Development and validation of a Brazilian version of the short-form McGill pain questionnaire (SF-MPQ).

@article{Ferreira2013DevelopmentAV,
  title={Development and validation of a Brazilian version of the short-form McGill pain questionnaire (SF-MPQ).},
  author={Karine Ferreira and Daniel Ciampi A de Andrade and Manoel Jacobsen Teixeira},
  journal={Pain management nursing : official journal of the American Society of Pain Management Nurses},
  year={2013},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={
          210-219
        }
}
The aim of this study was to develop and validate a short form of the Brazilian version of McGill Pain Questionnaire (SF-MPQ). Three hundred two patients with chronic pain filled out the validated Brazilian long form of the McGill Pain Questionnaire (LF-MPQ). Words chosen by ≥25% of the patients were selected to comprise the SF-MPQ. The Brazilian SF-MPQ consisted of 15 descriptors (8 sensory, 5 affective, and 2 evaluative) rated on a binary mode (present or absent). Four pain scores were… CONTINUE READING