PUBLISHED RESEARCH STUDIES USING THE QUALITY OF LIFE INDEX

AAFFIRM Investigators. (2005). Quality of life in atrial fibrillation: The atrial fibrillation follow-up investigation of rhythm management (Affirm) study. American Heart Journal, 149(1), 112-120.

Albaugh, J., & Ferrans, C.E. (2010). Impact of penile injections on men with erectile dysfunction after prostatectomy.  Urologic Nursing, 30(1) 64-77.

All, A.C., Fried, J.H., & Wallace, D.C. (2000).  Quality of life, chronic pain, and issues for healthcare professionals in rural communities.  Journal of Rural Nursing and Health Care, 1(2), 1-14 [available online:  http://www.rno.org/journal].

Allen, L., Haririfar, M., Cohen, J., Henderson, M. (2000).  Quality of life and locus of control of migraineurs.  Clinical Excellence for Nurse Practitioners, 4(1), 41-49.

Anderson, J. & Ferrans, C. (1997).  The quality of life of persons with chronic fatigue syndrome.  Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 186(6), 359-367.

Arora, R.R., Chou, T.M., Jain, D., Fleishman, B., Crawford, L., McKiernan, T., Nesto, R., Ferrans, C.E., & Keller, S. (2002). Effects of enhanced external counterpulsation on health-related quality of life continue 12 months after treatment: A substudy of the multicenter study of enhanced external counterpulsation. Journal of Investigative Medicine, 50(1), 25-32. 

Arteaga, W. & Windle, J. (1995).  The quality of life of patients with life-threatening arrhythmias.  Archives of Internal Medicine, 155, 2086-2091.

Artinian, N.T., & Hayes, M.G. (1992).  Factors related to spouses’ quality of life 1 year after coronary artery bypass graft surgery.  Cardiovascular Nursing, 28(4), 33-39.

Arun, K.P., Murugan, R., Kanna, M.R., Rajalakshmi, S., Kalaiselvi, R., & Komathi, V. (2008). The impact of pharmaceutical care on the clinical outcome of diabetes mellitus among a rural patient population. International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries, 28(1), 15-18. 

Arzouman, J., Dudas, S., Ferrans, C., Holm, K. (1991).  Quality of life of patients with sarcoma postchemotherapy.  Oncology Nursing Forum, 18(5), 889-894.

Aurora, R., Chou, T., Jain, D., Nesto, R., et al.  (1998).  Results of the multicenter enhanced external counterpulsation (MUST-EECP) outcomes study: quality of life benefits sustained six months after treatment.  Circulation, 98(17, Suppl I), I-350.

Atkinson, M., Zibin, S., & Chuang, H., (1997). Characterizing quality of life among patients with chronic mental illness: A critical examination of the self-report methodology. The American journal of psychiatry, 154(1), 99-105. 

AVID Investigators.  (1995).  Antiarrhythmic versus implantable defilbrillators (AVID): Rationale, Design, and Methods.  American Journal of Cardiology, 75, 470-475.

Bainger, E. & Fernsler, J.  (1995). Perceived quality of life before and after implantation of an internal cardioverter defibrillator.  American Journal of Critical Care, 4(1), 36-43

Belec, R.  (1992).  Quality of life: Perceptions of long-term survivors of bone marrow transplantation.  Oncology Nursing Forum, 19(1), 31-37.

Bennett, P.N., Breugelmans, L., Agius, M., Simpson-Gore, K., & Barnard, B. (2007). A Haemodialysis Exercise Program Using Novel Exercise Equipment: A Pilot Study. Journal of Renal Care, 33(4), 153-158.

Bihl, M., Ferrans C. & Powers, M. (1998).  Comparison of stressors and quality of life of CAPD and hemodialysis patients.  American Nephrology Nurses Association Journal, 15, 27-37.

Bliley, A.V. & Ferrans, C. (1993).  Quality of life after angioplasty.  Heart & Lung,  22(3), 193-199.

Bolse, K., Flemme, I. , Ivarsson, A., Jinhage, B.M., Carroll, D., Evardsson, N., Hamilton, G.A., & Fridlund, B. (2002). Life situation related to the ICD Implantation; self-reported uncertainty and satisfaction in Swedish and US samples. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 1(4), 243-25.

