Start Quality of life in childhood epilepsy validating the qolce

Quality of life in childhood epilepsy validating the qolce

Thirty-one parents of children with epilepsy filled the Health-Related Quality of Life in Childhood Epilepsy Questionnaire (QOLCE).

Pearson correlation revealed good construct validity.

To develop and validate a shortened version of the Quality of Life in Childhood Epilepsy Questionnaire (QOLCE). View changes to the previous version or view the complete version history.

One such measure is the Epilepsy and Learning Disabilities Quality of Life scale (ELDQOL), which has recently undergone revision following feedback from relevant users.

QOLCE-55 subscales demonstrated moderate to strong correlations with similar subscales of the KIDSCREEN-27 (ρ = 0.43-0.75) and weak to moderate correlations with dissimilar subscales (ρ = 0.25-0.42).

Quality of life (QOL) is an important outcome measure in clinical research, taking into account patient's subjective evaluation of his own being and supplementing the traditional medical approach, based on the examination of symptoms, signs, and laboratory findings as defined from the doctor's perspective [].

World Health Organization (WHO) defined QOL as 'individuals' perception of their position in life in the context of the culture and value systems in which they live and in relation to their goals, expectations, standards and concerns' [].

No study addressed the development of QOL disturbances depending on the lateralization of epileptogenic focus.