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Mortality, morbidity, and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) are patient-relevant end points generally considered in the early benefit assessments of new cancer treatments. Progression-related end points, such as time to progression or progression-free survival, are not included, although patients and physicians testify to the detrimental association of disease progression with HRQoL.
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Resilience may facilitate the adaptation after experiencing a severe disease such as acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and attenuate the negative effects of stress on health-related quality of life (H...
People with MS are a heterogeneous population with varying difficulties and needs that are influenced by the individual experience of the disease, symptoms and disease course. The aim of the present s...
Friedreich ataxia (FRDA) is a chronic, progressive and highly disabling cerebellar degenerative disease. Despite this, little attention has been paid to the health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in t...
Cancer survivors that use multiple psychotropic medications are at an increased risk of psychotropic polypharmacy. We examined the association between psychotropic polypharmacy and health-related qual...
Due to the rise in incidence, the long term effect of sepsis are becoming more evident. There is increasing evidence that sepsis may result in an impaired health related quality of life. The aim of th...
An accurate assessment of disease activity is crucial for the treatment of patients with ulcerative colitis (UC). Recent studies have reported that the Simple Clinical Colitis Activity Ind...
Main Research Questions: We want to measure the change in quality of life in Dupuytren's disease patients who do and do not undergo surgery. Also, we want to test the validity of health ...
Overactive bladder syndrome (OAB) has a great negative impact on health-related quality of life. In literatures, few studies reported the comparisons of health related quality of life betw...
The aim of the study is to assess the health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and preference-based health utilities of chronic hepatitis B (CHB) carriers in different stages of illness. It ...
The aim of this study is to compare a multimedia, computerised approach vs. interviewer administration of health-related quality of life (HRQoL) instruments.
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.
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)
The personal cost of acute or chronic disease. The cost to the patient may be an economic, social, or psychological cost or personal loss to self, family, or immediate community. The cost of illness may be reflected in absenteeism, productivity, response to treatment, peace of mind, QUALITY OF LIFE, etc. It differs from HEALTH CARE COSTS, meaning the societal cost of providing services related to the delivery of health care, rather than personal impact on individuals.
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 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)
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Pancreatitis Acute pancreatitis is inflammation of the pancreas caused by the release of activated pancreatic enzymes. Common triggers are biliary tract disease and chronic heavy alcohol intake. Diagnosis is based on clinical presentation...