Brillhart, B. (2004). Studying the Quality of Life and Life Satisfaction among Persons with Spinal Cord Injury Undergoing Urinary Management. Rehabilitation Nursing, 29(4), 122-126.

Brooks, N. (2000).  Quality of life and the high-dependency unit.  Intensive Critical Care Nursing, 16(1), 18-32.

Buck, D., Jacoby, A. Massey, A., & Ford, G. (2000). Evaluation of Measures Used to Assess Quality of Life After Stroke. Stroke, 31, 2004-2010.

Canaval, G.E., Gonzalez, M.C., Martinez-Schallmoser, L., Tovar, M.C., Valencia, C. (2000).  Depression postparto, apoyo social y calidad de vida en mujeres de Cali, Colombia.  Colombia Medica, 31, 4-10. [in Spanish]

Carroll, D., Hamilton, G., & McGovern, B. (1999).  Changes in health status and quality of life and the impact of uncertainty in patients who survive life-threatening arrhythmias.  Heart & Lung, 28(4), 251-260.

Carroll, D.L., Hamilton , G.A., & Kenney, B.J. (2002). Changes in health status, psychological distress, and quality of life in implantable cardioverter defibrillator recipients between 6 months and 1 year after implantation. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 1(3), 213-219.

Carroll, D.L., Hamilton, G.A. (2005). Quality of life in implanted cardioverter defibrillator recipients: the impact of a device shock. Heart Lung, 34(3), 169-178.

Chen, M. & Ku, N. (1998).  Factors associated with quality of life among patients on hemodialysis.  Nursing Research (China), 6(5), 393-404.

Choo, J., Burke, L.E., & Hong, K.P. (2007). Improved quality of life with cardiac rehabilitation for post-myocardial infarction patients in Korea. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 6, 166-171.

Chow, S., Ku, N., Liu, H., Pai, L.  (1997).  Factors associated with quality of life among people with adult acute leukemia.  Nursing Research (Chinese), 5(2), 182-194.

Cowan, M., Young-Graham, K., & Cochrane, B. (1992).  Comparison of a theory of quality of life between myocardial infarction and malignant melanoma: A pilot study.  Progress in Cardiovascular Nursing, 7(1), 18-28.

Crom, D., Chathaway, D., Tolley, E., Mulhern, R., Hudson, M. (1999).  Health status and health-related quality of life in long-term adult survivors of pediatric solid tumors.  International Journal of Cancer , 83 (Suppl 12), 25-31.

Daumer, R. & Miller, P. (1992). Effects of cardiac rehabilitation on psychosocial functioning and life satisfaction of coronary artery disease clients.  Rehabilitation Nursing, 17(2), 69-86.

Dehesh, T., Zare, N., Jafari, P., Sagheb, M.M. (2014). Psychometric assessment of the Persian version of the Ferrans and Powers 3.0 index in hemodialysis patients. Int Urol Nephrol, 46, 1183-1189.

Delgado, C. (2007). Sense of Coherence, Spirituality, Stress and Quality of Life in Chronic Illness. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 39(3), 229-234.

Delunas, L. & Potempa K.  (1999).  Adaptation after treatment for heart disease: Preliminary examination within a stress appraisal context.  Heart and Lung, 28(3), 186-194.

Desai, R., Jamieson, N.V., Gimson, A.E., Watson, C.J., Gibbs, P., Bradley, J.A., Praseedom, R.K. (2008). Quality of Life up to 30 years Following Liver Transplantation. Liver Transplantation, 14, 1473-1479.

Deshotels, A., Planchock, N., Dech, Z., Prevost, S.  (1995). Gender differences in perceptions of quality of life in cardiac rehabilitation patients.  Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation, 15(2), 143-148.

Downe-Wamboldt, B., Butler, L., Coulter, L.  (2006).  Relationship between meaning of illness, social support, coping strategies, and quality of life for lung cancer patients and their family members.  Cancer Nursing, 29(2), 111-119.

D’Souza, M.S., & Nairy, K.S. (2003). Nursing intervention for the quality of life of diabetic adults. Clinical Effectiveness in Nursing, 7, 63-72.

