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The Brazilian version of the Childhood Health Assessment Questionnaire (CHAQ) and the Child Health Questionnaire (CHQ)
(Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology, 2001-12-01) [Artigo]
We report the cross-cultural adaptation and validation into Brazilian-Portuguese of the parent's version of two health related quality of life instruments. The Childhood Health Assessment Questionnaire (CHAQ) is a disease ...
Validation of the portuguese simple measure of impact of lupus erythematosus in youngsters (SMILEY) in Brazil
(Lupus, 2013-02-01) [Artigo]
Background and Objective: Simple Measure of the Impact of Lupus Erythematosus in Youngsters (SMILEY) is a health-related quality of life (HRQOL) assessment tool for pediatric systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), which has ...
Methotrexate improves the health-related quality of life of children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis
(Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 2008-03-01) [Artigo]
Objectives: To examine the change in health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and its determinants in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) treated with methotrexate (MTX). Methods: Patients were extracted from ...
Assessment of health-related quality of life in children with functional defecation disorders
(Jornal de Pediatria, 2006-11-01) [Artigo]
Objective: To evaluate the health-related quality of life in children with functional defecation disorders. Methods: One hundred children seen consecutively were enrolled and subdivided into three subsets according to the ...
Dornase alfa improves the health-related quality of life among Brazilian patients with cystic fibrosis - A one-year prospective study
(Pediatric Pulmonology, 2010-09-01) [Artigo]
Background: Health-related quality of life (HRQOL) measurements provide valuable information about the psychological and social impact of treatment on patients with cystic fibrosis (CF). This study evaluated the HRQOL of ...