Riazi, A and Hobart, JC and Lamping, DL and Fitzpatrick, R and Thompson, AJ (2002) Multiple Sclerosis Impact Scale (MSIS-29): reliability and validity in hospital based samples. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry , 73 (6) 701 - 704.
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Background and aim: The psychometric properties of rating scales are sample dependent and need evaluations in different samples. The Multiple Sclerosis Impact Scale (MSIS-29), a new patient based rating scale for multiple sclerosis (MS) was predominantly developed from a community based sample derived from the MS Society. A number of important patient characteristics of this sample remain unknown. The aim of the study was to evaluate five psychometric properties of the MSIS-29 in three hospital based samples: people admitted for rehabilitation, people admitted for intravenous corticosteroid treatment for MS relapses, and people with primary progressive MS.
|Title:||Multiple Sclerosis Impact Scale (MSIS-29): reliability and validity in hospital based samples.|
|Additional information:||PMCID: PMC1757371|
|Keywords:||Adolescent, Adrenal Cortex Hormones, Adult, Aged, Aged, 80 and over, Female, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Multiple Sclerosis, Chronic Progressive, Multiple Sclerosis, Relapsing-Remitting, Patient Admission, Psychometrics, Quality of Life, Reproducibility of Results, Sickness Impact Profile|
|UCL classification:||UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Brain Sciences|
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