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Measurement of Pain and Related Symptoms in Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Affifa Farrukh
Affifa Farrukh
University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
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Abstract

This paper reviews the tools available to assess outcomes of treatment in irritable bowel syndrome, especially the effect on pain. It critically considers their development, relevance and reliability. Its conclusion is that there are few tools which meet the criteria necessary to place confidence in their validity as appropriate measures of patient outcomes.

Peer review status:POSTED

04 Jun 2020Submitted to Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice
09 Jun 2020Assigned to Editor
09 Jun 2020Submission Checks Completed