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Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory™ Gastrointestinal Symptoms Scales (PedsQL™ Gastrointestinal Symptoms Scales)

Varni JW

ProQolid

Last update: August 2018

Basic description

Conditions of use
The PedsQL™ Gastrointestinal Symptoms Scales is a specific module of the PedsQL™

Existing versions: Acute version and Standard version, for Toddlers (2-4 years of age), Young Child (5-7 years of age), Child (8-12 years of age), Adolescent (13-18 years of age), and Young Adult (18-25 years of age)

Authors

Varni JW

Copyright
Copyright © 1998 JW Varni, Ph.D.
Objective
The PedsQL™ Gastrointestinal Symptoms Scales™ were designed as generic symptom-specific scales to measure gastrointestinal symptoms in patients with acute and chronic health conditions as well as healthy school and community populations
Therapeutic area
  • Generic
Therapeutic indication

All

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

Varni, J.W., Franciosi, J.P., Shulman, R.J., Saeed, S., Nurko, S., Neigut, D.A., Bendo, C.B., Patel, A.S., Self, M.M., Saps, M., Zacur, G.M., Denham, J., Dark, C.V., & Pohl, J.F. (2015). PedsQL™ Gastrointestinal Symptoms Scales and Gastrointestinal Worry Scales in pediatric patients with inflammatory bowel disease in comparison to healthy controls. Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, 21, 1115-1124.

Varni, J.W., Shulman, R.J., Self, M.M., Nurko, S., Saps, M., Saeed, S., Bendo, C.B., Patel, A.S., Dark, C.V., Zacur, G.M., & Pohl, J.F. (2015). Symptom profiles in patients with irritable bowel syndrome or functional abdominal pain compared to healthy controls. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition, 61, 323-329.

Varni, J.W., Nurko, S., Shulman, R.J., Self, M.M., Saps, M., Bendo, C.B., Dark, C.V., & Pohl, J.F. (2015). Pediatric functional constipation gastrointestinal symptom profile compared to healthy controls. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition, 61, 424-430.

Varni, J.W., Bendo, C.B., Denham, J., Shulman, R.J., Self, M.M., Neigut, D.A., Nurko, S., Patel, A.S, Franciosi, J.P., Saps, M., Yeckes, A., Langseder, A., Saeed, S., & Pohl, J.F. (2015). PedsQL™ Gastrointestinal Symptoms Scales and Gastrointestinal Worry Scales in pediatric patients with functional and organic gastrointestinal diseases in comparison to healthy controls. Quality of Life Research, 24, 363–378.

Varni, J.W., Bendo, C.B., Denham, J., Shulman, R.J., Self, M.M., Neigut, D.A., Nurko, S., Patel, A.S., Franciosi, J.P., Saps, M., Verga, B., Smith, A., Yeckes, A., Heinz, N., Langseder, A., Saeed, S., Zacur, G.M., & Pohl, J.F. (2014). PedsQL™ Gastrointestinal Symptoms Module: Feasibility, reliability, and validity. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition, 59, 347–355.

Varni, J.W., Kay, M.T., Limbers, C.A., Franciosi, J.P., & Pohl, J.F. (2012). PedsQL™ Gastrointestinal Symptoms Module item development: Qualitative methods. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition, 54, 664-671.