Fang, Jian-Hua Ruan, Qiu-Xiang Ai, Yuan-Tao Hao

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Physical and psychological long-term outcome after traumatic brain injury in children and adult patients

Hagen Andruszkow, Ezin Deniz, Julia Urner, Christian Probst, Orna Grün, Ralf Lohse, Michael Frink, Christian Krettek, Christian Zeckey, Frank Hildebrand

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Oral health associated with quality of life of people living with HIV/AIDS in Brazil

Gabriella Barreto Soares, Cléa Adas Saliba Garbin, Tânia Adas Saliba Rovida, Artênio José Ísper Garbin

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Secukinumab treatment in rheumatoid arthritis is associated with incremental benefit in the clinical outcomes and HRQoL improvements that exceed minimally important thresholds

Vibeke Strand, Mark Kosinski, Ari Gnanasakthy, Usha Mallya, Shephard Mpofu

01.12.2014 | Letter to the Editor | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Critical appraisal of a brief 5 item version of the Neck Disability Index

Charles P Gabel, Antonio I Cuesta-Vargas, Markus Melloh, Jason Osborne

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Modelling the relationship between the WOMAC osteoarthritis index and EQ-5D

Allan Wailoo, Monica Hernandez Alava, Antonio Escobar Martinez

01.12.2014 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A systematic review of the impact of parental socio-economic status and home environment characteristics on children’s oral health related quality of life

Santhosh Kumar, Jeroen Kroon, Ratilal Lalloo

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Khat chewing and health related quality of life: cross-sectional study in Jazan region, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Kamaludin Ahmed Sheikh, Maged El-setouhy, Umar Yagoub, Rashad Alsanosy, Zafar Ahmed

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Behavioural profile and human adaptation of survivors after radical cystectomy and ileal conduit

Maria Angela Cerruto, Carolina D’Elia, Giovanni Cacciamani, Davide De Marchi, Salvatore Siracusano, Massimo Iafrate, Mauro Niero, Cristina Lonardi, Pierfrancesco Bassi, Emanuele Belgrano, Ciro Imbimbo, Marco Racioppi, Renato Talamini, Stefano Ciciliato, Laura Toffoli, Michele Rizzo, Francesco Visalli, Paolo Verze, Walter Artibani

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Assessment of long-term quality of life after cavotricuspid isthmus ablation for typical atrial flutter

Pilar Cabanas-Grandío, Javier García-Seara, Francisco Gude, José Luis Martínez-Sande, Xesús Alberte Fernández-López, José R González-Juanatey

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Perceptions of individuals living with spinal cord injury toward preference-based quality of life instruments: a qualitative exploration

David GT Whitehurst, Nitya Suryaprakash, Lidia Engel, Nicole Mittmann, Vanessa K Noonan, Marcel FS Dvorak, Stirling Bryan

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The construct validity and responsiveness of the EQ-5D, SF-6D and Diabetes Health Profile-18 in type 2 diabetes

Brendan Mulhern, Keith Meadows

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Impact of caregiver and parenting status on time trade-off and standard gamble utility scores for health state descriptions

Louis S Matza, Kristina S Boye, David H Feeny, Joseph A Johnston, Lee Bowman, Jessica B Jordan

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Health-related quality of life and income-related social mobility in young adults

David S Brennan, A John Spencer

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Quality of life in children and adolescents with Osteogenesis Imperfecta: a qualitative interview based study

Claire L Hill, Wendy O Baird, Stephen J Walters

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Improved self-efficacy in persons with relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis after an intensive social cognitive wellness program with participation of support partners: a 6-months observational study

Peter Joseph Jongen, Rob Ruimschotel, Marco Heerings, Astrid Hussaarts, Lotte Duyverman, Anneke van der Zande, Joyce Valkenburg-Vissers, Hanne Wolper, Maarten van Droffelaar, Wim Lemmens, Rogier Donders, Leo H Visser

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Translation and validation of the Chinese version of the quality of life radiation therapy instrument and the head & neck module (QOL-RTI/H&N)

Xin-lin Chen, Zhen-wen Qiu, Mo-fa Gu, Yong Su, Li-zhi Liu, Yan Liu, Chuan-wei Mo, Qian Xu, Juan Sun, Dong-hai Li

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Health-related quality of life in epilepsy patients receiving anti-epileptic drugs at National Referral Hospitals in Uganda: a cross-sectional study

Anne M Nabukenya, Joseph KB Matovu, Fred Wabwire-Mangen, Rhoda K Wanyenze, Fredrick Makumbi

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Impact of oral health conditions on the quality of life of preschool children and their families: a cross-sectional study

Monalisa Cesarino Gomes, Tassia Cristina de Almeida Pinto-Sarmento, Edja Maria Melo de Brito Costa, Carolina Castro Martins, Ana Flávia Granville-Garcia, Saul Martins Paiva

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Health-related quality of life in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients in Korea

Seon-Ha Kim, Yeon Mok Oh, Min-Woo Jo

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Development of a new occupational balance-questionnaire: incorporating the perspectives of patients and healthy people in the design of a self-reported occupational balance outcome instrument

Mona Dür, Günter Steiner, Veronika Fialka-Moser, Alexandra Kautzky-Willer, Clemens Dejaco, Birgit Prodinger, Michaela Alexandra Stoffer, Alexa Binder, Josef Smolen, Tanja Alexandra Stamm

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Examining the incremental impact of long-standing health conditions on subjective well-being alongside the EQ-5D

Mengjun Wu, John Brazier, Clare Relton, Cindy Cooper, Christine Smith, Joanna Blackburn

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Is quality of life post cardiac surgery overestimated?

