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  1. Content type: Research

    Health related quality of life is a multi-dimensional construct of particular interest in determining the consequences of illness and disease. This study aimed to determine the relationships between overweight...

    Authors: Erin Hoare, Nicholas Crooks, Joshua Hayward, Steven Allender and Claudia Strugnell

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2019 17:16

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    This study evaluated the impact of an exercise program on quality of life in older breast cancer survivors undergoing aromatase inhibitor therapy.

    Authors: Thais R. S. Paulo, Fabricio E. Rossi, Juliana Viezel, Giuliano T. Tosello, Sylvia C. Seidinger, Regina R. Simões, Ruffo de Freitas Jr and Ismael F. Freitas Jr

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2019 17:17

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    Psychometrically robust questionnaires to assess self-reported sleep problems in children are important since sleep problems can have a major impact on child development. The Sleep Self Report (SSR) is a 26-it...

    Authors: L. M. H. Steur, M. A. Grootenhuis, C. B. Terwee, S. Pillen, N. G. J. Wolters, G. J. L. Kaspers and R. R. L. van Litsenburg

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2019 17:15

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  4. Content type: Research

    The Prolapse Quality of Life (P-QoL) is a disease-specific instrument designed to measure the health-related quality of life in women with prolapse; however, there is no Amharic version of the instrument. The ...

    Authors: Tadesse Belayneh, Abebaw Gebeyehu, Mulat Adefris, Guri Rortveit and Tinsae Genet

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2019 17:12

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  5. Content type: Research

    Measuring quality of life (QOL) in a population is important for the predictions of health and social care needs. In Pakistan, health related quality of life data exist but there are no quality of life data of...

    Authors: Fahad Saqib Lodhi, Ali Montazeri, Saharnaz Nedjat, Mahmoud Mahmoodi, Umer Farooq, Mehdi Yaseri, Amir Kasaeian and Kourosh Holakouie-Naieni

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2019 17:9

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  6. Content type: Research

    Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) as a most frequent and costly NCDs account for about 17.3 million annual deaths worldwide. About 80% of these deaths are taking place in low and middle income countries (LMIC). Th...

    Authors: F. Ranjandish, H. Mahmoodi and A. Shaghaghi

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2019 17:10

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  7. Content type: Research

    The purpose of this study is to describe Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) of localized prostate cancer patients in an Active Surveillance (AS) program, and to compare them with those undergoing radical p...

    Authors: A. Sureda, L. Fumadó, M. Ferrer, O. Garín, X. Bonet, M. Castells, M. C. Mir, J. M. Abascal, F. Vigués, L. Cecchini and J. F. Suárez

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2019 17:11

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  8. Content type: Research

    Cervical cancer is among the leading gynecological cancers affecting women worldwide. Maintenance and improvement of cervical cancer patients‘health related quality of life (HRQoL) is an important issue. The c...

    Authors: Liya Teklu Araya, Gebremedhin Beedemariam Gebretekle, Girma Tekle Gebremariam and Teferi Gedif Fenta

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2019 17:13

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  9. Content type: Research

    Increased life expectancy in Western societies does not necessarily mean better quality of life. To improve resources management, management systems have been set up in health systems to stratify patients acco...

    Authors: Magdalena Millá-Perseguer, Natividad Guadalajara-Olmeda, David Vivas-Consuelo and Ruth Usó-Talamantes

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2019 17:8

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  10. Content type: Research

    To conduct a follow-up on the rate and related risk factors of probable disaster-related psychiatric disorders such as depressive disorder (major depressive episode, MDE), stress disorders, post-traumatic (pos...

    Authors: Vincent Shieh, Joh-Jong Huang, Tsyr-En Grace Wu, Ju-Yu Chiu, Yi-Chen Chen, Guijing Lin, Chao-Yueh Su and Frank Huang-Chih Chou

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2019 17:7

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  11. Content type: Research

    Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) is associated with a substantial Quality of life impact on patients that has not been so far measured with a generic validated instrument.

    Authors: Frédéric Barbut, Tatiana Galperine, Philippe Vanhems, Alban Le Monnier, Bernard Durand-Gasselin, Frédérique Canis, Viviane Jeanbat, Anne Duburcq, Sarah Alami, Caroline Bensoussan and Francis Fagnani

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2019 17:6

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  12. Content type: Research

    With the Euro-Qol-5 dimension (EQ-5D) system, we investigated the relationship between the number of remaining teeth and QoL using data from the Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (KNHANES...