Dickerson, S.S., Wu, YW. B., Kennedy, M.C. (2006). A CNS-Facilitated ICD Support Group. Clinical Nurse Specialist, 20(3), 146-153.

D’Souza, M.S., Somayaji, G., Nairy, K.S. (2011). Determinants of reproductive health and related quality of life among Indian women in mining communities. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 67(9), 1963-1975.

Dougherty, C., Dewhurst, T., Nichol, P., & Spertus, J. (1998). Comparison of three quality of life instruments in stable angina pectoris:  Seattle Angina Questionnaire, Short Form Health Survey (SF-36), and Quality of Life Index - Cardiac Version III.  Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 51(7), 569-575.

Dow, K.H., Harris, J., Roy, C.  (1994). Pregnancy after breast-conserving surgery and radiation therapy for breast cancer.  Journal of the National Cancer Institute Monographs, 16, 131-137.

Dunn, S., Bonner, P., Lewis, S., & Meize-Grochowski, R. (1994).  Quality of life for spouses of CAPD patients.  ANNA Journal, 21(5), 237-246, 257.

Durmaz, T., Ozdemir, O., Akyunak Ozedmir, B., Keles, T., Akar Bayram, N., Bozkurt, E. (2009). Factors affecting quality of life in patients with coronary heart disease. Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences, 39(3), 343-351.

Eastwood, J. Doering, L., Roper, J., Hays, R. (2008).  Uncertainty and health-related quality of life one year after coronary angiography.  American Journal of Critical Care.  17(3), 232-242.

Edwards, B., & Ung, L. (2002). Quality of life instruments for caregivers of patients with cancer. Cancer Nursing, 25(5), 342-349.         

Farren, A.T. (2010). Power, Uncertainty, Self-Transcendence, and Quality of Life in Breast Cancer Survivors. Nursing Science Quarterly, 23(1), 63-71.

Faris, J.& Stotts, N. (1990).  The effect of percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty on quality of life.  Progress in Cardiovascular Nursing, 5(4), 132-140.

Fazio, M., Glaspy, J. (1991).  The impact of granulocyte colony-stimulating factor on quality of life in patients with severe chronic neutropenia.  Oncology Nursing Forum, 18(8), 1411-1414.

Ferrans, C. (1990).  Development of a quality of life index for patients with cancer.  Oncology Nursing Forum, 17(3) suppl, 15-19.

Ferrans, C., Cohen, F. & Smith, K. (1992).  Quality of life of persons with narcolepsy.  Grief, Loss, and Care, 5, 23-32.

Ferrans, C.E., Cohen, F. & Smith, K. (1992).  Quality of life of persons with narcolepsy.  In M. Goswami, C. Pollack, F. Cohen, M. Thorpy, & N. Kavey (Eds.), Psychosocial aspects of narcolepsy (pp. 23-32).  New York, NY: Hawthorn Press.

Ferrans, C. & Powers, M. (1985).  Quality of Life Index: Development and psychometric properties.  Advances in Nursing Science, 8, 15-24.

Ferrans, C. & Powers, M. (1992).  Psychometric assessment of the Quality of Life Index.  Research in Nursing and Health, 15, 29-38.

Ferrans, C. & Powers, M. (1993).  Quality of life of hemodialysis patients.  ANNA Journal, 20(5), 575-581.

Ferrans C., Powers, M. & Kasch, C. (1987).  Satisfaction with health care of hemodialysis patients.  Research in Nursing and Health, 10, 367-374.

Flemme, I., Bolse, K., Ivarsson, A., Jinhage B-M., Sandstedt, B., Evardsson, N., Fridlund, B. (2001). Life situation of patients with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator: a descriptive longitudinal study. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 10, 563-572.
Flemme, I., Edvardsson, N., Hinic, H., Jinhage, B-M., Dalman, M., Fridlund, B. (2005). Long-term quality of life and uncertainty in patients living with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator. Heart and Lung, 34(6), 386-392.

Flemme, I., Johansson, I., Stromberg, A. (2011). Living with life-saving technology—coping strategies in implantable cardioverter defibrillators recipients. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 21, 311-321. 

