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Few studies assess patient-reported quality of life (QoL) in glioma patients undergoing surgery, and even fewer provide longitudinal data. Accordingly, there is little knowledge about the changes of QoL over time in glioma patients. We sought to explore peri- and postoperative development of generic QoL during the first six months after primary glioma surgery.
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Name: World neurosurgery
Crohns disease (CD) belongs to chronic diseases that highly affect the patient´s quality of life (QoL). The effect of the disease and impairment of QoL in CD patients is already known. The aim was to...
The prevalence of diabetes mellitus (DM) or malnutrition in hospitalised patients depends on the clinical domain, but is much higher than in the normal population. In trauma surgery, this increase is ...
There is insufficient prospective data on quality of life outcomes for laryngeal cancer patients undergoing surgery, especially in low- and middle-income countries. This limits clinical and patient de...
Bevacizumab (BEV) plus daily temozolomide (TMZ) as a salvage therapy have been recommended to recurrent glioma. The objective of this retrospective study was to evaluate the effect of the combined reg...
To investigate the postoperative anxiety and its relationship with life quality in patients with Ménière's diseases. Methods: A total of 68 patients with Ménière's disease, who received the tre...
This purpose of this study is to describe the effect of Tumor Treating Fields (NovoTTF) on quality of life (QOL), including exercise, sleep quality, and mood, in patients with World Health...
This prospective cohort study examines the impact of perioperative physical activity on postoperative pulmonary complications among esophageal cancer patients.
With the development of population aging, the incidence of covert stroke and cognitive dysfunction gradually increased. Currently, there is still lack of prospective cohort study with larg...
Breast cancer patients often have perioperative emotional disorders such as anxiety and depression, which can lead to poor quality of recovery.This study aims to determine whether ketamine...
A prospective observational cohort study to assess the predictive value of preoperative frailty on postoperative quality of life in cardiac surgery patients.
Longitudinal study of a nationally representative sample of adolescents in grades 7-12 in the United States during the 1994-95 school year. The Add Health cohort has been followed into young adulthood. (from http://www.cpc.unc.edu/projects/addhealth accessed 08/2012)
A nursing specialty concerned with care of patients facing serious or life-threatening illnesses. The goal of palliative nursing is to prevent and relieve suffering, and to support the best possible quality of life for patients and their families. Hospice nursing is palliative care for people in their final stages of life.
A measurement index derived from a modification of standard life-table procedures and designed to take account of the quality as well as the duration of survival. This index can be used in assessing the outcome of health care procedures or services. (BIOETHICS Thesaurus, 1994)
Component of the NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH. It conducts and supports clinical and basic research to establish a scientific basis for the care of individuals across the life span, from the management of patients during illness and recovery to the reduction of risks for disease and disability; the promotion of healthy lifestyles; the promotion of quality of life in those with chronic illness; and the care for individuals at the end of life. It was established in 1986.
A generic concept reflecting concern with the modification and enhancement of life attributes, e.g., physical, political, moral and social environment; the overall condition of a human life.
An anesthesiologist (US English) or anaesthetist (British English) is a physician trained in anesthesia and perioperative medicine. Anesthesiologists are physicians who provide medical care to patients in a wide variety of (usually acute) situations. ...