Value of questionnaire-based screening as a proxy for neurocognitive testing in childhood-onset systemic lupus erythematosus.

@article{VegaFernandez2014ValueOQ,
  title={Value of questionnaire-based screening as a proxy for neurocognitive testing in childhood-onset systemic lupus erythematosus.},
  author={Patricia Vega-Fernandez and Frank A Zelko and Marisa S. Klein-Gitelman and Jiha Lee and Jessica Hummel and Shannen M Nelson and Erin C Thomas and Jun Ying and Dean W. Beebe and Hermine I Brunner},
  journal={Arthritis care & research},
  year={2014},
  volume={66 6},
  pages={943-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the utility of questionnaire-based assessment of cognitive function and behavioral/emotional symptoms to screen for neurocognitive dysfunction in childhood-onset systemic lupus erythematosus (cSLE). METHODS Forty children with cSLE and 24 healthy controls ages 10–16 years were enrolled. Formal neurocognitive testing (FNCT) was… CONTINUE READING