Health-related quality-of-life and behavioural outcome in survivors of childhood meningitis.

@article{Sumpter2011HealthrelatedQA,
  title={Health-related quality-of-life and behavioural outcome in survivors of childhood meningitis.},
  author={Ruth E. Sumpter and Andreas Brunklaus and Robert C. McWilliam and Liam Dorris},
  journal={Brain injury},
  year={2011},
  volume={25 13-14},
  pages={
          1288-95
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To describe behavioural and health-related quality-of-life (HRQoL) outcomes in survivors of childhood meningitis and identify variables predictive of psychosocial outcome. METHODS Psychosocial outcomes were measured via parent and teacher report using the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) and the Paediatric Quality of Life Inventory (PedsQL Core & Fatigue versions). Participants were 346[corrected] consecutive survivors admitted to a regional children's hospital (1991… CONTINUE READING

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