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Quality of life and psychological functioning in a sample of orthopaedic patients.

Judith Marie Murphy

Quality of life and psychological functioning in a sample of orthopaedic patients.

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Thesis (M. Sc. (Applied Psychology)) - University of Ulster, 2001.

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Functional Impact and Quality of Life Comorbidity is common among anxiety disorders. A study of primary care patients assessed the impact of several anxiety disorders, with one of them being GAD. The study included patients who completed the GAD-7 questionnaire. Generalized anxiety disorder was present in % of patients. the most important impetus for evaluating quality of life stems from the psychological distress chronically ill patients often experience. or they received an arthritis self-help book Patients in the C-BTreatment experienced reduced joint pain and joint inflammation and improved psychological functioning. The degree to which people.   Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) not only affects pulmonary function but also leads to skeletal muscle dysfunction. The various characteristics of different forms of traditional Chinese exercise lead to inconsistent clinical effects in COPD patients. Hence, the present study carefully combined and rearranged liuzijue, wuqinxi, baduanjin, and yijinjing into a pulmonary exercise Cited by: 1.   A systematic review of reviews was conducted to identify and appraise brief measures of health-related quality of life (HRQoL) that have been used in peer-reviewed research with people living with HIV. The review was conducted in two stages: 1) search of electronic databases to identify systematic reviews of tools used to measure HRQoL in adults living with HIV, published since the year Cited by:

  In North America, care recommendations for adolescents with small idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) curves include observation or bracing. Schroth scoliosis-specific exercises have demonstrated promising results on various outcomes in uncontrolled studies. This randomized controlled trial (RCT) aimed to determine the effect of Schroth exercises combined with the standard of care on quality-of-life.


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Quality of life and psychological functioning in a sample of orthopaedic patients. by Judith Marie Murphy Download PDF EPUB FB2

Although no universal definition of QOL exists, most researchers agree that “quality of life” is a generic term for a multi-dimensional health outcome in which biological, psychological, and social functioning are interdependent. 2 To date, the clinical trials demonstrating the efficacy of the ICD have focused primarily on mortality differences between the ICD and medical by: Objectives: To compare a specific score designed for ankle fractures with a general quality-of-life instrument as an outcome measure, and to describe the two-year results for patients with Type B ankle fractures.

Design: Follow-up study. Setting: Large teaching hospital, Sweden. Patients: Fifty-three patients, aged nineteen to sixty-three years, treated operatively for Type B ankle fractures.

Assessment of Health-Related Quality of Life in Orthopaedic Outcomes' Studies Michelle J. Naughton, Ph.D., M.P.H., and Sally A. Shumaker, Ph.D. Summary: The assessment of health-related quality of life is becoming increas- ingly important in evaluating the effectiveness of orthopaedic by: 9.

Although no universal definition of QOL exists, most researchers agree that “quality of life” is a generic term for a multi-dimensional health outcome in which biological, psychological, and social functioning are interdependent.2 To date, the clinical trials demonstrating the efficacy of the ICD have focused primarily on mortality differences between the ICD and medical by: Most patients reported high levels of quality of life after hospital discharge.

Change in functional status showed a significant association with quality of life with and without adjustment for. ses to determine predictors of quality of life among study patients. Results: Of Quality of life and psychological functioning in a sample of orthopaedic patients.

book patients, were eligible, and agreed to participate; 59% were men; the patients’ mean age was (standard devia-tion [SD] Quality of life and psychological functioning in a sample of orthopaedic patients. book years. Over one-half (54%) of the patients had lower extremity fractures. Patient Physical.

The results of this study show that patients with coronary heart disease have poor quality of life before surgery. One month after the surgery, the quality of life improved, but was still inadequate.

One year after surgery, satisfactory results were obtained in almost all : Stana Pačarić, Tajana Turk, Ivan Erić, Želimir Orkić, Anamarija Petek Erić, Andrea Milostić-Srb, Nik.

The authors noted that an “ appropriate assessment of emotional health may enable a modification in the way patients are managed.” 19 Preoperative quality-of-life scores have been shown to impact quality-of-life scores after total hip arthroplasty in a cohort of patients three years after the procedure was performed Cited by:   Ankle fractures are one of the more commonly occurring forms of trauma managed by Quality of life and psychological functioning in a sample of orthopaedic patients.

book teams worldwide. The impacts of these injuries are not restricted to pain and disability caused at the time of the incident, but may also result in long term physical, psychological, and social consequences.

