Validation of a modified McGill Pain Questionnaire for orthodontic patients.

@article{Iwasaki2013ValidationOA,
  title={Validation of a modified McGill Pain Questionnaire for orthodontic patients.},
  author={L R Iwasaki and Larissa E Freytag and Charles A Schumacher and Mary P. Walker and Karen B. Williams},
  journal={The Angle orthodontist},
  year={2013},
  volume={83 5},
  pages={906-12}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess better and more efficiently the aspects of pain experienced by adolescent orthodontic patients, the McGill Pain Questionnaire-Short Form (MPQ-SF) was modified (MMPQ-SF) and validated. MATERIALS AND METHODS Internal and external expert panels developed a MMPQ-SF with 15 descriptors and 4-point Likert severity scales (MMPQ-SF15). Seventy-five subjects undergoing orthodontic treatment gave informed consent. Sixty-one subjects completed the MMPQ-SF15, a visual analogue scale… CONTINUE READING