Health related quality of life in survivors of pneumococcal meningitis.
AIM: To estimate the overall long-term health related quality of life implications of an episode of pneumococcal meningitis in childhood. METHOD: Cases were identified through two regional UK surveillance studies and traced via their general practitioners (GPs) or local hospital paediatrician. Siblings were used as controls where available. Health related quality of life was assessed using the health utilities index (HUI). Mean utility scores were compared between cases and controls and univ...Expand abstract
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