Flemons, W.W., & Reimer, M.A. (2002). Measurement properties of the Calgary sleep apnea quality of life index. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 165, 159-164.

Foldemo, A., Gullberg, M., Ek, A-C., Bogren, L. (2005). Quality of life and burden in parents of outpatients with schizophrenia. Social Psychiatry & Psychiatric Epidemiology, 40, 133-138.

Fox, S.  (2004). Preliminary psychometric testing of the Fox Simple quality of life scale. Journal of Neuroscience Nursing, 36(3), 157-166.

Franks, J.S. (2004). Comparing perceived quality of life in nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 43(1), 119-130.

Fuller, S. & Swenson, C. (1992).  Marital quality and quality of life among cancer patients and their spouses.  Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, 10(3), 41-56.

Gaston-Johansson, F., Foxall, M. (1996).  Psychological correlates of quality of life across the autologous bone marrow transplant experience.  Cancer Nursing, 19(3), 170-176.

Gaston-Johansson, F., Lachica, E.M., Fall-Dickson, J.M., & Kennedy, M.J. (2004). Psychological distress, fatigue, burden of care, and quality of life in primary caregivers of patients with breast cancer undergoing autologous bone marrow transplantation. Oncology Nursing Forum, 31(6), 1161-1169.

Gerstle, D.S., All, A.C., Wallace, D.C. (2001). Quality of Life and Chronic Nonmalignant Pain. Pain Management Nursing, 2(3), 98-109.

Gianino, J., York, M., Paice, J., Shott, S.  (1998).  Quality of life: Effect of reduced spasticity from intrathecal baclofen.  Journal of Neuroscience Nursing, 30(1), 47-54.

Ghasemi, E., Aliha, J.M., Bastani, F., Samiei, N. (2014). Quality of Life in Women with Coronary Artery Disease. Iran Red Crescent Medical Journal, 16(7), 1-5.

Gollust, S.E., Thompson, R.E., Gooding, H.C., & Biesecker, B.B. (2003). Living with achondroplasia in an average-sized world: An assessment of quality of life. American Journal of Medical Genetics, 120A, 447-458. 

Grady, K., Jalowiec, A., White-Williams, C., Grusk, B., Blood, M. (1991). Health care provider interventions for heart transplant candidates.  Circulation, 84(4, Suppl) II-696.

Grady, K., Jalowiec, A., Hetfliesch, M. (1992).  Predictors of quality of life in heart transplant candidates.  Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, 11, 195.

Grady, K., Jalowiec, A., White-Williams, C., Pifarre, R., Costanzo-Nordin, M., Kirklin, J., Bourge, R. (1992).  Quality of life at one year after heart transplantation.  Circulation, 86(4 Supp 1), I-702.

Grady, K., Jalowiec, A., Hetfleisch, M. (1993).  A comparison of life satisfaction before and after heart transplantation.  Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, 12, S66.

Grady, K., Jalowiec, A., White-Williams, C., Hetfleisch, M., Penicook, J., Blood, M. (1993). Heart transplant candidates’ perception of helpfulness of health care provider interventions.  Cardiovascular Nursing, 29(5), 33-37.

Grady, K.L., Jalowiec, A., White-Williams, C., Pifarre, R., Kirklin, J.K., Bourge, R.C., Costanzo, M.R. (1995). Predictors of Quality of Life in Patients with Advanced Heart Failure Awaiting Transplantation. Journal of Heart and Transplantation, 14(1 part 1), 2-10.

Grady, K., Jalowiec, A., Fazekas, S., White-Williams, C., Blood, M. (1995).  Predictors of quality of life in patients at 1-year after heart transplantation.  Circulation,  92(8, Suppl I), I-490.

Grady, K.L., Jalowiec, A. (1995). Predictors of compliance with diet 6 months after heart transplantation. Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, 24(5), 359-368.

Grady, K.L., Jalowiec, A., White-Williams, C. (1996). Improvement in Quality of Life in Patients with Heart Failure Who Undergo Transplantation. Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, 15(8), 749-757.

Grady, K., Jalowiec, A., White-Williams, C. (1998).  Correlates of satisfaction with social support at 3 months after heart transplantation.  Circulation, 98(17, Suppl I), I-65.

