The PedsQL in pediatric cerebral palsy: reliability, validity, and sensitivity of the Generic Core Scales and Cerebral Palsy Module.

@article{Varni2006ThePI,
  title={The PedsQL in pediatric cerebral palsy: reliability, validity, and sensitivity of the Generic Core Scales and Cerebral Palsy Module.},
  author={James W Varni and Tasha M. Burwinkle and Susan J Berrin and Sandra A Sherman and Kanela Artavia and Vanessa L Malcarne and Henry G Chambers},
  journal={Developmental medicine and child neurology},
  year={2006},
  volume={48 6},
  pages={442-9}
}
This investigation determined the measurement properties of the Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory (PedsQL) 3.0 Cerebral Palsy (CP) Module. PedsQL 4.0 Generic Core Scales and 3.0 CP Module were administered to 245 families. Mean age of the 134 males and 107 females was 8 years 1 month (SD 4y 4mo; range 2-18y). The sample included children with hemiplegia (n=55), diplegia (n=84), and quadriplegia (n=85). Twenty eight children had a Gross Motor Function Classification System classification at… CONTINUE READING

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