Responsiveness of the Chinese versions of the Japanese Orthopaedic Association Cervical Myelopathy Evaluation Questionnaire and Neck Disability Index in postoperative patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy.

@article{Chien2015ResponsivenessOT,
  title={Responsiveness of the Chinese versions of the Japanese Orthopaedic Association Cervical Myelopathy Evaluation Questionnaire and Neck Disability Index in postoperative patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy.},
  author={Andy S. Chien and D Lai and Chih-Hsiu Cheng and Shwu-Fen Wang and Wei-Li Hsu and Jaw-Lin Wang},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2015},
  volume={40 17},
  pages={1315-21}
}
STUDY DESIGN Prospective cohort study. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the postoperative responsiveness of the Chinese versions of the Japanese Orthopaedic Association Cervical Myelopathy Evaluation Questionnaire (JOACMEQ) and the Neck Disability Index (NDI) in a cohort of patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA We have recently completed the translation and cross-cultural adaptation of a Chinese version of JOACMEQ. However, the postoperative responsiveness of the… CONTINUE READING