1.Cultural adaptation, validity, reliability and responsiveness of the Swedish version of the effective musculoskeletal consumer scale (EC-17).
Bremander A1, Wikström I, Larsson I, Bengtsson M, Hagel S, Strömbeck B. Musculoskeletal Care. 2012 Mar;10(1):43-50. doi: 10.1002/msc.1006. Epub 2012 Feb 2.
BACKGROUND: Endorsed by the Outcome MEasures in Rheumatoid Arthritis in Clinical Trials (OMERACT) group, The Effective Consumer Scale (EC-17) was developed in English for patients with musculoskeletal diseases to assess the skills and perceptions important for participating in and managing health care. The objective of this study was culturally to adapt the questionnaire into Swedish and to study its psychometric properties.
2.Translation, data quality, reliability, validity and responsiveness of the Norwegian version of the Effective Musculoskeletal Consumer Scale (EC-17).
Hamnes B1, Garratt A, Kjeken I, Kristjansson E, Hagen KB. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2010 Jan 29;11:21. doi: 10.1186/1471-2474-11-21.
BACKGROUND: The Effective Musculoskeletal Consumer Scale (EC-17) is a self-administered questionnaire for evaluating self-management interventions that empower and educate people with rheumatic conditions. The aim of the study was to translate and evaluate the Norwegian version of EC-17 against the necessary criteria for a patient-reported outcome measure, including responsiveness to change.
3.Translation and validation of the Dutch version of the Effective Consumer Scale (EC-17).
ten Klooster PM1, Taal E, Siemons L, Oostveen JC, Harmsen EJ, Tugwell PS, Rader T, Lyddiatt A, van de Laar MA. Qual Life Res. 2013 Mar;22(2):423-9. doi: 10.1007/s11136-012-0162-2. Epub 2012 Mar 28.
PURPOSE: The Effective Consumer Scale (EC-17) measures the skills of musculoskeletal patients in managing their own healthcare. The objectives of this study were to translate the EC-17 into Dutch and to further evaluate its psychometric properties.