The PedsQL™ Rheumatology Module is a specific module of the PedsQL™
Existing versions: Acute version and Standard version, for Toddlers (2-4 years of age), Young Child (5-7 years of age), Child (8-12 years of age), Adolescent (13-18 years of age)
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