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International Restless Legs Syndrome Study Group Rating Scale (IRLS)

Allen RP; Walters AS

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Basic description

A patient-version also exists: IRLS-PV (16 items). This version was adapted from the IRLS to facilitate patient understanding in order to complete the scale without guidance from an investigator.

Authors

Allen RP; Walters AS

Copyright
IRLS © IRLS Study Group 2001 – All Rights Reserved
Objective
To measure the severity of Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS)
Therapeutic area
  • Nervous System Diseases
  • Mental Disorders
Therapeutic indication

Restless Legs Syndrome

Type of Clinical Outcome Assessment (COA)
  • pro PRO
Original language(s)
  • English for the USA
Bibliographic reference(s) of the original questionnaire

Allen RP, Kushida CA, Atkinson MJ; RLS QoL Consortium. Factor analysis of the International Restless Legs Syndrome Study Group's scale for restless legs severity. Sleep Med. 2003 Mar;4(2):133-5 (PubMed abstract)

Walters AS, LeBrocq C, Dhar A, Hening W, Rosen R, Allen RP, Trenkwalder C; International Restless Legs Syndrome Study Group. Validation of the International Restless Legs Syndrome Study Group rating scale for restless legs syndrome. Sleep Med. 2003 Mar;4(2):121-32 (PubMed abstract)

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Authors

Allen RP; Walters AS

Arthur S Walters, Richard P Allen for the International Restless Legs Syndrome Study Group

- Arthur S Walters Publications (PubMed)

- Richard P Allen Publications (PubMed)

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Languages

Original language(s)

  • English for the USA

Translations

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IRLS

Portuguese for Brazil
Bibliographic reference of the Brazilian Portuguese translation:

Masuko AH, Carvalho LB, Machado MA, Morais JF, Prado LB, Prado GF. Translation and validation into the Brazilian Portuguese of the restless legs syndrome rating scale of the International Restless Legs Syndrome Study Group. Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2008 Dec;66(4):832-6 (full text article)

BiblioPRO: you can find information about the Spanish version here - puede encontrar información sobre la versión española aqui

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