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  1. In Brazil, cancer patients and caregivers of cancer patients seek judicial intervention for free access to medications from the public health system. Indeed, the COVID-19 pandemic potentially affected the heal...

    Authors: Leila Abou Salha, José Elmo de Menezes, Danilo Rocha Dias, Virginia Visconde Brasil, Pedro Lopes Ferreira, Jolivê Mendes de Santana Filho and Maria Alves Barbosa
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:87
  2. Evidence shows that both socioeconomic status (SES) during childhood and education are associated with adult oral health. However, whether the range of opportunities families have regarding their children’s ed...

    Authors: Faten Haider, Eduardo Bernabé and Elsa Karina Delgado-Angulo
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:86
  3. Vitiligo is reported to affect 2% of the world’s population and has a significant impact on health related quality of life (HRQoL). The relationship between HRQoL and clinical outcomes used in vitiligo require...

    Authors: Rabiah Begum, Ralph Crott, Reynaldo Martina, Eleni M. Loizidou and Iftekhar Khan
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:85
  4. Health-related quality of life (HRQoL) reflects an individual’s own perception of their symptom burden, functional limitations, prognosis, overall health and changes associated with treatment. The HeartQoL is ...

    Authors: Margrét Hrönn Svavarsdóttir, Brynja Ingadottir, Neil Oldridge and Kristofer Årestedt
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:84
  5. Psoriasis is a common autoimmune dermatologic condition which has a pronounced negative impact on patient quality of life and disease burden. Currently, there are a number of treatments available for psoriasis...

    Authors: Stacie Hudgens, Amy Howerter, Shannon Keith, Colby Evans and Corey Pelletier
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:83
  6. To identify and describe distinct developmental trajectories of health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in a national level Australian population sample, overall and separately for boys and girls.

    Authors: Rachel O’Loughlin, Harriet Hiscock, Nancy Devlin and Kim Dalziel
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:82
  7. Validated self-reporting tools are required to evaluate the functional outcome and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) for those who had extremity bone sarcomas in their childhood or adolescence. Our study ...

    Authors: Nesma Farid, Sungsoo Chun, Omneya Hassanain, Mohamed Salama, Elham Esam, Fatima Adel, Ismail Rashad and Ahmed Mohamed El Ghoneimy
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:81
  8. The majority of patient reported outcome measures (PROMs) don’t have population norms in Romania. This is the case with the EQ-5D as well. Therefore, we aimed to estimate population norms for the Romanian vers...

    Authors: Elena Olariu, Raluca Caplescu, Luke Vale, Ileana Gabriela Niculescu-Aron, Yemi Oluboyede and Marian Sorin Paveliu
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:80
  9. The aim of this study was to examine the role of demographic characteristics, general health and health related quality of life on the fear control. Also, the aim of study was to explore how older people perce...

    Authors: Saeedeh Avazzadeh, Neda Gilani and Leila Jahangiry
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:79
  10. Psychosocial functioning is closely associated with psychopathology and wellbeing in different populations, particularly adolescents. Despite its relevance, measures assessing psychosocial functioning in healt...

    Authors: Daniel Núñez, César Villacura-Herrera, Jorge Gaete, Daniela Meza, Javiera Andaur, Johanna T.W. Wigman and Jo Robinson
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:78
  11. Neurostimulation is a highly effective therapy for the treatment of chronic Intractable pain, however, due to the complexity of pain, measuring a subject’s long-term response to the therapy remains difficult. ...

    Authors: Frank Huygen, Jonathan M. Hagedorn, Steven Falowski, David Schultz, Jan Vesper, Robert D. Heros, Denis G. Patterson, Soroush Dehghan, Erika Ross, Anahita Kyani, Misagh B. Mansouri and Jan Willem Kallewaard
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:77
  12. The North Star Ambulatory Assessment (NSAA) documents motor performance in ambulatory individuals with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). Health Utilities Index (HUI) scores, reflecting preferences for health-...

    Authors: Ivana Audhya, Basia Rogula, Shelagh M. Szabo, David Feeny, Talshyn Bolatova and Katherine Gooch
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:76
  13. Health literacy (HL), self-efficacy (SE), social support (SS) and fear of disease progression (FOP) are all important factors affecting health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in cancer patients. However, their...

    Authors: Ling Zhang, Yumei Shi, Jing Deng, Dali Yi and Ji-an Chen
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:75
  14. Positive results for clinical outcomes should be not only statistically significant, but also clinically significant. The minimum clinically important difference (MCID) is used to define the minimum threshold ...

