Cultural and linguistic testing of the Handling Questionnaire: a specific instrument for assessing the patient’s acceptability of dry powder inhalers

Submitted: January 25, 2016
Accepted: January 25, 2016
Published: January 26, 2016
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The testing and checking phases of a questionnaire are briefly described in this paper, identifying the common errors due to incorrect formulation of questions and the main issues. The theoretical methods for “testing†a questionnaire has been examined in the first section, in the second section the testing process for a specific questionnaire for assessing the patient’s acceptability of a dry powder device (the Handling Questionnaire) has been described, together with the grading of improvement achieved.



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Dal Negro, R.W., and M. Guerriero. 2016. “Cultural and Linguistic Testing of the Handling Questionnaire: A Specific Instrument for Assessing the patient’s Acceptability of Dry Powder Inhalers”. Monaldi Archives for Chest Disease 69 (4).