Appendix 1 McMonnies Dry Eye Questionnaire. Scores for Grading are Located Next to Questions. Age. □Under 25 Years. Male or Female 25 Years: 0 points. A Clinical Study of Subtype-based Prevalence of Dry Eye. Aditya Rege1, Varsha Kulkarni2, Neelam Puthran3, Tejaswini Khandgave4 1 Faculty, Department of. 4 Apr To evaluate the diagnostic performance of the McMonnies questionnaire as a screening survey for dry eye in Chinese outpatients. Methods.

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This questionnaire measures several symptoms using four variables: The symptoms assessed include dryness, grittiness, scratchiness, irritation, burning, watering, soreness, and eye fatigue. Ey scores not only differed significantly between the dry eye and control groups but also strongly correlated with the results of TBUT and Schirmer I test.

If a fourth fold table contains 0, the DOR will be undefined. The greatest DOR Study Population This study recruited 31, outpatients from the ophthalmology departments of 94 tertiary hospitals, distributed in 45 cities, 23 provinces across China. Kalyani R “Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research is at present a well-known Indian originated scientific journal which started with a humble beginning.

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Hence it provides a platform for the scientist and researchers to publish. Thirdly, special attention should be paid to the subgroups proven to be more accurate in diagnose. The definition and classification of dry eye disease: The AUC of scratchiness 0. The editorial board should now take steps to index the journal in PubMed.

However, in this survey, all eligible subjects were included because the object of this study was to assess the accuracy of MQ under actual outpatient situations. Over a span of over four years, we I and questjonnaire colleagues have published around 25 articles in the journal.


It’s a honour and pride to be a part of the JCDR team. Subsequent studies [ 12 — 14 ] evaluating the reliability and validity of the instrument continued to focus on non-Asian populations.

Information on ophthalmic and systemic disease was collected. Subscribe to Table of Contents Alerts. Mcmonnifs other aspect of it is, the readers get the information regarding the most recent developments in science which can be used for teaching, research, treating patients and to some extent take preventive measures against certain diseases.

The resulting sensitivity and specificity were 0. The Kaiser-Meyer-Olkin measure was first calculated to test the degree of common variance, an assessment of whether the sample is adequate for factor analysis. The response to any query and permission if required, is quite fast; this is quite commendable. Kelly K NicholsJason J.

Ninety-four hospitals research centers were randomly selected from 45 cities in 23 provinces from Qiestionnaire to November in Showing of 17 references. This survey was created by the Centre for Contact Lens Research of the University of Waterloo in order to obtain data on the severity and overall prevalence of dry eye symptoms in patients in Canada.

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The Quarterly journal of medicine. Further analysis of the ROC curves revealed varying discriminating abilities among different gender and age eeye, as the AUCs decreased with age.

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Thus we did not recruit the outpatients on two occasions and could not assess test-retest reliability or validity. Expert consensus on clinical diagnosis and treatment of dry eye.


Introduction The most accepted definition of Dry Eye Disease DED was provided by the International Dry Eye Workshop inreferring to it as a multifactorial disease of the tears and ocular surface that results in symptoms of discomfort, visual disturbance, and tear film instability, with potential damage to the ocular surface.

S1 Text A fourfold table of diagnosis results across the study population. We compared the ROC curves of different gender and age groups using z tests to see if the diagnostic performance is compromised when applying the instrument to certain subpopulations. Moreover, none of the factor loadings seemed to provide any logical meaning. Accordingly, the Chinese diagnostic criteria of dry eye were published by the Corneal Disease Study Group of Chinese Ophthalmological Society inoffering a more defined standard [ 3 ].

The Chi-squared test was utilized for qualitative variables. Diagnoses were established according to the Chinese diagnostic criteria of dry eye [ 3 ]: May be a bimonthly or quarterly publication to begin with.

Accuracy of McMonnies Questionnaire as a Screening Tool for Chinese Ophthalmic Outpatients

NicholsGladys Lynn Mitchell Cornea The authors have declared that no competing interests exist. Trend tests were conducted to verify if there were ascending or descending trends in quantitative variables. The reliability and validity of McMonnies dry eye index. A history of dry mouth was also obtained and graded on a scale of 0 to 3. We tentatively put forward that the accuracy of the MQ reduces when MI gets closer to the cut-point of It gives a platform to the authors to publish their research work which can be available for everyone across the globe to read.

Showing mcmlnnies 34 references. Under this circumstance the method to get an approximation of DOR is to add 0. Adv Exp Med Biol.