Luc Noyez

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A comparison of health status in patients meeting alternative definitions for chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis

Samantha C Johnston, Ekua W Brenu, Sharni L Hardcastle, Teilah K Huth, Donald R Staines, Sonya M Marshall-Gradisnik

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Measurement invariance across chronic conditions: a systematic review and an empirical investigation of the Health Education Impact Questionnaire (heiQ™)

Michael Schuler, Gunda Musekamp, Jürgen Bengel, Sandra Nolte, Richard H Osborne, Hermann Faller

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Health-related quality of life and socioeconomic status: inequalities among adults with a chronic disease

Andreas Mielck, Martin Vogelmann, Reiner Leidl

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Exploratory analysis of health-related quality of life among the empty-nest elderly in rural China: An empirical study in three economically developed cities in eastern China

Ying Liang, Wei Wu

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Health-related quality of life and related factors of military police officers

Franciele Cascaes da Silva, Salma Stéphany Soleman Hernandez, Beatriz Angélica Valdivia Arancibia, Thiago Luis da Silva Castro, Paulo José Barbosa Gutierres Filho, Rudney da Silva

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Estimating a minimal clinically important difference for the EuroQol 5-dimension health status index in persons with multiple sclerosis

Christine G Kohn, Matthew F Sidovar, Kirandeep Kaur, Yungfen Zhu, Craig I Coleman

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

What explains health in persons with visual impairment?

Juliane Leissner, Michaela Coenen, Stephan Froehlich, Danny Loyola, Alarcos Cieza

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The effect of continuous passive motion and sling exercise training on clinical and functional outcomes following total knee arthroplasty: a randomized active-controlled clinical study

Anett Mau-Moeller, Martin Behrens, Susanne Finze, Sven Bruhn, Rainer Bader, Wolfram Mittelmeier

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Psychosocial work conditions and quality of life among primary health care employees: a cross sectional study

Mariza Alves Barbosa Teles, Mirna Rossi Barbosa, Andréa Maria Duarte Vargas, Viviane Elizângela Gomes, Efigênia Ferreira e Ferreira, Andréa Maria Eleutério de Barros Lima Martins, Raquel Conceição Ferreira

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Quality of life after the initial treatments of non-small cell lung cancer: a persistent predictor for patients’ survival

Irawati Lemonnier, Francis Guillemin, Patrick Arveux, Christelle Clément-Duchêne, Michel Velten, Marie-Christine Woronoff-Lemsi, Damien Jolly, Cédric Baumann

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Experience of gratitude, awe and beauty in life among patients with multiple sclerosis and psychiatric disorders

Arndt Büssing, Anne Gritli Wirth, Franz Reiser, Anne Zahn, Knut Humbroich, Kathrin Gerbershagen, Sebastian Schimrigk, Michael Haupts, Niels Christian Hvidt, Klaus Baumann

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Self-rated dental health and dental insurance: modification by household income

Dana N Teusner, Olga Anikeeva, David S Brennan

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Could baseline health-related quality of life (QoL) predict overall survival in metastatic colorectal cancer? The results of the GERCOR OPTIMOX 1 study

Momar Diouf, Benoist Chibaudel, Thomas Filleron, Christophe Tournigand, Marine Hug de Larauze, Marie-Line Garcia-Larnicol, Sarah Dumont, Christophe Louvet, Nathalie Perez-Staub, Alexandra Hadengue, Aimery de Gramont, Franck Bonnetain

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Comparing the EQ-5D 3L and 5L: measurement properties and association with chronic conditions and multimorbidity in the general population

Calypse B Agborsangaya, Markus Lahtinen, Tim Cooke, Jeffrey A Johnson

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Psychometric evaluation of the Korean version of the Diabetes Symptom Checklist-Revised (DSC-R) for Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

Eun-Hyun Lee, Kwan-Woo Lee, Rhayun Song, Frank J Snoek, Seung Hei Moon

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Transcultural adaptation and validation of the “Hip and Knee” questionnaire into Spanish

Enric Castellet, Oscar Ares, Fernando Celaya, Andrés Valentí-Azcárate, Angels Salvador, Ana Torres, Pedro Sesma, (SEROD group)

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

“Getting stuck with LAM”: patients perspectives on living with Lymphangioleiomyomatosis

Amanda Belkin, Karen Albright, Kaitlin Fier, Jennifer Desserich, Jeffrey J Swigris

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Cross cultural adaptation and validation of a Spanish version of the lower limb functional index

Antonio I Cuesta-Vargas, Charles P Gabel, Paul Bennett

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Psychometric study of the Persian short-form eight-item Parkinson’s disease questionnaire (PDQ-8) to evaluate health related quality of life (HRQoL)

Seyed-Mohammad Fereshtehnejad, Nader Naderi, Arash Rahmani, Gholam Ali Shahidi, Ahmad Delbari, Johan Lökk

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Landless female peasants living in resettlement residential areas in China have poorer quality of life than males: results from a household study in the Yangtze River Delta region

