Psychometric findings and normative values for the CLEFT-Q based on 2434 children and young adult patients with cleft lip and/or palate from 12 countries


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Klassen A. F. , Riff K. W. Y. W. , Longmire N. M. , Albert A., Allen G. C. , AYDIN M. A. , ...More

CANADIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION JOURNAL, vol.190, no.15, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 190 Issue: 15
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1503/cmaj.170289
  • Title of Journal : CANADIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION JOURNAL

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Patients with cleft lip and/or palate can undergo numerous procedures to improve appearance, speech, dentition and hearing. We developed a cleft-specific patient-reported outcome instrument to facilitate rigorous international measurement and benchmarking.