The Reliability and Validity of "Dokuz Eylul University Meniere's Disease Disability Scale"


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Mutlu B., Kirkim G., Durankaya S. M. , Gurkan S., BAŞOKÇU T. O. , Guneri E. A.

JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL ADVANCED OTOLOGY, vol.14, no.2, pp.304-311, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/iao.2017.4386
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL ADVANCED OTOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.304-311

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: Meniere's Disease (MD) is a chionic, non-life threatening inner ear disease, with attacks of disabling vertigo, progressive hearing loss, and tinnitus as the major symptoms. All three symptoms, separately or in combination, cause great distress and have a considerable impact on the quality of life of the patients.The aims of this study were to develop a disease-specific quality of life survey for patients with MD and to analyze the relationships between the audiovestibular findings and the survey.