Development of a quality-of-life assessment for the allergic child or teenager with multisystem allergic disease.

@article{Roberts2003DevelopmentOA,
  title={Development of a quality-of-life assessment for the allergic child or teenager with multisystem allergic disease.},
  author={Graham Roberts and Catriona Hurley and Gideon Lack},
  journal={The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology},
  year={2003},
  volume={111 3},
  pages={491-7}
}
BACKGROUND Health-related quality of life (HRQOL) questionnaires currently being used to evaluate allergic disease are organ-specific. They therefore fail to take account of the systemic aspects of allergic disease. OBJECTIVE To develop and validate a pediatric HRQOL questionnaire for allergic disease (Pediatric Allergic Disease Quality of Life Questionnaire, PADQLQ) that encapsulates problems related to the eyes, ears, nose, lungs, skin, emotions, and everyday activities. METHODS In the… CONTINUE READING