Ying Liang, Shuqin Li

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Patient-reported outcome labeling claims and measurement approach for metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer treatments in the United States and European Union

Marci J Clark, Nimanee Harris, Ingolf Griebsch, Dagmar Kaschinski, Catherine Copley-Merriman

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Identifying key domains of health-related quality of life for patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: the patient perspective

Muirne CS Paap, Christina Bode, Lonneke IM Lenferink, Lianne C Groen, Caroline B Terwee, Sara Ahmed, Owis Eilayyan, Job van der Palen

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Assessment of sleep in patients with fibromyalgia: qualitative development of the fibromyalgia sleep diary

Leah Kleinman, Sally Mannix, Lesley M Arnold, Claire Burbridge, Kellee Howard, Kelly McQuarrie, Verne Pitman, Malca Resnick, Tom Roth, Tara Symonds

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A brief patient-reported outcome instrument for primary care: German translation and validation of the Measure Yourself Medical Outcome Profile (MYMOP)

Katja Hermann, Katharina Kraus, Kathrin Herrmann, Stefanie Joos

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Italian translation, cultural adaptation and validation of the PedsQL™ 3.0 Diabetes Module questionnaire in children with type 1 diabetes and their parents

Giuseppe d’Annunzio, Sara Gialetti, Chiara Carducci, Ivana Rabbone, Donatella Lo Presti, Sonia Toni, Eugenio Zito, Sara Bolloli, Renata Lorini, Ornella Della Casa Alberighi

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Patient-reported outcome measures for systemic lupus erythematosus clinical trials: a review of content validity, face validity and psychometric performance

Laura Holloway, Louise Humphrey, Louise Heron, Claire Pilling, Helen Kitchen, Lise Højbjerre, Martin Strandberg-Larsen, Brian Bekker Hansen

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Validation of the Headache Impact Test (HIT-6) in patients with chronic migraine

Regina Rendas-Baum, Min Yang, Sepideh F Varon, Lisa M Bloudek, Ronald E DeGryse, Mark Kosinski

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Linguistic and psychometric validation of the MSSS-88 questionnaire for patients with multiple sclerosis and spasticity in Germany

Thomas Henze, Sylvia von Mackensen, Gerald Lehrieder, Uwe K Zettl, Carmen Pfiffner, Peter Flachenecker

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Self-report measurement of pain & symptoms in palliative care patients: a comparison of verbal, visual and hand scoring methods in Sub-Saharan Africa

David Blum, Lucy E Selman, Godfrey Agupio, Thandi Mashao, Keletso Mmoledi, Tony Moll, Natalya Dinat, Liz Gwyther, Lydia Mpanga Sebuyira, Barbara Ikin, Julia Downing, Stein Kaasa, Irene J Higginson, Richard Harding

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) changes in South Australia: comparison of burden of disease morbidity and survey-based health utility estimates

David Banham, Graeme Hawthorne, Robert Goldney, Julie Ratcliffe

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The impact of preoperative patient characteristics on health states after total hip replacement and related satisfaction thresholds: a cohort study

Matthias Vogl, Rainer Wilkesmann, Christian Lausmann, Matthias Hunger, Werner Plötz

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Is marital status associated with quality of life?

Kyu-Tae Han, Eun-Cheol Park, Jae-Hyun Kim, Sun Jung Kim, Sohee Park

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Change in health status in long-term conditions over a one year period: a cohort survey using patient-reported outcome measures

Michele Peters, Helen Crocker, Sarah Dummett, Crispin Jenkinson, Helen Doll, Ray Fitzpatrick

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Construct and concurrent validity of a patient-reported adverse drug event questionnaire: a cross-sectional study

Sieta T de Vries, Flora M Haaijer-Ruskamp, Dick de Zeeuw, Petra Denig

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Health related quality of life of children and adolescents with congenital adrenal hyperplasia in Brazil

Daniel Luis Schueftan Gilban, Paulo Alonso Garcia Alves Junior, Izabel Calland Ricarte Beserra

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Influence of health-related quality of life on health service utilization in Chinese rural-to-urban female migrant workers

Chu-Hong Lu, Pei-Xi Wang, Yi-Xiong Lei, Zhong-Cheng Luo

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Development of the Japanese version of the Minneapolis-Manchester Quality of Life Survey of Health - Adolescent Form (MMQL-AF) and investigation of its reliability and validity

Makiko Koike, Hiroki Hori, Takeshi Rikiishi, Akira Hayakawa, Naoko Tsuji, Tsukasa Yonemoto, Hideko Uryu, Eisuke Matsushima

01.12.2014 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The psychometric properties of the St George’s Respiratory Questionnaire (SGRQ) in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: a literature review

Jeffrey J Swigris, Dirk Esser, Craig S Conoscenti, Kevin K Brown

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A prospective cross-sectional study on quality of life and treatment satisfaction in type 2 diabetic patients with retinopathy without other major late diabetic complications

Nuria Alcubierre, Esther Rubinat, Alicia Traveset, Montserrat Martinez-Alonso, Marta Hernandez, Carmen Jurjo, Didac Mauricio

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Patient reports of health outcome for adults living with sickle cell disease: development and testing of the ASCQ-Me item banks

