2006
DOI: 10.1590/s0034-89102006000500022
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Abstract: OBJETIVO:O Tinnitus Handicap Inventory é um questionário para avaliar as conseqüências do zumbido, quantificando os déficits psicoemocionais e funcionais provocados pelo sintoma. O objetivo do estudo foi apresentar e testar a adaptação para o português brasileiro desse questionário, denominado Questionário de Gravidade do Zumbido. MÉTODOS:O questionário traduzido foi aplicado em 135 indivíduos com queixa de zumbido atendidos em dois ambulatórios de audiologia da cidade de Bauru, SP, encaminhados para avaliação… Show more

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“…Some references corroborate the maintenance of an internal consistency of this tool even after translations and adaptations to other populations and languages 11,14,18 . TSQ is made up of twenty five questions, broken down in three groups.…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 63%
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“…Some references corroborate the maintenance of an internal consistency of this tool even after translations and adaptations to other populations and languages 11,14,18 . TSQ is made up of twenty five questions, broken down in three groups.…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 63%
“…After the consent, they answered the anamnesis, from which we extracted their occupational past, including aspects such as noise exposure -duration and frequency, the association of other agents, risks for hearing impairment and clinical data. Among the anamnesis issues, there was one associated with the presence or absence of tinnitus which, if present, would direct the individual towards answering the Tinnitus Severity Questionnaire (TSQ) 14 .…”
Section: Methodsmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…This toll is indicated not only for use in initial consultations of patients with tinnitus, but mainly as parameter of clinic evolution on therapeutic management (16)(17)(18).…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…2. Tinnitus Handicap Inventory (THI) (15) -Brazilian Portuguese version (16)(17)(18). The Tinnitus Handicap Inventory (THI) consists on a self-report measure that has been validated to quantifying the impact of tinnitus on daily living.…”
Section: Methodsmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…All points are then added together to assess tinnitus severity for each individual. Studies [14][15] suggest that the outcomes be divided into five degrees of severity, namely: Grade 1 -negligible tinnitus; Grade 2 -mild tinnitus; Grade 3 -moderate tinnitus; Grade 4 -severe tinnitus; and Grade 5 -catastrophic tinnitus. According to the literature 16 , tinnitus severity can be assessed the following way: Grade 1 tinnitus is only perceived in quiet environments; Grade 2 can be easily masked by background noise and easily forgotten when the subject is busy; Grade 3 tinnitus is heard in the presence of background noise and everyday tasks can still be performed in spite of it; Grade 4 tinnitus is almost always present, the subject's sleep is disturbed and his or her daily life may be compromised: Grade 5 tinnitus is heard all the time, the subject's sleep is altered, and some daily tasks may become difficult to perform.…”
Section: Methodsmentioning
confidence: 99%