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Health and Quality of Life Outcomes

Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 1/2017

Ausgabe 1/2017

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 251 Artikel )

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Impact of smoking on health-related quality of Life after percutaneous coronary intervention treated with drug-eluting stents: a longitudinal observational study

Chao Xue, Lin Bian, Yu Shui Xie, Zhao Fang Yin, Zuo Jun Xu, Qi Zhi Chen, Hui Li Zhang, Chang Qian Wang

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The chinese version of achilles tendon total rupture score: cross-cultural adaptation, reliability and validity

Jin Cui, Zhenyu Jia, Xin Zhi, Xiaoqun Li, Xiao Zhai, Liehu Cao, Weizong Weng, Jun Zhang, Lin Wang, Xiao Chen, Jiacan Su

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Quality of life in community-dwelling Dutch elderly measured by EQ-5D-3L

Marie-Josée J. Mangen, Marieke Bolkenbaas, Susanne M. Huijts, Cornelis H. van Werkhoven, Marc J. M. Bonten, G. Ardine de Wit

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Reliability of health-related quality-of-life assessments made by older adults and significant others for health states of increasing cognitive impairment

Gina Bravo, Modou Sene, Marcel Arcand

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Decreased physical activity is a predictor for a complicated recovery post cardiac surgery

Charlotte van Laar, Simone T. TImman, Luc Noyez

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Health-related quality of life and unmet healthcare needs in Huntington’s disease

Marleen R. van Walsem, Emilie I. Howe, Gunvor A. Ruud, Jan C. Frich, Nada Andelic

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Multimorbidity and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in a nationally representative population sample: implications of count versus cluster method for defining multimorbidity on HRQoL

Lili Wang, Andrew J Palmer, Fiona Cocker, Kristy Sanderson

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Assessment of coping: a new french four-factor structure of the brief COPE inventory

Karine Baumstarck, Marine Alessandrini, Zeinab Hamidou, Pascal Auquier, Tanguy Leroy, Laurent Boyer

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Incremental decreases in quality-adjusted life years (QALY) associated with higher levels of depressive symptoms for U.S. Adults aged 65 years and older

Haomiao Jia, Erica I. Lubetkin

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Health related quality of life assessment in acute coronary syndrome patients: the effectiveness of early phase I cardiac rehabilitation

Lawrence Anchah, Mohamed Azmi Hassali, Melissa Siaw Han Lim, Mohamed Izham Mohamed Ibrahim, Kui Hian Sim, Tiong Kiam Ong

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Association between work time loss and quality of life in patients with Herpes Zoster: a pooled analysis of the MASTER studies

Emmanouil Rampakakis, Melissa Stutz, Kosuke Kawai, Tsen-Fang Tsai, Hee Jin Cheong, Jittima Dhitavat, Alejandro Ortiz-Covarrubias, Miguel Cashat-Cruz, Homero Monsanto, Kelly D. Johnson, John S. Sampalis, Camilo J. Acosta

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The use of the EQ-5D-Y health related quality of life outcome measure in children in the Western Cape, South Africa: psychometric properties, feasibility and usefulness - a longitudinal, analytical study

Des Scott, Gillian D. Ferguson, Jennifer Jelsma

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Influence of social support and rearing behavior on psychosocial health in left-behind children

Haiyan Xing, Wei Yu, Fengjiao Xu, Sanmei Chen

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The Norwegian version of the QOLIBRI – a study of metric properties based on a 12 month follow-up of persons with traumatic brain injury

Helene Lundgaard Soberg, Cecilie Roe, Cathrine Brunborg, Nicole von Steinbüchel, Nada Andelic

01.01.2017 | Short report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Health related quality of life in patients with diabetic foot ulceration — translation and Polish adaptation of Diabetic Foot Ulcer Scale short form

Tomasz Macioch, Elżbieta Sobol, Arkadiusz Krakowiecki, Beata Mrozikiewicz-Rakowska, Monika Kasprowicz, Tomasz Hermanowski

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

How useful is the EQ-5D in assessing the impact of caring for people with Alzheimer’s disease?

Catherine Reed, Annabel Barrett, Jeremie Lebrec, Richard Dodel, Roy W. Jones, Bruno Vellas, Anders Wimo, Josep Maria Argimon, Giuseppe Bruno, Josep Maria Haro

01.01.2017 | Short report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Evaluation of a brief pilot psychoeducational support group intervention for family caregivers of cancer patients: a quasi-experimental mixed-methods study

Rathi Mahendran, Haikel A. Lim, Joyce Y. S. Tan, Hui Ying Ng, Joanne Chua, Siew Eng Lim, Ee Heok Kua, Konstadina Griva

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

An equivalence study: Are patient-completed and telephone interview equivalent modes of administration for the EuroQol survey?

R. Chatterji, J. M. Naylor, I. A. Harris, E. Armstrong, E. Davidson, R. Ekmejian, J. Descallar

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Quality of life in patients with hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT)

Roberto Zarrabeitia, Concepción Fariñas-Álvarez, Miguel Santibáñez, Blanca Señaris, Ana Fontalba, Luisa María Botella, José Antonio Parra

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

An empirical evaluation of the SF-12, SF-6D, EQ-5D and Michigan Hand Outcome Questionnaire in patients with rheumatoid arthritis of the hand

Melina Dritsaki, Stavros Petrou, Mark Williams, Sarah E. Lamb

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Developing a dementia-specific health state classification system for a new preference-based instrument AD-5D

Kim-Huong Nguyen, Brendan Mulhern, Sanjeewa Kularatna, Joshua Byrnes, Wendy Moyle, Tracy Comans

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

How does playing adapted sports affect quality of life of people with mobility limitations? Results from a mixed-method sequential explanatory study

Félix Côté-Leclerc, Gabrielle Boileau Duchesne, Patrick Bolduc, Amélie Gélinas-Lafrenière, Corinne Santerre, Johanne Desrosiers, Mélanie Levasseur

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Validation and reliability of the translated Malay version of the psychosocial impact of dental aesthetics questionnaire for adolescents

Wan Nurazreena Wan Hassan, Zamros Yuzadi Mohd Yusof, Siti Safuraa Zahirah Shahidan, Siti Farhana Mohd Ali, Mohd Zambri Mohamed Makhbul

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Validation of the French versions of the Hirschsprung’s disease and Anorectal malformations Quality of Life (HAQL) questionnaires for adolescents and adults

Corine Baayen, Fanny Feuillet, Pauline Clermidi, Célia Crétolle, Sabine Sarnacki, Guillaume Podevin, Jean-Benoit Hardouin

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Health utilities using SF-6D scores in Japanese patients with chronic hepatitis C treated with sofosbuvir-based regimens in clinical trials

Zobair Younossi, Maria Stepanova, Masao Omata, Masashi Mizokami, Mercedes Walters, Sharon Hunt

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The impact of resilience on psychological outcomes in women with threatened premature labor and spouses: a cross-sectional study in Southwest China

Chunhua Nie, Qin Dai, Ren Zhao, Yushu Dong, Yushan Chen, Hui Ren

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The LMC Skills, Confidence & Preparedness Index (SCPI): development and evaluation of a novel tool for assessing self-management in patients with diabetes

Lawrence Mbuagbaw, Ronnie Aronson, Ashleigh Walker, Ruth E. Brown, Naomi Orzech

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Validation of the dutch version of the health education impact questionnaire (HEIQ) and comparison of the Dutch translation with the English, German and French HEIQ

Judy W. Ammerlaan, Harmieke van Os-Medendorp, Jacob K. Sont, Gerald R. Elsworth, Richard H. Osborne

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Patient-defined desired outcome, success criteria, and expectation in outpatient physical therapy: a longitudinal assessment

Giorgio Zeppieri Jr., Steven Z. George

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Transcultural adaptation and psychometric validation of a Spanish-language version of the “Pelvic Girdle Questionnaire”

Montserrat Rejano-Campo, Raúl Ferrer-Peña, M. Alicia Urraca-Gesto, Tomás Gallego-Izquierdo, Daniel Pecos-Martín, Britt Stuge, Gustavo Plaza-Manzano

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Reliability and validity of the Chinese version of the autoimmune bullous disease quality of life (ABQOL) questionnaire

Baoqi Yang, Guo Chen, Qing Yang, Xiaoxiao Yan, Zhaoxia Zhang, Dédée F. Murrell, Furen Zhang

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Psychometric properties of the Press Ganey® Outpatient Medical Practice Survey

Angela P. Presson, Chong Zhang, Amir M. Abtahi, Jacob Kean, Man Hung, Andrew R. Tyser

