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Quality of Life Research 6/2019
Quality of Life Research

Uitgave 6/2019


Inhoudsopgave (26 Artikelen)

06-02-2019 | Review

Health-related quality of life among children, adolescents, and adults with bladder exstrophy–epispadias complex: a systematic review of the literature and recommendations for future research
Michaela Dellenmark-Blom, Sofia Sjöström, Kate Abrahamsson, Gundela Holmdahl

18-12-2018 | Review

Health-related quality of life among adults living with diabetic foot ulcers: a meta-analysis
Saneh Khunkaew, Ritin Fernandez, Jenny Sim

Open Access 21-01-2019

ICECAP-O, the current state of play: a systematic review of studies reporting the psychometric properties and use of the instrument over the decade since its publication
Louise Proud, Carol McLoughlin, Philip Kinghorn


Leveraging Latent Dirichlet Allocation in processing free-text personal goals among patients undergoing bladder cancer surgery
Yuelin Li, Bruce Rapkin, Thomas M. Atkinson, Elizabeth Schofield, Bernard H. Bochner


Prevalence of mental health conditions and pain in adults with skeletal dysplasia
Sarah E. Jennings, Colleen P. Ditro, Michael B. Bober, William G. Mackenzie, Kenneth J. Rogers, Laura Conway, Angela L. Duker


Using health-related quality of life to predict cardiovascular disease events
Laura C. Pinheiro, Evgeniya Reshetnyak, Madeline R. Sterling, Joshua S. Richman, Lisa M. Kern, Monika M. Safford


Health-related quality of life in hepatitis C patients who achieve sustained virological response to direct-acting antivirals: a comparison with the general population
Regina Juanbeltz, Jesús Castilla, Iván Martínez-Baz, Aisling O’Leary, Maite Sarobe, Ramón San Miguel


Modality transition on renal replacement therapy and quality of life of patients: a 10-year follow-up cohort study
Daniela Cristina Sampaio de Brito, Elaine Leandro Machado, Ilka Afonso Reis, Daniela Pena Moreira, Thiago Henrique Mascarenhas Nébias, Mariângela Leal Cherchiglia

Open Access 05-02-2019

Meeting physical activity recommendations is associated with health-related quality of life in women before and after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery
Fanny Sellberg, Sofie Possmark, Mikaela Willmer, Per Tynelius, Margareta Persson, Daniel Berglind


The effects of clinical illness severity and physical activity on health-related quality of life in schizophrenia
Mei San Ang, Milawaty Nurjono, Jimmy Lee

Open Access 07-02-2019

Diversity in changes of HRQoL over a 1-year period after radiotherapy in Norwegian breast cancer patients: results of cluster analyses
Magdalena Anna Lazarewicz, Dorota Wlodarczyk, Steinar Lundgren, Randi Johansen Reidunsdatter


The combined polymorphisms of interleukin-6-174GG genotype and interleukin-10 ATA haplotype are associated with a poor quality of life in patients with chronic hepatitis C
Diego Alves Vieira, Luciana Rodrigues da Cunha, Cliviany Borges da Silva, Maria Thereza Bastos Almeida, Adriana Dias Gomes, César Lúcio Lopes de Faria Jr., Rosângela Teixeira, Fernando Silva Neves, Gifone Aguiar Rocha, Fabrício Freire de Melo, Dulciene Maria de Magalhães Queiroz, Luciana Diniz Silva

Open Access 20-02-2019

A pilot study on aesthetic treatments performed by qualified aesthetic practitioners: efficacy on health-related quality of life in breast cancer patients
Serena Oliveri, Flavia Faccio, Silvia Pizzoli, Dario Monzani, Carolina Redaelli, Mirella Indino, Gabriella Pravettoni


Psychosocial measures and weight change in a clinical paediatric population with obesity
Brooke E. Harcourt, Anke Pons, Kung-Ting Kao, Celia Twindyakirana, Erin Alexander, Sarah Haberle, Zoe McCallum, Matthew A. Sabin

Open Access 12-01-2019

Association of nutritional status and health-related quality of life in children with chronic kidney disease
Matthew Harmer, Stephen Wootton, Rodney Gilbert, Caroline Anderson


Advancing the use of patient-reported outcomes in practice: understanding challenges, opportunities, and the potential of health information technology
Chun-Ju Hsiao, Christine Dymek, Bryan Kim, Brigid Russell


Patient versus proxy response on global health scales: no meaningful DIFference
Brittany R. Lapin, Nicolas R. Thompson, Andrew Schuster, Irene L. Katzan


Multidimensionality of the PROMIS self-efficacy measure for managing chronic conditions
Mi Jung Lee, Sergio Romero, Craig A. Velozo, Ann L. Gruber-Baldini, Lisa M. Shulman


Psychometric properties and correlates of a brief scale measuring the psychological construct mattering to others in a sample of women recovering from breast cancer
Samantha M. Davis, Stephen J. Lepore, Levent Dumenci


Measuring fatigue in cancer patients: a common metric for six fatigue instruments
Michael Friedrich, Andreas Hinz, Susanne Kuhnt, Thomas Schulte, Matthias Rose, Felix Fischer


Supporting construct validity of the Evaluation of Daily Activity Questionnaire using Linear Logistic Test Models
Núria Duran Adroher, Alan Tennant


Comprehensive validation of the functional assessment of anorexia/cachexia therapy (FAACT) anorexia/cachexia subscale (A/CS) in lung cancer patients with involuntary weight loss
Heather L. Gelhorn, Katharine S. Gries, Rebecca M. Speck, Elizabeth M. Duus, Richard K. Bourne, Dimple Aggarwal, David Cella

Open Access 18-03-2019

Development and validation of the caregiver roles and responsibilities scale in cancer caregivers
Valerie Shilling, Rachel Starkings, Valerie Jenkins, David Cella, Lesley Fallowfield


Psychometric properties of the Mandarin Chinese version of the KIDSCREEN-52 health-related quality of life questionnaire in adolescents: a cross-sectional study
Yuhang Zhu, Juan Li, Shanju Hu, Xiaoxue Li, Di Wu, Shuai Teng


Nonrestorative sleep scale: reliable and valid for the Chinese population
S. Li, D. Y. T. Fong, J. Y. H. Wong, K. Wilkinson, C. Shapiro, E. P. H. Choi, B. McPherson, C. L. K. Lam, M. S. M. Ip

21-02-2019 | Correction

Correction to: The impact of caregiver’s role preference on decisional conflicts and psychiatric distresses in decision making to help caregiver’s disclosure of terminal disease status
Shin Hye Yoo, Young Ho Yun, Kyoung-Nam Kim, Jung Lim Lee, Jeanno Park, Youn Seon Choi, Yeun Keun Lim, Samyong Kim, Hyun Sik Jeong, Jung Hun Kang, Ho-Suk Oh, Ji Chan Park, Si-Young Kim, Hong Suk Song, Keun Seok Lee, Dae Seog Heo, Young Seon Hong