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  1. Previous reports regarding health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of hypertensive individuals commonly concentrated on urban population. This study focused on rural population and aimed to explore the influenc...

    Authors: Shengxiang Sang, Ning Kang, Wei Liao, Xueyan Wu, Ze Hu, Xiaotian Liu, Chongjian Wang and Hongjian Zhang
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:244
  2. Since the number of persons diagnosed with multi-morbidity is increasing, there is a need for generic instruments to be able to assess, measure and compare ADL ability across diagnoses. Accordingly, the ADL-In...

    Authors: Eva Ejlersen Wæhrens, Anders Kottorp and Kristina Tomra Nielsen
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:243
  3. Ticagrelor has a Class I recommendation for use following percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in acute coronary syndrome (ACS). However, ticagrelor needs to be taken twice a day, as compared to clopidogre...

    Authors: Hyeyeon Moon, Yoon-Sung Jo, Soo-Jin Kim, Sua Jo and Kyungil Park
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:242
  4. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic autoimmune disorder, which has a significant impact on patients' health-related quality of life (HRQoL), and limits physical function as well as increases pain and fatigu...

    Authors: Samah W. Al-Jabi, Diaa I. Seleit, Adnan Badran, Amer Koni and Sa’ed H. Zyoud
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:241
  5. Women with severe preeclampsia often present with more health complaints compared to those with uncomplicated pregnancies. Estimating the quality of life of women affected with severe preeclampsia could provid...

    Authors: Birhanu Jikamo, Mulat Adefris, Telake Azale and Kassahun Alemu
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:239
  6. Most research studying social constraints has been performed among Caucasian or Asian American breast cancer (BC) patients, but few studies have evaluated social constraint levels and explored the effect of so...

    Authors: Chunying Cui, Lie Wang and Xiaoxi Wang
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:238
  7. The Oxford Hip Score is used to evaluate the outcome after total hip arthroplasty. The Oxford Hip Score was developed more than 20 years ago with only some degree of patient involvement. We question if the Oxf...

    Authors: Camilla Holmenlund, Søren Overgaard, Randi Bilberg and Claus Varnum
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:237
  8. Stroke is a leading cause of mortality and disability worldwide. Most stroke risk studies focused on more established biological and pathophysiological risk factors such as hypertension and smoking, psychosoci...

    Authors: Huiqing Yao, Juhua Zhang, Yanmei Wang, Qingqing Wang, Fei Zhao and Peng Zhang
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:236
  9. The European Organization for research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) Core Quality of Life Questionnaire (QLQ-C30) scales are scored on a 4-point response scale, ranging from not at all to very much. Previous st...

    Authors: Michael Koller, Karolina Müller, Sandra Nolte, Heike Schmidt, Christina Harvey, Ulrike Mölle, Andreas Boehm, Daniel Engeler, Jürg Metzger, Monika Sztankay, Bernhard Holzner, Mogens Groenvold, Dagmara Kuliś and Andrew Bottomley
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:235
  10. To determine the most frequently utilized functional status assessment instruments for patients with brain tumors, compare their contents, using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and ...

    Authors: Lelde Ģiga, Anete Pētersone, Silva Čakstiņa and Guna Bērziņa
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:234
  11. This study assessed the responsiveness and convergent validity of two preference-based measures; the newly developed cancer-specific EORTC Quality of Life Utility Measure-Core 10 dimensions (QLU-C10D) relative...

    Authors: Norma B. Bulamu, Ravi Vissapragada, Gang Chen, Julie Ratcliffe, Louise A. Mudge, B. Mark Smithers, Elizabeth A. Isenring, Lorelle Smith, Glyn G. Jamieson and David I. Watson
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:233
  12. To test the psychometric properties of a traditional Chinese version of the Resilience Scale for Children (RS-10) and examine its factorial structure via a confirmatory factor analysis (CFA).

    Authors: Joyce Oi Kwan Chung, William Ho Cheung Li, Xia Wei, Ankie Tan Cheung, Laurie Long Kwan Ho and Godfrey Chi-Fung Chan
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:232
  13. Dizziness is a common complaint among older adults and may affect quality of life in a negative way. The aim of this study was to assess health-related quality of life (HRQL), sense of coherence (SOC), self-ra...

    Authors: Ellen Lindell, Lena Kollén, Mia Johansson, Therese Karlsson, Lina Rydén, Madeleine Mellqvist Fässberg, Hanna Falk Erhag, Ingmar Skoog and Caterina Finizia
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:231
  14. Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH) is a rare, life-threatening terminal-complement-mediated disease resulting in intravascular hemolysis and thrombosis with significant morbidity and premature mortality...

    Authors: Carolyn E. Schwartz, Roland B. Stark, Katrina Borowiec and Karl-Johan Myren
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:228
  15. Quality of life outcomes have been used frequently in clinical trials of oral health interventions. This study assessed the effects of a randomized trial on oral health related quality of life comparing an ind...

