Functioning and health-related quality of life of adolescents with cerebral palsy: self versus parent perspectives.

@article{Gates2010FunctioningAH,
  title={Functioning and health-related quality of life of adolescents with cerebral palsy: self versus parent perspectives.},
  author={Philip E. Gates and Norman Yoshinobu Otsuka and James O Sanders and Jeanie McGee-Brown},
  journal={Developmental medicine and child neurology},
  year={2010},
  volume={52 9},
  pages={
          843-9
        }
}
AIM To determine whether there is a difference between perspectives of functioning and health-related quality of life (HRQL) of parents and ambulatory adolescents with spastic cerebral palsy (CP). METHOD A total of 139 parent patient pairs (73 females, 66 males; median age 14 y 6 mo, age range 11-18 y, Gross Motor Function Classification System [GMFCS] levels I-III, with hemiplegia [n=23], diplegia [n=103], triplegia [n=9], and quadriplegia [n=4]) were recruited from outpatient CP clinics at… CONTINUE READING
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