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Perceived quality of life among caregivers of children with a childhood-onset dystrophinopathy: a double ABCX model of caregiver stressors and perceived resources

Natalia Frishman, Kristin Caspers Conway, Jennifer Andrews, Jacob Oleson, Katherine Mathews, Emma Ciafaloni, Joyce Oleszek, Molly Lamb, Dennis Matthews, Pangaja Paramsothy, Lowell McKirgan, Paul Romitti

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Evaluation of quality of life in adults with neurofibromatosis 1 (NF1) using the Impact of NF1 on Quality Of Life (INF1-QOL) questionnaire

Rosalie E Ferner, Mary Thomas, Gemma Mercer, Victoria Williams, Guy D Leschziner, Shazia K Afridi, John F Golding

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Health-related quality of life, work productivity, and indirect costs among patients with irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea

Jessica L. Buono, Robyn T. Carson, Natalia M. Flores

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Validation of the generic medical interview satisfaction scale: the G-MISS questionnaire

Axel Maurice-Szamburski, Pierre Michel, Anderson Loundou, Pascal Auquier, For the G-MISS Study Investigators

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Reliability and validity of the Korean version of the coronary revascularization outcome questionnaire

Minju Kim, JiYeong Seo, Jin-Yong Hwang, Ki Soo Park

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The impact of preterm birth <37 weeks on parents and families: a cross-sectional study in the 2 years after discharge from the neonatal intensive care unit

Ashwini Lakshmanan, Meghana Agni, Tracy Lieu, Eric Fleegler, Michele Kipke, Philippe S. Friedlich, Marie C. McCormick, Mandy B. Belfort

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Valuation of the EQ-5D-5L with composite time trade-off for the German population – an exploratory study

Kristina Ludwig, J.-Matthias Graf von der Schulenburg, Wolfgang Greiner

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The impact of psychological factors on condition-specific, generic and individualized patient reported outcomes in low back pain

Ida Løchting, Andrew M. Garratt, Kjersti Storheim, Erik L. Werner, Margreth Grotle

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The complex interplay between clinical and person-centered diabetes outcomes in the two genders

Maria Chiara Rossi, Giuseppe Lucisano, Basilio Pintaudi, Angela Bulotta, Sandro Gentile, Marco Scardapane, Soren Eik Skovlund, Giacomo Vespasiani, Antonio Nicolucci, on behalf of the BENCH-D Study Group

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Validation of the Aging Perceptions Questionnaire Short on a sample of community-dwelling Turkish elderly migrants

Anne Slotman, Jane M Cramm, Anna P Nieboer

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Development of the Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Steroid Questionnaire (SSQ): a novel patient-reported outcome tool to assess the impact of oral steroid treatment

Susan D. Mathias, Pamela Berry, Jane De Vries, Anca Askanase, Katie Pascoe, Hilary H. Colwell, David J. Chang

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Item analysis using Rasch models confirms that the Danish versions of the DISABKIDS® chronic-generic and diabetes-specific modules are valid and reliable

Julie Bøjstrup Nielsen, Julie Nyholm Kyvsgaard, Stine Møller Sildorf, Svend Kreiner, Jannet Svensson

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Measurement properties of the EQ-5D across four major geriatric conditions: Findings from TOPICS-MDS

Jennifer E. Lutomski, Paul F. M. Krabbe, Nienke Bleijenberg, Jeanett Blom, Gertrudis I. J. M. Kempen, Janet MacNeil-Vroomen, Maaike E. Muntinga, Ewout Steyerburg, Marcel G. M. Olde-Rikkert, René J. F. Melis, on behalf of TOPICS Consortium

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Development of the US English version of the phenylketonuria – quality of life (PKU-QOL) questionnaire

Elaina Jurecki, Amy Cunningham, Vanessa Birardi, Grégory Gagol, Catherine Acquadro

01.01.2017 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The Performance Scales disability measure for multiple sclerosis: use and sensitivity to clinically important differences

Carolyn E. Schwartz, Victoria E. Powell

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Fatigue and sleepiness determine respiratory quality of life among veterans evaluated for sleep apnea

Denis Vinnikov, Paul D. Blanc, Alaena Alilin, Moshe Zutler, Jon-Erik C. Holty

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The effect of a smartphone-based coronary heart disease prevention (SBCHDP) programme on awareness and knowledge of CHD, stress, and cardiac-related lifestyle behaviours among the working population in Singapore: a pilot randomised controlled trial

Hui Zhang, Ying Jiang, Hoang D. Nguyen, Danny Chiang Choon Poo, Wenru Wang

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Glatiramer acetate treatment persistence - but not adherence - in multiple sclerosis patients is predicted by health-related quality of life and self-efficacy: a prospective web-based patient-centred study (CAIR study)

Peter Joseph Jongen, Wim A. Lemmens, Erwin L. Hoogervorst, Rogier Donders

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Measurement properties and normative data for the Norwegian SF-36: results from a general population survey

AM. Garratt, K. Stavem

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Using patient values and preferences to inform the importance of health outcomes in practice guideline development following the GRADE approach

Yuan Zhang, Pablo Alonso Coello, Jan Brożek, Wojtek Wiercioch, Itziar Etxeandia-Ikobaltzeta, Elie A. Akl, Joerg J. Meerpohl, Waleed Alhazzani, Alonso Carrasco-Labra, Rebecca L. Morgan, Reem A. Mustafa, John J. Riva, Ainsley Moore, Juan José Yepes-Nuñez, Carlos Cuello-Garcia, Zulfa AlRayees, Veena Manja, Maicon Falavigna, Ignacio Neumann, Romina Brignardello-Petersen, Nancy Santesso, Bram Rochwerg, Andrea Darzi, Maria Ximena Rojas, Yaser Adi, Claudia Bollig, Reem Waziry, Holger J. Schünemann

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The association between misperceptions around weight status and quality of life in adults in Australia

Christopher Heard, Paul A. Scuffham, Julie Ratcliffe, Jennifer A. Whitty

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Validation and reliability of the Malaysian English version of the psychosocial impact of dental aesthetics questionnaire for adolescents

Wan Nurazreena Wan Hassan, Zamros Yuzadi Mohd Yusof, Mohd Zambri Mohamed Makhbul, Siti Safuraa Zahirah Shahidan, Siti Farhana Mohd Ali, Rashidah Burhanudin, Maria Jirom Gere

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Factors associated with the quality of life of family caregivers for leukemia patients in China

Hongjuan Yu, Limin Li, Chaojie Liu, Weidong Huang, Jin Zhou, Wenqi Fu, Yi Ma, Si Li, Yuying Chang, Guoxiang Liu, Qunhong Wu

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Validation of the German version of two scales (RIS, RCS-HCP) for measuring regret associated with providing healthcare

Silvia C. Richner, Stéphane Cullati, Boris Cheval, Ralph E. Schmidt, Pierre Chopard, Christoph A. Meier, Delphine S. Courvoisier

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Development and validation of a condition-specific diary to measure severity, bothersomeness and impact on daily activities for patients with acute urinary tract infection in primary care

Anne Holm, Gloria Cordoba, Volkert Siersma, John Brodersen

01.01.2017 | Short report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Validation of the Pittsburgh sleep quality index in community dwelling Ethiopian adults

Mohammed Salahuddin, Tarekegn Tesfaye Maru, Abera Kumalo, Seithikurippu R. Pandi-Perumal, Ahmed S. Bahammam, Md Dilshad Manzar

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A survey of the impact of owning a service dog on quality of life for individuals with physical and hearing disability: a pilot study

Sophie S. Hall, Jessica MacMichael, Amy Turner, Daniel S. Mills

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Comparing five depression measures in depressed Chinese patients using item response theory: an examination of item properties, measurement precision and score comparability

Yue Zhao, Wai Chan, Barbara Chuen Yee Lo

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The Patient Assessment of Chronic Illness Care produces measurements along a single dimension: results from a Mokken analysis

C. J. Gibbons, N. Small, J. Rick, J. Burt, M. Hann, P. Bower

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Women with family cancer history are at risk for poorer physical quality of life and lower self-efficacy: a longitudinal study among men and women with non-small cell lung cancer

Anna Banik, Ralf Schwarzer, Izabela Pawlowska, Monika Boberska, Roman Cieslak, Aleksandra Luszczynska

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Assessment of the consequences of caregiving in psychosis: a psychometric comparison of the Zarit Burden Interview (ZBI) and the Involvement Evaluation Questionnaire (IEQ)

Manuel Gonçalves-Pereira, Eduardo González-Fraile, Borja Santos-Zorrozúa, Manuel Martín-Carrasco, Paola Fernández-Catalina, Ana I. Domínguez-Panchón, Paula Muñoz-Hermoso, Javier Ballesteros

