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Better health-related quality of life (Mental component summary), having a higher level of education, and being less than 75 years of age are predictors of hospital admission among cognitively intact nursing home residents: A 5-year follow-up study
(Dove Press, 2016-03-07)
Objective: To study whether health-related quality of life (HRQOL), activities of daily living (ADL), and anxiety and depression symptoms affect the risk of hospital admission and potential interactions with having a cancer ...
Loneliness, loss, and social support among cognitively intact older people with cancer, living in nursing homes - a mixed-methods study
Background: Loneliness is a significant psychosocial effect following a cancer diagnosis and may prevent people from engaging in social activities, thus creating difficulties in interpersonal relationships. This study ...
Validation of World Health Organization Assessment Schedule 2.0 in specialized somatic rehabilitation services in Norway
Purpose The World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule (WHODAS) 2.0 is a generic instrument to assess disability covering six domains. The purpose of this study was to investigate the potential of the instrument ...
Symptoms of depression, sadness and sense of coherence (coping) among cognitively intact older people with cancer living in nursing homes—a mixed-methods study.
Background: Symptoms of depression are often reported among patients with a cancer diagnosis. Strong sense of coherence (SOC) is shown to be associated with less depression in the general older population and among nursing ...
Health-related quality of life among cognitively intact nursing home residents with and without cancer – a 6 year longitudinal study
(Dove press, 2017-04-27)
Background: Limited information exists regarding the natural development of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and its determinants among mentally intact nursing home (NH) residents. We aimed to examine HRQOL over ...