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Overview

This handbook features in-depth reviews of disability-adjusted life years (DALYs), quality-adjusted life years (QALYs), quality of life and financial measures for over 120 diseases and conditions. Its editors have organized this critical information for maximum access and ease of use, with abstracts, definitions of key terms, summary points, and dozens of figures and tables that can enhance the text or stand alone.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780387786643
  • Publisher: Springer New York
  • Publication date: 10/7/2009
  • Edition description: 2010
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 758
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 3.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Victor R. Preedy is currently Director of the Genomics Centre and Professor in the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, King's College London.

Ronald Ross Watson is a Professor in the College of Public Health at the University of Arizona, Tucson. He is a former Director of a National Institutes of Health funded Alcohol Research Center.

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Table of Contents

Preface

Part 1: Instruments Used in the Assessment of Disease Impact

Accuracy of Death Certifications and the Implications for Studying Disease Burdens

Calculating QALYs and DALY

Chinese Quality of Life Measurement Form-35 Items

Integration of Quality of Life and Survival for Comparative Risk/Outcome Assessment in Healthcare Industry

Comparison of Three Quality of Life Questionnaires in Urinary Incontinence

Keele Assessment of Participation (KAP)

Patient-Reported SQOR-V Quality of Life Questionnaire in Venous Disorders

Postoperative Quality of Life Assessment in the Over 80's after Cardiac Surgery

Quality of Life Measures in Dentistry

Quality of Life Measures in Patients with Oesophageal Cancer

The Application of the ICF for the Classification and Measurement of the Burden of Disease and Quality of Life

The BOMET-QoL Questionnaire

The EQ-5D Quality of Life Questionnaire

The Global Person Generated Index (GPGI)

The Impact of Weight on Quality of Life (IWQOL) Questionnaire

The Japanese Version of the EORTC Quality of Life Questionnaire

The Quality of Life in Later Life (QuiLL) Questionnaire

The Uniscale Assessment of Quality of Life

The University of Washington Quality of Life (UW-QoL) Scale

Part 2: Disease Burdens, Disability-Adjusted Life Years and Other Measures of Harm or Disease

Alcohol and Burden of Disease in Germany and Switzerland

Alcoholic Beverage Preference and Mortality

Atherosclerotic Burden and Mortality

Burden of Cancer in Serbia

Burden of Cerebrovascular Diseases in Serbia

Burden of Chlamydia Trachomatis

Burden of Disease and Years Lived with Disability Associated with Musculoskeletal Pain

Burden of Disease Attributable to Obesity and Overweight: Korean Focus

Burden of Disease Due to Alcohol and Alcohol Related Research

Burden of Disease in Elderly Mexican People

Burden of Ischaemic Heart Diseases in Serbia

Burden of Maternal Mortality and Morbidity

Burden of Stroke in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders

Burden of Stroke: Indian Perspective

Burden of Tuberculosis: Serbian Perspectives

Burdens of Disease Between Two Time Frames: Mexico Perspectives

Completeness and Accuracy of Death Date and the Implications for Studying Disease Burdens

Cost Features of the Mediterranean Diet and the Burden of Disease

Cost-Effectiveness of Dengue Prevention: Vaccines and Vector Control

Cost-Effectiveness of Surgery in Low-Income Countries: Examples in Sierra Leone and Cambodia

Cost-Effectiveness of Treating Leishmaniasis

Costs of Psoriasis: German Perspectives

Critical Analysis of DALYs Due to Arsenic Contamination

DALYs and Diarrhea

DALYS and Economics of Vaccines

DALYS and Public Health Programs for Stroke: Australian Perspectives

DALYS and Under-Diagnosis of Common Chronic Diseases

Disability-Adjusted Life Years (DALYS) Due to Occupational Airborne Exposures

Disability-Adjusted Life Years (DALYS) Due to Occupational Carcinogens

Disability-Adjusted Life Years (DALYS) Due to Sexual Behaviour

Disability-Adjusted Life Years (DALYS) in Children and Adolescents in Europe

Disability-Adjusted Life Years (DALYS) in Occupational Injuries and Accidents

Disability-Adjusted Life Years (DALYs), Years of Life Lived with Disability (YLDs), and Years of Life Lost in Stroke: Italian Perspectives

Disease Burden and Disability-Adjusted Life Years (DALYS) Due to Schizophrenia and Psychotic Disorders

Disease Burden of Pertussis in Infants

Disease Burdens and Disability-Adjusted Life Years (DALYS) Due to Meningococcal Meningitis in the African Meningitis Belt

