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  1. To estimate the additional impact of coping and of being dependent on caregivers, over and above the large effects of disability on utility after ischemic stroke.

    Authors: Sarah Dewilde, Lieven Annemans, Andrew Lloyd, Andre Peeters, Dimitri Hemelsoet, Yves Vandermeeren, Philippe Desfontaines, Raf Brouns, Geert Vanhooren, Patrick Cras, Boudewijn Michielsens, Patricia Redondo and Vincent Thijs

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2019 17:31

    Content type: Research

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  2. We reported the validation of the 18-item version of the ‘Inconforts des Patients de REAnimation (IPREA)’ questionnaire that includes 2 new items exploring feeling depressed and shortness of breath during an i...

    Authors: Karine Baumstarck, Mohamed Boucekine, Philippe Estagnasie, Marie-Agnès Geantot, Audrey Berric, Georges Simon, Bernard Floccard, Thomas Signouret, Mélanie Fromentin, Martine Nyunga, Achille Sossou, Marion Venot, René Robert, Arnaud Follin, Juliette Audibert, Anne Renault…

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2019 17:29

    Content type: Short report

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  3. Health-related quality of life (HRQoL) has been brought up for decades in haemophilia patients. However, no data to date are available about HRQoL in children with haemophilia using long-term follow up data. T...

    Authors: Heng Zhang, Jie Huang, Xiaoyan Kong, Gaoxiang Ma and Yongjun Fang

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2019 17:28

    Content type: Research

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  4. To analyse the psychometric properties of the HBSC Symptom Checklist (HBSC-SCL) on psychosomatic symptoms with a focus on the operating characteristics of the items, and on the impacts of measurement distortio...

    Authors: Curt Hagquist, Pernille Due, Torbjørn Torsheim and Raili Välimaa

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2019 17:27

    Content type: Research

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  5. Few studies have specifically investigated the inverse relationship between reduced quality of life in different domains and elevated C-reactive protein (CRP) serum levels in older adults. Therefore, this stud...

    Authors: Manuela de Almeida Roediger, Maria de Fátima Nunes Marucci, Etienne Larissa Duim, Jair Lício Ferreira Santos, Yeda Aparecida de Oliveira Duarte and Cesar de Oliveira

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2019 17:26

    Content type: Research

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  6. Two main therapies, pazopanib and sunitinib, are used in the first-line setting for metastatic renal cell carcinoma (mRCC). These two tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKI) are equally effective in terms of survival...

    Authors: Guillaume Mouillet, Joëlle Fritzsch, Sophie Paget-Bailly, Astrid Pozet, Ikram Es-Saad, Aurelia Meurisse, Dewi Vernerey, Kristina Mouyabi, Diane Berthod, Franck Bonnetain, Amélie Anota and Antoine Thiery-Vuillemin

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2019 17:25

    Content type: Study protocol

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  7. Little is known about whether and to what extent loneliness impacts the lives of people with visual impairment (VI). Thus, the aim of this study was to examine the prevalence of and factors associated with lon...

    Authors: Audun Brunes, Marianne B. Hansen and Trond Heir

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2019 17:24

    Content type: Research

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  8. The daily diary Urticaria Activity Score (UAS) and its weekly score (UAS7) are widely used to assess signs and symptoms in patients with chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU). The objective of this study was to ...

    Authors: Ignacio Jauregui, Ana Gimenez-Arnau, Joan Bartra, Moises Labrador-Horrillo, Javier Ortiz de Frutos, Juan Francisco Silvestre, Joaquin Sastre, Manuel Velasco, Marta Ferrer, Cristina Ballesteros and Antonio Valero

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2019 17:23

    Content type: Research

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  9. The quality of life of people receiving health and social care is an important indicator of service quality, but the relationship between patient experience and outcomes and regulator quality ratings in Englan...

    Authors: Ann-Marie Towers, Sinead Palmer, Nick Smith, Grace Collins and Stephen Allan

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2019 17:22

    Content type: Research

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  10. The need for home healthcare programs is an increasingly becoming important common component of healthcare worldwide, as an alternative to hospitalization, owing to the growing elderly population, chronic and ...

    Authors: Khaled Al-Surimi, Iman Al-harbi, Ashraf El-Metwally and Motasim Badri

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2019 17:21

    Content type: Research

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  11. Previous quality of life (QoL) literature in bladder cancer (BC) patients has focused on finding the preferred urinary diversion while little is known about the QoL of patients in medical oncological treatment...

    Authors: G. A. Taarnhøj, C. Johansen and H. Pappot

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2019 17:20

    Content type: Review

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  12. Living with a chronic disease often means experiencing chronic treatments and regular multidisciplinary monitoring as well as a profound life-changing experience which may impact all aspects of a patients life...

    Authors: Bastien Forestier, Emmanuelle Anthoine, Ziad Reguiai, Cécile Fohrer and Myriam Blanchin

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2019 17:19

    Content type: Review

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  13. China has the world’s largest size of elderly population. Mental disorders of the elders deserve keen attention. This study aims to comparatively explore mental disorders and risk factors among empty and non-e...

    Authors: Chichen Zhang, Lihong Hou, Xiao Zheng, Ruifang Zhu, Huining Zhao, Jiao Lu, Jingmin Cheng, Xiaozhao Yousef Yang and Tingzhong Yang

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2019 17:18

    Content type: Research

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  14. 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

    Content type: Research

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  15. 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

    Content type: Research

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  16. 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

    Content type: Research

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  17. 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

    Content type: Research

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  18. 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

    Content type: Research

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  19. 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

    Content type: Research

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  20. 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

    Content type: Research

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  21. 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

    Content type: Research

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  22. 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

    Content type: Research

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  23. 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

    Content type: Research

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  24. 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

    Content type: Research

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  25. 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

    Content type: Research

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  26. 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

    Content type: Research

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  27. 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

    Content type: Research

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  28. 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

    Content type: Research

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  29. 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

    Content type: Review

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  30. 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

    Content type: Short report

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  31. 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

    Content type: Research

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  32. 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

    Content type: Review

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  33. The great number of internal migrants has become an important part of China’s urban population. Improving migrants’ well-being is emerging as a key to the state policy emphasized in China’s New-type Urbanizati...

    Authors: Sainan Lin and Yinxuan Huang

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2018 16:236

    Content type: Research

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  34. 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

    Content type: Research

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  35. 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

    Content type: Research

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  36. 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

    Content type: Research

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  37. 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

    Content type: Research

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  38. 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

    Content type: Research

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  39. 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

    Content type: Research

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  40. 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

    Content type: Review

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  41. 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

    Content type: Research

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  42. 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

    Content type: Short report

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  43. 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

    Content type: Research

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  44. 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

    Content type: Commentary

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  45. 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

    Content type: Research

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  46. 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

    Content type: Research

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