Quality of life


An international, multi-centre, prospective, randomised, controlled study comparing high-dose Haemodiafiltration (HDF) versus conventional high-flux Haemodialysis (HD).

H2O Health Outcomes Observatory

Patients‘ health is often recorded by purely using clinical data from the physician’s perspective. However, the physician‘s view on a patient‘s disease often does not fully cover all information necessary to determine the patients actual health status and experience, and hence quality of life.

A Step Towards a Better Understanding of Pain Phenotypes: Latent Class Analysis in Chronic Pain Patients Receiving Multimodal Inpatient Treatment

**Purpose:** The number of non-responders to treatment among patients with chronic pain (CP) is high, although intensive multimodal treatment is broadly accessible. One reason is the large variability in manifestations of CP. To facilitate the …

Trajectories of Health-Related Quality of Life and HbA1c Values of Children and Adolescents With Diabetes Mellitus Type 1 Over 6 Months: A Longitudinal Observational Study

Introduction: To achieve optimized blood glucose concentrations (assessed by HbA1c) and high health-related quality of life (HRQL), children and adolescents with diabetes mellitus type 1 (T1DM) must follow strict disease management strategies. This …

Lebensqualität als Zielparameter in der onkologischen Forschung und Praxis

Empirische Erfassung subjektiver Gesundheitsmerkmale am Beispiel der gesundheitsbezogenen Lebensqualität

Gesundheitsbezogene Lebensqualität gewinnt als Zielparameter für verschiedene Akteure des Gesundheitswesens an Bedeutung, z. B. bei der Therapieevaluation von chronisch kranken Patienten. In diesem Artikel beschreiben wir die unterschiedlichen Ebenen …

Illness Perception of Patients with Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders

**Objective:** To investigate the illness perception characteristics of Chinese patients with functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGID), and the mediating role between symptoms, psychopathology, and clinical outcomes. **Methods:** Six illness …

Course of self-reported symptoms of 342 outpatients receiving medium- versus long-term psychodynamic psychotherapy

The validation of a computer-adaptive test (CAT) for assessing health-related quality of life in children and adolescents in a clinical sample: study design , methods and first results of the Kids-CAT study

A new Computerized Adaptive Test advancing the measurement of Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) in children: The Kids-CAT

**Purpose:** Assessing health-related quality of life (HRQoL) via Computerized Adaptive Tests (CAT) provides greater measurement precision coupled with a lower test burden compared to conventional tests. Currently, there are no European pediatric …