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End of life 'quality' index by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted Fri 16 Jul 2010 10:53am The Quality of Death: Ranking end-of-life care across the world 2010 The Economist Intelligence Unit   Available online PDF [39p.] at:  “…………..“Quality of life” is a common phrase. The majority of human endeavours are ostensibly aimed at improving quality of life, whether for the individual or the community, and the concept ult ... Read on »
Age| Life Quality| Prostate Cancer by Dr. Jennifer C. Medical Doctor Posted Sun 17 Jan 2010 11:22am This study examined moderating effects of age on longitudinal associations among quality of life (QOL) and its demographic (e.g., age), clinical [e.g., prostate-specific antigen (PSA) level], and affective and cognitive predictors (i.e., distress, worries about recurrence, decisional regret, subjective life expectancy) in prostate cancer patien ... Read on »
Grief, Loss & Comfort Quote - Measuring a Life by the Quality of Moments by Dr. Kirsti D. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 4:36pm Wonderful sentiments about what is really important when you look back at the end of a life. At the end of life, it's the laughter, the tears, the shared joys and the shared heartaches that we remember. The wealth, the work, the trials and problems are as nothing. It's the quality of our days and the ... Read on »
Quantity of life and quality of death ! by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 22 Mar 2012 10:59pm If only we realise . . . even a healthy  human life   . . . has a mortality of 100 % at some point of  life  , the mentally immortal  modern human species won’t demand for  a  2 % chance of living   “30 more  miserable days”   with terminal cancer ! Venkatesan  Sangareddi (2012) Read on »
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British End-of-Life Quality Survey by Thaddeus Pope Doctor of Philosophy Posted Fri 06 Jul 2012 1:00am The British Office for National Statistics (ONS) has released the  National Bereavement Survey 2011 .  Among other things, the data show: Only 50 per cent of hospital nurses showed dignity and respect towards patients at the end of their lives, compared to 80 per cent of hospice nurses  And just 30 per cent of people who died in ... Read on »
How Is Your Quality of Life? by Vicki B. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 7:20pm Quality of Life, exactly what does that mean? J.K. Rowlings who writes the Harry Potter books, tells of her experience with her mother’s MS. More than the disease progression, it was the deterioration of the quality of life that affected her mother and therefore her family. That is an important point, one that we sometimes forg ... Read on »
Quantity of Life vs Quality of Life: That Is The Question! by Alvin B. Lin Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Fri 12 Jul 2013 3:00am I made a house call yesterday and met an elderly lady who'd fallen, broken her arm, spent some time in rehab, and then returned home independently.  Obviously, she is a success story in that she has regained a relatively high level of function.  Interestingly, she did not make the connection between an elective hip replacement for chronic o ... Read on »
Quantity of Life or Quality of Life – Sometimes We Have to Choose by Carol Bradley Bursack Posted Thu 18 Mar 2010 12:00am If someone asked you today, would you prefer a longer life but endure much pain, or a shorter life with less pain, would you have a quick answer? I didn't think so. Few of us do. We want to qualify our statements. That is what makes end-of-life decisions so tricky. Few issues are black and white.What if we needed to decide with - or ... Read on »
Life-Long Learning Key to Quality of Life by Anthony Cirillo Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 17 Oct 2012 9:00am According to the Sloan Center on Aging & Work at Boston College older adults have a higher level of educational attainment than previous generations, and many are still actively involved in advancing their education. “In 1965, 24 percent of the older population had graduated from high school, and only 5 percent ... Read on »