Parent-reported health-related quality of life in children with congenital hearing loss: a population study.

@article{Wake2004ParentreportedHQ,
  title={Parent-reported health-related quality of life in children with congenital hearing loss: a population study.},
  author={Melissa Wake and Elizabeth K Hughes and Christy M Collins and Zeffie Poulakis},
  journal={Ambulatory pediatrics : the official journal of the Ambulatory Pediatric Association},
  year={2004},
  volume={4 5},
  pages={411-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To report 1) health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in 7- to 8-year-old children with congenital hearing loss and 2) effects of severity and age of diagnosis on parent-reported child HRQoL. METHODS SETTING State of Victoria, Australia. DESIGN Two population-based cohorts of 7- to 8-year-old children. PARTICIPANTS Cohort 1 consisted of 83 children (51 boys) fitted with hearing aids or cochlear implants for congenital hearing loss by 4.5 years, born before universal newborn… CONTINUE READING
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