There are currently no ankle fracture specific patient-reported outcome measures with Cited by: The article is devoted to the quality of life of patients after laryngectomy. Cancer diseases disturb feelings of safety, one's own value, self-acceptance, and independence.

The translational potential of this article: Patient reported outcome measures asses patients' symptoms, function and health-related quality of life and are designed to capture more clinical. Quality of Life Measurement in Patients with Hypertension in Cyprus.

psychological functioning, 11, Hypertension affects the quality of life of patients and their caregivers.

The aim of. Quality-of-life of patients with Parkinson’s disease Article (PDF Available) in Brain Injury 28(10) May with Reads How we measure 'reads'. Despite quality of life (QOL) being a commonly-used concept, it is often not clearly defined or understood.

This paper analyzes the concept of quality of life using the framework Quality of life and psychological functioning in a sample of orthopaedic patients.

book by Walker and Avant [Strategies for Theory Construction in Nursing, 3rd Edition, Appleton & Lange, Norwalk, ].Cited by:   A Comparison of Health-Related Quality of Life for Individuals with Mental Health Disorders and Common Chronic Medical Conditions Show all authors. Erica L. Cook, BA, BHS a.

Information about orthopaedic patients and conditions [cited Dec 1].Cited by: genitally or early in life to develop maximal functioning; and rehabilitation, where those who have experienced a loss in function are assisted to regain maximal functioning (2).

In this chapter the term “rehabilitation” covers both types of intervention. Although the concept of rehabilitation is broad, not everything to do with disability. these patients suffered from mild to severe long-term skin scarring, orthopaedic sequelae and neurological impairments.

These patients had significantly higher severity of illness scores than patients without sequelae. Furthermore, they were assigned significantly poorer HR-QoL (health-related quality of life) scores, compared withCited by: OBJECTIVE: The purpose of the present study was to gain a comprehensive view of the quality of life and socio-economic conditions in a more representative sample of patients with diastrophic dysplasia than previously presented.

METHODS: The study sample comprised patients with diastrophic dysplasia, aged over 18 by: 5. BACKGROUND/PURPOSE: This study aimed to determine the effect of functional disability and quality of life (QoL) on the decision to have surgery in patients with lumbar disc herniation (LDH).

METHOD/DESIGN: This is descriptive and cross-sectional survey. A total of patients were included in the study. Data were collected using a personal information form, Surgical Belief and Attitudes.

Health-related quality of life in parents of school-age children with Asperger syndrome or high-functioning autism.

Health Quality of Life Dimensions of cancer locus of control scale as predictors of psychological adjustment and survival in breast cancer patients.

Psychological Reports, 97 Sample size in factor analysis. Cited by: They should be well trained in care management, which means to follow guiding principles for nursing plan, better communication skills, and behavioral change (Linda et al, ).

Also booster training regime should be provided to enhance their qualities and improve patient’s quality of life. Depressed patients had greater length of stay, complex injuries, and more readmissions than those without. The study sample improved patient-reported outcomes measurement information system T-scores for Physical Function and Satisfaction with Social Roles and Activities by 40% and %, respectively (P Cited by: 3.

The QOLI assesses an individual's quality of life through self-report of the importance they attach to each of 16 life domains (on a 3-point rating scale) as well as their current satisfaction with each domain (on a 6-point rating scale). Importance scores are multiplied by satisfaction scores for each domain, and then these scores are summed.

A sample of heroin users (n = ) in methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) was used in this cross-sectional study to clarify the mechanisms of the effects of stigma on quality of life (QoL) through psychological distress and social functioning.

All the participants had their self-stigma, psychological distress, social functioning, and QoL by: 3. The patients had been waiting for months (median 6 months) for surgery: yet those waiting longest were no worse on any of the outcome measures and their mental health was better.

We conclude that mental disorders are common in patients waiting for hip replacements, are not directly related to hip function and their origins are unknown, but they require clinical assessment and by:   To assess the gender related impact of osteoarthritis (OA) on quality of life (QoL) and health service utilization (HSU) of primary care patients in Germany.

Cross sectional study with OA patients attending 75 primary care practices from March to May QoL was assessed using the GERMAN-AIMS2-SF.

Data about comorbidities, prescriptions, health service utilization, and physical Cited by: Key words. Dialysis, chronic renal failure, quality of life, psychological factors.

