Cross-sectional validity of the EQ-5D-Y as a generic health outcome instrument in children and adolescents with cystic fibrosis in Germany

@article{EidtKoch2009CrosssectionalVO,
  title={Cross-sectional validity of the EQ-5D-Y as a generic health outcome instrument in children and adolescents with cystic fibrosis in Germany},
  author={Daniela Eidt-Koch and Thomas Mittendorf and Wolfgang Greiner},
  journal={BMC Pediatrics},
  year={2009},
  volume={9},
  pages={55 - 55}
}
BACKGROUND Quality of life is recognized as an important additional outcome measure in clinical trials and health economic evaluations. The EQ-5D is an important generic health outcome instrument often used for economic evaluations as a complement with disease-specific outcome measures. In this study quality of life data was assessed using the EQ-5D-Y (new EQ-5D version for children and adolescents) and the Cystic Fibrosis Questionnaire (CFQ). The objective of the study is to evaluate the cross… CONTINUE READING

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