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Does being a retired or employed caregiver affect the association between behaviours in Alzheimer’s disease and caregivers’ health-related quality-of-life?

Majoni 1 Mark Oremus 0 0 School of Public Health and Health Systems, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West , Waterloo, ON , Canada 1 Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Western

Development of Clinical Vignettes to Describe Alzheimer's Disease Health States: A Qualitative Study

word finding), adaptation to living with AD (use of notes and prompts, language, inability to adapt), and format of vignettes 4 / 15 Mark Oremus (MO) / Feng Xie (FX) / Kathryn Gaebel (KG) PhD / PhD / MSc

A comparison of health utility scores calculated using United Kingdom and Canadian preference weights in persons with alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers

Background The use of the EQ-5D to asses the economic benefits of health technologies has led to questions about the cross-population transferability of preference weights to calculate health utility scores. The aim of this study is to investigate whether the use of UK and Canadian preference weights will lead to the calculation of different health utility scores in a sample of...

Identifying the components of clinical vignettes describing Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias: a scoping review

Aalim Jiwa 1 Mark Oremus 0 0 School of Public Health and Health Systems, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West , Waterloo, ON , Canada 1 Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University

Can the general public use vignettes to discriminate between Alzheimer’s disease health states?

Background Valid estimates of health-related quality-of-life (HRQoL) are often difficult to obtain from persons with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and family caregiver proxies. To help assess whether the general public can serve as an alternate source of proxy HRQoL estimates in AD, we examined whether the general public can use vignettes to discriminate between AD health states...

The association between caregiver well-being and care provided to persons with Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders

Background Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders (ADRD) are some of the leading causes of morbidity in developed nations. Unpaid family caregivers are primarily responsible for providing the care and support needed by persons with ADRD. In the process of caring for their loved ones with ADRD, caregivers often have to deal with multiple challenges, including their own...

Systematic review: conservative treatments for secondary lymphedema

November 18, 2009 http:// www.cms.gov/mcd/viewmcac.asp?from2=viewmcac. asp&where=index&mid=51&. Mark Oremus holds a Career Scientist Award from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-term Care and the

Association between caregiver quality of life and the care provided to persons with Alzheimer’s disease: protocol for a systematic review

Background Primary informal caregivers provide a substantial amount of the care and support for persons with Alzheimer’s disease (AD). This review aims to investigate the association between the quality of life (QoL) of primary informal AD caregivers and the level of care that these caregivers provide to persons with AD. Methods Studies involving primary informal caregivers of...

Erratum to: Conflict of interest declaration

of interest Mark Oremus , Robert McKelvie, Pasqualina L. Santaguida, Usman Ali, Cynthia Balion, Stephen Hill, Judy A. Brown, Amy Bustamam, Nazmul Sohel , and Parminder Raina have no conflicts of

Support for a tax increase to provide unrestricted access to an Alzheimer's disease medication: a survey of the general public in Canada

Oremus and Jean-Eric Tarride are both recipients of Career Scientist Awards from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-term Care. Mark Oremus holds the McLaughlin Foundation Professorship in Population ... and contributed to the interpretation of the data. All authors read and approved the final manuscript. Additional material The study was funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. Mark