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Self-competence may function as a protective factor against lower health-related quality of life in children with pacemakers," according to the study by Ana M.
The goal of this comparative effectiveness study, designed to reflect clinical practice, was to evaluate whether VNS Therapy plus BMP ("best medical practice," defined as individualized therapy judged optimal by investigators at each visit for each patient) is superior to BMP alone in improving health-related quality of life (HRQoL).
A low-intensity intervention aimed at managing cardiac patients who have concomitant depression or anxiety improved mental health-related quality of life when compared with usual care, according to a report published online.
The study, published in the journal Annals of Behavioral Medicine, found quitters scored higher on measures of overall quality of life, health-related quality of life and positive emotions, after one year and three years, compared to those who still smoked.
Health-related quality of life refers to a person or group's perceived physical and mental health over time, and is used in public health and in medicine to measure and understand how a chronic illness interferes with a person's day-to-day life.
1] evaluated the effect of physical activity on the health-related quality of life experienced by prostate cancer patients following radical prostatectomy.
Effect of Nurse-led Gut-directed Hypnotherapy upon Health-related Quality of Life in Patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
A popular measure of health-related quality of life is the 36-item short-form (SF-36), which was developed for use in clinical practice and research, health policy evaluation and general population surveys.