Associations between combined overweight and obesity, lifestyle behavioural risk and quality of life among Australian regional school children: baseline findings of the Goulburn Valley health behaviours monitoring study

from Health and Quality of Life Outcomes at http://bit.ly/2FL3jrf on January 19, 2019 at 12:09PM Health related quality of life is a multi-dimensional construct of particular interest in determining the consequences of illness and disease. This study aimed to determine the relationships between overweight… Advertisements

Conceptualizations of climate-related health risks among health experts and the public in Ghana

from Social Science & Medicine at http://bit.ly/2QWn7dr on January 19, 2019 at 11:18AM Publication date: Available online 18 January 2019 Source: Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Lucia Kafui Hussey, Godwin Arku 
Abstract One major area that has gathered public attention in relation to climate change is health risks. Studies into risk perceptions have acknowledged differences […]

Future Directions in Valuing Benefits for Estimating QALYs: Is Time Up for the EQ-5D?

from Value in Health at http://bit.ly/2sBo6FZ on January 19, 2019 at 10:18AM Publication date: January 2019 Source: Value in Health, Volume 22, Issue 1 Author(s): John Edward Brazier, Donna Rowen, Andrew Lloyd, Milad Karimi Abstract The widespread adoption of the EuroQol 5-dimensional questionnaire (EQ-5D) has been important for the comparability, transparency, and consistency of economic […]

EQ-5D-Y as a Health-Related Quality of Life Instrument for Children and Adolescents: The Instrument’s Characteristics, Development, Current Use, and Challenges of Developing Its Value Set

from Value in Health at http://bit.ly/2MhuFGK on January 19, 2019 at 10:18AM Publication date: January 2019 Source: Value in Health, Volume 22, Issue 1 Author(s): Simone Kreimeier, Wolfgang Greiner Abstract Objectives Interest in the measurement of health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in children and adolescents has been increasing, and appropriate instruments are required for this […]