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Quality of Life

Resurrecting the ‘fourth 90’: towards a definition of health-related quality of life in HIV care

Although Lazarus et al (2016) offered a timely reminder of the role of professionals to support people living with HIV to achieve and maintain a good health-related quality of life (HRQoL), they only...

Relationship between resilience and health-related quality of life among patients with a permanent colostomy

Patients were interviewed and completed the questionnaire at the surgical clinic when they came to obtain colostomy supplies during the postoperative period. The researchers administered the...

Quality of life of ostomates at a teaching and referral hospital in Kenya

This was a descriptive study that employed an interviewer administered-questionnaire to gather information on QoL issues, including nutrition, psychosocial aspects and issues around sexuality. The...

Quality of life of family caregivers of patients with a stoma: a cross-sectional study from Iran

This study was carried out in 2020 in Iran. The type of study is descriptive. The sample consisted of 250 family caregivers of patients with cancer who had an intestinal stoma. The sample size was...

Quality of life and personal resilience in the first two years after breast cancer diagnosis: systematic integrative review

Systematic reviews of the psychosocial implications (Foster et al, 2009) and QoL for long-term survivors (over 5 years) of breast cancer (Mols et al, 2005) have been undertaken reporting good QoL but...

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