The HEAR-QL: quality of life questionnaire for children with hearing loss.

@article{Umansky2011TheHQ,
  title={The HEAR-QL: quality of life questionnaire for children with hearing loss.},
  author={Amy M Umansky and Donna B. Jeffe and Judith E C Lieu},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Audiology},
  year={2011},
  volume={22 10},
  pages={
          644-53
        }
}
BACKGROUND Few quality of life (QOL) assessment tools are available for children with specific chronic conditions, and none have been designed specifically for children with hearing loss (HL). A validated hearing-related QOL questionnaire could help clinicians determine whether an intervention is beneficial and whether one intervention is better than another. PURPOSE To examine QOL in children with HL and assess the validity, reliability, and factor structure of a new measure, the Hearing… CONTINUE READING
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