Tag: quality of life

Image: PD  1. Patient-reported feedback through the computer-based PediQUEST survey to oncologists and families does not significantly affect symptoms or health related quality of life (HRQoL). 2. Initial analysis suggests positive, though not statistically significant, effects on emotional quality of life, and reports are valued by families. Evidence rating level: 2 (Good) Study...
Image: PD 1. Chronic care management and primary care intervention groups result in similar rates of past-30-day abstinence from drinking, opioids, and stimulants. 2. There was no difference in quality of life, hospital utilization, or drug biomarkers between intervention groups. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: Alcohol abuse accounts for 2.5 million...
Image: PD 1. There was no significant effect in using a wound protection device to prevent surgical site infection. 2. Researchers found no significant difference in quality of life or hospital length of stay between device and control groups.  Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: Data shows that 30-40% of abdominal surgery...