Quality of life and health-related quality of life of adolescents with cerebral palsy.

@article{Rosenbaum2007QualityOL,
  title={Quality of life and health-related quality of life of adolescents with cerebral palsy.},
  author={Peter Rosenbaum and Michael Hobbs Livingston and Robert J Palisano and Barbara E. Galuppi and Dianne J Russell},
  journal={Developmental medicine and child neurology},
  year={2007},
  volume={49 7},
  pages={516-21}
}
This study assessed quality of life (QOL) and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of 203 adolescents with cerebral palsy (111 males, 92 females; mean age 16y [SD 1y 9mo]). Participants were classified using the Gross Motor Function Classification System (GMFCS), as Level I (n=60), Level II (n=33), Level III (n=28), Level IV (n=50), or Level V (n=32). QOL was assessed by self (66.5%) or by proxy (33.5%) with the Quality of Life Instrument for People With Developmental Disabilities, which asks… CONTINUE READING

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