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Table 1 Validated instruments for the evaluation of QoL in children with adenotonsillar disease

From: Impact of adenotonsillectomy on pediatric quality of life: review of the literature

  Day-to-day life functioning Sleep symptoms Recurrent infections Behaviour and social functioning Scholastic performance and cognitive functioning Physical functioning Emotional functioning
Children’s Quality of Life Questionnaire (CH-QOL) X       
PedsQL Measurement Model for Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory (PedsQL) X     X X X
TNO-AZL Preschool children Quality of Life (TAPQOL)     X X X X
Child Health Questionnaire (CHQ) X    X    X
Glasgow Children’s Benefit Inventory (GCBI)     X X X X
Short Form (36) Health Survey (SF-36)     X   X X
Obstructive Sleep Apnea-18 (OSA-18)   X X    X X
Post Tonsillectomy QOL Questionnaire    X X    X
14-item Paediatric Throat Disorders Outcome Test (IT-14) X X X     
Brouillette questionnaire   X X     
EuroQol Visual Analogue Scale X X X X    X
Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC)     X X   
Raven Progressive Matrices (RPM)      X   
School Performance Test (SPT)      X   
Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children (K-ABC)      X