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  1. Content type: Research

    Young adult patients with cancer have to deal with their disease in an eventful phase of life. A common side effect of cancer and its treatment is cancer-related fatigue (CRF), a phenomenon which can thwart su...

    Authors: Michael Friedrich, Erik Nowe, Dirk Hofmeister, Susanne Kuhnt, Katja Leuteritz, Annekathrin Sender, Yve Stöbel-Richter and Kristina Geue

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2018 16:125

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    Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is one of the most common liver infections, with a decrement in HRQoL of HCV patients. This study aims to assess Health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in Chinese patients wit...

    Authors: Rui Huang, Huiying Rao, Jia Shang, Hong Chen, Jun Li, Qing Xie, Zhiliang Gao, Lei Wang, Jia Wei, Jianning Jiang, Jian Sun, Jiaji Jiang and Lai Wei

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2018 16:124

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    Identification of children at risk for psychosocial problems is important to be able to provide supportive and tailored care at an early stage. Due to its brevity and wide age range, the Strengths and Difficul...

    Authors: H. Maurice-Stam, L. Haverman, A. Splinter, H. A. van Oers, S. A. Schepers and M. A. Grootenhuis

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2018 16:123

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    The National Research Council (CNR) prostate cancer monitoring project in Italy (Pros-IT CNR) is an observational, prospective, ongoing, multicentre study aiming to monitor a sample of Italian males diagnosed ...

    Authors: Angelo Porreca, Marianna Noale, Walter Artibani, Pier Francesco Bassi, Filippo Bertoni, Sergio Bracarda, Giario Natale Conti, Renzo Corvò, Mauro Gacci, Pierpaolo Graziotti, Stefano Maria Magrini, Vincenzo Mirone, Rodolfo Montironi, Giovanni Muto, Stefano Pecoraro, Umberto Ricardi…

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2018 16:122

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  5. Content type: Research

    The rising prevalence of childhood obesity in Asia has led to interest in potential risk factors such as infant health-related quality of life (HRQoL), temperament and eating behaviors. This pilot study evalua...

    Authors: Sheri Volger, Elvira M. Estorninos, Maria R. Capeding, Jowena Lebumfacil, Diane Rigassio Radler, J. Scott Parrott and Pamela Rothpletz-Puglia

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2018 16:121

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  6. Content type: Review

    We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials examining the effect of psychosocial interventions on the quality of life of patients with colorectal cancer.

    Authors: Heesook Son, Youn-Jung Son, Hyerang Kim and Yoonju Lee

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2018 16:119

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    Nepal’s demography is aging rapidly, yet few studies to date have examined how this has affected the health and well-being of the elderly, defined as those above 60 years in Nepal’s Senior Citizen Act (2006). ...

    Authors: Saruna Ghimire, Binaya Kumar Baral, Isha Karmacharya, Karen Callahan and Shiva Raj Mishra

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2018 16:118

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    International reports indicating that around 10–50% of health care staff are exposed to violence every year; in certain settings, this rate might reach over 85%. Evidence has shown that people who experience p...

    Authors: Peng Li, Kai Xing, Hong Qiao, Huiying Fang, Hongkun Ma, Mingli Jiao, Yanhua Hao, Ye Li, Libo Liang, Lijun Gao, Zheng Kang, Yu Cui, Hong Sun, Qunhong Wu and Ming Liu

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2018 16:117

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  9. Content type: Research

    The number of cancer survivors is growing steadily and increasingly, clinical trials are being designed to include long-term follow-up to assess not only survival, but also late effects and health-related qual...

    Authors: Marieke van Leeuwen, Olga Husson, Paola Alberti, Juan Ignacio Arraras, Olivier L. Chinot, Anna Costantini, Anne-Sophie Darlington, Linda Dirven, Martin Eichler, Eva B. Hammerlid, Bernhard Holzner, Colin D. Johnson, Meropi Kontogianni, Trille Kristina Kjær, Ofir Morag, Sandra Nolte…

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2018 16:114

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  10. Content type: Research

    To create a translated version of the HOOS to fit the Italian population and to test its psychometric properties and validity in hip osteoarthritis (OA) patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty (THA).