    Authors: Yu Zhang, Xiaoyu Xi and Yuankai Huang
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:74
  15. Heart Failure (HF) is a chronic disease associated with life-limiting symptoms that could negatively impact patients’ health-related quality of life (HRQOL). This study aimed to evaluate HRQOL and explore the ...

    Authors: Anan S. Jarab, Hanan W. Hamam, Walid A. Al-Qerem, Shrouq R. Abu Heshmeh, Tareq L. Mukattash and Eman A. Alefishat
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:73
  16. Health-related quality of life (HRQOL) measurement has become an important health care outcome even in oncological pediatric scenario. During radiation therapy care path, pediatric patients and their relatives...

    Authors: Elisa Marconi, Francesco Beghella Bartoli, Elisa Meldolesi, Silvia Mariani, Giulia Panza, Alessia Nardangeli, Loredana Dinapoli, Teresa Carmen Lees, Antonella Guido, Angela Mastronuzzi, Antonio Ruggiero, Maria Antonietta Gambacorta, Vincenzo Valentini, Mario Balducci, Daniela Pia Rosaria Chieffo and Silvia Chiesa
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:72
  17. Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) are being increasingly introduced in clinical registries, providing a personal perspective on the expectations and impact of treatment. The aim of this study was to de...

    Authors: Rasa Ruseckaite, Chethana Mudunna, Marisa Caruso and Susannah Ahern
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:71
  18. Patients with local gastric cancer experience a decline of Health-related quality of life (HRQOL) during adjuvant chemotherapy following gastrectomy. Our previous pilot study has indicated the potential of acu...

    Authors: Xuesong Chang, Yanjuan Zhu, Wenjie Zhao, Yihong Liu, Yihan He, Yadong Chen, Danghan Xu, Jun J. Mao and Hai-bo Zhang
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:70
  19. Parkinson’s disease is the second most prevalent neurodegenerative disease, affecting 10 million people worldwide. Health and social care professionals need to have personalised tools to evaluate the process o...

    Authors: Leire Ambrosio, Kelly Hislop-Lennie, Nestor Serrano-Fuentes, Corine Driessens and Mari Carmen Portillo
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:69
  20. The level of child development may be associated with the risk of poor maternal health-related quality of life (HRQoL). The objective of this study was to describe the developmental characteristics of very low...

    Authors: Hatoko Sasaki, Kyongsun Pak, Hidetoshi Mezawa, Kiwako Yamamoto-Hanada, Kazue Ishitsuka, Mizuho Konishi, Minaho Nishizato, Miori Sato, Mayako Saito-Abe, Limin Yang and Yukihiro Ohya
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:68
  21. This study assesses the association between health-related quality of life (HRQoL) for pediatric patients with osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) and their caregivers’ eHealth literacy (eHL), financial well-being, a...

    Authors: Richard Huan Xu, Liling Zhu, Rongjia Sun, Sainan Zou and Dong Dong
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:67
  22. The increased prevalence of myopia creates and earlier age of onset has created public health concerns for the long-term eye health, vision impairment and carries with it a significant economic burden. The qua...

    Authors: Lei Dou, Yanjiao Xu, Gang Chen and Shunping Li
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:66
  23. This study aimed to compare the quality of life (QoL) reported by childhood cancer survivors (CCS) drawn from a cohort of the German Childhood Cancer Registry with a representative general population sample an...

    Authors: Mareike Ernst, Andreas Hinz, Elmar Brähler, Hiltrud Merzenich, Jörg Faber, Philipp S. Wild and Manfred E. Beutel
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:65
  24. Person-centred outcome measures (PCOMs) are commonly used in routine adult healthcare to measure and improve outcomes, but less attention has been paid to PCOMs in children’s services. The aim of this systemat...

    Authors: Hannah May Scott, Debbie Braybrook, Daney Harðardóttir, Clare Ellis-Smith and Richard Harding
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:63
  25. The aims of this study were (1) to synthesize evidence of the general health-related quality of life in children with DCD compared to their typically developing peers, and (2) to verify which domains of HRQOL ...

    Authors: Meyene Duque Weber, Tatiane Targino Gomes Draghi, Liz Araújo Rohr, Jorge Lopes Cavalcante Neto and Eloisa Tudella
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:62
  26. The Multiple Sclerosis Quality of Life-54 (MSQOL-54) is one of the most commonly-used MS-specific health-related quality of life (HRQOL) measures. It is a multidimensional, MS-specific HRQOL inventory, which i...

