Measuring quality of life in children and young people after transplantation: methodological considerations.

@article{Taylor2010MeasuringQO,
  title={Measuring quality of life in children and young people after transplantation: methodological considerations.},
  author={Rachel R. Taylor and J G Wray and Faith Gibson},
  journal={Pediatric transplantation},
  year={2010},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={445-58}
}
The measurement of QoL has become an important area for research in paediatric transplantation over the past 15 yr. While much of this work remains descriptive and exploratory, advances in treatment and the trend towards outcomes being patient centred and not just survival based suggest the measurement of QoL will be of far more importance and relevance in the future. In this discussion article, we will outline some of the issues that need to be considered when embarking on a QoL study. The aim… CONTINUE READING

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