Source: Romanian Journal of Rheumatology.
Patients and methods: The translation of the original version of chestionar haq poliartrita SHAQ has been performed by the "forwardbackward" method. Fifty-four SSc patients hospitalized in two rheumatology clinics of Bucharest were included and extensively investigated. Thirty-one of these, whose condition was considered stable, completed again the questionnaire 3 to 5 days after the first administration.
Scalability, reproducibility, internal consistency, construct validity and discriminative capacity of the index were assessed. Results: Forty-seven female and 7 male SSc patients answered the questionnaire.
Mean age was Reproducibility was also excellent Spearman r 0.
Internal consistency was demonstrated by a good Cronbach alpha coefficient 0. Construct validity was demonstrated by moderate, but significant correlations Spearman.
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Poliartrita reumatoidă: medicamente biologice sau inhibitori de JAK kinază?
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