X Badia

Summary

Affiliation: University of Barcelona
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. ncbi [The Spanish version of EuroQol: a description and its applications. European Quality of Life scale]
    X Badia
    Instituto de Salud Pública de Cataluña, Universidad de Barcelona
    Med Clin (Barc) 112:79-85. 1999
  2. ncbi Using the EuroQoI 5-D in the Catalan general population: feasibility and construct validity
    X Badia
    Catalan Institute of Public Health, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
    Qual Life Res 7:311-22. 1998
  3. ncbi [Validity of the King's Health questionnaire in the assessment of quality of life of patients with urinary incontinence. The King's Group]
    X Badia Llach
    Institut de Salut Pública de Catalunya, Universidad de Barcelona
    Med Clin (Barc) 114:647-52. 2000
  4. ncbi Evaluating changes in health status in HIV-infected patients: Medical Outcomes Study-HIV and Multidimensional Quality of Life-HIV quality of life questionnaires. Spanish MOS-HIV and MQOL-HIV Validation Group
    X Badia
    Catalan Institute of Public Health, University of Barcelona, Spain
    AIDS 14:1439-47. 2000
  5. ncbi [Health outcomes research]
    X Badia
    Institut de Salut Pública de Catalunya, Universitat de Barcelona
    Med Clin (Barc) 114:1-7. 2000
  6. ncbi [Development of the ECOS-16 clinical questionnaire for the assessment of the quality of life in patients with osteoporosis]
    X Badia
    Instituto de Salud Pública de Cataluña, Universidad de Barcelona
    Med Clin (Barc) 114:68-75. 2000
  7. ncbi A comparison of United Kingdom and Spanish general population time trade-off values for EQ-5D health states
    X Badia
    Catalan Institute of Public Health, Universitat de Barcelona, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain
    Med Decis Making 21:7-16. 2001
  8. ncbi [Validity of the Spanish version of the Pediatric Quality of Life Questionnaire for evaluating quality of life in asthmatic children]
    X Badia
    Institut de Salut Pública de Catalunya Universitat de Barcelona L Hospitalet de Llobregat Barcelona
    Med Clin (Barc) 116:565-72. 2001
  9. ncbi Measuring quality of life in women with vertebral fractures due to osteoporosis: a comparison of the OQLQ and QUALEFFO
    X Badia
    Institut de Salut Pública de Catalunya, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Qual Life Res 10:307-17. 2001
  10. ncbi [Evidence-based medicine and the validation of quality-of-life questionnaires: the Spanish version of the MOS-HIV questionnaire for the evaluation of the quality of life in patients infected by HIV]
    X Badia
    Instituto de Salud Pública de Cataluña, Universidad de Barcelona
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 17:103-13. 1999

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  1. ncbi [The Spanish version of EuroQol: a description and its applications. European Quality of Life scale]
    X Badia
    Instituto de Salud Pública de Cataluña, Universidad de Barcelona
    Med Clin (Barc) 112:79-85. 1999
    ..To introduce the EuroQol 5D (EQ-5D) to health care professionals wishing to use it as a measure of health-related quality of life...
  2. ncbi Using the EuroQoI 5-D in the Catalan general population: feasibility and construct validity
    X Badia
    Catalan Institute of Public Health, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
    Qual Life Res 7:311-22. 1998
    ..45 and 0.81, respectively. The Spanish and Catalan versions of the EQ-5D have proved to be feasible and valid for use in health interview surveys...
  3. ncbi [Validity of the King's Health questionnaire in the assessment of quality of life of patients with urinary incontinence. The King's Group]
    X Badia Llach
    Institut de Salut Pública de Catalunya, Universidad de Barcelona
    Med Clin (Barc) 114:647-52. 2000
    ..To assess the validity of the Spanish version of the King's Health Questionnaire (KHQ) for measuring the quality of life of women with different types of urinary incontinence...
  4. ncbi Evaluating changes in health status in HIV-infected patients: Medical Outcomes Study-HIV and Multidimensional Quality of Life-HIV quality of life questionnaires. Spanish MOS-HIV and MQOL-HIV Validation Group
    X Badia
    Catalan Institute of Public Health, University of Barcelona, Spain
    AIDS 14:1439-47. 2000
    ..To compare the sensitivity to change of two HIV-health-related quality of life (HRQoL) questionnaires--the Medical Outcomes Study (MOS-HIV) and Multidimensional Quality of Life (MQOL-HIV) for use in clinical research...
