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Acronym
10/66 DRG diagnostic assessment for dementia

Description
An integrated one-phase dementia diagnostic battery comprising 1) a cognitive test battery; the Community Screening Instrument for Dementia (CSI-D)18 and the Consortium to Establish a Registry of Alzheimer’s Disease (CERAD) animal naming test and modified 10 world list learning, 2) a structured clinical interview; the Geriatric Mental State (GMS), which applies a computerized algorithm (AGECAT) to identify organic brain syndrome (dementia), schizophrenia, neurotic and psychotic depression, and anxiety neuroses, 3) the CSI-D informant interview. The 10/66 DRG assessment was designed to diagnose people with dementia living in the community, where the informant is typically a non-medical relative or a friend.

Area of assessment
Mental health.

Condition
Geriatric, Psychiatric.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Phung,K. T. 2012 65 - older Both mild to moderate dementia and controls Lebanon
50
Phung,K. T. 2014 over 65 Both normal cognition, mild to moderate dementia. Lebanon
244

Acronym
IQCODE 16

Description
A brief screening assessment for dementia based on an interview with an informant, usually a family caregiver. A screening tool for dementia in community and clinical settings. The informant rates the changes in cognitive functioning of the participant over the time period of 1 year or more. Each question of the IQCODE is rated on a 5-point scale from 1 (‘much improved’) to 5 (‘much worse’), with 3 representing ‘no change’. The sum of scores is averaged over the 16 items to give a score of 1–5.

Area of assessment
Cognitive function, Mental health, Symptoms.

Condition
Geriatric, Psychiatric.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Phung,K. T. 2015 65 - above Both normal cognition and mild-to-moderate dementia according to the DSM-IV criteria, and their informants Lebanon
236

Acronym
DGI

Description
A clinical tool to assess gait, balance and fall risk. It evaluates not only usual steady-state walking, but also walking during more challenging tasks. Intended for high fall risk populations such as elderly, stroke and vestibular disorders.

Area of assessment
Balance, Function/disability/performance, vestibular.

Condition
Geriatric, Neurology, Rehabilitation, Ent.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Alghwiri, A. A. 2014 41 - 88 Male patients with stroke Jordan
51

Acronym
Not available

Description
The Structured Telephone Interviews Questionnaire on Chronic Pain consists of a screening interview and a structured in-depth-interview questionnaire. The screening interview lasts approximately 5 minutes and consists of 12 questions to gather data on age and gender of participants and the duration of pain, frequency of pain during the previous week, intensity of pain during last pain episode, location of pain, and cause of pain. The structured in-depth-interview lasts approximately 23 minutes and consists of 44 questions to gather information about demographics, frequency, duration, intensity, and impact of pain on work and quality of life. In addition, the structured in-depth interview questionnaire gathers information about treatments, care pathways and the participants’ attitudes to their pain and its treatment, and their perceptions of the attitudes of their family, friends, colleagues, and doctors to their pain and its treatment. (Elzahaf et al 2013)

Area of assessment
Pain.

Condition
Cardiovascular, Gastroenterology, Geriatric, Gynecology, Health, Hematology, Metabolic /endocrine, Neurology, Obstetric, Oncology, Oral health, Orthopedic /rheumatology, Palliative, Pulmonary, Rehabilitation, Renal, Urogenital, Women's health, Ent, Infectious disease, Psychiatric.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Elzahaf, R. A. 2013 52 ± 18 Both random Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
104

Acronym
SF-36

Description
A patient-reported survey of patient health The original SF-36 came from the Medical Outcome Study, MOS, done by the RAND Corporation. It consists of eight sections : vitality,physical functioning,bodily pain,general health,perceptions,physical role functioning, emotional role functioning, social role functioning,mental health.

Area of assessment
Function/disability/performance, Mental health, Quality of life.

Condition
Cardiovascular, Gastroenterology, Geriatric, Gynecology, Health, Hematology, Infectious disease, Intensive Care, Metabolic /endocrine, Neurology, Obstetric, Oncology, Orthopedic /rheumatology, Palliative, Psychiatric, Pulmonary, Rehabilitation, Renal, Urogenital, Women's health.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Alragum, S. N. 2008 55 - over Both Diabetes , healthy Kuwait
240 Free
Khoudri, I. 2007 18 - older Both ICU patients 3 months after discharge Morocco
145 Free
Mukhaimer, A. J. 2010 18 - 64 Female Not available Bahrain
258 Free
Guermazi, M. 2012 healthy Tunisia
130 Free
Khader, S. 2011 18 - more Both Healthy Jordan
511 Free
Coons, S. J. 1998 19 - 59 Both healthy Saudi Arabia
415
Sabbah, I 2003 14 - 60 and plus Both healthy people Lebanon
524
Hoopman, R 2009 18 - 79 Both healthy people Netherlands
10414
El Osta, N. 2019 60 years and more Both elderly people Lebanon
250 Free

Acronym
BBS

Description
Measures balance among older people with impairment in balance function by assessing the performance of functional tasks. Objectively determines a patient's ability (or inability) to safely balance during a series of predetermined tasks.

