Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory™ Cardiac Module (PedsQL™ Cardiac Module)

Varni JW


Basic description

Conditions of use

  • Published in 2003
  • The PedsQL™ Cardiac Module is a specific module of the PedsQL™
  • Existing versions: Standard version, for Toddlers (2-4 years of age), Young Children (5-7 years of age), Children (8-12 years of age), Teens (13-18 years of age), Young Adults (18-25 years of age), and Adults (> 26 years of age)

Varni JW

Copyright © 1998 JW Varni, Ph.D.
To measure cardiac specific health-related quality of life
Therapeutic area
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Infections
  • Congenital, Hereditary, and Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities
Therapeutic indication
  • Cardiovascular Infections
  • Cardiovascular Abnormalities
  • Heart Diseases
  • Vascular Diseases
Type of Clinical Outcome Assessment (COA)
  • obsro ObsRO
  • pro PRO
Original language(s)
  • English for the USA
Bibliographic reference(s) of the original questionnaire

Uzark K, Jones K, Burwinkle TM, Varni JW. The Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory™ in children with heart disease. Progress in pediatric cardiology. 2003 Dec;18(2):141-9 (Abstract)

Uzark K, Jones K, Slusher J, Limbers CA, Burwinkle TM, Varni JW. Quality of life in children with heart disease as perceived by children and parents. Pediatrics. 2008 May;121(5):e1060-7 (PubMed Abstract)

Uzark K, Griffin L, Rodriguez R, Zamberlan M, Murphy P, Nasman C, Dupuis J, Rodgers S, Limbers CA, Varni JW. Quality of life in pediatric heart transplant recipients: a comparison with children with and without heart disease. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2012 Jun;31(6):571-8 (Full Text Article)

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