The development of patient-reported outcome indices for multiple sclerosis (PRIMUS).

@article{Doward2009TheDO,
  title={The development of patient-reported outcome indices for multiple sclerosis (PRIMUS).},
  author={Lynda C. Doward and Stephen P McKenna and David M. Meads and James Twiss and Benjamin J Eckert},
  journal={Multiple sclerosis},
  year={2009},
  volume={15 9},
  pages={1092-102}
}
BACKGROUND Complex diseases such as multiple sclerosis (MS) present dilemmas over the choice of patient-reported outcome measures as no single scale can inform on all types of MS impact from the patient's perspective. OBJECTIVE To develop an outcome tool, the Patient-Reported Indices for Multiple Sclerosis (PRIMUS), to assess MS symptoms, activities, and quality of life. METHODS PRIMUS content was derived from qualitative interviews with UK MS patients and checked by clinical experts. Semi… CONTINUE READING