quality of life

Five strategies to improve care for members with advanced diseaseHere are five key strategies to improve care and outcomes for members with advanced illness.
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Questionnaires differ in strabismus quality-of-life measuresTwo questionnaires used to measure quality of life in people with strabismus overlap but differ in important areas, according to researchers.
Tympanostomy tubes improve short-term hearing but lack long-term benefitTympanostomy tubes are widely used in pediatric care, taking first place as the most popular ambulatory surgery. However, new research reveals that tube placement provides just short-term hearing improvement and has little impact on quality of life.
How Diabetic Kids and Teens Can Improve Quality of LifeGood glucose control can help children and teens with type 1 diabetes boost their quality of life.
Researchers call for new standards in strabismus surgery for Graves’ orbitopathyA standard measurement and grading system for the field of binocular single vision (BSV) should be combined with a quality of life (QoL) questionnaire to assess the success of strabismus surgery in patients with diplopia from Graves’ orbitopathy researchers said.
Improving quality-of-life in patients with atrial fibrillationClinical nurse researcher Pamela J. McCabe, PhD, presented information about the improvement of health-related quality of life care for patients with atrial fibrillation at the 2015 AHA Fall Conference.
Quality of life after LASIKIn October of 2009 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), National Eye Institute (NEI), and the Department of Defense (DOD) launched the LASIK Quality of Life Collaboration Project (LQOLCP) to help better understand the potential risk of severe problems that can result from LASIK.
Improving quality of life in glaucoma patientsDavid Friedman, MD, says glaucoma has a major impact on a patient’s quality of life, but shared his tips for treating these concerns.
Study finds second-eye cataract surgery improves quality of lifeA recent study found that cataract surgery of the second eye improves the quality of life and visual function of the patient, above and beyond the benefits of the first eye surgery.