A child chronic cough-specific quality of life measure: development and validation.

@article{Newcombe2016ACC,
  title={A child chronic cough-specific quality of life measure: development and validation.},
  author={P A Newcombe and Jeanie K Sheffield and Helen L. Petsky and Julie Maree Marchant and Carol M Willis and Anne B Chang},
  journal={Thorax},
  year={2016},
  volume={71 8},
  pages={695-700}
}
BACKGROUND Quality of life (QoL) measures are an important patient-relevant outcome measure for clinical studies. Cough is the most common symptom that results in new medical consultations. Although adult and parent-proxy cough-specific QoL instruments have been shown to be a useful cough outcome measure, no suitable cough-specific QoL measure for children with chronic cough exists. We report on the statistical properties of a chronic cough-specific QoL (CC-QoL) questionnaire for children… CONTINUE READING
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