The validity and reliability of the reflux finding score (RFS).

@article{Belafsky2001TheVA,
  title={The validity and reliability of the reflux finding score (RFS).},
  author={Peter Charles Belafsky and Gregory N. Postma and Jamie A Koufman},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  year={2001},
  volume={111 8},
  pages={1313-7}
}
BACKGROUND The evaluation of medical and surgical outcomes relies on methods of accurately quantifying treatment results. Currently, there is no validated instrument whose purpose is to document the physical findings and severity of laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR). OBJECTIVE To evaluate the validity and reliability of the reflux finding score (RFS). METHODS Forty patients with LPR confirmed by double-probe pH monitoring were evaluated pretreatment and 2, 4, and 6 months after treatment. The… CONTINUE READING
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