Grady, K.L. Jalowiec, A., White-Williams, C. (1998). Patient Compliance at One Year and Two Years After Heart Transplantation. Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, 17(4), 383-394.

Grady, K., Jalowiec, A., White-Williams, C. (1998).  Quality of life 6 months after heart transplantation compared with indicators of illness severity before transplantation.  American Journal of Critical Care, 7(2), 106-116.

Grady, K.L., Jalowiec, A., White-Williams, C. (1999). Predictors of Quality of Life in Patients at One Year after Heart Transplantation. Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, 18(3), 202-210.

Grady, K., Jalowiec, A., White-Williams, C. (1999).  Preoperative psychosocial predictors of hospital length of stay after heart transplantation.  Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 14(1), 12-26.

Grady, K.L., Meyer, P., Mattea, A., White-Williams, C., Ormaza, S., Kaan, A., Todd, B., Chillcott, S., Dressler, D. Fu, A., Piccione, W., Rosa Costanzo, M. (2001). Improvement in Quality of Life Outcomes 2 Weeks After Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation. Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, 20(6), 657-669.

Grady, K.L., Meyer, P., Mattea, A., Dressler, D., Ormaza, S., White-Williams, C., Chillcott, S., Kaan, A., Todd, B., Loo, A., Klemme, A.L., Piccione, W., & Costanzo, M.R. (2002). Predictors of quality of life at 1 month after implantation of a left ventricular assist device. American Journal of Critical Care, 11(4), 345-352. 

Greene, R.A. (2005). Using the Ferrans and Powers Quality of Life Index of Dialysis: A comparison of quality of life in older and younger African Americans receiving hemodialysis. Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation, 21(3), 230-232.

Grutsch JF, Ferrans C, Wood PA, Du-Quiton J, Quiton DF, Reynolds JL, Ansell CM, Oh EY, Daehler MA, Levin RD, Braun DP, Gupta D, Lis CG, Hrushesky WJ.  (2011).  Association of quality of life with potentially remediable disruptions of circadian sleep-activity rhythms in patients with advanced lung cancer.  BMC Cancer, 11: 193-205.

Gupta, D., Lis, C.G., Grutsch, J.F. (2007). The Relationship Between Cancer-Related Fatigue and Patient Satisfaction with Quality of Life in Cancer. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 34(1), 40-47.

Gupta, D., Lis, C.G., Granick, J., Grutsch, J.F. (2007). The prognostic association of health-related quality of life scores with survival in breast cancer. Support Care Cancer, 15, 387-393.

Gupta, D., Lis, C.G., Grutsch, J.F. (2007). Perceived cancer-related financial difficulty: implications for patient satisfaction with quality of life in advanced cancer. Support Care Cancer, 15, 1051-1056.

Gupta, D., Lis, C.G., Grutsch, J.F. (2007). The relationship between dyspnea and patient satisfaction with quality of life in advanced cancer. Support Care Cancer, 15, 533-538.

Gupta, D., Grutsch, J.F., Lis, C.G. (2008). Comparison of Two Quality of Life Instruments for Cancer Patients: The Ferrans and Powers Quality of Life Index and the European Organisation for the Research and Treatment of Cancer Quality of Life Questionnaire C30. Journal of the Society for Integrative Oncology, 6(1), 13-18.

Hacker, E., Ferrans, C. (2007).  Ecological momentary assessment of fatigue in patients receiving intensive cancer therapy.  Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 33(3), 267-275.

Hacker, E., Ferrans, C., Verlen, E., Ravandi, F., van Besien, K,. Gelms, J., Dieterle, N.  (2006). Fatigue and physical activity in patients receiving hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.  Oncology Nursing Forum, 33(3), 614-624.

Hagell, P., Westergren, A. (2006). The significance of importance: An evaluation of Ferrans and Powers’ Quality of Life Index. Quality of Life Research, 15, 867-876.

Halabi, J. O. (2006). Psychometric properties of the Arabic version of Quality of Life Index. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 55(5), 604-611.

Hamilton, G.A., & Carroll, D.L. (2004). The effects of age on quality of life in implantable cardioverter defibrillator recipients. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 13, 194-200.

