The PFSDQ-M is a 40-item scale for COPD patients assessing dyspnea during the performance of ten activities. The PFSDQ-M has a total score based on the sum of three subscales: Change in Activities (10 items), Dyspnea with Activities (15 items) and Fatigue with Activities (15 items).
Year: 1998 Authors: Lareau et al Disease: COPD Outcome: COPD symptoms (short term)
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Measure: Dyspnea or breathlessness
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Number of RCTs that used this tool (in our study): 1
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Scale: Lower scores are better Reference: Lareau, S. C., Meek, P. M., & Roos, P. J. (1998). Development and testing of the modified version of the pulmonary functional status and dyspnea questionnaire (PFSDQ-M). Heart & lung : the journal of critical care, 27(3), 159–168.
Target population: General population Focus Disease specific Translations available: Yes Original version validated: Yes Original language: English Form of delivery: Self-reported Licence needed: Yes 10.1016/s0147-9563(98)90003-6