San D Keller, Manshu Yang, Marsha J Treadwell, Ellen M Werner, Kathryn L Hassell

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Construct validity and responsiveness of the simplified version of Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Score (SASDAS) for the evaluation of disease activity in axial spondyloarthritis

Fausto Salaffi, Alessandro Ciapetti, Marina Carotti, Stefania Gasparini, Gustavo Citera, Marwin Gutierrez

01.12.2014 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Recent advances in patient and proxy-reported quality of life research

Kristofer Bandayrel, Bradley C Johnston

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

From KIDSCREEN-10 to CHU9D: creating a unique mapping algorithm for application in economic evaluation

Gang Chen, Katherine Stevens, Donna Rowen, Julie Ratcliffe

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Health-related quality of life of ambulant adults with cerebral palsy and its association with falls and mobility decline: a preliminary cross sectional study

Prue E Morgan, Sze-Ee Soh, Jennifer L McGinley

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Quality of life as a prognostic marker in pulmonary arterial hypertension

Caio JCS Fernandes, Barbara CS Martins, Carlos VP Jardim, Rozana M Ciconelli, Luciana K Morinaga, Ana Paula Breda, Susana Hoette, Rogério Souza

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Mapping of Incontinence Quality of Life (I-QOL) scores to Assessment of Quality of Life 8D (AQoL-8D) utilities in patients with idiopathic overactive bladder

Gang Chen, Jonathan T Tan, Kwong Ng, Angelo Iezzi, Jeffrey Richardson

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Development of a questionnaire specifically for patients with Ileal Orthotopic Neobladder (IONB)

Salvatore Siracusano, Mauro Niero, Cristina Lonardi, Maria Angela Cerruto, Stefano Ciciliato, Laura Toffoli, Francesco Visalli, Davide Massidda, Massimo Iafrate, Walter Artibani, Pierfrancesco Bassi, Ciro Imbimbo, Marco Racioppi, Renato Talamini, Carolina D'Elia, Giovanni Cacciamani, Davide De Marchi, Tommaso Silvestri, Paolo Verze, Emanuele Belgrano

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Impact of Alzheimer’s Disease on Caregiver Questionnaire: internal consistency, convergent validity, and test-retest reliability of a new measure for assessing caregiver burden

Jason C Cole, Diane Ito, Yaozhu J Chen, Rebecca Cheng, Jennifer Bolognese, Josephine Li-McLeod

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The psychometric properties of the German version of the WHOQOL-OLD in the German population aged 60 and older

Ines Conrad, Herbert Matschinger, Steffi Riedel-Heller, Carolin von Gottberg, Reinhold Kilian

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Generic utilities in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients stratified according to different staging systems

Marc Miravitlles, Alicia Huerta, José Alberto Fernández-Villar, Bernardino Alcázar, Guillermo Villa, Carles Forné, Maribel Cuesta, Carlos Crespo, Francisco García-Río

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Psychological distress in spouses of somatically Ill: longitudinal findings from The Nord-TrØndelag Health Study (HUNT)

Ingrid Borren, Kristian Tambs, Kristin Gustavson, Jon Martin Sundet

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Confirmatory factor analysis of the thyroid-related quality of life questionnaire ThyPRO

Torquil Watt, Mogens Groenvold, Nina Deng, Barbara Gandek, Ulla Feldt-Rasmussen, Åse Krogh Rasmussen, Laszlo Hegedüs, Steen Joop Bonnema, Jakob Bue Bjorner

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Patient-reported utilities in advanced or metastatic melanoma, including analysis of utilities by time to death

Anthony J Hatswell, Becky Pennington, Louisa Pericleous, Donna Rowen, Maximilian Lebmeier, Dawn Lee

01.12.2014 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Reliability and validity of PedsQL for Portuguese children aged 5–7 and 8–12 years

Pedro L Ferreira, Carla F Baltazar, Luís Cavalheiro, Jan Cabri, Rui S Gonçalves

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Quality of life of Croatian veterans' wives and veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder

Tina Peraica, Anđelko Vidović, Zrnka Kovačić Petrović, Dragica Kozarić-Kovačić

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Linguistic validation and cultural adaptation of an English version of the Evaluation of Daily Activity Questionnaire in rheumatoid arthritis

Alison Hammond, Sarah Tyson, Yeliz Prior, Ruth Hawkins, Alan Tennant, Ulla Nordenskiold, Ingrid Thyberg, Gunnel Sandqvist, Ragnhild Cederlund

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Deriving a mapping algorithm for converting SF-36 scores to EQ-5D utility score in a Korean population

Seon-Ha Kim, Seon-Ok Kim, Sang-il Lee, Min-Woo Jo

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Chronic inflammation and quality of life in older adults: a cross-sectional study using biomarkers to predict emotional and relational outcomes

Alexandra CH Nowakowski

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Ethnicity does not account for differences in the health-related quality of life of Turkish, Moroccan, and Moluccan elderly in the Netherlands

Ilona Verhagen, Wynand JG Ros, Bas Steunenberg, Niek J de Wit

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Psychometric evaluation, using Rasch analysis, of the WHOQOL-BREF in heroin-dependent people undergoing methadone maintenance treatment: further item validation

Kun-Chia Chang, Jung-Der Wang, Hsin-Pei Tang, Ching-Ming Cheng, Chung-Ying Lin

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Development of the Incontinence Utility Index: estimating population-based utilities associated with urinary problems from the Incontinence Quality of Life Questionnaire and Neurogenic Module