Hamrin, E.K.F., Gustafsson, G., Jaracz, K. (2012). Quality of life among the elderly with locomotor disabilities in Sweden and Poland in the 1990s. Quality of Life Research, 21, 281-289.

Hanchett, M. (2001). Quality of Life of Cancer Patients Receiving Home Infusion Services. Journal of Infusion Nursing, 24(4), 244-248.

Handy, J.R., Asaph, J.W., Skokan, L., Reed, C.E., Koh, S., Brooks, G., Douville, E.C., Tsen, A.C., Ott, G.Y., & Silvestri, G.A. (2002). What happens to patients undergoing lung cancer surgery? Chest, 122(1), 21-30. 

Handy, J.R., Asaph, J.W., Douville, E.C., Ott, G.Y., Grunkemeier, G.L., Wu, Y. (2010). Does video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy for lung cancer provide improved functional outcomes compared with open lobectomy? European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, 37, 451-455.

Hargrove-Huttel, R.A. (1988).  Virginia Henderson’s nature of nursing theory and quality of life for the older adult.  Dissertation Abstracts International, 49/08B, p. 3104.

Hathaway, D., Hartwig, M., Milstead, J., Elmer, D., Evans, S., Gaber, A. (1994).  A prospective study of changes in quality of life reported by diabetic recipients of kidney-only and pancreas-kidney allografts.  Journal of Transplant Coordination, 4, 12-17.

Hathaway, D., Hartwig, M., Milstead, J., Elmer, D., Evans, S., Gaber, A. (1994).  Improvement in quality of life reported by diabetic recipients of kidney-only and pancreas-kidney allografts.  Transplantation Proceedings, 26(2), 512-514. 

Hathaway, D., Hartwig, M., Winsett, R., Gaber, A. (1992).  Quality of life 6-12 months after renal transplant.  ANNA Journal, 19(2), 152.

Haung, K., Ku, N., Liu, H., Ho, H., Wei, J.  (1996). Factors related to quality of life of adults after heart transplantation.  Nursing Research, 4(4), 333-344.

Hawthorne, M. & Hixon, M. (1994). Functional status, mood disturbance, and quality of life in patients with heart failure.  Progress in Cardiovascular Nursing, 9(1), 22-32.

Haywood, K.L., Garratt, A.M., Fitzpatrick, R. (2005). Quality of life in older people: A structured review of generic self-assessed health instruments. Quality of Life Research, 14, 1651-1668.

Hegarty, J.M., Wallace, M., Comber, H. (2008). Uncertainty and Quality of Life Among Men Undergoing Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer in the United States and Ireland. American Journal of Men’s Health, 2(2), 133-142.

Henderson, W.A., Fall-Dickson, J.M., Schlenk, E.A., Kim, K.H., Matthews, J.T., Erlen, J.A. (2008). Effects of Liver Disease on the Well-Being of Persons Living With HIV. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 19(5), 368-374.

Hicks, F., Larson, J. & Ferrans, C. (1992).  Quality of life after liver transplantation.  Research in Nursing and Health, 15, 111-119.

Hinds, C. (1990).  Personal and contextual factors predicting patients’ reported quality of life: exploring congruency with Betty Newman’s assumptions.  Journal of Advanced Nursing, 15, 456-462.

Hixon, M. (1992). Perceived quality of life before and after percutaneous balloon valvuloplasty.  Heart and Lung, 21(3), 290.

Hollman, G., Gullberg, M., Ek, A.C., Eriksson, M., & Olsson, A.G. (2002). Quality of life in patients with familial hypercholesterolaemia. Journal of Internal Medicine, 251, 331-337.

Hollman, G., Olsson, A.G., & Ek, A.C. (2003). Familial hypercholesterolaemia and quality of life in family members. Preventive Medicine, 36, 569-574.

Hrushesky, W.J.M., Grutsch, J., Wood, P., Yang, X., Eun-Young, O., Ansell, C., Kidder, S., Ferrans, C., Du-Quiton, J. Quiton, D.F.T., Reynolds, J., Levin, R., Lis, C., Braun, D. (2009). Circadian Clock Manipulation for Cancer Prevention and Control and the Relief of Cancer Symptoms. Integrative Cancer Therapies, 8(4), 387-397.

