Self-reported quality of life in children and young people with chronic kidney disease

@article{Heath2011SelfreportedQO,
  title={Self-reported quality of life in children and young people with chronic kidney disease},
  author={Jennifer Heath and Dorothy MacKinlay and Alan Rees Watson and Anna Hames and Lucy Wirz and Sarah A. Scott and Elaine M Klewchuk and David Milford and Kathleen M McHugh},
  journal={Pediatric Nephrology},
  year={2011},
  volume={26},
  pages={767-773}
}
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) would be expected to impact upon the quality of life (QoL) of children and young people; therefore, it is important that they are given the means to express their opinions about how they perceive their own QoL. We used the Generic Children’s Quality of Life Measure (GCQ) in 225 paediatric renal patients (118 male, mean age 13.6 years, range 6.2–18.9 years) from seven UK centres. Of these, 47 were on dialysis (23 on haemodialysis), 128 were post-transplant (47 pre… CONTINUE READING
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