Validation of a Swedish version of the Cancer Dyspnea Scale.

  title={Validation of a Swedish version of the Cancer Dyspnea Scale.},
  author={Ingela Henoch and Bengt Bergman and Fannie G. Gaston-Johansson},
  journal={Journal of pain and symptom management},
  volume={31 4},
The Cancer Dyspnea Scale (CDS) is a multidimensional measure of dyspnea experience, with three subscales related to sense of effort, sense of anxiety and sense of discomfort, and a total score. In this study, we evaluated the validity and reliability of a Swedish version, the CDS-S, in 99 patients with advanced lung cancer who were not receiving curative or life-prolonging treatments. Criterion-related validity was demonstrated by significant group differences in CDS-S scores when patients were… CONTINUE READING