Jesús Cuervo, Nacho Castejón, Kristin M Khalaf, Catherine Waweru, Denise Globe, Donald L Patrick

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Validation and application of health utilities index in Chinese subjects with down syndrome

Winnie Ka Yan Mok, Wilfred Hing-Sang Wong, Gary Tsz Kin Mok, Yoyo Wing Yiu Chu, Frederick Ka Wing Ho, Chun Bong Chow, Patrick Ip, Brian Hon-Yin Chung

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Health-related quality of life for pre-diabetic states and type 2 diabetes mellitus: a cross-sectional study in Västerbotten Sweden

Anne Neumann, Olaf Schoffer, Fredrik Norström, Margareta Norberg, Stefanie J Klug, Lars Lindholm

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Improving the primary care physicians' decision making for fibromyalgia in clinical practice: development and validation of the Fibromyalgia Detection (FibroDetect®) screening tool

Ralf Baron, Serge Perrot, Isabelle Guillemin, Cayetano Alegre, Carla Dias-Barbosa, Ernest Choy, Héléne Gilet, Giorgio Cruccu, Jules Desmeules, Joëlle Margaux, Selwyn Richards, Eric Serra, Michael Spaeth, Benoit Arnould

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Comparison of the responsiveness of the Foot Health Status Questionnaire and the Manchester Foot Pain and Disability Index in older people

Hylton B Menz, Maria Auhl, Sonja Ristevski, Nicoletta Frescos, Shannon E Munteanu

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Validation and comparison of EuroQoL-5 dimension (EQ-5D) and Short Form-6 dimension (SF-6D) among stable angina patients

Jing Wu, Yuerong Han, Fei-Li Zhao, Jin Zhou, Zhijun Chen, He Sun

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Using item response theory to enrich and expand the PROMIS® pediatric self report banks

Hally Quinn, David Thissen, Yang Liu, Brooke Magnus, Jin-Shei Lai, Dagmar Amtmann, James W Varni, Heather E Gross, Darren A DeWalt

01.12.2014 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Impact of three genetic musculoskeletal diseases: a comparative synthesis of achondroplasia, Duchenne muscular dystrophy and osteogenesis imperfecta

Maman Joyce Dogba, Frank Rauch, Erin Douglas, Christophe Bedos

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

How is the most severe health state being valued by the general population?

Mihir Gandhi, Julian Thumboo, Hwee-Lin Wee, Nan Luo, Yin-Bun Cheung

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

When study site contributes to outcomes in a multi-center randomized trial: a secondary analysis of decisional conflict in men with localized prostate cancer

Meghan L Underhill, Fangxin Hong, Donna L Berry

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Violations of local stochastic independence exaggerate scalability in Mokken scaling analysis of the Chinese Mandarin SF-36

Roger Watson, Wenru Wang, David R Thompson

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Measurement of diabetes-related emotional distress using the Problem Areas in Diabetes scale: psychometric evaluations show that the short form is better than the full form

Eun-Hyun Lee, Young Whee Lee, Kwan-Woo Lee, Yong Seong Kim, Moon-Suk Nam

01.12.2014 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Patients' expectations from dental implants: a systematic review of the literature

Jie Yao, Hua Tang, Xiao-Li Gao, Colman McGrath, Nikos Mattheos

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Spanish version of the screening Örebro Musculoskeletal Pain Questionnaire: a cross-cultural adaptation and validation

Antonio Ignacio Cuesta-Vargas, Manuel González-Sánchez

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Quality of life in children with OCD with and without comorbidity

Bernhard Weidle, Thomas Jozefiak, Tord Ivarsson, Per Hove Thomsen

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Impact of a pharmaceutical care programme on health-related quality of life among women with epilepsy: a randomised controlled trial (IPHIWWE study)

Martha Losada-Camacho, Mario F. Guerrero-Pabon, Pilar Garcia-Delgado, Fernando Martínez-Martinez

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Measuring the psychosocial burden in women with low-grade abnormal cervical cytology in the TOMBOLA trial: psychometric properties of the Process and Outcome Specific Measure (POSM)

Kieran Rothnie, Seonaidh C Cotton, Shona Fielding, Nicola M Gray, Julian Little, Margaret E Cruickshank, Leslie G Walker, Mark Avis, Linda Sharp, in association with the TOMBOLA group

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A non-linear beta-binomial regression model for mapping EORTC QLQ- C30 to the EQ-5D-3L in lung cancer patients: a comparison with existing approaches

Iftekhar Khan, Stephen Morris

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Development of a tool to recognize small airways dysfunction in asthma (SADT)

Lieke Schiphof-Godart, Erica van der Wiel, Nick HT ten Hacken, Maarten van den Berge, Dirkje S Postma, Thys van der Molen

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Improvements in quality of life associated with biphasic insulin aspart 30 in type 2 diabetes patients in China: results from the A1chieve® observational study

Wenying Yang, Xiaoming Zhuang, Yukun Li, Qing Wang, Rongwen Bian, Jianguo Shen, Eva Hammerby, Li Yang

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Instrument development and validation of the stroke pre-hospital delay behavior intention scale in a Chinese urban population

Qiuli Zhao, Li Yang, Qingqing Zuo, Xuemei Zhu, Xiao Zhang, Yanni Wu, Liu Yang, Wei Gao, Minghui Li

