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Endometriosis and quality of life has been the subject of much research, however, there is little consensus on how best to evaluate quality of life in endometriosis, resulting in many and diverse scales being used. In our study, we aim to identify quality of life scales used in endometriosis, to review their strengths and weaknesses and to establish what would define an ideal scale in the evaluation of endometriosis-related quality of life.
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This systematic review aimed to (a) provide an overview of existing quality measures in the field of oral health care, and to (b) evaluate the scientific soundness and applicability of these quality m...
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Endometriosis can affect quality of life, including physical, psychological and social aspects. It is important to include quality of life measures in evaluating disease severity and respo...
Endometriosis and adenomyosis can impact on the quality of life including the physical, psychological and social aspects. It is important to include quality of life measurements in evaluat...
Assess the psychometric properties of the Endometriosis Symptom Diary (ESD) and the Endometriosis Impact Scale (EIS) and provide evidence whether the PRO measures are reliable, valid and a...
Endometriosis, one of the most common diseases of women during their reproductive period., may present a chronic disabling disease with major impact on women's life. Therapeutic options a...
To determine the quality of life following the radical excision of recto-vaginal endometriosis.
An organized procedure carried out by a select committee of professionals in evaluating the performance of other professionals in meeting the standards of their specialty. Review by peers is used by editors in the evaluation of articles and other papers submitted for publication. Peer review is used also in the evaluation of grant applications. It is applied also in evaluating the quality of health care provided to patients.
Organizations representing designated geographic areas which have contracts under the PRO program to review the medical necessity, appropriateness, quality, and cost-effectiveness of care received by Medicare beneficiaries. Peer Review Improvement Act, PL 97-248, 1982.
Care provided patients requiring extraordinary therapeutic measures in order to sustain and prolong life.
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.
Measures aimed at providing appropriate supportive and rehabilitative services to minimize morbidity and maximize quality of life after a long-term disease or injury is present.