Introduction. Chronic Renal Failure (CRF) is an irreversible and progressive kidney failure where body fails to maintain metabolic and electrolytic balance, resulting in uremia, metabolic acidosis, anemia, electrolyte imbalances and endocrine disorders. [] Its main causes are diabetes, hypertension Cited by: 8.

Cho Y, Do J, Jung S, et al. Effects of a physical therapy program combined with manual lymphatic drainage on shoulder function, quality of life, lymphedema incidence, and pain in breast cancer patients with axillary web syndrome following axillary dissection. Support Care by:   Objectives To systematically review the literature pertaining to the prevalence of depression and anxiety in patients with ovarian cancer as a function of treatment stage.

Design Systematic review and meta-analysis. Participants patients with ovarian cancer from primary research investigations. Primary outcome measure The prevalence of depression and anxiety in patients Cited by: A. Methods: English-language systematic reviews and meta-analyses evaluating validity of pain and function instruments in OA patients published between and were considered for inclusion.

The quality of all included studies was assessed using the Appraisal of Guidelines for Research and Evaluation II instrument (AGREE II).

Results: More than 90 pain and/or functional assessment tools. Although orthopedic surgeons provide interventions to improve quality of life and physical activity, the emotional health of patients may be a key component in determining the quality of function.

An outcome measure is a tool used to assess a patient’s current status[1]. Outcome measures may provide a score, an interpretation of results and at times a risk categorization of the patient. Prior to providing any intervention, an outcome measure provides baseline data.

The initial results may help determine the course of treatment intervention. Sleep disorders are often not regarded as an important health problem, despite their impact on heath.

Insomnia is the most frequent sleep disorder in mental health. The aim is to quantify the prevalence of insomnia in a population with schizophrenic disorder and assess its influence on quality of life.

This is a descriptive, analytical and cross-sectional study conducted in a sample of Author: David Batalla-Martín, Angel Belzunegui-Eraso, Eva Miralles Garijo, Elena Martínez Martín, Rosanna Ro. The orthopaedic patients had lower postoperative recovery on day 14 compared to the general and the gynaecological patients (pquality of life was lower among orthopaedic patients (pCited by:   Long-term conditions may negatively impact multiple aspects of quality of life including physical functioning and mental wellbeing.

The rapid systematic review aimed to examine the effectiveness of psychological interventions to improve quality of life in people with long-term conditions to inform future healthcare provision and research. EBSCOhost and OVID were used to Cited by: 1.

Objectives: To review evidence from prospective cohort studies of the relationship between hormone therapy and changes in psychological functioning and quality of life in transgender individuals accessing hormone therapy over time.

Data Sources: MEDLINE, PsycINFO, and PubMed were searched for relevant studies from inception to November Reference lists of included Cited by: The management of pain is an important aspect of an orthopaedic nurse's role. The aim of this paper is to use an individual case study to demonstrate the role of an out-patient orthopaedic nurse in the identification, assessment and management of by: 2.

Study of Quality of Life in Freeman-Sheldon Syndrome and Related Conditions (FSS-QLS) The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S.

Federal Government. suffering. Psychological factors reflect the level of disruption of life goals and the ability to modify life plans using coping tactics and emotional maturity. Social factors relate to the availability of support from extend-ed family, friends, coworkers, and healthcare workers.

The psychosocial care of patients suggests a holistic context for. Social functioning and health-related quality of life showed no important change, apart from the EQ-5D visual analogue rating of quality of life, which approached significance in favour of CBT-HA at 6 by:.

Health-related pdf of pdf (HRQoL) assessment is important in understanding the patient’s perspective and for decision-making in health care. HRQoL is often impaired in patients with stoma.

The aim was to evaluate HRQoL in rectal cancer patients with permanent stoma compared to patients without stoma. patients operated for rectal cancer with abdomino-perineal resection or Cited by: Injuries are a significant download pdf for athletes [] and are associated with a substantial economic and physical burden [].Sport injury is an established risk factor for developing post-traumatic osteoarthritis (OA), which is associated with higher levels of disability, compared to idiopathic OA [].Disability resulting from OA can have detrimental effects on health-related quality of life (HRQoL.ebook The purpose of this ebook was to examine the effect of a week exercise therapy regimen on activities of daily living (ADL) and perceived health status in patients with Parkinson disease.

Twenty-four Parkinson's disease patients entered into the study. Participants were allocated into the experimental (n = 12) or control group (n = 12). ADL was assessed using the Short Parkinson Cited by: