Cultural and linguistic testing of the Handling Questionnaire: a specific instrument for assessing the patient’s acceptability of dry powder inhalers

https://doi.org/10.4081/monaldi.2008.379

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  • R.W. Dal Negro | office@pagepress.org Lung Dept., Orlandi Hospital, Bussolengo, Verona, Italy.
  • M. Guerriero E.S.I. Department, Statistics Section, University of Verona, Verona, Italy.

Abstract

The testing and checking phases of a questionnaire are briefly described in this paper, identifying the common errors due to incorrect formulation of questions and the main issues. The theoretical methods for “testing†a questionnaire has been examined in the first section, in the second section the testing process for a specific questionnaire for assessing the patient’s acceptability of a dry powder device (the Handling Questionnaire) has been described, together with the grading of improvement achieved.

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2016-01-26
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Keywords:
Questionnaire, Testing, Pre-test, Reliability, Validity, Question, Response, Dry powder device, Handling Questionnaire
Statistics
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How to Cite
Dal Negro, R.W., and M. Guerriero. 2016. “Cultural and Linguistic Testing of the Handling Questionnaire: A Specific Instrument for Assessing the patient’s Acceptability of Dry Powder Inhalers”. Monaldi Archives for Chest Disease 69 (4). https://doi.org/10.4081/monaldi.2008.379.

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