    Authors: Hyo-Eun Park, Hye Young Song, Kyungdo Han, Kyung-Hwan Cho and Yang-Hyun Kim

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2019 17:5

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  13. Content type: Research

    Patient reported outcome measures (PROMs) and minimal clinically important differences (MCIDs) are included in Canada’s Common Drug Review (CDR) process to approve new drugs. Often, the measures report on the ...

    Authors: Allison Soprovich, Meghan Ingstrup and Dean T. Eurich

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2019 17:4

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  14. Content type: Research

    Health-related quality of life (HRQoL) is a multidimensional concept with significant effects and children and adolescence; while physical activity (PA) and screen time (ST) have been suggested as its probable...

    Authors: Nazgol Motamed-Gorji, Mostafa Qorbani, Fatemeh Nikkho, Mojgan Asadi, Mohammad Esmaeil Motlagh, Omid Safari, Tahereh Arefirad, Hamid Asayesh, Rasool Mohammadi, Morteza Mansourian and Roya Kelishadi

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2019 17:2

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  15. Content type: Research

    Research on quality of life QOL is limited in Brazil and few studies have examined the association between smoking status and quality of life. This study addresses this gap and also examines the association be...

    Authors: Dayane Aparecida Viana, Flavia Cristina Drumond Andrade, Luiz Claudio Martins, Leiner Resende Rodrigues and Darlene Mara dos Santos Tavares

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2019 17:1

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  16. Content type: Review

    This study aims to provide a systematic compilation of existing measures of self-efficacy developed specifically for use in cancer patients and provide descriptions and comparative evaluations of the character...

    Authors: Fei-Fei Huang, Qing Yang, An-ni Wang and Jing-Ping Zhang

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2018 16:241

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  17. Content type: Short report

    The isotemporal substitution (IS) approach can be used to assess the effect of replacing one activity with the equal duration of another activity on relevant outcomes. This study examined the associations of o...

    Authors: Akitomo Yasunaga, Ai Shibata, Kaori Ishii, Shigeru Inoue, Takemi Sugiyama, Neville Owen and Koichiro Oka

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2018 16:240

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  18. Content type: Review

    Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) is a severe, life-limiting and incurable condition. However, studies estimating quality of life and those measuring actual quality of life in people living with DMD vary consi...

    Authors: Lesley Uttley, Jill Carlton, Helen Buckley Woods and John Brazier

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2018 16:237

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  19. Content type: Research

    Psychosocial models including illness perception might explain individual differences in health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and daily functioning in chronically ill patients. The aim of this study was to a...

    Authors: Carolin Berner, Ludwig Erlacher, Karl Heinrich Fenzl and Thomas E. Dorner

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2018 16:238

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  20. Content type: Research

    Quality Adjusted Life Years (QALYs) are a key outcome measure widely used within health technology assessment and health service research studies. QALYs combine quantity and quality of life, with quality of li...

    Authors: Mónica Duarte Oliveira, Andreia Agostinho, Lara Ferreira, Paulo Nicola and Carlos Bana e Costa

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2018 16:235

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  21. Content type: Research

    FertiQoL is a questionnaire internationally developed to measure fertility-specific quality of life. It has been validated with infertile populations in many countries and used in several studies focusing on t...

    Authors: R. E. Sexty, G. Griesinger, J. Kayser, M. Lallinger, S. Rösner, T. Strowitzki, B. Toth and T. Wischmann

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2018 16:233

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  22. Content type: Research

    The Early Childhood Oral Health Impact Scale (ECOHIS) measures the impact of dental diseases on Oral Health-Related Quality of Life both in children and their families. The aim of this study was to develop a C...

    Authors: Carlos Zaror, Claudia Atala-Acevedo, Gerardo Espinoza-Espinoza, Patricia Muñoz-Millán, Sergio Muñoz, María José Martínez-Zapata and Montse Ferrer

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2018 16:232

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  23. Content type: Research

    Leakage is a major concern for people who use a stoma, but people’s experience and its impact is not well understood. This study aimed to establish a definition of leakage through clinical and user input. This...

    Authors: Beenish Nafees, Zenia M. Størling, Charlotte Hindsberger and Andrew Lloyd

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2018 16:231

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  24. Content type: Research

    Cancer and its treatment can result in psychological distress in both adults with cancer and in their family caregivers. This psychological distress acts as a significant adverse factor in patient-caregiver dy...