    Authors: Andrea Giordano, Silvia Testa, Marta Bassi, Sabina Cilia, Antonio Bertolotto, Maria Esmeralda Quartuccio, Erika Pietrolongo, Monica Falautano, Monica Grobberio, Claudia Niccolai, Beatrice Allegri, Rosa Gemma Viterbo, Paolo Confalonieri, Ambra Mara Giovannetti, Eleonora Cocco, Maria Grazia Grasso…
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:61
  27. No previous studies have examined the associations between changes in objectively-measured physical behaviours with follow-up QoL in older adults. Based on cross-sectional evidence, it is biologically plausibl...

    Authors: Dharani Yerrakalva, Samantha Hajna, Marc Suhrcke, Katrien Wijndaele, Kate Westgate, Kay-Tee Khaw, Nick Wareham, Soren Brage and Simon Griffin
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:60
  28. Cost-utility analysis (CUA) is the preferred form of economic evaluation in many countries. As one of the key data inputs in cost-utility models, health state utility (HSU) has a crucial impact on CUA results....

    Authors: Zhihao Yang, Xueyun Zeng, Weidong Huang, Qingqing Chai, Angela Zhao, Ling-Hsiang Chuang, Bin Wu and Nan Luo
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:59
  29. The PROMIS Parent Proxy Upper Extremity Short Form 8a version 2 (PROMIS Parent Proxy UE-SF) is one of the most commonly used self-assessment questionnaires for evaluating function in children with congenital u...

    Authors: Pobe Luangjarmekorn, Pongsathorn Sitthisen, Vanasiri Kuptniratsaikul and Pravit Kitidumrongsook
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:58
  30. It is significant for the healthy outcome of patients with psoriasis (PSO) to improve their self-management efficacy. A standardized assessment tool, however, was lacking. Therefore, we aimed to develop a self...

    Authors: Yuanhui Sun, Xiujie Zhang, Zhen Yang and Aiping Wang
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:56
  31. There is an association of dysmenorrhea with human functioning and disability. However, no patient-reported outcome measure has been developed to assess this construct in women with dysmenorrhea. WHODAS 2.0 ha...

    Authors: Guilherme Tavares de Arruda, Sara Giovanna de Melo Mantovan, Thuane Da Roza, Barbara Inácio da Silva, Soraia Cristina Tonon da Luz and Mariana Arias Avila
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:55
  32. People with dementia living at home represent a growing group of social care services users in England. Many are unable to complete questionnaires due to cognitive impairment. The ASCOT-Proxy is an adapted ver...

    Authors: Barbora Silarova, Stacey Rand, Ann-Marie Towers and Karen Jones
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:54
  33. Authors: Jocelyn Mesías-Gazmuri, Cinta Folch, Jorge Palacio-Vieira, Andreu Bruguera, Laia Egea-Cortés, Carlos G. Forero, Juan Hernández, José M. Miró, Jordi Navarro, Melchor Riera, Joaquim Peraire, Lucía Alonso-García, Yesika Díaz, Jordi Casabona and Juliana Reyes-Urueña
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:53

    The original article was published in Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:42

  34. This study aims to investigate the association between domain-specific physical activity (PA), sedentary behavior, subjective health perception, and health-related quality of life (HR-QoL) in Korean adults age...

    Authors: Jihee Min, Jae Seung Chang and In Deok Kong
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:52
  35. The Cohen-Mansfield Agitation Inventory-Short Form (CMAI-SF) is a 14-item scale for assessing agitation and aggression, derived from the original 29-item CMAI, and completed by a proxy. Because the CMAI-SF has...

    Authors: André Kratzer, Jennifer Scheel-Barteit, Janissa Altona, Karin Wolf-Ostermann, Elmar Graessel and Carolin Donath
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:51
  36. To investigate health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of patients with knee osteoarthritis (KOA) in Guangzhou, China, and examine its association with selected sociodemographic characteristics as well as knee ...

    Authors: Jinghui Chang, Yuxin Yuan, Manru Fu and Dong Wang
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:50
  37. The Generic Adherence for Chronic Diseases Profile is a French generic scale (GACID-P) developed to measure adherence in several disease areas such as cardiology, rheumatology, diabetes, cancer and infectiology.

