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Perspectives on the social, physical, and emotional impact of living with Perthes’ Disease in children and their family: a mixed methods study

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Aim: To determine the social, physical, and emotional impact of living with Perthes’ disease on affected children and their family (caregivers).

Patients and Methods: Through a mixed methods approach, we interviewed 18 parents and explored the perspectives of 12 children affected by Perthes’ disease (mean = 7.1 years, SD = ±4.1 years) using a survey tool. Thematic analysis of parents’ interviews provided an insight into disease-specific factors influencing patients and family’s dai...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1177/2333794X19835235

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Publisher:
SAGE Publications Publisher's website
Journal:
Global Pediatric Health Journal website
Volume:
6
Pages:
1-10
Publication date:
2019-04-04
Acceptance date:
2018-12-18
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EISSN:
2333-794X
ISSN:
2333-794X
Source identifiers:
975008
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uuid:62553f6e-c5f4-48f5-b7f6-33e2ba1edf1e
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pubs:975008
Deposit date:
2019-02-21

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