Parental reports of the oral health-related quality of life of children with cerebral palsy

@inproceedings{Abanto2012ParentalRO,
  title={Parental reports of the oral health-related quality of life of children with cerebral palsy},
  author={Jenny Abanto and Thiago Saads Carvalho and Marcelo Jos{\'e} Strazzeri B{\"o}necker and A O L Ortega and Ana L{\'i}dia Ciamponi and Daniela Pr{\'o}cida Raggio},
  booktitle={BMC oral health},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND The severity of physical and mental impairments and oral problems, as well as socioeconomic factors, may have an impact on quality of life of children with cerebral palsy (CP). The aim of this research was to assess the impact of impairments and oral health conditions, adjusted by socioeconomic factors, on the Oral Health-Related Quality of Life (OHRQoL) of children with CP using their parents as proxies. METHODS Sixty children, between 6-14 years of age were selected. Their… CONTINUE READING