    Authors: Susan Reisine, Jean J. Schensul, Apoorva Salvi, James Grady, Toan Ha and Jianghong Li
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:227
  16. To assess the psychometric properties of the Dutch-Flemish Patient-Reported Outcome Measurement Information System Scale v1.2 – Global Health (PROMIS-GH).

    Authors: Leonardo Pellicciari, Alessandro Chiarotto, Emanuele Giusti, Martine H. P. Crins, Leo D. Roorda and Caroline B. Terwee
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:226
  17. Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are among the most common causes of death worldwide, including in Iran. Considering the adverse effects of CVDs on physical and psychosocial health; this study aims to investigat...

    Authors: Sara Jalali-Farahani, Parisa Amiri, Hanieh Fakhredin, Kiana Torshizi, Leila Cheraghi, Davood Khalili and Fereidoun Azizi
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:225
  18. MSQOL-54 is a multidimensional, widely-used, health-related quality of life (HRQOL) instrument specific for multiple sclerosis (MS). Findings from the validation study suggested that the two MSQOL-54 composite...

    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 2021 19:224
  19. Health-related quality of life (HRQoL) is greatly affected by prostate cancer (PCa) and associated treatments. This study aimed to measure the impact of radiotherapy on HRQoL and to further validate the Spanis...

    Authors: Almudena Zapatero, Xavier Maldonado Pijoan, Antonio Gómez-Caamaño, José Pardo Masferrer, Víctor Macías Hernández, Asunción Hervás Morón, Julia Luisa Muñoz García, Amalia Palacios Eito, Paloma Anguita-Alonso, Cristina González-Junco and José López Torrecilla
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:223
  20. Quantitative health preference research has shown that different “perspectives”, defined here as who is imagined to be experiencing particular health states, impact stated preferences. This qualitative project...

    Authors: Philip A. Powell, Donna Rowen, Oliver Rivero-Arias, Aki Tsuchiya and John E. Brazier
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:222
  21. Self-reported health-related quality of life is an important population health outcome, often assessed using a single question about self-rated health (SRH). The Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Informati...

    Authors: Janel Hanmer
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:221
  22. More than 52,000 casualties have been documented in post-9/11 conflicts. Service members with extremity injuries (EIs) or traumatic brain injury (TBI) may be at particular risk for long-term deficits in mental...

    Authors: Cameron T. McCabe, Jessica R. Watrous, Susan L. Eskridge and Michael R. Galarneau
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:220
  23. No specific scale to measure Quality of Life in Alzheimer's Disease in Nursing Homes (QoL-AD NH) exists in French. We aimed to translate and culturally adapt the QoL-AD NH participant scale into a French versi...

    Authors: Christophe Cousi, Valérie Igier and Bruno Quintard
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:219
  24. Studies on the long-term outcomes of receiving adequate treatment for depression and anxiety disorders are scarce. The aims of this study were to assess the association between adequacy of care and remission o...

    Authors: Catherine Lamoureux-Lamarche, Djamal Berbiche and Helen-Maria Vasiliadis
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:218

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  25. Health-related quality of life (HRQOL) is an important concept to consider both individuals' ability to manage their daily lives and health status across the lifespan. Despite this variable's importance, there...

    Authors: Eunji Kwon, Jeongok Park, Sue Kim and Kyung Hee Lee
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:217
  26. Previous studies have shown that health-related quality of life (HRQoL) is associated with the prognosis of cancer patients. The aim of this study was to investigate risk factors for poor HRQoL in patients wit...

    Authors: Catarina Tiselius, Andreas Rosenblad, Eva Strand and Kenneth Smedh
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:216
  27. The Needs Assessment Tool: Progressive Disease-Heart Failure (NAT: PD-HF) is a tool created to assess the needs of people living with heart failure and their informal caregivers to assist delivering care in a ...

    Authors: Valentina Gonzalez-Jaramillo, Jelena Guyer, Nora Luethi, Piotr Sobanski, Rut Zbinden, Eveline Rodriguez, Lukas Hunziker, Steffen Eychmüller and Maud Maessen
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:214
  28. Although physical activity (PA) and sedentary time in cancer survivors (CSs) were associated with health-related quality of life (HRQOL), it was not clear whether their associations were similar among CSs with...

    Authors: Rui Yan, Beibei Che, Binghui Lv, Peng Wu, Xinyuan Lu, Yaxuan Zhang, Jiwei Wang and Jinming Yu
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:213
  29. Apart from maximizing functional abilities and independence after stroke, improving overall health-related quality of life (HRQoL) should also become part of the stroke treatment and rehabilitation process goa...

    Authors: Hui Jie Wong, Pei Lin Lua, Sakinah Harith and Khairul Azmi Ibrahim
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:210
  30. With trends towards longer life expectancy, lifetime with disability has also been prolonged. It is increasingly recognized that not only the person with disability but also those around them are affected. The...

