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  1. Fatigue negatively influences health-related quality of life. It is questionable whether fatigue is sufficiently covered by the EQ-5D. This study investigated whether fatigue is covered by the existing domains...

    Authors: I. Spronk, S. Polinder, G. J. Bonsel, M. F. Janssen and J. A. Haagsma

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:135

    Content type: Research

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  2. The Client Satisfaction with Devices (CSD) module of the Orthotics and Prosthetics Users’ Survey is an extensively used questionnaire that measures patients’ satisfaction with orthosis and prosthesis. However,...

    Authors: Hadeel R. Bakhsh, Nilüfer Kablan, Walaa Alammar, Yaşar Tatar and Giorgio Ferriero

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:134

    Content type: Research

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  3. The use of Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMS) in clinical practice has the potential to promote patient-centred care and improve patients’ quality of life. Individualized PROMs may be particularly helpf...

    Authors: Ian Porter, Antoinette Davey, Jaheeda Gangannagaripalli, Jonathan Evans, Charlotte Bramwell, Philip Evans, Chris Gibbons and Jose M. Valderas

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:133

    Content type: Research

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  4. Standardized coding of the content presented in patient reported outcome measures can be achieved using classification frameworks, and the resulting data can be used for ascertaining content validity or compar...

    Authors: Derek Rosa, Joy MacDermid and Dorota Klubowicz

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:132

    Content type: Research

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  5. Self-reported measures play a crucial role in research, clinical practice and health assessment. Instruments used to assess self-reported health-related quality of life (HRQoL) need validation to ensure that t...

    Authors: Allen Naamala, Lars E. Eriksson, Jackson Orem, Gorrette K. Nalwadda, Zarina Nahar Kabir and Lena Wettergren

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:131

    Content type: Research

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  6. Heart failure (HF) is a severe and self-limiting syndrome. Its signs and symptoms are believed to predict poorer health-related quality of life scores, which are mainly influenced by deterioration in physical ...

    Authors: Paula Cristina Silva, Omar Pereira de Almeida Neto and Elmiro Santos Resende

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:129

    Content type: Research

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  7. In health and social service evaluations, including research on homelessness, quality of Life (QOL) is often used as a key indicator of well-being among service users. However, no typology has been developed o...

    Authors: Gesthika Kaltsidis, Guy Grenier, Zhirong Cao, Nadia L’Espérance and Marie-Josée Fleury

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:128

    Content type: Research

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  8. No review to date has evaluated the association between physical fitness and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in healthy children and adolescents. The aims of this systematic review and meta-analysis wer...

    Authors: Alberto Bermejo-Cantarero, Celia Álvarez-Bueno, Vicente Martínez-Vizcaino, Andrés Redondo-Tébar, Diana P. Pozuelo-Carrascosa and Mairena Sánchez-López

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:127

    Content type: Review

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  9. For patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in China, little is known of how their illness perceptions affect their health-related quality of life (HRQoL). The present study investigated associations between s...

    Authors: Juan Wang, Zhe Yang, Yan Zheng, Yaling Peng, Qing Wang, Hongli Xia, Yan Wang, Jin Ding, Ping Zhu, Lei Shang and Zhaohui Zheng

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:126

    Content type: Research

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  10. Evidence of health utility changes in patients who suffer from longstanding health complaints attributed to dental amalgam fillings are limited. The change in health utility outcomes enables calculating qualit...

    Authors: Admassu N. Lamu, Lars Björkman, Harald J. Hamre, Terje Alræk, Frauke Musial and Bjarne Robberstad

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:125

    Content type: Research

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  11. It is well known that diabetes mellitus (DM) affects health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in both younger (aged 18–64 years) and older adults (aged ≥ 65 years). However, to date, no study has compared HRQOL ...

    Authors: Yunita Sari, Atyanti Isworo, Arif Setyo Upoyo, Agis Taufik, Rahmi Setiyani, Keksi Girindra Swasti, Haryanto Haryanto, Saldy Yusuf, Nasruddin Nasruddin and Ridlwan Kamaluddin

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:124

    Content type: Research

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  12. The harm caused by tobacco use is primarily attributable to cigarette smoking. Switching completely to non-combustible products may reduce disease risks in adult cigarette smokers who are unable or unwilling t...

