Clinical data, including modified Medical Research Council (mMRC) dyspnea scale
, and treatment response based on chest computed tomography (CT) findings were reviewed.
44) An additional tool often useful in clinical practice is the Medical Research Council (MRC) Dyspnea Scale
, (5) but it is important to note that this measure does not provide information on any symptoms other than dyspnea.
VAS dyspnea scale
is a horizontal line, 100 mm in length and anchored by word descriptors at each end.
The six-minute walk test, the modified Medical Research Council Dyspnea Scale
, body plethysmographs, carbon monoxide diffusion tests, and arterial blood gas analysis were practiced.
causing dyspnea at level of [greater than or equal to]3 according to the Medical Research Council Dyspnea Scale
(MRC); and 3) having a hospital exit report recommending physical activity restriction for a certain period of time.
The Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (2014) endorsed the Medical Research Council Dyspnea Scale
(MRCDS) to evaluate the incapacity of a patient with COPD due to breathlessness (see Figure 1).
The oxygen-cost diagram (OCD) and the Medical Research Council (MRC) dyspnea scale
were developed in English to measure severity of dyspnea.
Table 1: Demographic characteristic of the patients Demographic data Percentage Group A Group B Gender Female 71 50 Male 29 50 Occupation Agriculture 7 25 House wife 50 25 Polluting occupations 14 33 Others 29 17 Family history of asthma With family history of asthma 43 42 Without family history of asthma 57 58 Co-morbidities Co-morbidities 79 67 Others 21 33 Social habits Smoker 29 8 Nonsmoker 71 84 Obesity Normal 50 67 Over weight 29 33 Obese 21 00 Asthma duration (years) <10 50 58 [greater than or equal to]10 50 42 Table 2: Values of the modified borg's dyspnea scale
scores obtained on the first and second visits with Group A and Group B * P < 0.
They completed spirometry, the modified Medical Research Council (mMRC) dyspnea scale
, questions related to exacerbation risk within the last year, the Chronic Respiratory Questionnaire (CRQ), a nine-item depression interview, the Personal Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9), and a 6-minute walk test at baseline.
The patient was not in any pain at the time of evaluation and complained of 4/10 on the Borg Dyspnea scale
when negotiating 30 steps.
Triantafillidou C, Manali ED, Magkou C, Sotiropoulou C, Kolilekas LF, Kagouridis K, Rontogianni D, Papiris SA Medical Research Council dyspnea scale
does not relate to fibroblast foci profusion in IPF Diagn Pathol.
Medscape Dyspnea Scale
(Le Jacq Communications, 2004)