Development and validation of a new questionnaire for the evaluation of upper gastrointestinal symptoms in the elderly population: a multicenter study.

@article{Pilotto2010DevelopmentAV,
  title={Development and validation of a new questionnaire for the evaluation of upper gastrointestinal symptoms in the elderly population: a multicenter study.},
  author={Alberto Pilotto and Stefania Maggi and Marianna Noale and Marilisa Franceschi and Giancarlo Parisi and Gaetano Crepaldi},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences},
  year={2010},
  volume={65 2},
  pages={174-8}
}
BACKGROUND Several diagnostic questionnaires for evaluating upper gastrointestinal symptoms have been described; none of these, however, has been validated in older individuals. Objectives To develop and validate a diagnostic tool for evaluating upper gastrointestinal symptoms in older patients. METHODS A cohort of 206 older patients who underwent a upper… CONTINUE READING