Measuring children's health-related quality of life after trauma.

@article{McCarthy2007MeasuringCH,
  title={Measuring children's health-related quality of life after trauma.},
  author={Melissa Lee McCarthy},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  year={2007},
  volume={63 6 Suppl},
  pages={
          S122-9; discussion S130-5
        }
}
Consideration of children's health-related quality of life (HRQOL) after injury is a critical aspect of outcome in assessing the effectiveness of trauma care. Numerous instruments are available today for measuring the HRQOL of injured children. HRQOL instruments reflect the subjective perspective of the impact an injury or disease has on a child's physical, emotional, and social well being. Most studies to date have examined children's HRQOL during the first year postinjury, relatively little… CONTINUE READING

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