Area of assessment
Balance, Function/disability/performance, vestibular.

Condition
Geriatric, Neurology, Orthopedic /rheumatology, Psychiatric, Rehabilitation, Ent.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Alghwiri, A. A. 2016 43 +/- 14 Both vestibular disorders Jordan
Saudi Arabia
82

Acronym
Brief-IPQ

Description
The Brief IPQ was designed to rapidly assess cognitive and emotional representations of illness . It was developed by using one question that best summarises the items contained in each subscale of the Illness Perception Questionnaire-Revised which has over 80 items. The Brief IBQ comprises 5 items on cognitive representation of illness perception: consequences, timeline, personal control, treatment control, and identity. There are 2 items on emotional representation: concern and emotions. One item is on illness comprehensibility. The last item is on perceived cause of illness, in which respondents list the three most important causal factors in their illness

Area of assessment
Perception.

Condition
Cardiovascular, Ent, Gastroenterology, Geriatric, Gynecology, Health, Hematology, Infectious disease, Metabolic /endocrine, Neurology, Obstetric, Oncology, Oral health, Orthopedic /rheumatology, Palliative, Psychiatric, Pulmonary, Rehabilitation, Renal, Urogenital, Women's health, Cosmetic / Plastic Surgery.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Saarti, S. 2016 18 - above
18 - above
Both
cardiac disease
cardiac condition
Lebanon

Lebanon
30
100

Acronym
BPI

Description
Assesses the severity of pain and the impact of pain on daily functions for patients with pain from chronic diseases or conditions such as cancer, osteoarthritis and low back pain, or with pain from acute conditions such as postoperative pain In self report or interview, Assessment areas: Severity of pain, impact of pain on daily function, location of pain, pain medications and amount of pain relief in the past 24 hours or the past week

Area of assessment
Pain.

Condition
Cardiovascular, Ent, Gastroenterology, Geriatric, Gynecology, Hematology, Infectious disease, Metabolic /endocrine, Neurology, Obstetric, Oncology, Oral health, Orthopedic /rheumatology, Palliative, Psychiatric, Pulmonary, Rehabilitation, Renal, Urogenital, Women's health, Cosmetic / Plastic Surgery, Dermatology, Health.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Ballout, S. 2011 18 - older Both oncology patients receiving pain treatment Lebanon
75 Pay

Acronym
CANE

Description
A comprehensive needs assessment tool for use by professionals working with the elderly. It was developed from the Camberwell Assessment of Need (CAN) to incorporate the special needs posed by the elderly. Twenty-four areas of individual need are assessed by the CANE, as well as two questions to assess the needs of the person’s carer.A summary of met and unmet needs is then produced from the information gathered, which can lead directly to possible interventions and care plans.

Area of assessment
Function/disability/performance, General health, Health service, Satisfaction/patient experience.

Condition
Family/caregiver, Geriatric.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
AbiHabib, Laurie E. 2011 Older adults Lebanon
322

Acronym
DHI

Description
A self administered subjective measure developed to evaluate the self-perceived handicapping effects imposed by vestibular system disease with physical, emotional and functional subscales. (Jacobson and Newman 1990).

Area of assessment
Balance, Function/disability/performance.

Condition
Ent, Geriatric, Neurology, Rehabilitation.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Alsanosi, A. A. 2012 Both Vestibular disorders and healthy controls Saudi Arabia
100

Acronym
GSE

Description
A self-reported 10 item scale measure of self-efficacy, that is, people's beliefs about their capacity to cope with life's demands.

Area of assessment
Behavior, Beliefs, Knowledge/attitude.

Condition
Health, Cardiovascular, Community, Dermatology, Ent, Family/caregiver, Gastroenterology, Geriatric, Gynecology, Hematology, Human resources, Infectious disease, Intensive Care, Metabolic /endocrine, Neurology, Nursing, Obstetric, Occupation, Oncology, Orthopedic /rheumatology, Palliative, Pediatric, Psychiatric, Pulmonary, Rehabilitation, Renal, School, Surgery/Anaesthia, Urogenital, Women's health, Workplace.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Crandall, A. 2016 18 - 23 Female healthy Qatar
355
Crandall, A 2015 18 - 23 Female healthy students Qatar
369

Acronym
HAQ

Description
Originally developed by James F. Fries and colleagues at Stanford University in 1978, Developed as a comprehensive measure of outcome in patients with a wide variety of rheumatic diseases but now also used for other conditions and aging , Should be considered a generic rather than a disease-specific instrument. Its focus is on self-reported patient-oriented outcome measures, rather than process measures. The Full Five-Dimension HAQ, assesses a hierarchy of patient outcomes in four domains: 1) disability, 2) discomfort and pain, 3) drug side effects (toxicity) and 4) dollar costs.

Area of assessment
Activities of daily living, Function/disability/performance, Pain, Symptoms.

