Research published today in the journal Pediatrics (October 2012) illustrates that JOIN for MESM, a community-based pediatric obesity lifestyle intervention program developed by UnitedHealth Group, resulted in clinically significant reduction in excess weight and improved health-related quality of life among overweight and obese children.
What does HRQOL stand for?
HRQOL stands for Health-Related Quality of Life
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- Health-Related Quality of Life
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Lung transplant patients who took part in a three-month structured exercise program after they were discharged from the hospital improved their health-related quality of life while reducing their risk of suffering cardiovascular problems.
Health-related quality of life was assessed with the Health Utilities Index Mark 3 (HUI3).
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.
2-4) 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.
Health-related quality of life assessment after breast reconstruction Potter S, Thomson J, Greenwood RJ et al.
1) Health-related quality of life has five different facets: 1) opportunity; 2) perception of health; 3) ability to study; 4) physical limitations and diseases and 5) the duration of life.