  5. ncbi [Health outcomes research]
    X Badia
    Institut de Salut Pública de Catalunya, Universitat de Barcelona
    Med Clin (Barc) 114:1-7. 2000
    ..The results obtained should be incorporated in the evaluative process and in disease management to determine the effectiveness of health care services in improving the population's health...
  6. ncbi [Development of the ECOS-16 clinical questionnaire for the assessment of the quality of life in patients with osteoporosis]
    X Badia
    Instituto de Salud Pública de Cataluña, Universidad de Barcelona
    Med Clin (Barc) 114:68-75. 2000
    ..The objective of the present study was to develop a new, short questionnaire for women with vertebral fractures due to osteoporosis...
  7. ncbi A comparison of United Kingdom and Spanish general population time trade-off values for EQ-5D health states
    X Badia
    Catalan Institute of Public Health, Universitat de Barcelona, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain
    Med Decis Making 21:7-16. 2001
    ..Further analysis is required to determine how these differences affect cost-effectiveness and cost-utility analyses...
  8. ncbi [Validity of the Spanish version of the Pediatric Quality of Life Questionnaire for evaluating quality of life in asthmatic children]
    X Badia
    Institut de Salut Pública de Catalunya Universitat de Barcelona L Hospitalet de Llobregat Barcelona
    Med Clin (Barc) 116:565-72. 2001
    ..To analyze the clinical utility of the quality of life questionnaire for asthmatic children (PAQLQ) and to validate it for use in clinical practice...
  9. ncbi Measuring quality of life in women with vertebral fractures due to osteoporosis: a comparison of the OQLQ and QUALEFFO
    X Badia
    Institut de Salut Pública de Catalunya, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Qual Life Res 10:307-17. 2001
    ..We compared the feasibility, validity and reliability of the osteoporosis quality of life questionnaire (OQLQ) and the QUALEFFO (test version) in women with vertebral deformities due to osteoporosis...
  10. ncbi [Evidence-based medicine and the validation of quality-of-life questionnaires: the Spanish version of the MOS-HIV questionnaire for the evaluation of the quality of life in patients infected by HIV]
    X Badia
    Instituto de Salud Pública de Cataluña, Universidad de Barcelona
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 17:103-13. 1999
    ..To validate the Spanish version of the MOS-HIV questionnaire for measuring quality of life in HIV-infected patients...
  11. ncbi [A cost-effectiveness analysis of strategies for the diagnosis-treatment of Helicobacter pylori-associated peptic ulcer in primary care]
    X Badia
    Instituto de Salud Pública de Cataluña, Universidad de Barcelona
    Aten Primaria 24:344-51. 1999
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  12. ncbi The influence of ill-health experience on the valuation of health
    X Badia
    Institut de Salut Pública de Catalunya, University of Barcelona, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain
    Pharmacoeconomics 13:687-96. 1998
    ..These results raise difficult questions about whose values should count when health-status measures are incorporated in clinical and economic evaluation, and in particular when deciding upon the allocation of scarce resources...
  13. ncbi Determining correspondence between scores on the EQ-5D "thermometer" and a 5-point categorical rating scale
    X Badia Llach
    Institut de Salut Pública de Catalunya, Pavelló Central, Campus de Bellvitge, Universitat de Barcelona, L Hospitalet, Spain
    Med Care 37:671-7. 1999
    ..Feeling thermometers" and category rating scales (CRS) can be used to measure self-rated health, though the interpretation of scores on the feeling thermometer may be problematic...
  14. ncbi Inconsistent responses in three preference-elicitation methods for health states
    X Badia
    Institut Universitari de Salut Pública de Catalunya, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
    Soc Sci Med 49:943-50. 1999
    ..Future research should concentrate on determining how inconsistencies might affect the values assigned to health states in the final tariff, and not simply the order of those states...
  15. ncbi A randomized study comparing instruments for measuring health-related quality of life in HIV-infected patients. Spanish MOS-HIV and MQOL-HIV Validation Group. Medical Outcomes Study HIV Health Survey
    X Badia
    Catalan Institute of Public Health, University of Barcelona, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain
    AIDS 13:1727-35. 1999
    ..To compare the feasibility, reliability, validity and sensitivity to change of the MOS-HIV and MQOL-HIV in order to determine their suitability for use in clinical research...
