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Cambridge-Hopkins Restless Legs Syndrome Diagnostic Questionnaire (CH-RLSQ)
Availability
Please email the authors for information about obtaining the instrument: richardjhu@mac.com.
Classification
Supplemental: Parkinson’s Disease (PD)
Short Description of Instrument
This is a generic, self-administered instrument for screening Restless Leg Syndrome and is composed of 7 items.
Compared to the RLS-NIH scale, which has combined cardinal features in the first two items, the CH-RLSQ includes distinct questions to determine the presence or absence of each cardinal feature.
Scoring
RLS if questions are answered: 1 yes, 2 yes, 3 resting, 4 yes, 5 NOT equal or
morning, 6 does not usually relieve, 7 a as No OR b as No.
References
Allen et al. Validation of the self-completed Cambridge-Hopkins questionnaire (CH-RLSq) for ascertainment of restless legs syndrome (RLS) in a population
survey. Sleep Medicine 2009; 10(10):1097-1100.
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