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Health-related quality of life and cognitive emotion regulation strategies in the unemployed: a cross-sectional survey

Natalio Extremera, Lourdes Rey

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Osteoarthritis medical labelling and health-related quality of life in the general population

Sara Lourenço, Raquel Lucas, Fábio Araújo, Mónica Bogas, Rui André Santos, Henrique Barros

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Improving the experience of dementia and enhancing active life - living well with dementia: study protocol for the IDEAL study

Linda Clare, Sharon M Nelis, Catherine Quinn, Anthony Martyr, Catherine Henderson, John V Hindle, Ian R Jones, Roy W Jones, Martin Knapp, Michael D Kopelman, Robin G Morris, James A Pickett, Jennifer M Rusted, Nada M Savitch, Jeanette M Thom, Christina R Victor

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Impact of tooth loss related to number and position on oral health quality of life among adults

Marília Jesus Batista, Herenia Procopio Lawrence, Maria da Luz Rosário de Sousa

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Aging, Gender and Quality of Life (AGEQOL) study: factors associated with good quality of life in older Brazilian community-dwelling adults

Ana Cristina Viana Campos, Efigênia Ferreira e Ferreira, Andréa Maria Duarte Vargas, Cecilia Albala

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Is hypoglycemia fear independently associated with health-related quality of life?

Lizheng Shi, Hui Shao, Yingnan Zhao, Nina A Thomas

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Construct validity and impact of mode of administration of the PedsQL™ among a pediatric injury population

Sami Kruse, Amy Schneeberg, Mariana Brussoni

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Translation and psychometric properties of the Chinese (Mandarin) version of the Child Oral Health Impact Profile-Short Form 19 (COHIP-SF 19) for school-age children

Chenghao Li, Bin Xia, Yu Wang, Xuelin Guan, Junwei Yuan, Lihong Ge

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The impact of neuropathic pain and other comorbidities on the quality of life in patients with diabetes

Vesna Dermanovic Dobrota, Pero Hrabac, Dinko Skegro, Ranko Smiljanic, Savko Dobrota, Ingrid Prkacin, Neva Brkljacic, Kristijan Peros, Martina Tomic, Vesna Lukinovic-Skudar, Vanja Basic Kes

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Quality of life after pulmonary embolism: validation of the French version of the PEmb-QoL questionnaire

Mathilde Rochat, Marie Méan, Andreas Limacher, Olivier Hugli, Frederikus A Klok, Danny M Cohn, Drahomir Aujesky

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The validity of the EQ-5D-3L items: an investigation with type 2 diabetes patients from six European countries

Uwe Konerding, Sylvia G Elkhuizen, Raquel Faubel, Paul Forte, Tomi Malmström, Elpida Pavi, MF Bas Janssen

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Care staff and family member perspectives on quality of life in people with very severe dementia in long-term care: a cross-sectional study

Linda Clare, Catherine Quinn, Zoe Hoare, Rhiannon Whitaker, Robert T Woods

01.12.2014 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Sample size used to validate a scale: a review of publications on newly-developed patient reported outcomes measures

Emmanuelle Anthoine, Leïla Moret, Antoine Regnault, Véronique Sébille, Jean-Benoit Hardouin

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Quality of life ratings in dementia care – a cross-sectional study to identify factors associated with proxy-ratings

Johannes Gräske, Saskia Meyer, Karin Wolf-Ostermann

01.12.2014 | Letter to the Editor | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Health and quality of life outcomes

Meenakshi Jolly, Winston Sequeira, Joel A Block

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Responsiveness of the Japanese Osteoporosis Quality of Life questionnaire in women with postmenopausal osteoporosis

Hisashi Urushihara, Kousei Yoh, Etsuro Hamaya, Masanori Taketsuna, Kiyoshi Tanaka

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Reliability and validity of the Japanese version of the Self-Stigma Scale in patients with type 2 diabetes

Asuka Kato, Misato Takada, Hideki Hashimoto

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Mapping the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy - Breast (FACT-B) to the 5-level EuroQoL group’s 5-dimension questionnaire (EQ-5D-5L) utility index in a Multi-ethnic Asian population

Yin Bun Cheung, Nan Luo, Raymond Ng, Chun Fan Lee

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Risk factors for incidence and persistence of disability in chronic major depression and alcohol use disorders: Longitudinal analyses of a population-based study

María Cabello, Francisco Félix Caballero, Somnath Chatterji, Alarcos Cieza, José Luis Ayuso-Mateos

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Assessing self-management in patients with diabetes mellitus type 2 in Germany: validation of a German version of the Summary of Diabetes Self-Care Activities measure (SDSCA-G)

Martina Kamradt, Kayvan Bozorgmehr, Johannes Krisam, Tobias Freund, Marion Kiel, Markus Qreini, Elisabeth Flum, Sarah Berger, Werner Besier, Joachim Szecsenyi, Dominik Ose

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Normative data and clinically significant effect sizes for single-item numerical linear analogue self-assessment (LASA) scales

Jasvinder A Singh, Daniel Satele, Suneetha Pattabasavaiah, Jan C Buckner, Jeff A Sloan

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Importance of remission and residual somatic symptoms in health-related quality of life among outpatients with major depressive disorder: a cross-sectional study