Condition
Geriatric, Health, Orthopedic /rheumatology.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
El Meidany,Y.M. 2003 Both Rheumatoid Arthritis Bahrain
Kuwait
Morocco
Saudi Arabia
Sudan
Syrian Arab Republic
184
Meidany, Y. M. El. 2003 Both rheumatoid arthritis Egypt
Bahrain
Kuwait
Morocco
Sudan
Syrian Arab Republic
Saudi Arabia
184
Shehab, D 1998 median 38 Both outpatient rheumatology Kuwait
41 Contact Author

Acronym
MMSE-2

Description
This tool is among the most commonly used cognitive screening tests worldwide. It.tests a broad range of cognitive functions, including orientation, recall, attention, calculation, language processing and constructional praxis.

Area of assessment
Cognitive function.

Condition
Geriatric, Neurology, Psychiatric.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Albanna, M. 2017 60 - 96 Both dementia and non dementia controls Qatar
134

Acronym
Mini-Cog

Description
A test of cognitive impairment using a Clock Drawing Test and non-cued recall of three unrelated words. Commonly used to screen for dementia.

Area of assessment
Cognitive function.

Condition
Geriatric, Neurology, Psychiatric.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Albanna, M. 2017 60 - 96 Both dementia - healthy (no dementia) Qatar
134

Acronym
MMSE

Description
A measure of cognitive impairment. used in clinical and research settings. Commonly used to screen for dementia. Also used to estimate the severity and progression of cognitive impairment and to evaluate the progress of cognitive changes in an individual over time; thus making it an effective way to document an individual's response to treatment.

Area of assessment
Cognitive function.

Condition
Geriatric, Neurology, Psychiatric.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Wrobel, N. H. 2008 elderly Both elderly United States
200 Contact Author

Acronym
MoCA

Description
Screening assessment for detecting mild cognitive impairment. The MoCA assesses several cognitive domains: 1-The short-term memory recall task (5 points) 2-Visuospatial abilities -clock-drawing task and a three-dimensional cube copy 3-Multiple aspects of executive functions 4- phonemic fluency task and a two-item verbal abstraction task 5-Attention, concentration, and working memory 6-Language 7- orientation to time and place

Area of assessment
Cognitive function, Screening/risk.

Condition
Neurology, Psychiatric, Geriatric.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Rahman, T. T. 2009 elderly Both healthy Egypt

Acronym
MOS-SSS

Description
A multidimensional, self-administered, social support survey that was developed for patients in the Medical Outcomes Study (MOS), a two-year survey that was developed for patients with chronic conditions.

Area of assessment
Social.

Condition
Cardiovascular, Gastroenterology, Geriatric, Health, Hematology, Metabolic /endocrine, Neurology, Oncology, Orthopedic /rheumatology, Palliative, Psychiatric, Pulmonary.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Dafaalla, M. 2016 18 - 26 Both medical students Sudan
487

Acronym
PCS

Description
The Pain Catastrophizing Scale (PCS) is a measure of pain-specific catastrophizing. Pain catastrophizing is characterized as the tendency to magnify the level of threat associated with perceived or anticipated pain, to feel helpless in the face of pain, and to focus excessively on pain sensations

Area of assessment
Pain.

Condition
Cardiovascular, Gastroenterology, Geriatric, Gynecology, Health, Hematology, Infectious disease, Metabolic /endocrine, Neurology, Obstetric, Oncology, Orthopedic /rheumatology, Palliative, Psychiatric, Renal, Urogenital, Oral health, Cosmetic / Plastic Surgery, Dermatology, Ent, Occupation, Pulmonary, Rehabilitation, Women's health.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Terkawi, A. S. 2017 The average age was 52 (SD = 17) Both patients Saudi Arabia
113 Free
Huijer,H. A. 2017 18 and above Both patients Lebanon
150

Acronym
PSQI

Description
A self-rated questionnaire which assesses sleep quality and disturbances over a 1-month time interval.

Area of assessment
Sleep/insomnia.

Condition
Cardiovascular, Community, Ent, Gastroenterology, Geriatric, Gynecology, Health, Hematology, Infectious disease, Intensive Care, Medication, Metabolic /endocrine, Neurology, Obstetric, Oncology, Orthopedic /rheumatology, Palliative, Psychiatric, Pulmonary, Renal, Urogenital, Women's health.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Suleiman, K. H. 2010 19 - above healthy United States
35

Acronym
RUDAS

Description
A ‘multicultural cognitive assessment scale’. RUDAS contains six items: testing memory (registration and recall), body orientation, praxis, drawing, judgment, and language,

Area of assessment
Cognitive function.

Condition
Geriatric, Psychiatric.

Age Group
Adult- over 19 years

Literature on Arabic translation/validation of measure
Author/link to article Publication year Population Sample Size Access to measure
Age Gender Condition Country
Chaaya, M. 2016 65 - older Both normal cognition and dementia 232
Chaaya, M. 2013 65 - older Both healthy, mild and moderate dementia Middle East
North Africa
244


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