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Validation of the World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule in people with severe mental disorders in rural Ethiopia

Kassahun Habtamu, Atalay Alem, Girmay Medhin, Abebaw Fekadu, Michael Dewey, Martin Prince, Charlotte Hanlon

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Health-related quality of life of HIV infected adults with and without Visceral Leishmaniasis in Northwest Ethiopia

Mekuriaw Alemayehu, Mamo Wubshet, Nebiyu Mesfin, Aschalew Tamiru, Abebaw Gebayehu

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Validation of the Dutch version of the Swallowing Quality-of-Life Questionnaire (DSWAL-QoL) and the adjusted DSWAL-QoL (aDSWAL-QoL) using item analysis with the Rasch model: a pilot study

Ingeborg S. Simpelaere, Gwen Van Nuffelen, Marc De Bodt, Jan Vanderwegen, Tina Hansen

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Predictors of quality of life among adolescents and young adults with a bleeding disorder

John M. McLaughlin, James E. Munn, Terry L. Anderson, Angela Lambing, Bartholomew Tortella, Michelle L. Witkop

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Role of self-efficacy and social support in short-term recovery after total hip replacement: a prospective cohort study

Espen Andreas Brembo, Heidi Kapstad, Sandra Van Dulmen, Hilde Eide

01.01.2017 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Erratum to: Validation of the German version of two scales (RIS, RCS-HCP) for measuring regret associated with providing healthcare

Silvia C. Richner, Stéphane Cullati, Boris Cheval, Ralph E. Schmidt, Pierre Chopard, Christoph A. Meier, Delphine S. Courvoisier

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Trends of medical expenditures and quality of life in US adults with diabetes: the medical expenditure panel survey, 2002–2011

Jennifer A. Campbell, Kinfe G. Bishu, Rebekah J. Walker, Leonard E. Egede

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Coping strategies and quality of life in caregivers of dependent elderly relatives

Margarita Rodríguez-Pérez, Ana Abreu-Sánchez, María Jesús Rojas-Ocaña, Rafael del-Pino-Casado

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Comparing health-related quality of life of Dutch and Chinese patients with traumatic brain injury: do cultural differences play a role?

Maryse C. Cnossen, Suzanne Polinder, Pieter E. Vos, Hester F. Lingsma, Ewout W. Steyerberg, Yanming Sun, Pengpeng Ye, Leilei Duan, Juanita A. Haagsma

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Multimorbidity associated with functional independence among community-dwelling older people: a cross-sectional study in Southern China

Xiao-Xiao Wang, Wei-Quan Lin, Xu-Jia Chen, Ying-Yu Lin, Ling-Ling Huang, Sheng-Chao Zhang, Pei-Xi Wang

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Beyond quality of life: a cross sectional study on the mental health of patients with chronic kidney disease undergoing dialysis and their caregivers

Beatriz dos Santos Pereira, Neimar da Silva Fernandes, Nayara Pires de Melo, Renata Abrita, Fabiane Rossi dos Santos Grincenkov, Natália Maria da Silva Fernandes

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Responsiveness of the short-form health survey and the Parkinson’s disease questionnaire in patients with Parkinson’s disease

Xiao-Jing Tu, Wen-Juh Hwang, Shih-Pin Hsu, Hui-Ing Ma

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Caregiver’s quality of life and its positive impact on symptomatology and quality of life of patients with schizophrenia

Alejandra Caqueo-Urízar, Marine Alessandrini, Alfonso Urzúa, Xavier Zendjidjian, Laurent Boyer, David R. Williams

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Quality of life and healthcare service utilization among methadone maintenance patients in a mountainous area of Northern Vietnam

Long Hoang Nguyen, Lan Huong Thi Nguyen, Victoria L. Boggiano, Canh Dinh Hoang, Hung Van Nguyen, Huong Thi Le, Hai Quan Le, Tho Dinh Tran, Bach Xuan Tran, Carl A. Latkin, Nabil Zary, Minh Thuc Thi Vu

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Does where you live matter to your health? Investigating factors that influence the self-rated health of urban and rural Chinese residents: evidence drawn from Chinese General Social Survey data

Hongsheng Chen, Ye Liu, Zhenjun Zhu, Zhigang Li

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Psychometric properties of the SDM-Q-9 questionnaire for shared decision-making in multiple sclerosis: item response theory modelling and confirmatory factor analysis

Javier Ballesteros, Ester Moral, Luis Brieva, Elena Ruiz-Beato, Daniel Prefasi, Jorge Maurino

01.01.2017 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Social and behavioral interventions for improving quality of life of HIV infected people receiving antiretroviral therapy: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Dharma Nand Bhatta, Tippawan Liabsuetrakul, Edward B. McNeil

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Health related quality of life in Dutch infants, toddlers, and young children

S. A. Schepers, H. A. van Oers, H. Maurice-Stam, J. Huisman, C. M. Verhaak, M. A. Grootenhuis, L. Haverman

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Oral impacts on quality of life and problem-oriented attendance among South East London adults

Piyada Gaewkhiew, Eduardo Bernabé, Jennifer E. Gallagher, Charlotte Klass, Elsa K. Delgado-Angulo

01.01.2017 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Manifesto: towards a clinically-oriented psychometrics

Andrew J. Vickers, Ling Y. Chen

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A systematic approach for studying the signs and symptoms of fever in adult patients: the fever assessment tool (FAST)

Nancy J. Ames, John H. Powers, Alexandra Ranucci, Kyungsook Gartrell, Li Yang, Mark VanRaden, Nancy Kline Leidy, Gwenyth R. Wallen

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Nutritional status and quality of life of cancer patients needing exclusive chemotherapy: a longitudinal study

Sebastien Salas, Sophie Mercier, Benjamin Moheng, Sandrine Olivet, Marie-Eve Garcia, Sophie Hamon, Camille Sibertin-Blanc, Florence Duffaud, Pascal Auquier, Karine Baumstarck

01.01.2017 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A review of patient-reported outcome measures to assess female infertility-related quality of life

Helen Kitchen, Natalie Aldhouse, Andrew Trigg, Roberto Palencia, Stephen Mitchell

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Relationship between activity limitation and health-related quality of life in school-aged children with cerebral palsy: a cross-sectional study

Eun-Young Park

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Validation of the short forms of the Pelvic Floor Distress Inventory (PFDI-20), Pelvic Floor Impact Questionnaire (PFIQ-7), and Pelvic Organ Prolapse/Urinary Incontinence Sexual Questionnaire (PISQ-12) in Finnish

Nina Kristiina Mattsson, Kari Nieminen, Anna-Mari Heikkinen, Jyrki Jalkanen, Sari Koivurova, Marja-Liisa Eloranta, Pia Suvitie, Anna-Maija Tolppanen

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Functional disability associated with disease and quality-of-life parameters in Chinese patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Juan Ji, Lijuan Zhang, Qiuxiang Zhang, Rulan Yin, Ting Fu, Liren Li, Zhifeng Gu

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Quality of life improvement in Latinas receiving combined substance use disorders and trauma-specific treatment: a cohort evaluation report

Miguel A. Cruz-Feliciano, Christine Miranda-Díaz, Diana M. Fernández-Santos, Darice Orobitg-Brenes, Robert F. Hunter-Mellado, Ibis S. Carrión-González

01.01.2017 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Erratum to: Confirmatory factor analysis of Clinical Outcomes in Routine Evaluation (CORE-OM) used as a measure of emotional distress in people with tinnitus

L. Handscomb, D. A. Hall, D. J. Hoare, G. W. Shorter

01.01.2017 | Short report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Reliability and validity of the SF-36 Health Survey Questionnaire in patients with brain tumors: a cross-sectional study

Adomas Bunevicius

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Reliability analysis of the Chinese version of the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy – Leukemia (FACT-Leu) scale based on multivariate generalizability theory

Qiong Meng, Zheng Yang, Yang Wu, Yuanyuan Xiao, Xuezhong Gu, Meixia Zhang, Chonghua Wan, Xiaosong Li

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Tinnitus functional index: validation of the German version for Switzerland

Nicole Peter, Tobias Kleinjung, Raphael Jeker, Martin Meyer, Richard Klaghofer, Steffi Weidt

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Quality of life of depressed and suicidal patients seeking services from traditional and faith healers in rural Kenya

Christine W. Musyimi, Victoria N. Mutiso, Sameera S. Nayak, David M. Ndetei, David C. Henderson, Joske Bunders

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

An assessment of quality of life for early phase after adjuvant radiotherapy in breast cancer survivors: a Korean multicenter survey (KROG 14–09)

