September 2006. Volume 2. Number 3

Eight to twelve year old children with cystic fibrosis tend to report lower scores of Quality- of- life. The differences may not be clinically significant in cystic fibrosis treated in a tertiary cystic fibrosis center or an outreach service

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Thomas C, Mitchell P, O´Rourke P, Wainwright C. Quality-of-life in children and adolescents with cystic fibrosis managed in both regional outreach and cystic fibrosis center settings in Queensland. J Pediatr. 2006;148:508-16
Reviewers: Fernández Rodríguez M1, Martín Muñoz P2.
1Centro de Salud de Potes. Madrid. España.
2Director de Unidad Clínica en Atención Primaria, CS La Plata. Hospital Universitario Virgen del Rocí­o. Sevilla. España.
Correspondence: Mercedes Fernández Rodríguez. Email: mer763@hotmail.com
Reception date: 10/07/2006
Acceptance date: 09/08/2006
Publication date: 01/09/2006

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Fernandez Rodriguez M, Martin Muñoz P. La calidad de vida percibida por niños con fibrosis quística es peor en el grupo de 8 a 12 años. El control en el hospital frente al seguimiento en centros periféricos ofreció pocas diferencias. Evid Pediatr. 2006;2:47.

AVC | Critically appraised articles

Thomas C, Mitchell P, O´Rourke P, Wainwright C. Quality-of-life in children and adolescents with cystic fibrosis managed in both regional outreach and cystic fibrosis center settings in Queensland. J Pediatr. 2006;148:508-16
Reviewers: Fernández Rodríguez M1, Martín Muñoz P2.
1Centro de Salud de Potes. Madrid. España.
2Director de Unidad Clínica en Atención Primaria, CS La Plata. Hospital Universitario Virgen del Rocí­o. Sevilla. España.
Correspondence: Mercedes Fernández Rodríguez. Email: mer763@hotmail.com
Reception date: 10/07/2006
Acceptance date: 09/08/2006
Publication date: 01/09/2006

How to cite this article

Fernandez Rodriguez M, Martin Muñoz P. La calidad de vida percibida por niños con fibrosis quística es peor en el grupo de 8 a 12 años. El control en el hospital frente al seguimiento en centros periféricos ofreció pocas diferencias. Evid Pediatr. 2006;2:47.

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