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Published on BioPortfolio: 2015-05-31T23:05:22-0400
This study will demonstrate whether an end-of-life preparation and completion intervention reduces anxiety, depression, pain and other symptoms and improves functional status, spiritual we...
Mexican American women have significantly elevated rates of obesity and type 2 diabetes. The proposed study tests a novel intervention that capitalizes on an existing important family dyad...
This study evaluates the effect of a collaborative advance care planning intervention on the quality of life in palliative oncological patients. Research indicates, that talking about wish...
The aim of this study is to get insight in the quality of life at the end of life and quality of dying for patients died at the hospital in the department Groningen (the Netherlands). ...
Previous studies report low levels of mood and of quality of life among cancer patients. Laugh has been proved to improve mood and immune system function. The investigators propose to asse...
Quality of life (QoL) is increasingly a target of interventions for bipolar disorders (BD). While the subjective experience of consumers is often elevated as central to the construct of QoL in BD, lim...
Improvement of the quality of life in perimenopausal women has recently become an important global health issue. Extensive research reports provide evidence of Tai Chi for the quality of life, but no ...
This study aimed to systematically review the available literature on "quality of life" (QoL) or "health-related quality of life" (HRQoL) in Turner syndrome (TS) patients and to analyze the relations ...
The purpose was to determine whether Appalachian residence alone or in combination with violence was linked to poorer quality of life (QOL).
The purpose of this study was to investigate the extent to which a reminiscence intervention reduces depressed mood and improves life satisfaction and psychological well-being. 160 healthy elderly peo...
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 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.
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.
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 study in which observations are made before and after an intervention, both in a group that receives the intervention and in a control group that does not.