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The present study is part of an international program and deals with the translation and validation program for the Italian version of the MDS-UPDRS.
The program will be articulated in three steps:
- Phase I: translation and back-translation of the MDS-UPDRS in Italian (completed)
- Phase II: Cognitive testing. This step is aimed at a preliminary testing of a subset of potentially culturally sensitive items in a limited set of PD patients (approximately 10). Should this phase identify issues in the understanding and ease of use of some items a revised translation of some individual items might be envisaged.
- Phase III: large validation testing: this phase will involve 350 PD patients from 12-14 Italian PD centres.
The IRIS protocol deals with phase II and III of the program.
Time Perspective: Prospective
Rating Scale administration
Universita' Federico II di Napoli
Not yet recruiting
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:14:59-0400
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