    Authors: Qiuping LI, Yi LIN, Yinghua XU and Huiya ZHOU

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2018 16:230

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  25. Content type: Research

    This study examined the psychometric properties of version 2 of the SF-12 Health Survey (SF-12v2) among adults with hemophilia in the United States.

    Authors: Ruchitbhai M. Shah, Benjamin F. Banahan III, Erin R. Holmes, Amit S. Patel, Marie Barnard, Rahul Khanna and John P. Bentley

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2018 16:229

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  26. Content type: Review

    Interpretation of differences or changes in patient-reported outcome scores should not only consider statistical significance, but also clinical relevance. Accordingly, accurate determination of the minimally ...

    Authors: Ahmad Ousmen, Célia Touraine, Nina Deliu, Francesco Cottone, Franck Bonnetain, Fabio Efficace, Anne Brédart, Caroline Mollevi and Amélie Anota

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2018 16:228

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  27. Content type: Research

    Pressure ulcer-specific patient-reported outcome (PRO) instruments should be used to inform patient care and provide a strong evidence base for interventions aimed at preventing pressure ulcers. The aim was to...

    Authors: Claudia Rutherford, Julia M. Brown, Isabelle Smith, Elizabeth McGinnis, Lyn Wilson, Rachael Gilberts, Sarah Brown, Susanne Coleman, Howard Collier and Jane Nixon

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2018 16:227

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  28. Content type: Short report

    Responsiveness and minimal important change (MIC) are central measurement properties when interpreting scores from health questionnaires. The aim of the study was to evaluate the responsiveness and MIC of the ...

    Authors: Cecilie Rud Budtz, Johan Hviid Andersen, Nils-Bo de Vos Andersen and David Høyrup Christiansen

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2018 16:226

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  29. Content type: Research

    This study evaluates the descriptive and psychometric properties of the Persian version of the Weiss Functional Impairment Rating Scale-Parent Report Form (WFIRS-P) in a normal sample of Iranian children.

    Authors: Behnaz Kiani, Habib Hadianfard and Margaret D. Weiss

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2018 16:225

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  30. Content type: Commentary

    With the growth of patient-reported outcome (PRO) measurement, questions arise regarding how copyright protection applies to PRO instruments in general and to their translations in particular. The main objecti...

    Authors: Caroline Anfray, Benjamin Arnold, Mona Martin, Sonya Eremenco, Donald L. Patrick, Katrin Conway and Catherine Acquadro

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2018 16:224

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  31. Content type: Research

    To ascertain whether person centred coordinated care (P3C) is being delivered in healthcare services, components relating to the construct need to be measured. Patient reported measures (PRMs) can be used to p...

    Authors: Hannah Wheat, Jane Horrell, Jose M. Valderas, James Close, Ben Fosh and Helen Lloyd

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2018 16:223

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  32. Content type: Research

    Development of innovative drugs for melanoma is occurring rapidly. Incremental gains in overall survival amongst innovative products may be difficult to measure in clinical trials, and their use may be associa...

    Authors: Amr Makady, Rachel R. J. Kalf, Bettina Ryll, Gilliosa Spurrier, Anthonius de Boer, Hans Hillege, Olaf H. Klungel and Wim Goettsch

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2018 16:222

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  33. Content type: Research

    Health-related quality of life (HRQoL) is a key metric to understand the impact of stroke from patients’ perspective. Yet HRQoL is not readily measured in clinical practice. This study aims to investigate the ...

    Authors: Yen Shing Yeoh, Gerald Choon-Huat Koh, Chuen Seng Tan, Kim En Lee, Tian Ming Tu, Rajinder Singh, Hui Meng Chang, Deidre A. De Silva, Yee Sien Ng, Yan Hoon Ang, Philip Yap, Effie Chew, Reshma Aziz Merchant, Tseng Tsai Yeo, Ning Chou, N. Venketasubramanian…

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2018 16:221

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  34. Content type: Research

    The aim of this study was to translate and validate an Arabic version of the 5-item Oral Health Impact Profile (OHIP).

    Authors: Mohammed Nasser Alhajj, Esam Halboub, Nadia Khalifa, Abdullah G. Amran, Daniel R. Reissmann, Abbas G. Abdullah, Mounzer Assad, Abdulghani A. Al-Basmi and Fawaz A. Al-Ghabri

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2018 16:218

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  35. Content type: Research

    Absence of context-specific clinically validated cut-off values for assessing burnout as a dichotomous phenomenon has hindered the progress of student burnout research with regard to quantifying the magnitude ...