Chai Hong Rim, Sung-Ja Ahn, Jin Hee Kim, Won Sup Yoon, Mison Chun, Dae Sik Yang, Jong-Hoon Lee, Kyubo Kim, Moonkyoo Kong, Suzy Kim, Juree Kim, Kyung Ran Park, Young-Joo Shin, Sun Young Ma, Bae-Kwon Jeong, Su Ssan Kim, Yong Bae Kim, Dong Soo Lee, Jaehyung Cha

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

International evaluation of the psychometrics of health-related quality of life questionnaires for use among long-term survivors of testicular and prostate cancer

Marieke van Leeuwen, Jacobien M. Kieffer, Fabio Efficace, Sophie D. Fosså, Michel Bolla, Laurence Collette, Marc Colombel, Ugo De Giorgi, Bernhard Holzner, Lonneke V. van de Poll-Franse, Hendrik van Poppel, Jeff White, Ronald de Wit, Susanne Osanto, Neil K. Aaronson, for the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer Quality of Life Group, Genito-Urinary Cancers Group and Radiation Oncology Group, and the NCRN Testis Clinical Studies Group

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Feasibility of the Participation and Activity Inventory for Children and Youth (PAI-CY) and Young Adults (PAI-YA) with a visual impairment: a pilot study

Ellen Bernadette Maria Elsman, Ruth Marie Antoinette van Nispen, Gerardus Hermanus Maria Bartholomeus van Rens

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Domains of quality of life freely expressed by cancer patients and their caregivers: contribution of the SEIQoL

Zeinab Hamidou, Karine Baumstarck, Olivier Chinot, Fabrice Barlesi, Sébastien Salas, Tanguy Leroy, Pascal Auquier

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Health-related quality of life and influencing factors among migrant children in Shaoxing, China

Fengjiao Xu, Haiyan Xing, Wei Yu, Sanmei Chen, Hui Li

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Validation of the Italian version of the Laval questionnaire: health-related quality of life in subjects with obesity

Lorenzo Maria Donini, Aldo Rosano, Luca Di Lazzaro, Eleonora Poggiogalle, Carla Lubrano, Silvia Migliaccio, Mariagrazia Carbonelli, Alessandro Pinto, Andrea Lenzi

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Latent variable mixture models to test for differential item functioning: a population-based analysis

Xiuyun Wu, Richard Sawatzky, Wilma Hopman, Nancy Mayo, Tolulope T. Sajobi, Juxin Liu, Jerilynn Prior, Alexandra Papaioannou, Robert G. Josse, Tanveer Towheed, K. Shawn Davison, Lisa M. Lix

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Predictors of physical and mental health in persons with morbid obesity attending a patient education course – a two-year follow-up study

Anners Lerdal, Caryl L. Gay, Tore Bonsaksen, May Solveig Fagermoen

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effect of chemotherapy counseling by pharmacists on quality of life and psychological outcomes of oncology patients in Malaysia: a randomized control trial

Ummavathy Periasamy, Sherina Mohd Sidik, Lekhraj Rampal, Siti Irma Fadhilah, Mehrnoosh Akhtari-Zavare, Rozi Mahmud

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Are preferences over health states informed?

M. Karimi, J. Brazier, S. Paisley

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Psychological status and quality of life among primary caregivers of individuals with mental illness: a hospital based study

Anitha Jeyagurunathan, Vathsala Sagayadevan, Edimansyah Abdin, YunJue Zhang, Sherilyn Chang, Saleha Shafie, Restria Fauziana Abdul Rahman, Janhavi Ajit Vaingankar, Siow Ann Chong, Mythily Subramaniam

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Functional evaluation for patients with lower extremity sarcoma: application of the Chinese version of Musculoskeletal Tumor Society scoring system

Leilei Xu, Xinhua Li, Zhou Wang, Jin Xiong, Shoufeng Wang

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Developing a proxy version of the Adult social care outcome toolkit (ASCOT)

Stacey Rand, James Caiels, Grace Collins, Julien Forder

01.01.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Translation, cultural adaptation and validation of the English “Short form SF 12v2” into Bengali in rheumatoid arthritis patients

Nazrul Islam, Ikramul Hasan Khan, Nira Ferdous, Johannes J. Rasker

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Psychometric properties of the painDETECT questionnaire in rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis and spondyloarthritis: Rasch analysis and test-retest reliability

Signe Rifbjerg-Madsen, Eva Ejlersen Wæhrens, Bente Danneskiold-Samsøe, Kirstine Amris

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Dietary habits, oral impact on daily performance and type 2 diabetes: a matched case-control study from Sudan

Hasaan G. Mohamed, Kamal Mustafa, Salah O. Ibrahim, Anne N. Åstrøm

01.12.2017 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Erratum to: Manifesto: towards a clinically-oriented psychometrics

Andrew J. Vickers, Ling Y. Chen

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Cross-cultural measurement invariance in the satisfaction with food-related life scale in older adults from two developing countries

Berta Schnettler, Edgardo Miranda-Zapata, Germán Lobos, María Lapo, Klaus G. Grunert, Cristian Adasme-Berríos, Clementina Hueche

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

“Fibromyalgia and quality of life: mapping the revised fibromyalgia impact questionnaire to the preference-based instruments”

Daniel Collado-Mateo, Gang Chen, Miguel A. Garcia-Gordillo, Angelo Iezzi, José C. Adsuar, Pedro R. Olivares, Narcis Gusi

01.12.2017 | Short report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Development of a 12-item short version of the HIV stigma scale

Maria Reinius, Lena Wettergren, Maria Wiklander, Veronica Svedhem, Anna Mia Ekström, Lars E. Eriksson

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Psychometric properties of the original and short versions of the Falls Efficacy Scale-International (FES-I) in people with Parkinson’s disease

Stina B Jonasson, Maria H Nilsson, Jan Lexell

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Sensitivity of alternative measures of functioning and wellbeing for adults with sickle cell disease: comparison of PROMIS® to ASCQ-Me℠

San Keller, Manshu Yang, Marsha J. Treadwell, Kathryn L. Hassell

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Post-traumatic stress disorder in parturients delivering by caesarean section and the implication of anaesthesia: a prospective cohort study

U. Lopez, M. Meyer, V. Loures, I. Iselin-Chaves, M. Epiney, C. Kern, G. Haller

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Validity and reliability of the Sri Lankan version of the kidney disease quality of life questionnaire (KDQOL-SF™)

Sameera Senanayake, Nalika Gunawardena, Paba Palihawadana, Sanjeewa Kularatna, T. S. G. Peiris

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Validation of the Spanish version of the Amsterdam Preoperative Anxiety and Information Scale (APAIS)

Manuel Vergara-Romero, José Miguel Morales-Asencio, Angelines Morales-Fernández, Jose Carlos Canca-Sanchez, Francisco Rivas-Ruiz, Jose Antonio Reinaldo-Lapuerta

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The impact of hyperhidrosis on patients' daily life and quality of life: a qualitative investigation

P. Kamudoni, B. Mueller, J. Halford, A. Schouveller, B. Stacey, M.S. Salek

01.12.2017 | Short report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Physical health-related quality of life in relation to metabolic health and obesity among men and women in Germany

Julia Truthmann, Gert B. M. Mensink, Anja Bosy-Westphal, Ulfert Hapke, Christa Scheidt-Nave, Anja Schienkiewitz

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Evaluation of the impact of once weekly dulaglutide on patient-reported outcomes in Japanese patients with type 2 diabetes: comparisons with liraglutide, insulin glargine, and placebo in two randomized studies

Shuichi Suzuki, Tomonori Oura, Masakazu Takeuchi, Kristina S. Boye

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Determining the longitudinal validity and meaningful differences in HRQL of the PedsQL™ Sickle Cell Disease Module

Julie A. Panepinto, J. Paul Scott, Oluwakemi Badaki-Makun, Deepika S. Darbari, Corrie E. Chumpitazi, Gladstone E. Airewele, Angela M. Ellison, Kim Smith-Whitley, Prashant Mahajan, Sharada A. Sarnaik, T Charles Casper, Larry J. Cook, Julie Leonard, Monica L. Hulbert, Elizabeth C. Powell, Robert I. Liem, Robert Hickey, Lakshmanan Krishnamurti, Cheryl A. Hillery, David C. Brousseau, for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN)

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Health-related quality of life and health preference of Chinese patients with diabetes mellitus managed in primary care and secondary care setting: decrements associated with individual complication and number of complications

Fangfang Jiao, Carlos King Ho Wong, Rita Gangwani, Kathryn Choon Beng Tan, Sydney Chi Wai Tang, Cindy Lo Kuen Lam