Jong-Min Woo, Hong Jin Jeon, Eunsun Noh, Hyo-Jin Kim, Sun Woo Lee, Kyung Kyu Lee, Sung Hwan Kim, Jin Pyo Hong

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Graphic representation of the burden of suffering in dizziness patients

Steffi Weidt, Annette Beatrix Bruehl, Hanspeter Moergeli, Dominik Straumann, Stefan Hegemann, Stefan Büchi, Michael Rufer

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Social support: an important factor for quality of life in women with hirsutism

Maria Palmetun Ekbäck, Magnus Lindberg, Eva Benzein, Kristofer Årestedt

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Development and psychometric validation of the Chinese version of Skindex-29 and Skindex-16

Zehui He, Chuanjian Lu, Mary-Margaret Chren, Zhongzhao Zhang, Yan Li, Xiaojia Ni, Henry A Buchtel V, Paul F Ryan, Guo-Zheng Li

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Longitudinal observation, evaluation and interpretation of coping with mental (emotional) health in low vision rehabilitation using the Dutch ICF Activity Inventory

Janna E Bruijning, Ger HMB van Rens, Mark Fick, Dirk L Knol, Ruth MA van Nispen

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Evaluation of a skin self examination attitude scale using an item response theory model approach

Ngadiman Djaja, Pip Youl, Joanne Aitken, Monika Janda

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Psychometric properties and factor structure of the 13-item satisfaction with daily occupations scale when used with people with mental health problems

Mona Eklund, Martin Bäckström, Aaron M Eakman

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Comparison of three longitudinal analysis models for the health-related quality of life in oncology: a simulation study

Amélie Anota, Antoine Barbieri, Marion Savina, Alhousseiny Pam, Sophie Gourgou-Bourgade, Franck Bonnetain, Caroline Bascoul-Mollevi

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Health related quality of life is differently associated with leisure-time physical activity intensities according to gender: a cross-sectional approach

Priscila Missaki Nakamura, Inaian Pignatti Teixeira, Bruno Paula Caraça Smirmaul, Emerson Sebastião, Camila Bosquiero Papini, Sebastião Gobbi, Eduardo Kokubun

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The relationship of parental rearing behavior and resilience as well as psychological symptoms in a representative sample

Katja Petrowski, Elmar Brähler, Markus Zenger

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Further investigation of the psychometric properties of the insulin treatment appraisal scale among insulin-using and non-insulin-using adults with type 2 diabetes: results from diabetes MILES – Australia

Elizabeth Holmes-Truscott, Frans Pouwer, Jane Speight

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Ethnic differences in health related quality of life for patients with type 2 diabetes

Tracey Jhita, Stavros Petrou, Anil Gumber, Ala Szczepura, Neil T Raymond, Srikanth Bellary

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Abdominal obesity and its association with health-related quality of life in adults: a population-based study in five Chinese cities

Shunquan Wu, Rui Wang, An Jiang, Yingying Ding, Meijing Wu, Xiuqiang Ma, Yanfang Zhao, Jia He

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Burden of post-herpetic neuralgia in a sample of UK residents aged 50 years or older: findings from the zoster quality of life (ZQOL) study

Mick Serpell, Adam Gater, Stuart Carroll, Linda Abetz-Webb, Azharul Mannan, Robert Johnson

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Validation of the Spanish version of the hip outcome score: a multicenter study

Roberto Seijas, Andrea Sallent, Miguel Angel Ruiz-Ibán, Oscar Ares, Oliver Marín-Peña, Ricardo Cuéllar, Alfonso Muriel

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Utility values for specific hepatic encephalopathy health states elicited from the general public in the United Kingdom

Julian F Guest, Kam Nanuwa, Rob Barden

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Assessment of health-related quality of life in antiviral-treated Taiwanese chronic hepatitis C patients using SF-36 and CLDQ

Shu-Chuan Chang, Sheng-Shun Yang, Chiu-Chun Chang, Chun-Che Lin, Yueh-Chin Chung, Tsai-Chung Li

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Gender differences in healthy life expectancy among Brazilian elderly

Ana Paula Belon, Margareth G Lima, Marilisa BA Barros

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Validation of a Spanish version of the Spine Functional Index

Antonio I Cuesta-Vargas, Charles P Gabel

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Validation of the Fatigue Severity Scale in chronic hepatitis C

Kathleen Rosa, Min Fu, Leen Gilles, Karin Cerri, Monika Peeters, Jeffrey Bubb, Jane Scott

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Estimation of health-related utility (EQ-5D index) in subjects with seasonal allergic rhinoconjunctivitis to evaluate health gain associated with sublingual grass allergen immunotherapy

Chris D Poole, Christian A Bannister, Jakob Nørgaard Andreasen, Jens Strodl Andersen, Craig J Currie

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A confirmatory bifactor analysis of the hospital anxiety and depression scale in an Italian community sample

Luca Iani, Marco Lauriola, Massimo Costantini

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Building resiliency: a cross-sectional study examining relationships among health-related quality of life, well-being, and disaster preparedness

Monica E Gowan, Ray C Kirk, Jeff A Sloan

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

What contributes to a good quality of life in early dementia? awareness and the QoL-AD: a cross-sectional study

