Promoting Excellence : Chronic Respiratory Disease Questionnaire

Instrument Name:
Chronic Respiratory Disease Questionnaire

Clinical Care Tools - Quality of Life

Gordon H. Guyatt, MD

Author Contact Information:
Department of Clinical Epidemiology
McMaster University Medical Center
1200 Main Street
Hamilton, Ontario
[email protected]

Guyatt GH, Berman LB, Townsend M, Puglsey SO, Chambers LW. A measure of quality of life for clinical trials to chronic lung disease. Thorax 1987;42:773-778.

Martin LL. Validity and reliability of a quality-of-life instrument. The chronic respiratory disease questionnaire. Clin Nurs Res 1994;3:146-156.

Larson JL, Covery MK, Berry JK, Wirtz S, Kin MJ. Reliability and validity of the Chronic Respiratory Disease Questionnaire. Am J Crit Care Med 1993;147:A350.

CRD, phsysical assessment, emotional assessment, dyspnea, fatigue, emotional function, health status

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Jane Howe, Licensing Officer
Office of Research Contracts & Intellectual Property
McMaster University, GH 306G
1280 Main Street, W.
Hamilton, Ontario, CANADA L8S 4L8
Telephone: 1-877-836-9235
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