Breathing Problems Short Version


Author of Tool: 

Hyland, M. E., Singh, S. C., Sodergren, S. C., & Morgan, M. P. L.

Key references: 

M. E. Hyland, S. J. Singh, S. C. Sodergren and M. P. L. Morgan. (1998). Development of a Shortened Version of the Breathing Problems Questionnaire Suitable for Use in a Pulmonary Rehabilitation Clinic: A Purpose-Specific, Disease-Specific Questionnaire. Qual Life Res, 7, 227-233.

Primary use / Purpose: 

A purpose-specific, disease-specific scale for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients for measuring change in pulmonary rehabilitation assessment


Web link to tool: 

Breathing problems questionnaire

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