Is the pediatric quality of life inventory valid for use in preschool children with refractive errors?

@article{Lamoureux2010IsTP,
  title={Is the pediatric quality of life inventory valid for use in preschool children with refractive errors?},
  author={Ecosse L Lamoureux and Manjula Marella and Benjamin Chang and Mohamed Dirani and Au Eong Kah-Guan and Audrey Chia and Terry Young and Tien Yin Wong and Seang Mei Saw},
  journal={Optometry and vision science : official publication of the American Academy of Optometry},
  year={2010},
  volume={87 11},
  pages={813-22}
}
PURPOSE To determine the psychometric validity of the pediatric quality of life inventory (PedsQL 4.0) in assessing the impact of refractive errors on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in preschool children in Singapore. METHODS Parents of toddlers (aged 25 to 48 months) and young children (49 to 72 months) completed the PedsQL 4.0, an HRQoL scale as part of population-based trial in Singapore. The outcome measures were the overall score, and the "physical"; "emotional"; "social"; and… CONTINUE READING

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