Exploration of the Effects of Playing Wii on Children's Health Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) During Hospitalization
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Advances in medical research have resulted in increased survival of children with chronic conditions, specifically pediatric oncology and cystic fibrosis (CF). HRQoL is a multidimensional construct that encompasses physical functioning and symptoms, functional status, psychological functioning, and social functioning (Ware, 1984). This study aims to explore the impact that Wii gaming has on a child's HRQoL for hospitalized patients.
Nintendo Wii video games
Quality of life
Children--Health and hygiene--Research