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Development of a New Patient-Reported Outcome Measure for Breast Surgery: The BREAST-Q
- A. Pusic, A. Klassen, A. Scott, J. Klok, P. Cordeiro, S. Cano
- Plastic and reconstructive surgery
- 30 July 2009
Background: Measuring patient-reported outcomes has become increasingly important in cosmetic and reconstructive breast surgery. The objective of this study was to develop a new patient-reported… Expand
Health-Related Quality of Life in Children and Adolescents Who Have a Diagnosis of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Objective. The aim of treatment for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is to decrease symptoms, enhance functionality, and improve well-being for the child and his or her close contacts.… Expand
Quality of life of children treated for cleft lip and/or palate: a systematic review.
- A. Klassen, E. Tsangaris, +8 authors T. Goodacre
- Journal of plastic, reconstructive & aesthetic…
- 1 May 2012
OBJECTIVE Cleft lip and/or palate (CLP) is the most common congenital craniofacial anomaly. As a first step toward developing a quality of life (QOL) questionnaire for CLP patients, our team… Expand
Health among caregivers of children with health problems: findings from a Canadian population-based study.
OBJECTIVES We used population-based data to evaluate whether caring for a child with health problems had implications for caregiver health after we controlled for relevant covariates. METHODS We… Expand
Agreement between parent and child report of quality of life in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.
BACKGROUND There is little information in the research literature of agreement between parent and child in reports of child quality of life (QOL) for a sample of children diagnosed with… Expand
Working with immigrant families raising a child with a disability: challenges and recommendations for healthcare and community service providers
- S. Lindsay, G. King, A. Klassen, Victoria M. Esses, Melissa Stachel
- Disability and rehabilitation
- 1 October 2012
Purpose: Although providing culturally sensitive care is an important element of family-centered rehabilitation very is little known about providers’ experiences working with immigrant families in… Expand
Impact of caring for a child with cancer on parents' health-related quality of life.
- A. Klassen, R. Klaassen, +5 authors L. Sung
- Journal of clinical oncology : official journal…
- 20 December 2008
PURPOSE To compare the health-related quality of life (QOL) of parents of children who are undergoing treatment for cancer with that of Canadian population norms and to identify important parent and… Expand
Continuity of care for children with complex chronic health conditions: parents' perspectives
- A. Miller, Christopher J. Condin, W. McKellin, N. Shaw, A. Klassen, Sam B Sheps
- BMC health services research
- 21 December 2009
BackgroundContinuity of care has been explored largely from academic and service provider perspectives, and in relation to adult patient/client groups. We interviewed parents of children with complex… Expand
Identification of paediatric cancer patients with poor quality of life
The primary objective was to describe predictors of physical, emotional and social quality of life (QoL) in children receiving active treatment for cancer. This Canadian multi-institutional… Expand
Parents of children with cancer: Which factors explain differences in health‐related quality of life
Research with parents of children with cancer has identified factors related to their adjustment and coping, but it is not fully understood why some parents do well and others do not. Guided by a… Expand