    Authors: Marina Torre, Ilaria Luzi, Fiorino Mirabella, Martina Del Manso, Gustavo Zanoli, Gabriele Tucci and Emilio Romanini

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2018 16:115

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    The aim of this study was to examine whether work capabilities differ between workers with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and workers from the general population. The second aim was to investigate whether the capabil...

    Authors: D. A. M. van Gorp, J. J. L. van der Klink, F. I. Abma, P. J. Jongen, I. van Lieshout, E. P. J. Arnoldus, E. A. C. Beenakker, H. M. Bos, J. J. J. van Eijk, J. Fermont, S. T. F. M. Frequin, K. de Gans, G. J. D. Hengstman, R. M. M. Hupperts, J. P. Mostert, P. H. M. Pop…

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2018 16:113

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  12. Content type: Review

    Due to the increasing number of long-term (≥5 years post diagnosis) colorectal cancer survivors, long-term quality of life of these patients is highly relevant. Several studies have reported a positive associa...

    Authors: Ruth Elisa Eyl, Kun Xie, Lena Koch-Gallenkamp, Hermann Brenner and Volker Arndt

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2018 16:112

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  13. Content type: Research

    Gestation is a period that can positively or negatively influence the life of a woman in the pregnancy-puerperal cycle. Thus, evaluating the quality of life of this population can redirect the implementation o...

    Authors: Cinthia Gondim Pereira Calou, Mirna Fontenele de Oliveira, Francisco Herlânio Costa Carvalho, Paula Renata Amorim Lessa Soares, Raylla Araújo Bezerra, Sâmua Kelen Mendes de Lima, Franz Janco Antezana, Priscila de Souza Aquino, Régia Christina Moura Barbosa Castro and Ana Karina Bezerra Pinheiro

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2018 16:109

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  14. Content type: Research

    Anemia is a common and debilitating manifestation of chronic kidney disease (CKD). Data from two clinical trials in patients with anemia of CKD were used to assess the measurement properties of the Medical Out...

    Authors: Fredric O. Finkelstein, Floortje van Nooten, Ingela Wiklund, Dylan Trundell and David Cella

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2018 16:111

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    Quality of life can be used to measure the effect of intervention on health related conditions. Health insurance contributes positive effect on availability of medical supplies and empowerment of women and chi...

    Authors: Teklemichael Gebru and Kifle Lentiro

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2018 16:110

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  16. Content type: Research

    Health-related quality of life (HRQOL) is a patient-centered outcome measure used in assessing the individual’s overall functional health status but studies looking at HRQOL as a predictive tool are few. This ...

    Authors: Leonard Emuren, Seth Welles, Marcia Polansky, Alison A. Evans, Grace Macalino and Brian K. Agan

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2018 16:107

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  17. Content type: Research

    Economic evaluation normally requires information to be collected on outcome improvement using utility values. This is often not collected during the treatment of substance use disorders making cost-effectiven...

    Authors: Jasmine Peak, Ilias Goranitis, Ed Day, Alex Copello, Nick Freemantle and Emma Frew

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2018 16:106

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  18. Content type: Research

    Versions of the Health Assessment Questionnaire (HAQ) are commonly used to measure physical functioning across multiple rheumatic diseases but there has been no clear demonstration that any HAQ version is actu...

    Authors: William J. Taylor and Ketna Parekh

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2018 16:108

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    The World Health Organization has asserted the importance of enhancing participation of people with disabilities within the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health framework. Partici...

    Authors: Eva Yin-han Chung and Gigi Lam

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2018 16:105

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  20. Content type: Commentary

    Measuring health and wellbeing outcomes of community aged care programs is a complex task given the diverse settings in which care takes place and the intersection of numerous factors affecting an individual’s...

    Authors: Beatriz Cardona

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2018 16:104

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    In China, the problems of population aging and empty nesting have become important issues which will affect the social stability and economic development. The aim of this study was to explore the health promot...

    Authors: Chichen Zhang, Ruifang Zhu, Jiao Lu, Yaqing Xue, Lihong Hou, Mimi Li, Xiao Zheng, Tingzhong Yang and Jianzhong Zheng

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2018 16:103

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