Comparison between the QOLIE-31 and derived QOLIE-10 in a clinical trial of levetiracetam.

@article{Cramer2000ComparisonBT,
  title={Comparison between the QOLIE-31 and derived QOLIE-10 in a clinical trial of levetiracetam.},
  author={Joyce A. Cramer and Celestina Arrigo and Genevi{\`e}ve Van Hamm{\'e}e and Edward B. Bromfield},
  journal={Epilepsy research},
  year={2000},
  volume={41 1},
  pages={29-38}
}
PURPOSE to determine whether the QOLIE-10, an abbreviated quality of life questionnaire, provides results similar to the more detailed QOLIE-31 instrument when the ten items are derived from the QOLIE-31. METHODS the QOLIE-31 was completed by 246 patients participating in UCB protocol N132 at baseline and after 18 weeks of treatment with levetiracetam (LEV 1000 or 3000 mg) or placebo added to standard therapy. QOLIE-10 components and total scores were calculated from the QOLIE-31 data… CONTINUE READING

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