  16. ncbi Measuring health-related quality of life in patients with mild to moderate eczema and psoriasis: clinical validity, reliability and sensitivity to change of the DLQI. The Cavide Research Group
    X Badia
    Catalan Institute of Public Health, University of Barcelona, Campus de Bellvitge Ctra de la Feixa Llarga s n, 08907 L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Br J Dermatol 141:698-702. 1999
    ..In clinical trials of treatments for mild to moderate eczema and psoriasis, it is likely that only items 1 and 2 of the DLQI will be needed, and it is probably advisable to include generic instruments alongside the DLQI...
  17. ncbi Differences in the methodology and data of economic evaluations of a health programme. The case of hepatitis B vaccination programmes in Spain
    X Badia
    Institut de Salut Pública de Catalunya, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Pharmacoeconomics 11:175-83. 1997
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  18. ncbi Influence of sociodemographic and health status variables on the American Urological Association symptom scores in patients with lower urinary tract symptoms
    X Badia
    , Barcelona, Spain
    Urology 57:71-7. 2001
    ..The educational level, mood, and presence of pain/discomfort of patients should be taken into account when interpreting scores, as a combination of these characteristics could mean a difference of up to 6 points on the AUA-7...
  19. ncbi Development of a short osteoporosis quality of life questionnaire by equating items from two existing instruments
    X Badia
    Cochrane Foundation, Outcomes Research Unit, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain
    J Clin Epidemiol 55:32-40. 2002
    ..Although the new instrument requires further empirical validation, it provides a promising alternative to currently existing longer questionnaires for use in clinical practice...
  20. ncbi Highly active antiretroviral treatment (HAART) and health-related quality of life in naive and pretreated HIV-infected patients
    A Casado
    Unitat de Recerca en Resultats Sanitaris, Departament d Epidemiología Clínica y Salut Pública, Hospital de la Santa Creu y Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain
    HIV Clin Trials 2:477-83. 2001
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  21. ncbi Health-related quality of life in HIV-infected naive patients treated with nelfinavir or nevirapine associated with ZDV/3TC (the COMBINE-QoL substudy)
    A Casado
    University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    HIV Clin Trials 5:132-9. 2004
    ..The aim of the study was to assess differences in health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in HIV-infected naive patients treated with two HAART regimens at 12 months...
  22. ncbi Using the EuroQol-5D to measure changes in quality of life 12 months after discharge from an intensive care unit
    X Badia
    , University of Barcelona, C/ Feixa Llarga s/n, 08907 L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain
    Intensive Care Med 27:1901-7. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: The degree and direction of change in ICU patients' HRQOL 1 year after discharge depends considerably on diagnostic category. Proxy responses can be reliably used with the EQ-5D when measuring change in HRQOL...
  23. ncbi Irritable bowel syndrome prevalence varies enormously depending on the employed diagnostic criteria: comparison of Rome II versus previous criteria in a general population
    F Mearin
    Digestive System Research Unit, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Scand J Gastroenterol 36:1155-61. 2001
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  24. ncbi Cost-effectiveness analysis of enfuvirtide (ENF) added to an optimized therapy compared with an optimized therapy in patients with HIV/AIDS
    X Badia
    Health Economics and Outcomes Research, IMS Health, Barcelona, Spain
    HIV Clin Trials 8:235-45. 2007
    ..Fuzeon (enfuvirtide) (ENF) is the first drug among the HIV fusion inhibitors that has shown high efficacy in HIV-1/AIDS patients resistant to conventional antiretroviral agents...
  25. ncbi Sample size calculations in studies using the EuroQol 5D
    M Roset
    Catalan Institute of Public Health, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Qual Life Res 8:539-49. 1999
    ..Using the EQ-5D index in ill populations, it is recommended that sample size calculations are based on parametric methods, whilst in healthier populations non-parametric methods should be used...
  26. ncbi Does an educational leaflet improve self-reported adherence to therapy in osteoporosis? The OPTIMA study
    M Guilera
    Health Outcomes Research Europe, Av Diagonal 618, 1 C D, 08021, Barcelona, Spain
    Osteoporos Int 17:664-71. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of an educational leaflet on adherence to medication and to assess the association between adherence and health-related quality of life (HRQOL)...
