Qual Life Res (2018) 27:291–319 https://doi.org/10.1007/s11136-017-1692-4 REVIEW Child and adolescent self-report symptom measurement in pediatric oncology research: a systematic literature review 1 11 2 3 • • • • Laura C. Pinheiro Molly McFatrich Nicole Lucas Jennifer S. Walker 4 5 6,7 6 • • • • Janice S. Withycombe Pamela S. Hinds Lillian Sung Deborah Tomlinson 8 9 10 11 • • • David R. Freyer Jennifer W. Mack Justin N. Baker Bryce B. Reeve Accepted: 24 August 2017 / Published online: 6 September 2017 Springer International Publishing AG 2017 Abstract exclusion criteria, six trained reviewers carefully screened Objective Previous work in pediatric oncology has found abstracts and full-text articles for eligibility. that clinicians and parents tend to under-report the fre- Results There were 7738 non-duplicate articles identiﬁed quency and severity of treatment-related symptoms com- in the literature search. Forty articles met our eligibility pared to child self-report. As such, there is a need to criteria, and within these articles, there were 38 self-report identify high-quality self-report instruments to be used in English symptom instruments. Most studies evaluated only pediatric oncology research studies. This study’s objective cross-sectional psychometric properties, such as reliability was to conduct a systematic literature
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Published: Sep 6, 2017
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