Validity of the Dutch version of the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Assessment Questionnaire, ALSAQ-40, ALSAQ-5.

@article{Maessen2007ValidityOT,
  title={Validity of the Dutch version of the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Assessment Questionnaire, ALSAQ-40, ALSAQ-5.},
  author={Maud Maessen and Marcel W M Post and Rianne Maill{\'e} and Eline Lindeman and Rob B. Mooij and Jan Herman Veldink and Leonard H van den Berg},
  journal={Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis : official publication of the World Federation of Neurology Research Group on Motor Neuron Diseases},
  year={2007},
  volume={8 2},
  pages={96-100}
}
The objective was to validate the Dutch translation of the 40-item and 5-item Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Assessment Questionnaire (ALSAQ-40, ALSAQ-5). Eighty-one ALS patients participated in this cross-sectional study. The measures used were the ALSAQ-40, the ALSAQ-5, MOS Short-Form-36 (SF-36) and Revised ALS Functional Rating Scale (ALSFRS-R). The Dutch ALSAQ-40 was sensitive to differences in disease severity (all scales Kruskal-Wallis, p<0.05), had no floor and few ceiling effects… CONTINUE READING

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