Validity and reliability of the Modified Manchester Health Questionnaire in assessing patients with fecal incontinence.

@article{Kwon2005ValidityAR,
  title={Validity and reliability of the Modified Manchester Health Questionnaire in assessing patients with fecal incontinence.},
  author={Soo Il Kwon and Anthony G. Visco and Mary Pat Fitzgerald and Wen Ye and W E Whitehead},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  year={2005},
  volume={48 2},
  pages={323-31; discussion 331-4}
}
PURPOSE To date, no measures of fecal incontinence severity or its impact on quality of life have been validated for telephone interview. This study was designed to 1) compare responses of a self-administered and a telephone-administered Fecal Incontinence Severity Index; 2) compare a self-administered Fecal Incontinence Quality of Life Scale to the Manchester Health Questionnaire after modifying the latter for telephone administration and American English (Modified Manchester Health… CONTINUE READING