    Authors: Christine Rotonda, F. Guillemin, T Conroy, C. Alleyrat, B. Lefevre, M. Soudant and C. Tarquinio
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:49
  38. Health-related quality of life is a concept that includes aspects about physical, emotional and social well-being. The aim of the study was to validate the PedsQL for parent report for toddlers in Spain and pr...

    Authors: Melissa Liher Martínez-Shaw, Francisco Javier del Río and Yolanda Sánchez-Sandoval
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:48
  39. Dental caries and child oral impact on daily performance (C-OIDP) have been linked in several studies. However, the studies used caries indices, which limit the ability to examine how C-OIDP prevalence varies ...

    Authors: Severine N Anthony, Febronia K Kahabuka, Nancy Birungi, Anne N Åstrøm, Seter Siziya and Hawa S Mbawalla
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:47
  40. Understanding how health-related quality of life (HRQoL) is related to lifestyle factors during adolescence is crucial to effective health promotion. The aim of this analysis was to identify associations betwe...

    Authors: Jenny Davison, Brendan Bunting and Barbara Stewart-Knox
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:46
  41. To analyze and synthesize the reported psychometric properties of the Fertility Quality of Life (FertiQoL) instrument and describe its implications for use in practice and research in men and women with infer...

    Authors: Brittany M. Woods, Leigh Ann Bray, Sukhkamal Campbell, Aimee Holland, Sylvie Mrug and Sigrid Ladores
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:45
  42. Having a job has been associated with better Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQOL) in cancer survivors. However, the sociodemographic and disease-related profiles characterizing the survivors being employed a...

    Authors: Y. Andreu, C. Picazo, S. Murgui, A. Soto-Rubio, A. García-Conde and R. Romero
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:44
  43. The Warwick Edinburgh Mental Wellbeing Scale (WEMWBS) is validated for measuring mental wellbeing in populations aged 11 + and has been translated into 30 + languages. The aims of this study were a) to transla...

    Authors: Oyinlola Oyebode, Manuel Torres-Sahli, Deus Kapinga, Elizabeth Bruno-McClung, Rebecca Willans, Neha Shah, Lydia Wilbard, Louise Banham and Sarah Stewart-Brown
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:43
  44. People living with HIV (PLWH) face structural and psychosocial factors that affect health-related quality of life (HRQoL). We aimed to evaluate how syndemic conditions affected HRQoL in PLWH.

    Authors: Jocelyn Mesías-Gazmuri, Cinta Folch, Jorge Palacio-Vieira, Andreu Bruguera, Laia Egea-Cortés, Carlos G. Forero, Juan Hernández, José M. Miró, Jordi Navarro, Melchor Riera, Joaquim Peraire, Lucía Alonso-García, Yesika Díaz, Jordi Casabona and Juliana Reyes-Urueña
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:42

    The Correction to this article has been published in Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:53

  45. To evaluate the Oxford Knee Score (OKS), EQ-5D-5L utility index and EQ-5D visual analogue scale (EQ-VAS) for health-related quality of life outcome measurement in patients undergoing elective total knee arthro...

    Authors: D-Yin Lin, Tim Soon Cheok, Billingsley Kaambwa, Anthony J. Samson, Craig Morrison, Teik Chan, Hidde M. Kroon and Ruurd L. Jaarsma
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:41
  46. Patients with treatment-resistant depression (TRD) report significant deficits in physical and mental health, as well as severely impaired health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and functioning. Esketamine eff...

    Authors: Carol Jamieson, Vanina Popova, Ella Daly, Kimberly Cooper, Wayne C. Drevets, Heather M. Rozjabek and Jaskaran Singh
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:40
  47. In recent decades, 95% of children with congenital heart disease (CHD) can survive to adolescence and adulthood. However, adolescents with CHD are prone to poorer health-related quality of life (HRQoL). It is ...

    Authors: Yong-Chen Huang, Yueh-Chih Chen, Bih-Shya Gau, Jou-Kou Wang, Shu-Hui Chang and Hsiao-Ling Yang
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:39
  48. Insulin therapy can be inconvenient, painful, burdensome, and restrict patients' daily activities and health related quality of life (HRQOL) due to improper injection techniques or the nature of administration.

    Authors: Zenebe Negash, Aklasiya Tadiwos, Eliyas Mulatu Urgessa, Gebremedhin Beedemariam Gebretekle, Ephrem Abebe and Atalay Mulu Fentie
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:38

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