  27. ncbi Relation between clinical and therapeutic variables and quality of life in hypertension
    A Roca-Cusachs
    Internal Medicine Department, Santa Creu i Sant Pau Hospital, Barcelona, Spain
    J Hypertens 19:1913-9. 2001
    ..Study the relation between quality of life (QoL) and various clinical, therapeutic and sociodemographic variables in treated hypertensive patients...
  28. ncbi A model of equivalence in the cultural adaptation of HRQoL instruments: the universalist approach
    M Herdman
    Catalan Institute of Public Health, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
    Qual Life Res 7:323-35. 1998
    ..It should also result in a more sensitive adaptation of existing instruments and provide valuable information for interpreting the results obtained using HRQoL instruments in the target culture...
  29. ncbi Influence of inflammatory bowel disease on different dimensions of quality of life
    F Casellas
    Digestive System Research Unit, Hospital General Vall d'Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 13:567-72. 2001
    ..05]. CONCLUSIONS: Quality of life is impaired in IBD. During relapse, clinicians should pay attention to digestive symptoms and psychological distress. In remission, they should be sensitive to systemic symptoms...
  30. pmc Disease-specific quality of life evaluation and its determinants in Cushing's syndrome: what have we learnt?
    X Badia
    Health Economics and Outcomes Research, IMS Health, C Dr Ferran 25 27, 2º, 08034, Barcelona, Spain
    Pituitary 17:187-95. 2014
    ..This type of review is useful in summarizing knowledge to date and suggesting future research directions. ..
  31. ncbi Predictive factors of irritable bowel syndrome improvement: 1-year prospective evaluation in 400 patients
    F Mearin
    Institute of Functional and Motor Digestive Disorders, Centro Medico Teknon, Barcelona, Spain
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 23:815-26. 2006
    ..The natural history of the irritable bowel syndrome is poorly understood...
  32. pmc Mapping CushingQOL scores to EQ-5D utility values using data from the European Registry on Cushing's syndrome (ERCUSYN)
    X Badia
    Health Economics and Outcomes Research, IMS Health, C Dr Ferran 25 27, 2º, 08034, Barcelona, Spain
    Qual Life Res 22:2941-50. 2013
    ..To construct a model to predict preference-adjusted EuroQol 5D (EQ-5D) health utilities for CS using the disease-specific health-related quality of life measure (CushingQOL)...
  33. ncbi Acromegaly Quality of Life Questionnaire (ACROQOL) a new health-related quality of life questionnaire for patients with acromegaly: development and psychometric properties
    S M Webb
    Departments of Endocrinology, Hospital Sant Pau, Autonomous University, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 57:251-8. 2002
    ..To develop a disease-specific questionnaire suitable to measure health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in acromegaly (ACROQOL)...
  34. ncbi Assessing the quality of life of household members of patients with inflammatory bowel disease: development and validation of a specific questionnaire
    M Vergara
    Digestive System Research Unit, Hospital Universitari Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Gastroenterol 97:1429-37. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to develop and validate a specific instrument to measure the quality of life of household members of patients with IBD...
  35. ncbi [Cost-minimisation analysis of the pharmacological treatment of epilepsy in Spain]
    M Rubio
    Health Outcomes Policy and Economics, Health Outcomes Research Europe, Barcelona, Spain
    Rev Neurol 42:257-64. 2006
    ..To use a model of economic evaluation to analyse the efficiency of therapy with the antiepileptic drugs indicated in recently diagnosed partial and generalised epilepsy...
  36. ncbi The importance of health-related quality-of-life data in determining the value of drug therapy
    X Badia
    Health Care Outcomes Research Unit, Clinical Epidemiology and Public Health Service, Hospital de Santa Creu i San Pau, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Ther 23:168-75. 2001
    ..However, the relatively recent advent of these measures makes it difficult to decide how much weight to attribute to them in decisions about the value of drug therapy...
  37. ncbi Iatrogenic cost factors incorporating mild and moderate adverse events in the economic comparison of aceclofenac and other NSAIDs
    F Peris
    Department of Biometry, Almirall Prodesfarma S.A, Barcelona, Spain
    Pharmacoeconomics 19:779-90. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: These results show that the comparative overall costs of NSAIDs bears little relation to drug acquisition cost, and that the ICF is one of the most important determinants of overall costs...