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.

New publication: Frequently Used Patient-Reported Outcome (PRO) Measures of General Physical Function Were Highly Correlated With a Multi-Task Performance Outcome (PerfO) Test Battery

Gregor Liegl just published a new study investigating the concordance between patient-reported physical function and the results of actual physical performance tests. Find the publication here!

Presentation: Von der Herausforderung, individuelle Veränderungen der Lebensqualität zu erfassen

I held a talk at this years DKPM-Kongress (in German!) - it’s about the challenges if one wants to assess change in quality of life individually over time.

A modified version of the Transactional Stress Concept according to Lazarus and Folkman was confirmed in a psychosomatic inpatient sample

**Background**: Stress is a major risk factor for the impairment of psychological well-being. The present study aimed to evaluate the empirical evidence of the Transactional Stress Model proposed by Lazarus and Folkman in patients with psychosomatic …

New publication: A Modified Version of the Transactional Stress Concept According to Lazarus and Folkman Was Confirmed in a Psychosomatic Inpatient Sample

Our new study evaluating the empirical evidence of the Transactional Stress Model proposed by Lazarus and Folkman in patients with psychosomatic health conditions is out! Find the publication here!

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 …