Hsieh, C.C., Sprod, L.K., Hydock, D.S., Carter, S.D., Hayward, R., Schneider, C.M. (2008). Effects of a supervised exercise intervention on recovery from treatment regimens in breast cancer survivors. Oncology Nursing Forum, 35(6), 909-915.

Huang, S.M., Lee, C.H., Chien, L.Y., Liu, H.E., & Tai, C.J. (2004). Postoperative quality of life among patients with thyroid cancer. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 47(5), 492-499.

Hughes, K. K. (1993).  Psychosocial and functional status of breast cancer patients.  Cancer Nursing, 16(3), 222-229.

Hughes, K. K., Elstein, A., Chapman, G. (1994). Decision support for patients with breast cancer. Innovations in Oncology Nursing, 10(1), 18-21.

Huss, K., Naumann, P.L., Mason, P.J., Nanda, J.P., Huss, R.W., Smith, C.M., Hamilton, R.G. (2001). Asthma severity, atopic status, allergen exposure, and quality of life in elderly persons. Annals of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology, 86, 524-530.

Jablonski, A. (2007). The Multidimensional Characteristics of Symptoms Reported by Patients on Hemodialysis. Nephrology Nursing Journal, 34(1), 29-38.

Jablonski, A. (2007). Level of Symptom Relief and the Need for Palliative Care in the Hemodialysis Population. Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing, 9(1), 50-58.

Jalowiec, A., Grady, K., Grusk, B., Schlesser, P., Wolwiec, K. (1990).  Predictors of quality of life in pre-op cardiac transplant patients.  Circulation, 82(4 Suppl), III-705.

Jalowiec, A., Grady, K., & White-Williams, C. (1994).  Stressors in patients awaiting a heart transplant.  Behavioral Medicine, 19, 145-154.

Jenkins, L. & Bubien, R. (1996).  Quality of life in patients with atrial fibrillation.  Cardiology Clinics, 14(4), 597-606.

Jenkins, L., Ellenbogen, K., Kay, N., Guidici, M., et al. (1995).  Quality of life in patients with symptomatic atrial fibrillation.  Circulation, 92(8 Suppl I), I-490.

Jenkins, L., Ellenbogen, K., Kay, N., Guidici, M., et al. (1996).  Quality of life post-ablation/ pacemaker implantation in patients with symptomatic atrial fibrillation.  Circulation, 94(8 Suppl I), I-581.

Jenkins, L., Steinberg, J., Kutalek, S., Cook, J., et al.  (1997).  Quality of life in patients enrolled in the antiarrhythmics versus implantable defibrillators (AVID) trial.  Circulation, (Supp I), I-439.

Johansson, I.S., Hamrin, E.K.F., & Larsson, G. (2002). Psychometric testing of the NEECHAM confusion scale among patients with hip fracture. Research in Nursing & Health, 25, 203-211.

Johansson, I., Larsson, G., Hamrin, E. (1998). Sense of coherence, quality of life, and function among elderly hip fracture patients. Aging Clin. Exp. Res., 10(5), 377-384.

Johnson, C., Wicks, MK., Milstead, J., Hartwig, M., and Hathaway, D. (1998).  Racial and gender differences in quality of life following kidney transplantation.  Image: Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 30(2), 125-130.

Johnson, D., Casey, L. & Noriega, B. (1994).  A pilot study of patient quality of life during radiation therapy treatment.  Quality of Life Research, 3, 267-272.

Jordan , M., & Delunas, L. (2001). Quality of life and patterns of nontraditional therapy use by patients with cancer. Oncology Nursing Forum, 28(7), 1107-1113.

Kalyani, H.H.N., Dassanayake, S., Senarath, U. (2015). Effects of paraplegia on quality of life and family economy among patients with spinal cord injuries in selected hospitals in Sri Lanka. Spinal Cord, 53, 446-450.

Kanji, N., White, A.R., & Ernst, E. (2004). Autogenic training reduces anxiety after coronary angioplasty: A randomized clinical trial. American Heart Journal, 147(3), K1-K4.

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