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


Creative Commons License

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

JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL ADVANCED OTOLOGY, cilt.14, ss.304-311, 2018 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 14 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2018
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5152/iao.2017.4386
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL ADVANCED OTOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.304-311

Özet

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.