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Assessment of health-related quality of life (HRQOL or utility) is a complex issue especially in children with temporary health states.
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Name: Value in health regional issues
Glaucoma is the second leading cause of irreversible blindness in the world, with 60 million people worldwide estimated to suffer from the condition. Health utility is an important outcome measure of ...
The aim of this study was to compare utility weights of EuroQoL-five-dimension-3 levels (EQ-5D-3L) and Short-Form six-dimension (SF-6D) in a representative cohort of patients with chronic kidney disea...
Improving value in healthcare means optimizing outcomes while minimizing costs. The emerging pay-for-performance era requires understanding the impact of healthcare services on health-related quality ...
The impact of atopic dermatitis (AD) on health related quality of life and health utility in the United States adult population is not well-established.
Depressive symptoms are well documented among people living with HIV and some evidence suggests that youth living with HIV (YLWH) are more affected than their adult counterparts. Therefore, screening ...
Purposes of this study: 1) To define comprehensive set of descriptive health states related to treatment of cervical cancer (e.g. radical hysterectomy, whole pelvic radiation, brachytherap...
The aim of the present study was to determine the prone-to-supine displacement of breast lesions using preoperative prone MRI and supine second-look ultrasound data
The investigator aims to examine the clinical utility of WES, including assessment of a variety of clinical outcomes in undiagnosed pediatric cases.
Beneficial effect of prone position in ARDS on mortality is not linked to increase in PF ratio. It is probably due to improvement in ventilation-perfusion ratio (V/Q). Volumetric capnograp...
Semi-recumbent position leads to improvement of gas exchange and lung mechanics in patients suffering from ALI or ARDS. Prone positioning leads to similar effects. To date, no data on the ...
Research aimed at assessing the quality and effectiveness of health care as measured by the attainment of a specified end result or outcome. Measures include parameters such as improved health, lowered morbidity or mortality, and improvement of abnormal states (such as elevated blood pressure).
A division of the UNITED STATES PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE that is responsible for the public health and the provision of medical services to NATIVE AMERICANS in the United States, primarily those residing on reservation lands.
A quality-of-life scale developed in the United States in 1972 as a measure of health status or dysfunction generated by a disease. It is a behaviorally based questionnaire for patients and addresses activities such as sleep and rest, mobility, recreation, home management, emotional behavior, social interaction, and the like. It measures the patient's perceived health status and is sensitive enough to detect changes or differences in health status occurring over time or between groups. (From Medical Care, vol.xix, no.8, August 1981, p.787-805)
Comparison of various psychological, sociological, or cultural factors in order to assess the similarities or diversities occurring in two or more different cultures or societies.
An agency of the PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE concerned with the overall planning, promoting, and administering of programs pertaining to substance abuse and mental health. It is commonly referred to by the acronym SAMHSA. On 1 October 1992, the United States Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration (ADAMHA) became SAMHSA.
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...