    Authors: Stacey A. McCaffrey, Jessica Parker Zdinak, Stephanie Plunkett, Elizabeth Becker, Jennifer N. Lewis and Ryan A. Black

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:123

    Content type: Research

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  13. People are living longer than ever before. However, with living longer comes increased problems that negatively impact on quality of life and the quality of death. Tools are needed to help individuals assess w...

    Authors: Daren K. Heyland, J. Paige Pope, Xuran Jiang and Andrew G. Day

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:122

    Content type: Research

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  14. Williams Syndrome is a developmental disorder characterized by a variable intellectual disability. People with Williams Syndrome need the intervention of several clinical and educational specialists throughout...

    Authors: Esther Moraleda Sepúlveda and Patricia López Resa

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:121

    Content type: Short report

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  15. Moral distress occurs when professionals cannot carry out what they believe to be ethically appropriate actions because of constraints or barriers. We aimed to assess the validity and reliability of the Japane...

    Authors: Tomoko Fujii, Shinshu Katayama, Kikuko Miyazaki, Hiroshi Nashiki, Takehiro Niitsu, Tetsuhiro Takei, Akemi Utsunomiya, Peter Dodek, Ann Hamric and Takeo Nakayama

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:120

    Content type: Research

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  16. The 24-item Recovery Assessment Scale (RAS) is the most widely-used and well-validated tool for measuring recovery for people with mental illness. The current study aims to assess the reliability and validity ...

    Authors: Si-jia He, Yan-wen Fang, Zi-xin Huang and Yu Yu

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:119

    Content type: Research

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  17. Medication Adherence (MA) and Health Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) are two inter-connected concepts, co-influenced by Health Literacy (HL), with significant impact on patient management and care. Thus, we ai...

    Authors: Muzna Suhail, Hamid Saeed, Zikria Saleem, Saman Younas, Furqan Khurshid Hashmi, Fawad Rasool, Muhammad Islam and Imran Imran

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:118

    Content type: Research

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  18. Valid and reliable instruments are needed to measure the multiple dimensions of perceived risk. The Perceived Risk of HIV Scale is an 8-item measure that assesses how people think and feel about their risk of ...

    Authors: Thiago S. Torres, Paula M. Luz, Luana M. S. Marins, Daniel R. B. Bezerra, Celline C. Almeida-Brasil, Valdilea G. Veloso, Beatriz Grinsztejn, Daphna Harel and Brett D. Thombs

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:117

    Content type: Research

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  19. Currently, there are no outcome measures assessing the ability of people with non-specific low back pain to self-manage their illness. Inspired by the ‘Patient Enablement Instrument’, we developed the Patient ...

    Authors: A. Molgaard Nielsen, J. Hartvigsen, A. Kongsted, B. Öberg, P. Enthoven, A. Abbott and H. H. Lauridsen

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:116

    Content type: Research

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  20. Most studies on social mobility and oral health have focused on movement between generations (intergenerational mobility) rather than movement within an individual’s own lifetime (intragenerational mobility). ...

    Authors: Aina Najwa Mohd Khairuddin, Eduardo Bernabé and Elsa Karina Delgado-Angulo

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:115

    Content type: Research

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  21. Growing attention is being given to utilising physical function measures to better understand and manage knee osteoarthritis (OA). The Fremantle Knee Awareness Questionnaire (FreKAQ), a self-reported measure o...

    Authors: Marco Monticone, Cristiano Sconza, Igor Portoghese, Tomohiko Nishigami, Benedict M. Wand, Gregorio Sorrentino, Giulia Lemorini, Stefano Respizzi, Andrea Giordano and Franco Franchignoni

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:114

    Content type: Research

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  22. The objective is to present and share an Excel program that we have developed to perform statistical analyses based on the Improved RIDIT approach of Marfak et al.’s article ‘Improved RIDIT statistic approach ...

    Authors: Abdelghafour Marfak and Ibtissam Youlyouz-Marfak

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:113

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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  23. Nurses have a vital role in the healthcare system. One of the basic steps to increase their happiness is to recognize factors such as job satisfaction and quality of working life. Therefore, the goal of the pr...