Disease Burdens and Disability-Adjusted Life Years (DALYS) in Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal Populations

Disease Burdens of Arthritis

Economic Burden of Complications During Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

Economic Burden of the Components of Metabolic Syndrome

Estimating the Disease Burden of Combat Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in the United States Military and Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Centers

Estimating the Disease Burden of Seasonal Affective Disorder

Financial Burdens and Disability-Adjusted Life Years (DALYS) in Loss of Vision Due to Trachomatous

Financial Burdens and Disability-Adjusted Life Years (DALYS) in Polio Eradication

Financial Burdens and Disability-Adjusted Life Years (DALYS) Los Angeles County

Financial Burdens and Disability-Adjusted Life Years (DALYS) in Echinococcosis

Financial Impact of Obesity

Financial Implications of Pancreas Transplant Complications

Flows of Financial Resources in Health Research

Global Burden of Mental Health

Health Metrics and the East/West Health Divide in Europe: Rates, Expectancies and DALYs

Healthy Life Expectancy: A Decade Comparison

Individual Disability-Adjusted Life Years: A Summary Health Outcome Indicator Used for Prospective Studies

Life Years (LYs) Saved, Quality-Adjusted Life Years (QALYs) Saved and Cost-Effectiveness of a School-Based Tobacco-Use Prevention Program

Malarial Burden of Disease

Measures of Disease Burdens Due to Japanese Encephalitis and Impact of Immunization Programs in Asia (China, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam)

Economic Evaluation of Health Interventions in Tanzania

Measuring Disease Burdens Associated with Water Supply and Wastewater Treatment - the Role of Quantitative Health Risk Assessment to Inform Policy Choices

Pandemic Influenza: Potential Contribution to Disease Burdens

Prophylaxis of Healthcare Workers in an Influenza Pandemia

QALYs Gained in Antiviral Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C - a Decision-Analytic Approach

Quality of Life in University Students

Smoking and DALYs: Netherlands Perspectives

The Burden of Communicable and Non-Communicable Diseases in Developing Countries

The Burden of Disease and Injury in Serbia

The Burden of Lymphoedema: Togo Perspectives

The Burden of Neglected Diseases in Developing Countries

The Burden of Rotavirus Acute Gastroenteritis in Europe

The Disease Burden Due to Epilepsy in Rural China

Cancer Nutritional Wasting & Quality of Life: The Value of Early Individualised Nutritional Counselling

The Disease Burden of Mastectomy Due to Cancer: Turkish Perspective

The Disease Burden of Suicide

The Economic Burden of Malaria in Nigeria and the Willingness to Pay

The Economic Burden of Rheumatoid Arthritis: Asian and/or Thailand Perspectives

The Economic Burden of Rotavirus Diarrhea in Taiwan

The Global Burden of Anxiety and Mood Disorders

The Global Tuberculosis Burden

The Impact of Infectious Diseases on the Development of Africa

The Income-Associated Burden of Disease in the United States.

The Role of Indirect Effects on Economic Analyses of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

The Total Illness Burden Index

The Use of Pharmacoepidemiological Database to Assess Disease Burdens: Application to Diabetes

Using DALY to Prioritise Health Service Expenditures in a Single Country: Iran

Utility Scores for Co-Morbid Conditions

Worldwide Burden of Gynaecological Cancer

Years Life Lost Due to Smoking: A Korean Focus

Years of Life Lost (YLL) from Cancer and Applications to Research Funding

Years of Life Lost as a Measure of Disease Burden: An Investigation of its Presentation, Meaning and Interpretation

Years of Life Lost Due to Air Pollution in Switzerland: A Dynamic Exposure-Response Model

Years of Life Lost from Lung, Stomach, Liver and Cervical Cancers: An Evaluation of the Top Cancer Killers

Zinc Deficiencies and DALYS and Other Indices of Harm in India

Part 3: Quality of Life (QOL), Quality-Adjusted Life-Years (QALYs) and Financial Measures in Disease

Weight Related Stigmatization: Effects on the Quality of Life of Obese Adolescents

Adolescent Quality of Life in Australia

Alternative Therapies and Quality of Life

Anemia and Quality of Life Measures

Back Pain and Quality of Life in Elderly Women

Breast Reduction Surgery and Quality of Life and Clinical Outcomes

Cancer: Association Between Nutrition and Quality of Life

Chemosensory Dysfunction and Quality of Life in Cancer Patients

Chemotherapy for Brain Metastasis and Quality of Life

Chemotherapy Induced Nausea and Vomiting on Health-Related Quality of Life: Italian Perspectives