    Authors: Wanyue Dong, Anthony B. Zwi, Chi Shen, Yue Wu and Jianmin Gao
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:209
  31. General population normative data for the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) QLQ-C30 questionnaire facilitates interpretation of data assessed from cancer patients. This study a...

    Authors: Juan Ignacio Arraras, Sandra Nolte, Gregor Liegl, Matthias Rose, Ana Manterola, Jose Juan Illarramendi, Uxue Zarandona, Mikel Rico, Lucia Teiejria, Gemma Asin, Irene Hernandez, Marta Barrado, Ruth Vera, Fabio Efficace and Johannes M. Giesinger
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:208
  32. The effect of COVID-19 on Health-Care Professionals’ mental health has received increased attention in the last year’s literature. However, previous studies essentially evaluated psychopathological symptoms an...

    Authors: Miriam Bajo, Pilar Gallego, Maria Stavraki, Grigorios Lamprinakos, Pablo Luna and Darío Díaz
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:207
  33. Patient-reported outcome (PRO) instruments measure health gains, including changes in health-related quality of life (HRQoL). Previous studies have assessed the reliability and relationship of multiple HRQoL i...

    Authors: Laura Lappalainen, Harriet Stenvall, Piia Lavikainen, Heikki Miettinen, Janne Martikainen, Harri Sintonen, Anna-Maija Tolppanen, Risto P. Roine and Juha Hartikainen
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:206
  34. Although there is emerging data regarding the psychometric properties of the Child Health Utility-9D instrument, more evidence is required with respect to its validity for use in different country settings. Th...

    Authors: Mandana Zanganeh, Peymane Adab, Bai Li and Emma Frew
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:205
  35. We aimed to investigate the determinants of Health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in Iranian patients with celiac disease (CD) using the structural equation modeling (SEM).

    Authors: Zeinab Nikniaz, Mohammad Asghari Jafarabadi, Mahdieh Abbasalizad Farhangi, Masood Shirmohammadi and Leila Nikniaz
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:204
  36. Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is characterized by progressive limitations on physical activity, right heart failure, and premature death. The World Health Organization functional classification (WHO-FC...

    Authors: Kristin B. Highland, Rebecca Crawford, Peter Classi, Ross Morrison, Lynda Doward, Andrew C. Nelsen, Howard Castillo, Stephen C. Mathai and Hilary M. DuBrock
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:202
  37. There is limited evidence regarding oral health related quality of life of HIV positive populations in sub-Saharan Africa. Focusing HIV positive- and HIV negative Ugandan mothers, this study assessed the influ...

    Authors: Nancy Birungi, Lars Thore Fadnes, Ingunn Marie Stadskleiv Engebretsen, James Kashugyera Tumwine and Anne Nordrehaug Åstrøm
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:201
  38. Valid measures of the well-being of older people are important for the evaluation of health and social care services. The nine-item Well-being of Older People measure (WOOP) was based on a novel framework deri...

    Authors: Mariska Q. N. Hackert, Job van Exel and Werner B. F. Brouwer
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:200
  39. Health-related quality of life (HRQL) in the general population of Kazakhstan has never been characterized. We constructed this population-based study of the largest city in Kazakhstan, Almaty with the aim to ...

    Authors: Denis Vinnikov, Aizhan Raushanova, Zhanna Romanova and Zhangir Tulekov
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:199
  40. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused significant disruptions in the implementation of programs across educational institutions. Nursing students, being both young adults and by practical training, part of the heal...

    Authors: E. G. Beisland, K. H. Gjeilo, J. R. Andersen, O. Bratås, B. Bø, K. Haraldstad, I. H. H. Hjelmeland, M. M. Iversen, B. Løyland, T. M. Norekvål, K. Riiser, G. Rohde, K. H. Urstad, I. Utne and T. N. Flølo
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:198
  41. The study aimed to evaluate the long-term change of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and to identify predictors of HRQOL 5 years after cardiac surgery.

    Authors: Daiva Grazulyte, Ieva Norkiene, Evaldas Kazlauskas, Inga Truskauskaite-Kuneviciene, Smilte Kolevinskaite, Donata Ringaitiene and Jurate Sipylaite
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:197
  42. Myocardial infarction and unstable angina are prevalent in Korea. The MacNew Heart Disease health-related quality of life questionnaire is a widely used patient-reported outcome measure for patients with heart...

    Authors: Sun Hyoung Bae, Myeong-Ho Yoon and Jin-Hee Park
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:196
  43. Although several studies have reported an association between tuberculosis and health-related quality of life, the change in health-related quality of life after pulmonary tuberculosis has been rarely studied....

    Authors: Sang Hyuk Kim, Hyun Lee and Youlim Kim
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:195

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