2013
DOI: 10.1590/s1677-5538.ibju.2013.03.07
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Validation of the Brazilian version of the Expanded Prostate Cancer Index Composite (EPIC) for patients submitted to radical prostatectomy

Abstract: Objectives: Validation of the Expanded Prostate Cancer Index Composite (EPIC) questionnaire translated to Portuguese. This is an evaluation tool of the effects of treatment on quality of life of patients with prostate cancer. Materials and Methods: In order to translate and validate, several recommended methodological techniques in the literature were included: initial translation, synthesis of translation, board committee review and back translation. Sample included 40 patients with localized prostate cancer … Show more

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“…The response options for each item of the EPIC are on the form of a 5-point Likert scale. The scores obtained are transformed into a scale of 0-100, with higher scores representing a better health-related quality of life 54 - 55 .…”
Section: Methodsmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…The response options for each item of the EPIC are on the form of a 5-point Likert scale. The scores obtained are transformed into a scale of 0-100, with higher scores representing a better health-related quality of life 54 - 55 .…”
Section: Methodsmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…The EORTC QLQ -C30 was complemented by a specific module for patients with PC, the EORTC -QLQ PR -25 module, also validated for Portuguese 19 . The QLQ PR -25 counts with 25 questions that measure the patient's QoL in relation to symptoms of the urinary and intestinal systems, related to post-surgical treatment, radiotherapy and hormonal therapy, and sexual function.…”
Section: Methodsmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…For the interviews, a semi-structured instrument was used, which was developed by the authors themselves based on the pertinent literature and the validated questionnaire Expanded Prostate Cancer Index Composite (EPIC) [8,[11][12][13][14][15][16][17]. The questionnaire was composed of objective questions related to the main side effects experienced by the patient, based on the literature, and related to the radiotherapy treatment of PAC.…”
Section: Assessment Of the Side Effectsmentioning
confidence: 99%