Measuring change in dry-mouth symptoms over time using the Xerostomia Inventory.

@article{Thomson2007MeasuringCI,
  title={Measuring change in dry-mouth symptoms over time using the Xerostomia Inventory.},
  author={William Murray Thomson},
  journal={Gerodontology},
  year={2007},
  volume={24 1},
  pages={30-5}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the responsiveness to change of the Xerostomia Inventory (XI). BACKGROUND The XI is an 11-item summated rating scale which results in a single continuous scale score representing the severity of chronic xerostomia. While the XI has been used as an outcome measure in clinical research, the magnitude of a clinically meaningful change score has yet to be determined. METHODS This study comprises a secondary analysis of data from a longitudinal study of changes in xerostomia… CONTINUE READING