Robert T Woods, Sharon M Nelis, Anthony Martyr, Judith Roberts, Christopher J Whitaker, Ivana Markova, Ilona Roth, Robin Morris, Linda Clare

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Wellbeing among sub-Saharan African patients with advanced HIV and/or cancer: an international multicentred comparison study of two outcome measures

Richard Harding, Lucy Selman, Zippy Ali, Richard A Powell, Eve Namisango, Faith Mwangi-Powell, Liz Gwyther, Nancy Gikaara, Irene J Higginson, Richard J Siegert

01.12.2014 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Overcoming barriers to the implementation of patient-reported outcomes in cancer clinical trials: the PROMOTION Registry

Fabio Efficace, Jonathan Rees, Peter Fayers, Andrea Pusic, Martin Taphoorn, Elfriede Greimel, Jaap Reijneveld, Katie Whale, Jane Blazeby

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Development of a patient decision aid for people with refractory angina: protocol for a three-phase pilot study

Michael Hugh McGillion, Sandra Lee Carroll, Kelly Metcalfe, Heather Mary Arthur, Joseph Charles Victor, Robert McKelvie, Etienne Marc Jolicoeur, Marie-Gabrielle Lessard, James Stone, Nelson Svorkdal, John George Hanlon, Ada Andrade, Joel Niznick, Louise Malysh, William McDonald, Bonnie Stevens, Peter Coyte, Dawn Stacey

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Significant impairment of health-related quality of life in mainland Chinese patients with chronic hepatitis B: a cross-sectional survey with pair-matched healthy controls

Guihua Zhuang, Min Zhang, Yong Liu, Yaling Guo, Qian Wu, Kaina Zhou, Zhenhao Ji, Xiaomei Zhang

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Internalizing the threat of risk-a qualitative study about adolescents’ experience living with screening-detected celiac disease 5 years after diagnosis

Katrina Nordyke, Anna Rosén, Maria Emmelin, Anneli Ivarsson

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Comparative efficacy of biologics as monotherapy and in combination with methotrexate on patient reported outcomes (PROs) in rheumatoid arthritis patients with an inadequate response to conventional DMARDs – a systematic review and network meta-analysis

Jeroen P Jansen, Felicity Buckley, Fred Dejonckheere, Sarika Ogale

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Body image in idiopathic scoliosis: a comparison study of psychometric properties between four patient-reported outcome instruments

Antonia Matamalas, Joan Bagó, Elisabetta D'Agata, Ferran Pellisé

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Frailty and quality of life: a cross-sectional study of Brazilian patients with pre-dialysis chronic kidney disease

Henrique Novais Mansur, Fernando AB Colugnati, Fabiane Rossi dos Santos Grincenkov, Marcus Gomes Bastos

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Social support systems as determinants of self-management and quality of life of people with diabetes across Europe: study protocol for an observational study

Jan Koetsenruijter, Jan van Lieshout, Ivaylo Vassilev, Mari Carmen Portillo, Manuel Serrano, Ingrid Knutsen, Poli Roukova, Christos Lionis, Elka Todorova, Christina Foss, Anne Rogers, Michel Wensing

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Screening preschool children with toothache: validation of the Brazilian version of the Dental Discomfort Questionnaire

Anelise Daher, Judith Versloot, Cláudio Rodrigues Leles, Luciane Rezende Costa

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Validation of the Chinese version of the Reynolds’ suicidal ideation questionnaire: psychometric properties and its short version

Yi Zhang, Paul Siu Fai Yip, King-wa Fu

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Mapping EORTC QLQ-C30 and QLQ-MY20 to EQ-5D in patients with multiple myeloma

Irina Proskorovsky, Philip Lewis, Cathy D Williams, Karin Jordan, Charalampia Kyriakou, Jack Ishak, Faith E Davies

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Comparison of the ECOHIS and short-form P-CPQ and FIS scales

William M Thomson, Lyndie A Foster Page, Penelope E Malden, Wanda N Gaynor, Norhasnida Nordin

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Properties of patient-reported outcome measures in individuals following acute whiplash injury

Joshua Pink, Stavros Petrou, Esther Williamson, Mark Williams, Sarah E Lamb

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Perceived effects of health status on sexual activity in women and men older than 50 years

Gudrun Rohde, Kari Hansen Berg, Glenn Haugeberg

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The influence of study population and definition of improvement on the smallest detectable change and the minimal important change of the neck disability index

Wouter Schuller, Raymond WJG Ostelo, Richard Janssen, Henrica CW de Vet

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Item response theory and factor analysis as a mean to characterize occurrence of response shift in a longitudinal quality of life study in breast cancer patients

Amélie Anota, Caroline Bascoul-Mollevi, Thierry Conroy, Francis Guillemin, Michel Velten, Damien Jolly, Mariette Mercier, Sylvain Causeret, Jean Cuisenier, Olivier Graesslin, Zeinab Hamidou, Franck Bonnetain

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Impact of angina frequency on health utility values of patients with chronic stable angina

Christine G Kohn, Matthew W Parker, Brendan L Limone, Craig I Coleman

01.12.2014 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Development and validation of the coronary heart disease scale under the system of quality of life instruments for chronic diseases QLICD-CHD: combinations of classical test theory and Generalizability theory

Chonghua Wan, Hezhan Li, Xuejin Fan, Ruixue Yang, Jiahua Pan, Wenru Chen, Rong Zhao

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