    Authors: Somayeh Javanmardnejad, Razieh Bandari, Majideh Heravi-Karimooi, Nahid Rejeh, Hamid Sharif Nia and Ali Montazeri

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:112

    Content type: Research

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  24. This article has been retracted. Please see the Retraction Notice for more detail: https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.1186/s12955-021-01750-8

    Authors: Erik Lajtman

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:111

    Content type: Retraction Note

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    The original article was published in Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:221

  25. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: José Felipe Varona, José Miguel Seguí‑Ripoll, Cristina Lozano‑Duran, Luis Miguel Cuadrado‑Gómez, Juan Bautista Montagud‑Moncho, Antonio Ramos‑Guerrero, José Carlos Mirete‑Ferrer, Esther Donado and Javier García‑Alegría

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:110

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:383

  26. Research on the psychometric properties of the Persian self-report form of the Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory Version 4.0 (PedsQL 4.0) in adolescents has several gaps (e.g., convergent validity) that limi...

    Authors: Habib Hadianfard, Behnaz Kiani, Mahla Azizzadeh Herozi, Fatemeh Mohajelin and John T. Mitchell

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:108

    Content type: Research

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  27. In patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD), depression has a strong impact on quality of life (QoL). However, little is known about the influence of subthreshold depression (STD) on QoL in PD patients.

    Authors: Aline Schönenberg, Hannah M. Zipprich, Ulrike Teschner, Julian Grosskreutz, Otto W. Witte and Tino Prell

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:107

    Content type: Research

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  28. The Family Reported Outcome Measure (FROM-16) assesses the impact of a patient’s chronic illness on the quality of life (QoL) of the patient’s partner or family members. The aim of the study was to translate, ...

    Authors: Susanne A. Elsner, Sam S. Salek, Andrew Y. Finlay, Anna Hagemeier, Catherine J. Bottomley, Alexander Katalinic and Annika Waldmann

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:106

    Content type: Research

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  29. The aim of this study was to verify if subjective well-being (SWB) modifies the autoregressive effect of daily emotions and if this emotional inertia predicts long-term changes in SWB among people living with ...

    Authors: Marcin Rzeszutek, Ewa Gruszczyńska and Ewa Firląg-Burkacka

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:105

    Content type: Research

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  30. “Loss-of-only-child family” refers to the family in which the only child died and the mother has passed her child-bearing age. The parents who are unable to reproduce or do not foster other children are known ...

    Authors: Cong Wang, Shuang Lin, Yanni Ma and Yang Wang

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:104

    Content type: Research

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  31. More than 210,000 medical workers have fought against the outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Hubei in China since December 2019. However, the prevalence of mental health problems in frontline m...

    Authors: Wen-Ping Guo, Qing Min, Wei-Wei Gu, Liang Yu, Xiao Xiao, Wei-Bing Yi, Hong-Liang Li, Bei Huang, Jun-Li Li, Ya-Jun Dai, Jian Xia, Jie Liu, Bei Li, Ben-Hong Zhou, Minglun Li, Hong-Xi Xu…

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:103

    Content type: Research

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  32. Instruments adapted for the Mexican population to assess oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) in preschoolers remain lacking. This study aimed to cross-culturally adapt and evaluate the psychometric pr...

    Authors: Alba Lilia Brambila Montoya, Jessica Klöckner Knorst, Isaac Murisi Pedroza Uribe, Rubén Alberto Bayardo González, Thiago Machado Ardenghi and Carmen Celina Alonso Sánchez

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:102

    Content type: Research

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  33. Generic preference-based measures (GPBMs) are health-related quality of life (HRQoL) measures commonly used to evaluate the cost-utility of interventions in healthcare. However, the degree to which the content...

    Authors: Ava Mehdipour, Sachi O’Hoski, Marla K. Beauchamp, Joshua Wald and Ayse Kuspinar

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:101

    Content type: Research

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  34. Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) is a rare bile duct and liver disease which can considerably impact quality of life (QoL). As part of a project developing a measure of QoL for people with PSC, we conducte...

    Authors: Elena Marcus, Paddy Stone, Anna-Maria Krooupa, Douglas Thorburn and Bella Vivat

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:100

    Content type: Review

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  35. The aim of this systematic review was to summarize and assess the literature on quality of life (QoL) among cancer patients 80 years and older admitted to hospitals and what QoL instruments have been used.

    Authors: Jorunn Drageset, Reidun Karin Sandvik, Leslie Sofia Pareja Eide, Gunhild Austrheim, Mary Fox and Elisabeth Grov Beisland

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:98

    Content type: Review

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  36. The EQ-5D instrument is increasingly used in clinical and resource allocation decision making in developed and developing countries. EQ-5D valuation and population norms studies have been undertaken for Trinid...

