Lara Bellardita
Catholic University of the Sacred Heart
Quality of lifePsychiatryInternal medicineOncologyPsychologyNursingIntensive care medicinePhysical therapyMultidisciplinary approachObservational studyPsychological interventionDiseaseMEDLINEQuality of life (healthcare)Context (language use)Prostate cancerPopulationIn patientHealth related quality of lifeFamily medicineAnxietyClinical psychologyMedicineGerontology
62Publications
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Last. Ida J. Korfage (Erasmus University Medical Center)H-Index: 36
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Abstract Context The optimal management of screen-detected, localised prostate cancer remains controversial, related to overtreatment issues of screening and the nonrandomised evidence base. Active surveillance (AS) aims to delay or avoid curative therapy but may potentially harm patients' well-being through living with untreated prostate cancer. Objective To systematically review the literature on quality of life (QoL) in patients undergoing AS. Evidence acquisition Embase, Medline, Psychinfo, ...
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We conducted a trial of telemonitoring and telecare for patients with chronic heart failure leaving hospital after being treated for clinical instability. Eighty patients were randomized before hospital discharge to a usual care group (n = 40: follow-up at the outpatient clinic) or to an integrated management group (n = 40: patients learned to use a handheld PDA and kept in touch daily with the monitoring centre). At enrolment, the groups were similar for all clinical variables. At one-year foll...
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#1Lara BellarditaH-Index: 10
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Purpose of reviewTo summarize the literature on the predictors of quality of life (QoL) of patients with prostate cancer (PCa) on active surveillance and to highlight both risk factors of poor QoL and resilience factors that facilitate decision-making and promote adherence to active surveillance.Rec
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