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Development and use of a content search strategy for retrieving studies on patients' views and preferences

Anna Selva, Ivan Solà, Yuan Zhang, Hector Pardo-Hernandez, R. Brian Haynes, Laura Martínez García, Tamara Navarro, Holger Schünemann, Pablo Alonso-Coello

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The effects of beliefs about AIDS-related death on quality of life in Chinese married couples with both husband and wife infected with HIV: examining congruence using the actor-partner interdependence model

Nancy Xiaonan Yu

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Healthcare utilization and costs for patients initiating Dabigatran or Warfarin

Shannon L. Reynolds, Sameer R. Ghate, Richard Sheer, Pranav K. Gandhi, Chad Moretz, Cheng Wang, Stephen Sander, Mary E. Costantino, Srinivas Annavarapu, George Andrews

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Qualitative modification and development of patient- and caregiver-reported outcome measures for iron chelation therapy

Erica G. Horodniceanu, Vasudha Bal, Harman Dhatt, John A. Carter, Vicky Huang, Kathryn Lasch

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Health-related quality of life effects of enzalutamide in patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer: an in-depth post hoc analysis of EQ-5D data from the PREVAIL trial

Nancy Devlin, Michael Herdman, Marco Pavesi, De Phung, Shevani Naidoo, Tomasz M. Beer, Bertrand Tombal, Yohann Loriot, Cristina Ivanescu, Teresa Parli, Mark Balk, Stefan Holmstrom

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Patient-reported health state utilities in metastatic gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumours – an analysis based on the CLARINET study

Yang Meng, Grant McCarthy, Anthony Berthon, Jerome Dinet

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The association between physical activity and health-related quality of life among breast cancer survivors

Woo-kyoung Shin, Sihan Song, So-Youn Jung, Eunsook Lee, Zisun Kim, Hyeong-Gon Moon, Dong-Young Noh, Jung Eun Lee

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Informal caregivers experience of supplemental oxygen in pulmonary fibrosis

Bridget A. Graney, Frederick S. Wamboldt, Susan Baird, Tara Churney, Kaitlin Fier, Marjorie Korn, Mark McCormick, Thomas Vierzba, Jeffrey J. Swigris

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

How great is the medical burden of disease on the aged? Research based on “System of Health Account 2011”

Wenjuan Duan, Ang Zheng, Xin Mu, Mingyang Li, Chunli Liu, Wenzhong Huang, Xin Wang

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The development of a health-related quality-of-life instrument for young people with narcolepsy: NARQoL-21

John E. Chaplin, Attila Szakács, Tove Hallböök, Niklas Darin

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Adherence to hydroxyurea, health-related quality of life domains, and patients’ perceptions of sickle cell disease and hydroxyurea: a cross-sectional study in adolescents and young adults

Sherif M. Badawy, Alexis A. Thompson, Jin-Shei Lai, Frank J. Penedo, Karen Rychlik, Robert I. Liem

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The relationship between health literacy and quality of life among frequent users of health care services: a cross-sectional study

Éva Marjorie Couture, Maud-Christine Chouinard, Martin Fortin, Catherine Hudon

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

International comparison of experience-based health state values at the population level

Richard Heijink, Peter Reitmeir, Reiner Leidl

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Quality of life and general health of infertile women

Azam Namdar, Mohammad Mehdi Naghizadeh, Marziyeh Zamani, Farideh Yaghmaei, Mohammad Hadi Sameni

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The impact of social engagement on health-related quality of life and depressive symptoms in old age - evidence from a multicenter prospective cohort study in Germany

André Hajek, Christian Brettschneider, Tina Mallon, Annette Ernst, Silke Mamone, Birgitt Wiese, Siegfried Weyerer, Jochen Werle, Michael Pentzek, Angela Fuchs, Janine Stein, Tobias Luck, Horst Bickel, Dagmar Weeg, Michael Wagner, Kathrin Heser, Wolfgang Maier, Martin Scherer, Steffi G. Riedel-Heller, Hans-Helmut König, for the AgeCoDe Study Group

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Exploring the factor structure of the Health of the Nation Outcomes Scale (HoNOS) in a sample of patients with schizophrenia, schizotypal and delusional disorders

Wayne Smith, Silia Vitoratou, Paul McCrone, Anita Patel

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Profile and predictors of health related quality of life among type II diabetes mellitus patients in Quetta city, Pakistan

Qaiser Iqbal, Noman ul Haq, Sajid Bashir, Mohammad Bashaar

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The validity of the SF-12 and SF-6D instruments in people living with HIV/AIDS in Kenya

Anik R. Patel, Richard T. Lester, Carlo A. Marra, Mia L. van der Kop, Paul Ritvo, Lidia Engel, Sarah Karanja, Larry D. Lynd

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Association of financial status and the quality of life in Chinese women with recurrent ovarian cancer

Zhuyan Shao, Tao Zhu, Ping Zhang, Qiang Wen, Dan Li, Shihua Wang

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Development and validation of the Chinese version of dry eye related quality of life scale

Bang Zheng, Xiao-jing Liu, Yue-qian Fiona Sun, Jia-zeng Su, Yang Zhao, Zheng Xie, Guang-yan Yu

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Developing a questionnaire to determine the impact of self-management in diabetes: giving people with diabetes a voice

J. Carlton, J. Elliott, D. Rowen, K. Stevens, H. Basarir, K. Meadows, J. Brazier

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Primary liver transplantation and liver retransplantation: comparison of health-related quality of life and mental status – a cross-sectional study

Johannes Broschewitz, Georg Wiltberger, Nicco Krezdorn, Felix Krenzien, Julia Förster, Georgi Atanasov, Hans-Michael Hau, Moritz Schmelzle, Andreas Hinz, Michael Bartels, Christian Benzing

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Assessment of quality of life in patients with post kalaazar dermal leishmaniasis

Biplab Pal, Krishna Murti, Niyamat Ali Siddiqui, Pradeep Das, Chandra Shekhar Lal, Rajendra Babu, Manoj Kumar Rastogi, Krishna Pandey

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Disease activity, resilience and health-related quality of life in Chinese patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a multi-center, cross-sectional study

Li Liu, Xin Xu, Neili Xu, Lie Wang

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Stroke survivors’ long-term QALY-weights in relation to their spouses’ QALY-weights and informal support: a cross-sectional study

Josefine Persson, Lars-Åke Levin, Lukas Holmegaard, Petra Redfors, Katarina Jood, Christina Jern, Christian Blomstrand, Gunilla Forsberg-Wärleby

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

How is disease severity associated with quality of life in psoriasis patients? Evidence from a longitudinal population-based study in Sweden

Kirk Geale, Martin Henriksson, Marcus Schmitt-Egenolf

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Health status of adolescents in the Tibetan plateau area of western China: 6 years after the Yushu earthquake

Xu Liu, Hongyang Yang, Bihan Tang, Yuan Liu, Lulu Zhang

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Psychometric properties of the short Warwick Edinburgh mental well-being scale (SWEMWBS) in service users with schizophrenia, depression and anxiety spectrum disorders

Janhavi Ajit Vaingankar, Edimansyah Abdin, Siow Ann Chong, Rajeswari Sambasivam, Esmond Seow, Anitha Jeyagurunathan, Louisa Picco, Sarah Stewart-Brown, Mythily Subramaniam

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Pre-event quality of life and its influence on the post-event quality of life among patients with ST elevation and non-ST elevation myocardial infarctions of a premier province of Sri Lanka

P. K. B. Mahesh, M. W. Gunathunga, Saroj Jayasinghe, S. M. Arnold, R. Haniffa, A. P. De Silva

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The factors that influence the oral health-related quality of life in 12-year-old children: baseline study of a longitudinal research

Ling Sun, Hai Ming Wong, Colman P. J. McGrath

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The National Eye Institute 25-Item Visual Function Questionnaire (NEI VFQ-25) – reference data from the German population-based Gutenberg Health Study (GHS)

Stefan Nickels, Alexander K. Schuster, Susanne Singer, Philipp S. Wild, Dagmar Laubert-Reh, Andreas Schulz, Robert P. Finger, Matthias Michal, Manfred E. Beutel, Thomas Münzel, Karl J. Lackner, Norbert Pfeiffer

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Development of a new Rasch-based scoring algorithm for the National Eye Institute Visual Functioning Questionnaire to improve its interpretability

Jennifer Petrillo, Neil M. Bressler, Ecosse Lamoureux, Alberto Ferreira, Stefan Cano

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Health-related quality of life in pregnant women living with HIV: a comparison of EQ-5D and SF-12

