[The Eppendorf Pruritus Questionnaire].

  title={[The Eppendorf Pruritus Questionnaire].},
  author={Ulf Darsow and Victor-F. Mautner and Burkhart Bromm and Eckehard Scharein and Johannes Hofaker Ring},
  journal={Der Hautarzt; Zeitschrift fur Dermatologie, Venerologie, und verwandte Gebiete},
  volume={48 10},
In dermatological practice, itch is the leading symptom of many skin diseases with a variety of psychophysiological aspects. However, a complete inventory for the qualitative evaluation of these central nervous factors is missing, whereas in pain research, the McGill Pain Questionnaire is well established for this purpose. Thus, therapeutic effects of antipruritic agents are only incompletely described by visual analog scales or parameters of skin physiology. Here, a questionnaire modified in… CONTINUE READING