    Authors: Nuwan Darshana Wickramasinghe, Devani Sakunthala Dissanayake and Gihan Sajiwa Abeywardena

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2018 16:220

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  36. Content type: Review

    To examine the existing body of knowledge on quality of life (QoL) in partners of people with substance use problems (PP-SUPs) to provide a synthesized summary of the evidence and identify gaps in our knowledg...

    Authors: Bente Birkeland, Kim Foster, Anne S. Selbekk, Magnhild M. Høie, Torleif Ruud and Bente Weimand

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2018 16:219

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  37. Content type: Research

    Adherence to long-term chelation therapy in transfusion-dependent patients is critical to prevent iron overload-related complications. Once-daily deferasirox dispersible tablets (DT) have proven long-term effi...

    Authors: Ali T. Taher, Raffaella Origa, Silverio Perrotta, Alexandra Kouraklis, Giovan Battista Ruffo, Antonis Kattamis, Ai-Sim Goh, Vicky Huang, Aiesha Zia, Raquel Merino Herranz and John B. Porter

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2018 16:216

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  38. Content type: Research

    Health-related quality of life (QoL) is a comprehensive, multidimensional construct encompassing physical and psychosocial wellbeing. Physicians frequently assess QoL as part of their decision making process w...

    Authors: Orly Tamir, Nitzan Shabo De-Paz, David Dvir and Anthony D. Heymann

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2018 16:214

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  39. Content type: Research

    Little is known about how patient reported barriers to health care impact the quality of life (HRQoL) of patients with comorbid disease. We investigated patient reported barriers to health care and low physica...

    Authors: Edward Zimbudzi, Clement Lo, Sanjeeva Ranasinha, Gregory Fulcher, Martin Gallagher, Stephen Jan, Peter G. Kerr, Helena J. Teede, Kevan R. Polkinghorne, Grant Russell, Rowan G. Walker and Sophia Zoungas

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2018 16:215

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  40. Content type: Correction

    The original article [1] contains a number of statements that the authors would like to be disregarded, noted ahead

    Authors: Huang-Tz Ou, Pei-Chi Chen, Meng-Hsing Wu and Chung-Ying Lin

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2018 16:217

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    The original article was published in Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2016 14:119

  41. Content type: Research

    Facial palsy is known to have correlations with low level of quality of life. However, little is known about the association between preference based health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and paralytic side o...

    Authors: Sina Kim, Hye-Yoon Lee, Nam-Kwen Kim, Tae Han Yook, Eun-Sung Seo and Jong Uk Kim

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2018 16:213

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  42. Content type: Research

    Obstetric brachial plexus injuries (OBPIs) are rare but can have significant implications for those affected, their caregivers and the health system. Symptoms can range from restricted movement to complete par...

    Authors: Christopher W. H. Yau, Elena Pizzo, Chetankumar Prajapati, Tim Draycott and Erik Lenguerrand

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2018 16:212

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  43. Content type: Research

    In order to better understand the perspectives of patients and physicians regarding the treatment and management of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), we present and compare results from a patient-based and a physicia...

    Authors: Allan Gibofsky, James Galloway, Joern Kekow, Cristiano Zerbini, Maria de la Vega, Gavin Lee, Eun Young Lee, Catalin Codreanu, Cheryl Koehn, Kathy Steinberg, Eustratios Bananis, Dario Ponce de Leon, Anna Maniccia and Ara Dikranian

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2018 16:211

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  44. Content type: Research

    To generate Chinese population norms for the EQ-5D-5L dimensions, EQ-VAS (Visual Analogue Scale) scores and EQ-5D-5L index scores, stratified by gender and age. The EQ-5D is a widely used generic health-relate...

    Authors: Zhihao Yang, Jan Busschbach, Gordon Liu and Nan Luo

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2018 16:210

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  45. Content type: Research

    The rare disease, Hunter Syndrome (mucopolysaccharidosis type II; MPS II), characterized by iduronate-2-sulfatase deficiency, has heterogeneous symptoms often including cognitive impairment (CI). To evaluate p...

    Authors: Maria Mattera, Margaret K. Vernon, Mireia Raluy-Callado and Jaromir Mikl

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2018 16:209

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