Xiaowen Wang, Guangping Guo, Ling Zhou, Jiarui Zheng, Xiumin Liang, Zhanqin Li, Hongzhuan Luo, Yuyan Yang, Liyuan Yang, Ting Tan, Jun Yu, Lin Lu

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Health-related quality of life in the Brazilian Amazon: a population-based cross-sectional study

Marcus Tolentino Silva, Monica Caicedo Roa, Tais Freire Galvao

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effectiveness outcomes and health related quality of life impact of disease progression in patients with advanced nonsquamous NSCLC treated in real-world community oncology settings: results from a prospective medical record registry study

Mark S. Walker, William Wong, Arliene Ravelo, Paul J. E. Miller, Lee S. Schwartzberg

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Prevalence and its associated psychological variables of symptoms of depression and anxiety among ovarian cancer patients in China: a cross-sectional study

Chun Li Liu, Li Liu, Yi Zhang, Xiao Ze Dai, Hui Wu

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Understanding polycystic ovary syndrome from the patient perspective: a concept elicitation patient interview study

Mona L. Martin, Katarina Halling, Daniel Eek, Meaghan Krohe, Jean Paty

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Validity and test-retest reliability of the self-completion adult social care outcomes toolkit (ASCOT-SCT4) with adults with long-term physical, sensory and mental health conditions in England

Stacey Rand, Juliette Malley, Ann-Marie Towers, Ann Netten, Julien Forder

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

DEMQOL and DEMQOL-Proxy: a Rasch analysis

A. A. Jolijn Hendriks, Sarah C. Smith, Theopisti Chrysanthaki, Stefan J. Cano, Nick Black

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Body image in head and neck cancer patients treated with radiotherapy: the impact of surgical procedures

Tsung-Min Hung, Ching-Rong Lin, Yu-Chun Chi, Chien-Yu Lin, Eric Yen-Chao Chen, Chung-Jan Kang, Shiang-Fu Huang, Yeong-Yuh Juang, Chun-Yu Huang, Joseph Tung-Chieh Chang

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Responsiveness of the PROMIS® measures to changes in disease status among pediatric nephrotic syndrome patients: a Midwest pediatric nephrology consortium study

David T. Selewski, Jonathan P. Troost, Danyelle Cummings, Susan F. Massengill, Rasheed A. Gbadegesin, Larry A. Greenbaum, Ibrahim F. Shatat, Yi Cai, Gaurav Kapur, Diane Hebert, Michael J. Somers, Howard Trachtman, Priya Pais, Michael E. Seifert, Jens Goebel, Christine B. Sethna, John D. Mahan, Heather E. Gross, Emily Herreshoff, Yang Liu, Noelle E. Carlozzi, Bryce B. Reeve, Darren A. DeWalt, Debbie S. Gipson

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Development of diabetes-specific quality of life module to be in conjunction with the World Health Organization quality of life scale brief version (WHOQOL-BREF)

Chung-Ying Lin, Tsung-Ying Lee, Zih-Jie Sun, Yi-Ching Yang, Jin-Shang Wu, Huang-Tz Ou

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Benefits of different intensity of aerobic exercise in modulating body composition among obese young adults: a pilot randomized controlled trial

Chih-Hui Chiu, Ming-Chen Ko, Long-Shan Wu, Ding-Peng Yeh, Nai-Wen Kan, Po-Fu Lee, Jenn-Woei Hsieh, Ching-Yu Tseng, Chien-Chang Ho

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The Spanish version of the Patient-Rated Wrist Evaluation outcome measure: cross-cultural adaptation process, reliability, measurement error and construct validity

Roberto S. Rosales, Rayco García-Gutierrez, Luis Reboso-Morales, Isam Atroshi

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Evaluation of PDQ-8 and its relationship with PDQ-39 in China: a three-year longitudinal study

Kui Chen, Yu-Jie Yang, Feng-Tao Liu, Da-Ke Li, Lu-Lu Bu, Ke Yang, Ying Wang, Bo Shen, Rong-Yuan Guan, Jie Song, Jian Wang, Jian-Jun Wu

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Peculiarities of situational and personal anxiety degree in the schoolchildren with ENT chronic diseases

Marine Mardiyan, Siranush Mkrtchyan, Artur Shukuryan, Armine Chopikyan, Razmik Dunamalyan, Lusine Danielyan

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Perceived quality of life in partners of patients undergoing treatment in somatic health, mental health, or substance use disorder units: a cross-sectional study

Bente Birkeland, Bente M. Weimand, Torleif Ruud, Magnhild M. Høie, John-Kåre Vederhus

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Social vulnerability and factors associated with oral impact on daily performance among adolescents

Inara Pereira da Cunha, Antônio Carlos Pereira, Antônio Carlos Frias, Vladen Vieira, Marcelo de Castro Meneghim, Marília Jesus Batista, Karine Laura Cortellazzi, Jaqueline Vilela Bulgareli

01.12.2017 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A systematic literature review of health state utility values in head and neck cancer

Michela Meregaglia, John Cairns

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Vision-related quality of life and visual outcomes from cataract surgery in patients with vision-threatening diabetic retinopathy: a prospective observational study

Bijun Zhu, Yingyan Ma, Senlin Lin, Haidong Zou

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale is an adequate screening instrument for depression and anxiety disorder in adults with congential heart disease

Ju Ryoung Moon, June Huh, Jinyoung Song, I-Seok Kang, Seung Woo Park, Sung-A Chang, Ji-Hyuk Yang, Tae-Gook Jun

01.12.2017 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Inflammatory bowel disease-specific health-related quality of life instruments: a systematic review of measurement properties

Xin-Lin Chen, Liang-huan Zhong, Yi Wen, Tian-Wen Liu, Xiao-Ying Li, Zheng-Kun Hou, Yue Hu, Chuan-wei Mo, Feng-Bin Liu

01.12.2017 | Short report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Chinese version of the Constant-Murley questionnaire for shoulder pain and disability: a reliability and validation study

Min Yao, Long Yang, Zuo-yuan Cao, Shao-dan Cheng, Shuang-lin Tian, Yue-li Sun, Jing Wang, Bao-ping Xu, Xiao-chun Hu, Yong-jun Wang, Ying Zhang, Xue-jun Cui

01.12.2017 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The search for relevant outcome measures for cost-utility analysis of systemic family interventions in adolescents with substance use disorder and delinquent behavior: a systematic literature review

S. Schawo, C. Bouwmans, E. van der Schee, V. Hendriks, W. Brouwer, L. Hakkaart

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Employment status and health related quality of life among Hodgkin-lymphoma survivors’– results based on data from a major treatment center in Hungary

Ferenc Magyari, Karolina Kósa, Roland Berecz, Anna Illés, Zsófia Miltényi, Zsófia Simon, Árpád Illés

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Recent advances in analysis of differential item functioning in health research using the Rasch model

Curt Hagquist, David Andrich

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Responsiveness of the Early Childhood Oral Health Impact Scale (ECOHIS) is related to dental treatment complexity

Tatiane F. Novaes, Laura Regina A. Pontes, Julia G. Freitas, Carolina P. Acosta, Katia Cristina E. Andrade, Renata S. Guedes, Thiago M. Ardenghi, José Carlos P. Imparato, Mariana M. Braga, Daniela P. Raggio, Fausto M. Mendes, CARDEC collaborative group

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Adaptation of the 2015 American College of Rheumatology treatment guideline for rheumatoid arthritis for the Eastern Mediterranean Region: an exemplar of the GRADE Adolopment

Andrea Darzi, Manale Harfouche, Thurayya Arayssi, Samar Alemadi, Khalid A. Alnaqbi, Humeira Badsha, Farida Al Balushi, Bassel Elzorkany, Hussein Halabi, Mohammed Hamoudeh, Wissam Hazer, Basel Masri, Mohammed A. Omair, Imad Uthman, Nelly Ziade, Jasvinder A. Singh, Robin Christiansen, Peter Tugwell, Holger J. Schünemann, Elie A. Akl

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Validation of the Vascular quality of life questionnaire – 6 for clinical use in patients with lower limb peripheral arterial disease

Anne Sofie F. Larsen, Anne Therese Reiersen, Morten B. Jacobsen, Nils-Einar Kløw, Joakim Nordanstig, Mark Morgan, Jarlis Wesche

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Validation of the Spanish version of the Oxford knee score and assessment of its utility to characterize quality of life of patients suffering from knee osteoarthritis: a multicentric study