Children with Cerebral Palsy, Psychometric Analysis and Quality of Life

Chronic Illness and Quality of Life Among Refugee Populations

Chronic Immune Stimulation Correlates with Reduced Phenylalanine Turnover

Cochlear Implant Outcomes and Quality of Life in the Elderly

Cochlear Implantation and Quality of Life in Deafness

Cognitive Function, Mood and Health-Related Quality of Life in Hepatitis C

Comparisons of Health-Related Quality of Life in Australian and Japanese Midlife Women

DALYs and Other Measures of Disease Burden in Hypanosomiasis: Congo Perspectives

Depressive Symptoms and Health-Related Quality of Life

Disability and Quality of Life in Systemic Sclerosis

Disease Burden of Respiratory and Diarrhoeal Disorders in Children: Hong Kong Perspectives

Dollars per QALY of Nucleic Acid Blood Screening: USA Perspectives

Effect of Parathyroidectomy on Quality of Life

Effect of Trauma on Quality of Life in Postconflict Displaced Ethiopians

Effectiveness of Meditation on Quality of Life

Efficacy of Environmental Interventions on Asthma-Related Quality of Life

Exercise and Quality of Life in Menopause

Exercise Programs and Quality of Life in COPD

Health-Related Quality of Life after Surgery for Crohn's Disease

Health-Related Quality of Life and Priorization Strategies in Waiting Lists: Spanish Aspects

Health-Related Quality of Life in Eating Disorders

Health-Related Quality of Life in Obese Children and Adolescents

Health-Related Quality of Life in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Subjects and their Relatives

Health-Related Quality of Life in Pain Medicine

Health-Related Quality of Life in Parents of Children with Asperger Syndrome and High-Functioning Autism

Health-Related Quality of Life in Prisoners

Health-Related Quality of Life in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Health-Related Quality of Life of Living Kidney Donors

Healthy Lifestyle Habits and Quality of Life in Diabetes

Hemoglobin Fluctuations and Correlation with Quality of Life and Fatigue

Hirsutism and Quality of Life

Home Mechanical Ventilation and Quality of Life Measures

Housing and Quality of Life

Impact of Self-Perceived Bothersomeness, Quality of Life and Overactive Bladder Symptoms

Implementing Interventions to Enhance Quality of Life in Overweight Children and Adolescents

Influence of Age, Sex, and Atrial Fibrillation Recurrence on Quality of Life in Atrial Fibrillation

Intrauterine Growth Restriction and Later Quality of Life

Ischemic Stroke and Thrombolysis

Issues in the Assessment of Quality of Life During Pregnancy

L-Carnitine Supplementation and Quality of Life and Other Health Measures

Leisure-Time Physical Activity and Quality of Life

Low Testosterone Level in Men and Quality of Life

Malnutrition in Chronic Kidney Disease and Relationship to Quality of Life

Measuring Quality of Life in Macular Degeneration

Nutrition and Quality of Life in Haemodialysis

Nutritional Wasting in Cancer and Quality of Life: The Value of Early Individualised Nutritional Counselling

Obesity's Final Toll: Influence on Mortality Rate, Attributable Deaths, Years of Life Lost, and Population Life Expectancy

Oral Health Related Quality of Life

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Quality of Life in Female Victims

Premenstrual Syndrome and Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder: Issues of Quality of Life, Stress, and Exercise

Probiotics and Quality of Life

Pulmonary Disease, Lung Function and Quality of Life in Middle-Aged Chinese

Quality of Life After Arterial Revascularization or Major Amputation

Quality of Life After Laser Surgery for Eye Disorders

Quality of Life Among Diabetic Subjects: Indian Perspectives

Quality of Life Among Japanese Oral Contraceptive Users

Quality of Life and Age Urinary Incontinence Severity: Turkish Perspectives

Quality of Life and Alcoholism: A Nursing Perspective

Quality of Life and Clinical Status of Children Operated on for Intractable Epilepsy

Quality of Life and Costs in Atopic Dermatitis

Quality of Life and Depression in Patient-Giver Scenarios: Reference to Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Quality of Life and Depression of Police Officers: Chinese in Taiwan Perspectives

Quality of Life and Drug Abuse: Iranian Perspectives

Quality of Life and Financial Measures in HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa

Quality of Life and Financial Measures in Surgical and Non-Surgical Treatments in Emphysema

Quality of Life and Functional Outcome in Paediatric Patients Requiring Surgery: Italian Perspectives

