The Patient Scar Assessment Questionnaire: a reliable and valid patient-reported outcomes measure for linear scars.

@article{Durani2009ThePS,
  title={The Patient Scar Assessment Questionnaire: a reliable and valid patient-reported outcomes measure for linear scars.},
  author={Piyush Durani and D. Angus Mcgrouther and Mark W. J. Ferguson},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={123 5},
  pages={
          1481-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND There is a lack of rigorously validated patient-based outcomes measures of scarring. The aim of this study was to construct such a scale and demonstrate reliability and validity by applying the scale in a wide range of scarring samples. METHODS The Patient Scar Assessment Questionnaire with five subscales (i.e., Appearance, Symptoms, Consciousness, Satisfaction with Appearance, and Satisfaction with Symptoms) was constructed using multiple categorical response items. The Patient… CONTINUE READING
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