Jesús Martín-Fernández, Roberto García-Maroto, Fco Javier Sánchez-Jiménez, Alonso Bau-González, Homero Valencia-García, Blanca Gutiérrez-Teira, Juan Carlos Arenaza, Lidia García-Pérez, Renata Linertová, Amaia Bilbao

01.12.2017 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The effectiveness of integrated care interventions in improving patient quality of life (QoL) for patients with chronic conditions. An overview of the systematic review evidence

Sarah Flanagan, Sarah Damery, Gill Combes

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Quality of life improvement after a three-year course of sublingual immunotherapy in patients with house dust mite and grass pollen induced allergic rhinitis: results from real-life

Silviya Mihaylova Novakova, Maria Toncheva Staevska, Plamena Ivanova Novakova, Manuela Dimitrova Yoncheva, Maria Stoykova Bratoycheva, Nina Mihaylova Musurlieva, Valeri Dimitrov Tzekov, Dimitar Georgiev Nicolov

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Validity and test retest reliability of the vascular quality of life Questionnaire-6: a short form of a disease-specific health-related quality of life instrument for patients with peripheral arterial disease

Christine Kumlien, Joakim Nordanstig, Mats Lundström, Monica Pettersson

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Subjective life expectancy is a risk factor for perceived health status and mortality

Jae-Hyun Kim, Jang-Mook Kim

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

What is the impact of underweight on self-reported health trajectories and mortality rates: a cohort study

Geir Fagerjord Lorem, Henrik Schirmer, Nina Emaus

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Psychometric evaluation of the Oswestry Disability Index in patients with chronic low back pain: factor and Mokken analyses

Chin-Pang Lee, Tsai-Sheng Fu, Chia-Yih Liu, Ching-I Hung

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Is the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) a valid measure in a general population 65–80 years old? A psychometric evaluation study

Ingrid Djukanovic, Jörg Carlsson, Kristofer Årestedt

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Health-related quality of life in children with congenital adrenal hyperplasia

Alyssa Halper, Mary C. Hooke, Maria Teresa Gonzalez-Bolanos, Nancy Vanderburg, Thang N. Tran, Jane Torkelson, Kyriakie Sarafoglou

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Bayesian nonparametric estimation of EQ-5D utilities for United States using the existing United Kingdom data

Samer A. Kharroubi

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Development of a short scale for assessing economic environmental aspects in patients with spinal diseases using Rasch analysis

Judith Gecht, Verena Mainz, Maren Boecker, Hans Clusmann, Matthias Florian Geiger, Markus Tingart, Valentin Quack, Siegfried Gauggel, Allen W. Heinemann, Christian-Andreas Müller

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The impact of obesity on health-related quality of life in Spain

Rafael Busutil, Olga Espallardo, Antonio Torres, Lucía Martínez-Galdeano, Néboa Zozaya, Álvaro Hidalgo-Vega

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Psychometric properties of the Children’s Response Styles Questionnaire in a Hong Kong Chinese community sample

Barbara Chuen Yee Lo, Yue Zhao, Yim Chi Ho, Terry Kit-fong Au

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Quality of life profile of general Vietnamese population using EQ-5D-5L

Long Hoang Nguyen, Bach Xuan Tran, Quynh Ngoc Hoang Le, Tung Thanh Tran, Carl A. Latkin

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Psychometric properties of the Diabetes Self-Management Questionnaire (DSMQ) in Urdu

Allah Bukhsh, Shaun Wen Huey Lee, Priyia Pusparajah, Andreas Schmitt, Tahir Mehmood Khan

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Quantifying the importance of inhaler attributes corresponding to items in the patient satisfaction and preference questionnaire in patients using Combivent Respimat

Kimberly H. Davis, Jun Su, Juan Marcos González, Jeremiah J. Trudeau, Lauren M. Nelson, Brett Hauber, Kelly A. Hollis

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Patient-reported health-related quality of life, work productivity, and activity impairment during treatment with ALO-02 (extended-release oxycodone and sequestered naltrexone) for moderate-to-severe chronic low back pain

Arnold J. Weil, Elizabeth T. Masters, Alexandra I. Barsdorf, Almasa Bass, Glenn Pixton, Jacquelyn G. Wilson, Gernot Wolfram

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Cross-cultural validation of simplified Chinese version of spine functional index

Xiao-Yi Zhou, Xi-Ming Xu, Jian-Ping Fan, Fei Wang, Sui-Yi Wu, Zi-Cheng Zhang, Yi-Lin Yang, Ming Li, Xian-Zhao Wei

01.12.2017 | Letter to the Editor | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Physicians’ attitude towards selection of second line therapy with nilotinib and dasatinib in chronic myeloid leukemia patients

Massimo Breccia, Michele Baccarani, Gianantonio Rosti, Francesco Cottone, Laura Cannella, François Guilhot, Marco Vignetti, Fabio Efficace

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Validity and reliability of a Nigerian-Yoruba version of the stroke-specific quality of life scale 2.0

Marufat Oluyemisi Odetunde, Aderonke Omobonike Akinpelu, Adesola Christiana Odole

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Intensive follow-up for women with breast cancer: review of clinical, economic and patient’s preference domains through evidence to decision framework

Alessandra Lafranconi, Liisa Pylkkänen, Silvia Deandrea, Anke Bramesfeld, Donata Lerda, Luciana Neamțiu, Zuleika Saz-Parkinson, Margarita Posso, David Rigau, Ivan Sola, Pablo Alonso-Coello, Maria José Martinez-Zapata

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Psychometric characteristics of the chronic Otitis media questionnaire 12 (COMQ – 12): stability of factor structure and replicability shown by the Serbian version

Bojana Bukurov, Nenad Arsovic, Sandra Sipetic Grujicic, Mark Haggard, Helen Spencer, Jelena Eric Marinkovic

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effects of home-based long-term care services on caregiver health according to age

Ming-Chun Chen, Chi-Wen Kao, Yu-Lung Chiu, Tzu-Ying Lin, Yu-Ting Tsai, Yi-Ting Zhang Jian, Ya-Mei Tzeng, Fu-Gong Lin, Shu-Ling Hwang, Shan-Ru Li, Senyeong Kao

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Comparison of health-related quality of life among men with different co-existing severe mental disorders in treatment for substance use

Ana Adan, Julia E. Marquez-Arrico, Gail Gilchrist

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Health-related quality of life in persons with West Nile virus infection: a longitudinal cohort study

Man Wah Yeung, George Tomlinson, Mark Loeb, Beate Sander

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Impact of 6 months of treatment with intragastric balloon on body fat and quality of life in obese individuals with metabolic syndrome

Erika Paniago Guedes, Eduardo Madeira, Thiago Thomaz Mafort, Miguel Madeira, Rodrigo Oliveira Moreira, Laura Maria Carvalho de Mendonça, Amélio Fernando de Godoy-Matos, Agnaldo José Lopes, Maria Lucia Fleiuss Farias

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Associations between community-based physiotherapy for musculoskeletal injury and health related quality of life (EQ-5D): a multi-centre retrospective analysis

Nick Caplan, H. Robson, A. Robson, G. Barry, G. Wilkes

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

On measuring and decomposing inequality of opportunity in access to health services among Tunisian children: a new approach for public policy

Anis Saidi, Mekki Hamdaoui

01.12.2017 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Correction to: Adaptation of the 2015 American College of Rheumatology treatment guideline for rheumatoid arthritis for the Eastern Mediterranean Region: an exemplar of the GRADE Adolopment

Andrea Darzi, Manale Harfouche, Thurayya Arayssi, Samar Alemadi, Khalid A. Alnaqbi, Humeira Badsha, Farida Al Balushi, Bassel Elzorkany, Hussein Halabi, Mohammed Hamoudeh, Wissam Hazer, Basel Masri, Mohammed A. Omair, Imad Uthman, Nelly Ziade, Jasvinder A. Singh, Robin Christiansen, Peter Tugwell, Holger J. Schünemann, Elie A. Akl

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The Kessler psychological distress scale: translation and validation of an Arabic version

Scott D. Easton, Najwa S. Safadi, Yihan Wang, Robert G. Hasson III

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Development of a Microsoft Excel tool for applying a factor retention criterion of a dimension coefficient to a survey on patient safety culture

Tsair-Wei Chien, Yang Shao, Dong-Hui Jen

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The Onset of ADL Difficulties and Changes in Health-Related Quality of Life

Wei Lyu, Fredric D. Wolinsky

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

The development and psychometric properties of the Arabic version of the child oral health impact profile-short form (COHIP- SF 19)

A. A. Arheiam, S. R. Baker, L. Ballo, I. Elareibi, S. Fakron, R. V. Harris

01.12.2017 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Protocol for the study of self-perceived psychological and emotional well-being of young Paralympic athletes

