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The incidence of meningiomas is increasing with age. As the median age for the diagnosis is 65 years, general health condition, co-morbidity and procedural risks are influencing the postoperative functional outcome. Aim of our study was to assess the long term impairments of health related quality of life (HRQOL) after meningioma resection in different age groups of elderly patients.
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Name: World neurosurgery
To analyze health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and related factors among elderly persons receiving community-based home care and institutional care in Guangzhou, a large city of mainland China.
We assessed the long-term health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of children who received sclerotherapy for lymphatic malformations. This involved injecting drugs into the blood vessels to make them s...
To evaluate the health-related quality of life on a very long-term follow-up in patients treated with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) during neonatal and pediatric age.
To report long-term health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and fatigue outcomes in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) receiving belimumab.
To assess the oral-health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) in a cohort of Irish older patients and explore associations with overall health status.
This single centre, non-comparative design study will monitor the impact of long term management of DH with daily use of a sensitivity toothpaste on the quality of life of a population of ...
The goal of this research study is to learn about the quality of life, experiences with treatment, and healthcare costs of patients who are receiving long-term treatment for venous thrombo...
Generally, French studies concerned with the quality of life of cancer patients focus on the period of treatment (up to 2 years post diagnosis). However, studies about quality of life "aft...
Background: Most children with primary immune deficiency (PID) now reach adulthood. However, few studies have evaluated their health status and health related quality of life (HRQoL). Obj...
The purposes of the investigators study is to examine the overall survival and quality of life in elderly patients (> 75 years) undergoing open heart surgery at Hadassah medical center bet...
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.
Housing arrangements for the elderly or aged, intended to foster independent living. The housing may take the form of group homes or small apartments. It is available to the economically self-supporting but the concept includes housing for the elderly with some physical limitations. The concept should be differentiated from HOMES FOR THE AGED which is restricted to long-term geriatric facilities providing supervised medical and nursing services.
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)
Health insurance to provide full or partial coverage for long-term home care services or for long-term nursing care provided in a residential facility such as a nursing home.
Nurses whose goal is to improve health and quality of life in a population or community through the prevention and treatment of disease and other physical and mental health conditions, the surveillance of cases and health indicators, and the promotion of healthy behaviors through public education and awareness.
Surgery is a technology consisting of a physical intervention on tissues. All forms of surgery are considered invasive procedures; so-called "noninvasive surgery" usually refers to an excision that does not penetrate the structure being exci...