Quality of Life in Patients with Acute Rhinosinusitis: the MARS Guestionnaire


Authors: P. Schalek 1;  Hornáčková;  Z. 1;  J. Kastner;  A. Hahn 2 1
Authors‘ workplace: ORL klinika 3. LF UK a FN Královské Vinohrady, Praha, přednosta doc. MUDr. A. Hahn, CSc. 1;  Ušní, nosní, krční ambulance Kastner, s. r. o., Beroun a Plzeň 2
Published in: Otorinolaryng. a Foniat. /Prague/, 63, 2014, No. 4, pp. 216-219.
Category: Original Papers

Overview

While the quality of life in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis was in recent years the subject of intense research, this issue was in patients with acute rhinosinusitis somewhat neglected. The aim of this paper is to present to the professional community a new tool to measure quality of lifein patients with acute rhinosinusitis. The novel questionnaire was called MARS (Measurement of Acute RhinoSinusitis) and demonstrated in a pilot validation study very good to excellent psychometric properties (internal consistency, discriminant validity, and sensitivity), allowing its use in clinical practice and research.

Keywords:
acute rhinosinusitis, quality of life, questionnaire MARS


Sources

1. Atlas, S. J., Metson, R. B., Singer, D. E. et al.: Validity of a new health-related quality of life instrument for patients with chronic rhinosinusitis. Laryngoscope, 115, 2005, s. 846-854.

2. Fokkens, W. J., Lund, V. J., Mullol, J. et al.: European position paper on rhinosinusitis and nasal polyps 2012. Rhinology Suppl., 23, 2012, s. 1-298.

3. Garbutt, J, Spitznagel E., Piccirillo, J.: Use of modified SNOT-16 in primary care patients with clinically diagnosed acute rhiosinusitis. Otolaryngol. Head. Neck. Surg., 137, 2011, s. 792-797.

4. Hornáčková, Z., Ježek, Z., Kastner, J., Pitrová, K., Hahn, A., Schalek, P.: The MARS questionnaire - Quality of life instrument for acute rhinosinusitis, B-ENT, 10, 2014, v tisku.

5. Linder, J. A., Singer, D. E., Ancker, M., Atlas, J.: Measures of health-related quality of life for adults with acute sinusitis. J. Gen. Inter. Med., 18, 2003, s. 390-401.

6. Van Oene, C. M., Reij, E. J. F., Sprangers, M. A. G., Fok-kens, W. J.: Quality- assessment of disease-specific quality of life questionnaires for rhinitis and rhinosinusitis: a systematic review. Allergy, 62, 2007, s. 1359-1370.

Labels
Audiology Paediatric ENT ENT (Otorhinolaryngology)
Login
Forgotten password

Don‘t have an account?  Create new account

Forgotten password

Enter the email address that you registered with. We will send you instructions on how to set a new password.

Login

Don‘t have an account?  Create new account