Quality Of Life
Age, anxiety, and socioeconomic status are better predictors than race and ethnicity for health-related quality of life outcomes in patients with chronic pain.
Overly aggressive or futile care at the end of a patient's life is particularly costly, both in dollars and in terms of patients' quality of life.
Insurance claims and clinical information were linked to examine indicators of high-quality end-of-life care.
The current practice of total knee replacement that is performed in the US has minimal effects on quality of life among patients.
Patients on higher doses of opioids tend to have worse pain, worse function, and higher healthcare utilization compared with patients on lower doses of opioids.
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