Luca Puce, Lucio Marinelli, Laura Mori, Ilaria Pallecchi, Carlo Trompetto

01.12.2017 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Measuring quality of life among people living with HIV: a systematic review of reviews

Vanessa Cooper, Jane Clatworthy, Richard Harding, Jennifer Whetham, Emerge Consortium

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Quality of life in children with infantile hemangioma: a case control study

Chuan Wang, Yanan Li, Bo Xiang, Fei Xiong, Kai Li, Kaiying Yang, Siyuan Chen, Yi Ji

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A mixed methods analysis of quality of life among late-life patients diagnosed with chronic illnesses

Monica S. Frazer, Patrick Mobley

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Association between severity of illicit drug dependence and quality of life in a psychosocial care center in BRAZIL: cross-sectional study

Selva Rios Campêlo, Maria Alves Barbosa, Danilo Rocha Dias, Camila Cardoso Caixeta, Cláudio Rodrigues Leles, Celmo Celeno Porto

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Development and exploration of the content validity of a patient-reported outcome measure to evaluate the impact of migraine- the migraine physical function impact diary (MPFID)

Asha Hareendran, Sally Mannix, Anne Skalicky, Martha Bayliss, Andrew Blumenfeld, Dawn C. Buse, Pooja R. Desai, Brian G. Ortmeier, Sandhya Sapra

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Impact of non-surgical periodontal therapy on OHRQoL in an obese population, a randomised control trial

Samara S. Basher, R. Saub, R. D. Vaithilingam, S. H. Safii, Aqil M. Daher, F. H. Al-Bayaty, N. A. Baharuddin

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Health-related quality of life, handgrip strength and falls during detraining in elderly habitual exercisers

Izaro Esain, Ana Rodriguez-Larrad, Iraia Bidaurrazaga-Letona, Susana María Gil

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Further psychometric validation of the BODY-Q: ability to detect change following bariatric surgery weight gain and loss

Anne F. Klassen, Stefan J. Cano, Manraj Kaur, Trisia Breitkopf, Andrea L. Pusic

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Translation and cultural adaptation of the CLEFT-Q for use in Colombia, Chile, and Spain

Elena Tsangaris, Karen W. Y. Wong Riff, Federico Vargas, Mirta Palomares Aguilera, Macarena Miranda Alarcón, Asteria Albert Cazalla, Lehana Thabane, Achilleas Thoma, Anne F. Klassen

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Initial psychometric validation of the questionnaire on pain caused by spasticity (QPS)

Thorin L. Geister, Donald M. Bushnell, Jie Yang, Yuqiong Zhang, Mona L. Martin, Alev Heilbronn, Zhenhuan Liu

01.12.2017 | Short report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Depressive symptoms following natural disaster in Korea: psychometric properties of the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale

Sungkun Cho, Yongrae Cho

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Emotional distress and dysfunctional illness perception are associated with low mental and physical quality of life in Chinese breast cancer patients

Lili Tang, Kurt Fritzsche, Rainer Leonhart, Ying Pang, Jinjiang Li, Lili Song, Irmela Fischer, Maike Koch, Alexander Wuensch, Ricarda Mewes, Rainer Schaefert

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Construct validation and correlates of preoperative expectations of postsurgical recovery in persons undergoing knee replacement: baseline findings from a randomized clinical trial

Daniel L. Riddle, James Slover, Dennis Ang, Robert A. Perera, Levent Dumenci

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Joint awareness in posttraumatic osteoarthritis of the knee: validation of the forgotten joint score in long term condition after tibial plateau fracture

Florian Baumann, Johannes Weber, Daniel Mahr, Martin Bäumlein, Maximilian Kerschbaum, Karolina Müller, Paavo Rillmann, Michael Nerlich, Markus Loibl

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Translation and psychometric testing of the Farsi version of the Seattle angina questionnaire

Zahra Taheri-Kharameh, Majideh Heravi-Karimooi, Nahid Rejeh, Ebrahim Hajizadeh, Mojtaba Vaismoradi, Sherrill Snelgrove, Ali Montazeri

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Health related quality of life among myocardial infarction survivors in the United States: a propensity score matched analysis

Lea Mollon, Sandipan Bhattacharjee

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Translation, cross-cultural adaptation and psychometric properties of the Nepali versions of numerical pain rating scale and global rating of change

Saurab Sharma, Joshna Palanchoke, Darren Reed, J. Haxby Abbott

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Psychometric properties of the single-item measure, severity of worst tiredness, in patients with moderately to severely active rheumatoid arthritis

Elizabeth D. Bacci, Amy M. DeLozier, Chen-Yen Lin, Carol L. Gaich, Xiang Zhang, Terence Rooney, Stephanie de Bono, Richard Hoffman, Kathleen W. Wyrwich

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Comparing the Chinese versions of two knee-specific questionnaires (IKDC and KOOS): reliability, validity, and responsiveness

Chien-Chih Huang, Wen-Shiang Chen, Mei-Wun Tsai, Wendy Tzyy-Jiuan Wang

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Psychometric properties of morning joint stiffness duration and severity measures in patients with moderately to severely active rheumatoid arthritis

Elizabeth D. Bacci, Amy M. DeLozier, Chen-Yen Lin, Carol L. Gaich, Terence Rooney, Richard Hoffman, Kathleen W. Wyrwich

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Effect of multimorbidity on quality of life in adult with cardiovascular disease: a cross-sectional study

Bijan Shad, Asieh Ashouri, Tolou Hasandokht, Fatemeh Rajati, Arsalan Salari, Moona Naghshbandi, Fardin Mirbolouk

01.12.2017 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A systematic review of the application of Wilson and Cleary health-related quality of life model in chronic diseases

Adedokun Oluwafemi Ojelabi, Yitka Graham, Catherine Haighton, Jonathan Ling

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Validity and reliability of the Mexican resilience measurement scale in families of children with chronic conditions

Filiberto Toledano-Toledano, José Moral de la Rubia, Laurie D. McCubbin, Linda Liebenberg, Jesús Alejandro Vera Jiménez, Leonor Rivera-Rivera, Angie Hart, Leticia Andrea Barajas Nava, Marcela Salazar García, Silvia Martínez Valverde, Sofía Rivera Aragón, Concepción Sánchez Gómez, Laura Villavicencio Guzmán, Victor Granados García, Juan Garduño Espinosa

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Factors associated with health-related quality of life in Koreans aged over 50 Years: the fourth and fifth Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

Kyoung Min Kwon, Jung Soo Lee, Na Eun Jeon, Yeo Hyung Kim

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Individual diseases or clustering of health conditions? Association between multiple chronic diseases and health-related quality of life in adults

David Alejandro González-Chica, Catherine L. Hill, Tiffany K. Gill, Phillipa Hay, Dandara Haag, Nigel Stocks

01.12.2017 | Short report | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

A Mokken analysis of the literacy in musculoskeletal problems questionnaire

Brett Vaughan, Jane Mulcahy, Amy Coffey, Laura Addinsall, Stephanie Ryan, Kylie Fitzgerald

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Discriminative ability of quality of life measures in multiple sclerosis

Kirsten M. Fiest, Jamie Greenfield, Luanne M. Metz, Scott B. Patten, Nathalie Jetté, Ruth Ann Marrie

01.12.2017 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Psychometric properties of the FACT-M questionnaire in patients with Merkel cell carcinoma

Murtuza Bharmal, Fatoumata Fofana, Carla Dias Barbosa, Paul Williams, Lisa Mahnke, Alexia Marrel, Michael Schlichting

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Patient-related outcome of unstable pelvic ring fractures stabilized with a minimal invasive screw-rod system

Maximilian Kerschbaum, Nadine Hausmann, Michael Worlicek, Christian Pfeifer, Michael Nerlich, Paul Schmitz

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Development and validation of a patient-reported questionnaire assessing systemic therapy induced diarrhea in oncology patients

Michelle Lui, Daniela Gallo-Hershberg, Carlo DeAngelis

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Psychometric validation of a multi-dimensional capability instrument for outcome measurement in mental health research (OxCAP-MH)

Francis Vergunst, Crispin Jenkinson, Tom Burns, Paul Anand, Alastair Gray, Jorun Rugkåsa, Judit Simon

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Resilient coping in the general population: standardization of the brief resilient coping scale (BRCS)

Rüya-Daniela Kocalevent, Markus Zenger, Andreas Hinz, Burghard Klapp, Elmar Brähler

01.12.2017 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2017 Open Access

Self-efficacy moderates the relationship between health comparisons and social exclusion: results of the German ageing survey

André Hajek, Hans-Helmut König

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