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Specialized interdisciplinary menopause clinics in Edmonton provide care for women suffering from severe menopausal symptoms. Our objectives were to evaluate changes over time in patient-reported menopause symptoms and quality of life (QOL) in a cohort of clinic patients, compared to a cohort of women recruited from the clinic waitlists.
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Name: Menopause (New York, N.Y.)
The present study examined longitudinal associations between family member perceived burden and clinical correlates to understand potential covariation in change over time in the context of first-epis...
Several aspects of the quality of life (QoL) and treatment satisfaction of patients with dry eye disease (DED) may be underestimated. Ocular symptoms, which are assessed by validated patient-reported ...
The aim was to investigate pain, skin sensations symptoms and patient self-reported, and parent proxy-reported cognitive functioning as predictors of generic health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in ...
Human Papillomavirus (HPV)-associated oropharynx cancers have a favorable prognosis, but current treatment approaches carry significant long-term morbidity. Strategies to de-intensify treatment in thi...
The Sarcopenia Quality of Life (SarQoL) questionnaire, a sarcopenia-specific patient-reported outcome measure, evaluates quality of life with 55 items. It produces 7 domain scores and 1 overall qualit...
This study will compare two commonly-used methods for assessing patient-reported quality of life. The first is to assess quality of life before surgery and again after surgery using the sa...
Primary Objectives: - (A) Assess and estimate any potential association between the change of Quality of Life (QOL), patient expectations during treatment, effectiveness of treatm...
The investigators will examine the effect of introducing palliative in patients with end-stage idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, refractory to the pharmacological treatment or not deemed to b...
This study will implement therapeutic bright light that is tailored to the individual's circadian typology and will estimate its effects on circadian rhythms, 4 common cancer-associated sy...
Hypothesis: Presently, some patients' mycophenolate mofetil (MMF.,Cellcept) related gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms are not being spontaneously reported. It is postulated that a conversion ...
Assessment of the quality and effectiveness of health care as measured and directly reported by the patient.
Unexplained symptoms reported by veterans of the Persian Gulf War with Iraq in 1991. The symptoms reported include fatigue, skin rash, muscle and joint pain, headaches, loss of memory, shortness of breath, gastrointestinal and respiratory symptoms, and extreme sensitivity to commonly occurring chemicals. (Nature 1994 May 5;369(6475):8)
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)
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)
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.
The menopause is a natural event for all women; the ovaries no longer produce estrogen and progesterone. This can be due to natural aging (usual age of onset is 51 years), or through chemotherapy and surgery on the ovaries. The changing balance of the ho...
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