    Authors: Henry Bailey, Mathieu F. Janssen, Althea La Foucade, Girjanauth Boodraj, Marjorie Wharton and Philip Castillo

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:97

    Content type: Research

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  37. To examine the performance of the EQ-5D-3L in screening for anxiety and depressive symptoms in hospital and community settings compared to other patient-reported screening tools.

    Authors: Hilary Short, Fatima Al Sayah, Arto Ohinmaa and Jeffrey A. Johnson

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:96

    Content type: Research

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  38. Preoperative anxiety is common among the oncological surgical population. Due to its psychological and physiological detrimental effects, identifying and addressing it is of uttermost importance to improve ane...

    Authors: Sandra Maurício, Isabel Rebêlo, Catarina Madeira, Filipa Resende and Susana Esteves

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:95

    Content type: Research

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  39. Major depressive disorder (MDD) is associated with decreased patient well-being and symptoms that can cause substantial impairments in patient functioning and even lead to suicide. Worldwide, MDD currently cau...

    Authors: James Brockbank, Taryn Krause, Emily Moss, Anne Milthers Pedersen, Michael Frank Mørup, Outi Ahdesmäki, Jake Vaughan and Thor-Henrik Brodtkorb

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:94

    Content type: Review

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  40. Worldwide, type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is one of the most prevalent chronic diseases and one of those producing greatest impact on patients’ day-to-day quality of life. Our study aim is to validate the “Li...

    Authors: Jorge Caro-Bautista, Carmen Rodríguez-Blázquez, David Perez-Manchon, Eva Timonet-Andreu, Gloria Carvajal-Carrascal, Alejandra Fuentes-Ramírez, Silvia Corchon, Marta Aranda-Gallardo and Leire Ambrosio

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:93

    Content type: Research

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  41. Research on quality of life (QOL) with Parkinson’s disease (PD) has examined direct influencing factors, not mediators. The study aim was to explore whether PD severity and poor cognitive function may decrease...

    Authors: Yao He, Yuling Tian, Hongjuan Han, Jing Cui, Xiaoyan Ge, Yao Qin, Yanhong Luo, Wenlin Bai and Hongmei Yu

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:92

    Content type: Research

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  42. Osteoarthritis (OA) is a debilitating multifactorial degenerative rheumatic disease affecting millions of people around the globe. The osteoarthritis quality of life scale (OAQoL), originally produced in the E...

    Authors: Mansour AlAjmi and Sameer Al-Ghamdi

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:91

    Content type: Research

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  43. Quality of Life (QoL) is impaired in cancer, and the elderly are particularly vulnerable to malnutrition. A diagnosis of cancer in elderly patients further exacerbates risks of negative health outcomes. Here w...

    Authors: Tatiane Correia Rios, Lucivalda Pereira Magalhães de Oliveira, Maria Lúcia Varjão da Costa, Ramona Souza da Silva Baqueiro Boulhosa, Anna Karla Carneiro Roriz, Lilian Barbosa Ramos and Allain Amador Bueno

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:90

    Content type: Research

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  44. Outcomes derived from longitudinal self-reported health-related quality of life measures can be confounded by response shift. This study was aimed to detect response shift among patients with hypertension atte...

    Authors: Hao Chen, Lin Zhu, Rui Zhou, Panpan Liu, Xiaoyang Lu, Donald L. Patrick, Todd C. Edwards and Hongmei Wang

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:88

    Content type: Research

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  45. Urogenital Distress Inventory-6 (UDI-6), Incontinence Impact Questionnaire-7 (IIQ-7) and The International Consultation on Incontinence (ICIQ-SF) Short Form are used to diagnose individuals with urinary incont...

    Authors: Katarzyna Skorupska, Magdalena Emilia Grzybowska, Agnieszka Kubik-Komar, Tomasz Rechberger and Pawel Miotla

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:87

    Content type: Research

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  46. Health education basing on patients’ information-seeking styles can improve the effectiveness of health education and patients’ health outcomes. The Miller Behavioral Style Scale (MBSS) is widely used to ident...

    Authors: Qiqi Zhuo, Changsheng Cui, Hongmin Liang, Yangjuan Bai, Qiulan Hu, Ardani Latifah Hanum, Mingfang Yang, Yanjiao Wang, Wei Wei, Lan Ding and Fang Ma

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:86

    Content type: Research

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