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Testing the validity of the PDQ-39 in patients with MSA.

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We assessed the validity of the PDQ-39, a disease-specific health-related quality of life instrument for patients with Parkinson's disease, in patients with multiple system atrophy (MSA). Two hundred and seventy-nine patients completed the PDQ-39, the EQ-5D, the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale, and scales of life satisfaction and disease severity. Ceiling and floor effects were noted in some dimensions, and Mobility was skewed towards the severe end of the spectrum. Apart from the dimen...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
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Author
Journal:
Parkinsonism and related disorders More from this journal
Volume:
13
Issue:
3
Pages:
152-156
Publication date:
2007-04-01
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EISSN:
1873-5126
ISSN:
1353-8020
Language:
English
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pubs:162552
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uuid:f73b7992-8241-416d-8c3e-b999290d27d2
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pubs:162552
Source identifiers:
162552
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2012-12-19

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