Quality of Life and Hearing Aids

Quality of Life and Infertility

Quality of Life and Low Back Pain

Quality of Life and other Measures of Health Polymyalgia Rheumatica

Quality of Life and Postoperative Anesthesia in Gastrointestinal Surgery

Quality of Life and Pruritus

Quality of Life and Psychiatric Symptomatology in Alcohol Detoxification

Quality of Life and Sexuality (Sexual Dysfunction and Sexual Practice)

Quality of Life and Stigma

Quality of Life and Stress in Wheelchair Users

Quality of Life and Tryptophan Degradation

Quality of Life Assessment in Coronary Heart Disease Patients

Quality of Life at the End of Life

Quality of Life for Crohn's Disease

Quality of Life for Patients Receiving Cancer Chemotherapy: Japanese Perspectives

Quality of Life in Basal Ganglia Disorders

Quality of Life in Bipolar Disorders

Quality of Life in Breast Cancer Patients: A Minireview of the Literature

Quality of Life in Childhood Brain Tumor Survivors

Quality of Life in Children with Asthma

Quality of Life in Children with Cerebral Palsy and their Siblings

Quality of Life in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Japan Perspectives

Quality of Life in Conservatively Treated Lumbar Disc &dacute;Disease

Quality of Life in Dementia Patients and their Proxies: A Narrative Review of the Concept and Overview of Appropriate Measurement Scales and Methods

Quality of Life in Different Voice Restoration Methods After Laryngectomy

Quality of Life in Elderly Dyspnea Patients

Quality of Life in Elderly Patients Requiring Intensive Care Admission

Quality of Life in Group-Based Intervention Program in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Quality of Life in Haemophilia

Quality of Life in HIV Positive Injection Drug Users

Quality of Life in Icelandic School Children

Quality of Life in Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura: China Perspectives

Quality of Life in Liver Cirrhosis

Quality of Life in Men Undergoing Radical Prostatectomy

Quality of Life in Men with Chronic Prostatitis/Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome

Quality of Life in Multiple Sclerosis

Quality of Life in Myeloproliferative Disorders (MPDs)

Quality of Life in Obstructive Sleep Apnoea/Hypopnoea

Quality of Life in Oligomenorrhea and Amenorrhea

Quality of Life in Patients with Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Quality of Life in People with Lower-Limb Amputation

Quality of Life in Primary Caregivers of Rheumatic Patients - a South American Experience

Quality of Life in Renal Cancer: Effect of Treatment with Drugs

Quality of Life in Renal Transplantation

Quality of Life in Schizophrenia in Nigeria

Quality of Life in Sex Offenders with Intellectual Disability

Quality of Life in Spinal Cord Injury

Quality of Life in Sporadic Adult-Onset Ataxia

Quality of Life in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Patients: Northeastern Brazil Perspectives

Quality of Life in Toenail Onychomycosis

Quality of Life in Urticaria

Quality of Life in War Veterans

Quality of Life Issues in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Quality of Life Measures During the Menopause

Quality of Life Measures for the Blind: Sub-Saharan Africa

Quality of Life Measures in Acute Coronary Syndrome

Quality of Life Measures in Adolescents

Quality of Life Measures in Caregivers of Patients with Cancer

Quality of Life Measures in Children with Cancer

Quality of Life Measures in Fibromyalgia

Quality of Life Measures in Head and Neck Cancer

Quality of Life Measures in HIV Low Income Women

Quality of Life Measures in Liver Donors

Quality of Life Measures in Lower Limb Ischaemia

Quality of Life Measures in the Deaf

Quality of Life Measures in the Elderly and Later Life

Quality of Life Measures in the Elderly and the Role of Social Support in Elderly Chinese

Quality of Life Measures in the Mentally Ill

Quality of Life of Relatives of Patients with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Quality of Life of Urban Slum Residents

Quality of Life with Localized Prostate Cancer: Japanese Perspectives

Quality of Life, Drugs and Diet in Hypertensive Patients

Relationship Between Pain and Quality of Life

Risk Perception and Relationships with Quality of Life Measures

Schizophrenia and Quality of Life

Spa Therapy and Quality of Life Measures

Subjective Quality of Life Measures - General Principles and Concepts

The Correlations Between the Presence of Comorbidities and Psychological Distress and Health-Related Quality of Life

The Irritable Bowel Syndrome IBS-QOL in China

The MacDQoL Individualized Measure of the Impact of Macular Degeneration on Quality of Life

Total Gastrectomy: Quality of Life and Other Health Measures

Part 4: Glossary

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