Asthma-specific quality of life questionnaires in children: are they useful and feasible in routine clinical practice?

@article{Williams2003AsthmaspecificQO,
  title={Asthma-specific quality of life questionnaires in children: are they useful and feasible in routine clinical practice?},
  author={John Duncan Williams and Kate Victoria Williams},
  journal={Pediatric pulmonology},
  year={2003},
  volume={35 2},
  pages={
          114-8
        }
}
This study used well-validated quality of life (QOL) instruments to compare the QOL scores achieved by children aged 7-17 years with the views of their parents of the effects of their child's asthma on family life. Also, a comparison was made between the child's QOL scores and the judgment of the clinician in charge in regard to asthma control. There was poor correlation between the overall scores of the children and the overall caregiver's score (r = 0.19, P = 0.18), and no correlation between… CONTINUE READING
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