Development and validation of the Patient Assessment of Constipation Quality of Life questionnaire

@article{Marquis2005DevelopmentAV,
  title={Development and validation of the Patient Assessment of Constipation Quality of Life questionnaire},
  author={Patrick Marquis and Christine de la Loge and Dominique J. Dubois and Anne M McDermott and Olivier Chassany},
  journal={Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2005},
  volume={40},
  pages={540 - 551}
}
Objective Chronic constipation is characterized by difficult, infrequent, or seemingly incomplete bowel movements. The Patient Assessment of Constipation Quality of Life (PAC-QOL) questionnaire was developed to address the need for a standardized, patient-reported outcomes measure to evaluate constipation over time. Material and methods Items for the PAC-QOL were generated from the literature, clinical experts, and patients. Following principal components and multi-trait analyses, 28 items were… 
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