Parents' quality of life and respiratory symptoms in young children with mild wheeze. EASE Study Group.
The Paediatric Asthma Caregiver's Quality of Life Questionnaire (PACQLQ), measures the impact of child asthma symptoms on family activity (CGAct) and parental anxiety (CGEmot). It has not been validated for families of children <7 yrs, with wheezing illness. This study assessed the sensitivity of the PACQLQ to symptom change in 62 preschool children with wheezing illness. The median age of children was 3 yrs (range 0.8-6 yrs). At entry and 3-month follow-up, parents recorded child respirat...Expand abstract
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