The Impact of Adenotonsillectomy on Health-Related Quality of Life in Paediatric Patients

Aremu* Shuaib Kayode
2018 Journal of Advanced Pediatrics and Child Health  
Objective: To determine the impact of Adenotonsillectomy on Health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in children's before and after surgery. Study Design: Prospective, Observational, before and after the trial. 142 children who underwent Adenotonsillectomy were included in the study. Parents were made to fi ll pre and post-operative questionnaires which were customized from Tonsil and Adenoid health status instrument (TAHSI) and HR-QoL (Health-related quality of life) forms, one day prior to the
more » ... e day prior to the surgery and 6 months after the surgery respectively, and the results were tabulated and analyzed. Setting: Tertiary pediatric otolaryngology practices.
doi:10.29328/journal.japch.1001002 fatcat:bo62sl5qmvccnclb7u6qa4hqci