A comparison of visual analogue and numerical rating scale formats for the Lung Cancer Symptom Scale (LCSS): Does format affect patient ratings of symptoms and quality of life? Academic Article Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung
  • Lung Neoplasms
  • Lymph Nodes
  • Mediastinum

abstract

  • Overall, the NRS format for the LCSS suitable for scanning has good feasibility, reliability (internal consistency), and convergent validity. The complete set of concordance evaluation measures supports the reproducibility of VAS scores by NRS scores, particularly for the two summary scores.

publication date

  • April 2005

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/s11136-004-0833-8

PubMed ID

  • 16022076

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 837

end page

  • 47

volume

  • 14

number

  • 3