All publications of “Claudia Fernandes Rodrigues”

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Test-retest reliability of Brazilian version of Memorial Symptom Assessment Scale for assessing symptoms in cancer patients

Josiane Roberta de Menezes, Bianca Maria Oliveira Luvisaro, Claudia Fernandes Rodrigues, Camila Drumond Muzi, Raphael Mendonça Guimarães

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082017AO3645

ABSTRACT Objective To assess the test-retest reliability of the Memorial Symptom Assessment Scale translated and culturally adapted into Brazilian Portuguese. Methods The scale was applied in an interview format for 190 patients with various cancers type hospitalized in clinical and surgical sectors of the Instituto Nacional de Câncer José de Alencar Gomes da Silva and reapplied in 58 patients. Data from the test-retest were double typed into a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet and analyzed by the weighted Kappa. Results The reliability […]