Evaluating quality of life in children with cancer using children's self-reports and parent-proxy reports.

@article{Yeh2005EvaluatingQO,
  title={Evaluating quality of life in children with cancer using children's self-reports and parent-proxy reports.},
  author={C H Yeh and Chi-Wen Chang and P Chang},
  journal={Nursing research},
  year={2005},
  volume={54 5},
  pages={354-62}
}
BACKGROUND Assessment of quality of life (QOL) of children is complex due to the developmental differences in understanding the content being measured. The validity of parent-proxy reports versus children's self-reports remains to be clarified. OBJECTIVES To examine the agreement on QOL measures between children's self-reports and parent-proxy reports at different points in time, including at baseline and at 6-month follow up, as well as the change in scores between 6-month follow up and… CONTINUE READING

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