Short esophageal hypervigilance scale compares well with longer test

An esophageal hypervigilance and anxiety scale with fewer questions was reliable for measuring symptom severity and quality life, according to study results.Tiffany H. Taft, PsyD, MIS, of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and colleagues wrote that they previously developed a 15-question esophageal hypervigilance and anxiety scale (EHAS), but a scale with a minimum number of questions is more clinically useful.“The current version of the EHAS includes 15 questions, which may preclude it being widely used in clinical practice,” they wrote. “Therefore, we aimRead More

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