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Quality of Life in End Stage Renal Disease: A Multicentre Comparative Study

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235–242
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Overall quality of life in patients with end stage renal disease is good. Domain of highest concern were burden of kidney disease and patient satisfaction.

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Background: Quality of Life (QOL) in patients with End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) is an important measure of dialysis adequacy. Health related QOL is an independent risk factor for mortality in ESRD. The Kidney Disease QOL questionnaire is a highly validated disease targeted instrument with global application. We sought to document QOL and the predictive factors in a cohort of patients with ESRD in Jamaica and Panama.

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e-Published: 18 Sep, 2013

Health Behaviour and Quality of Life of Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Attending Selected Hospitals in South Western Nigeria

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2011.057
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619–26
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Patients with Type 2 diabetes were generally found to be overweight, obese, sedentary and were frequently found to be hypertensive.

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e-Published: 24 Jan, 2013

Do the Unmet Needs Affect the Quality of Life in Breast Cancer Patients?

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253–7
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The significant relationship between unmnet needs and quality of life in breast cancer patients may be improved with interventions for patients’ psychosocial needs. This will require re-evaluation of doctor-patient communication.


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Objective: Breast cancer is an important disease and one where healthcare services have the potential to improve the quality of life. The aim of this study was to assess the relationship between unmet needs and
the quality of life (QoL) of breast cancer patients.

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e-Published: 02 Jul, 2013

Quality of Life and its Correlates in Chronic Dialysis Patients

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