The Miami pediatric quality of life questionnaire: parent scale.

  title={The Miami pediatric quality of life questionnaire: parent scale.},
  author={Floyd Daniel Armstrong and Stuart R Toledano and K Miloslavich and L Lackman-Zeman and Jonah D. Levy and Caryl L Gay and Wendy B. Schuman and P E Fishkin},
  journal={International journal of cancer. Supplement = Journal international du cancer. Supplement},
Because there were limited measures available to assess health-related quality of life (HRQL) in children with chronic illnesses, this study was initiated to develop an empirically derived questionnaire for use in evaluating HRQL issues in children treated for cancer. Extensive interviews were conducted with 30 families of children with cancer, 10 of pre-school age, 10 of school age and 10 of adolescent age. Responses were videotaped and transcribed, then categorized to develop a pool of 56… CONTINUE READING