Parent-reported cognitive function is associated with leukoencephalopathy in children with brain tumors

Parent-reported cognitive function is associated with leukoencephalopathy in children with brain... Qual Life Res (2017) 26:2541–2550 DOI 10.1007/s11136-017-1583-8 Parent-reported cognitive function is associated with leukoencephalopathy in children with brain tumors 1 2 3 4 • • • • Jin-Shei Lai Corey Bregman Frank Zelko Cindy Nowinski 4 4 5 • • David Cella Jennifer J. Beaumont Stewart Goldman Accepted: 21 March 2017 / Published online: 26 April 2017 Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2017 Abstract US general population-based T-score metric (mean = 50; Purpose Cognitive dysfunction is a major concern for SD = 10). Higher scores reflect better function. children with brain tumors. A valid, user-friendly screening Results Leukoencephalopathy grade distributions were as tool could facilitate prompt referral for comprehensive follows: 36 grade 0, 27 grade 1, 22 grade 2, 13 grade 3, and neuropsychological assessments and therefore early inter- 1 grade 4. The mean pedsPCF T-score was 48.3 vention. Applications of the pediatric perceived cognitive (SD = 8.3; range 30.5–63.7). The pedsPCF scores signif- function item bank (pedsPCF) such as computerized icantly discriminated patients with different leukoen- adaptive testing can potentially serve as such a tool given cephalopathy grades, F = 4.14, p = 0.0084. Effect sizes its brevity and user-friendly nature. This study aimed to ranged from 0.09 (grade http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Quality of Life Research Springer Journals

Parent-reported cognitive function is associated with leukoencephalopathy in children with brain tumors

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Springer International Publishing
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Copyright © 2017 by Springer International Publishing Switzerland
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Medicine & Public Health; Quality of Life Research; Sociology, general; Public Health; Quality of Life Research
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0962-9343
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1573-2649
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10.1007/s11136-017-1583-8
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Qual Life Res (2017) 26:2541–2550 DOI 10.1007/s11136-017-1583-8 Parent-reported cognitive function is associated with leukoencephalopathy in children with brain tumors 1 2 3 4 • • • • Jin-Shei Lai Corey Bregman Frank Zelko Cindy Nowinski 4 4 5 • • David Cella Jennifer J. Beaumont Stewart Goldman Accepted: 21 March 2017 / Published online: 26 April 2017 Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2017 Abstract US general population-based T-score metric (mean = 50; Purpose Cognitive dysfunction is a major concern for SD = 10). Higher scores reflect better function. children with brain tumors. A valid, user-friendly screening Results Leukoencephalopathy grade distributions were as tool could facilitate prompt referral for comprehensive follows: 36 grade 0, 27 grade 1, 22 grade 2, 13 grade 3, and neuropsychological assessments and therefore early inter- 1 grade 4. The mean pedsPCF T-score was 48.3 vention. Applications of the pediatric perceived cognitive (SD = 8.3; range 30.5–63.7). The pedsPCF scores signif- function item bank (pedsPCF) such as computerized icantly discriminated patients with different leukoen- adaptive testing can potentially serve as such a tool given cephalopathy grades, F = 4.14, p = 0.0084. Effect sizes its brevity and user-friendly nature. This study aimed to ranged from 0.09 (grade

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Quality of Life ResearchSpringer Journals

Published: Apr 26, 2017

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