Psychometric testing of the Helsinki chronic pain index by completion of a questionnaire in Finnish by owners of dogs with chronic signs of pain caused by osteoarthritis.

@article{HielmBjrkman2009PsychometricTO,
  title={Psychometric testing of the Helsinki chronic pain index by completion of a questionnaire in Finnish by owners of dogs with chronic signs of pain caused by osteoarthritis.},
  author={Anna Katrina Hielm-Bj{\"o}rkman and Hannu J. Rita and R Tulamo},
  journal={American journal of veterinary research},
  year={2009},
  volume={70 6},
  pages={727-34}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the validity, reliability, and sensitivity of a published chronic pain index by completion of a questionnaire in Finnish by owners of dogs with chronic signs of pain caused by osteoarthritis. ANIMALS 61 client-owned dogs with osteoarthritis. PROCEDURES Validity, internal consistency, and repeatability testing of the questionnaire were evaluated by completion of questions in Finnish by owners of 61 dogs; the questionnaire was named the Helsinki chronic pain index (HCPI… CONTINUE READING

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