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Development of a validated patient-reported symptom metric for pediatric Eosinophilic Esophagitis: qualitative methods

James P Franciosi1*, Kevin A Hommel2, Charles W DeBrosse3, Allison B Greenberg4, Alexandria J Greenler3, J Pablo Abonia3, Marc E Rothenberg3 and James W Varni5

Author Affiliations

1 Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA

2 Center for the Promotion of Treatment Adherence and Self-Management, Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA

3 Division of Allergy and Immunology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA

4 Clinical Trials Office, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA

5 Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning, College of Architecture, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA

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BMC Gastroenterology 2011, 11:126  doi:10.1186/1471-230X-11-126

Published: 18 November 2011

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Additional File 1:

Supplement 1 - Pediatric Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE) Symptom Score (PEESS™ v2.0) Children and Teens Report (Ages 8-18).

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Additional File 2:

Supplement 2 - Pediatric Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE) Symptom Score (PEESS™ v2.0) Parent Report for Children and Teens (Ages 2-18).

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