We determined the diagnostic accuracy of the Edinburgh Claudication Questionnaire (ECQ) in 1st generation Black African-Caribbean UK. To determine whether the Edinburgh Claudication Questionnaire (ECQ) can be used as a screening tool for detecting peripheral arterial disease in patients with . The WHO/Rose Questionnaire on intermittent claudication was developed in for use in epidemiological surveys, and has been widely used. Several.

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At process ending, the questionnaire was reduced to six questions. The epidemiology of peripheral arterial disease: Claudicaion under research were invited through mass communication media television, radio, newspapers to participate in the I Campaign to Fight Peripheral Arterial Disease PAD.

From This Paper Topics from this paper. Inin another publication of the French version validation, Lacroix and cols.

Edinburgh Claudication Questionnaire

Topics Discussed in This Paper. Modifiers Pain occur even at normal pace on level ground Suggests severe Claudication Pain location Classic: Mortality over four years in SHEP participants with low ankle-brachial index. Related Topics in Examination. The Edinburgh Claudication Questionnaire: Claudication is characterized by pain or discomfort in the calf, thigh, or gluteus region while walking.


Intermittent claudication; questionaire; translating process ; transcultural adaptation. Through this methodology, an asymptomatic PAD case would be classified as “false positive”, whereas the diagnosis based on clinical history only would be more likely to be classified as “truly negative”. No difference was found between the groups in regard to schooling 7. It was applied to individuals: Citations Publications citing this paper.

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Edinburgh Claudication Questionnaire (ECQ)

Thigh or buttock pain without calf pain. Prevalence is high, and is associated to high risk for fatal and non-fatal cardiovascular events death, myocardial infarction and cerebral vascular accident InAboyans and cols. Association between the ankle—brachial index, intermittent claudication, and physical activity level: In stage 1, participants filled out the ECQ and another questionnaire on risk factors and cardiovascular history.

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LauMitchell D. It occurs as a result of reduced blood flow to skeletal muscle tissue in lower limbs during exercise. J Am Geriatr Soc. Showing of 8 extracted citations. The purpose of the present study was the translation, cultural adaptation and validation of the Brazilian Portuguese version of the Edinburgn Claudication Questionnaire ECQ.


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The Brazilian Portuguese version of the Edinburgh claudication questionnaire maintained good sensitivity and specificity and can be recommended for screening of Qusetionnaire in clinical practice and epidemiological research in Brazil. Started inthis collection now contains interlinked topic pages divided into a tree of 31 specialty books and chapters.

Symptoms disappear after less than 10 minutes claudicatino rest. As a result, five renditions were made available, with slight differences. Methods of symptom evaluation and their impact on peripheral artery disease PAD symptom prevalence: However, no published data were found on questionnaire validation or on performance in Brazilian Portuguese 5.

Diagnosis and treatment of chronic arterial insufficiency of the lower extremities: Intermittent claudication is a classical symptom in the PAD condition. Males were predominant Quesyionnaire translation was done independently by three members in our team and by two English teachers.

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