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Abstract

Dizziness is a very common symptom. It is difficult to evaluate severity of dizziness. Vertigo symptom scale short form (VSS-SF), a validated and reliable questionnaire has proposed for evaluating the benefit of vestibular rehabilitation treatment. It measure severity of dizziness including of  balance and autonomic-anxiety dimensions within the past month. This questionnaire had been translated into Norwegian with good results, but the translation in Indonesian has not been done yet. This is a cross-sectional observational study design to measure reliability of Indonesian version of vertigo symptom scale short form (VSS-SF). A total of twenty patients with dizziness were analyzed by using Kappa Cohen coefficient including of 17 women (85%) and 3 men (15%), mean age 39.1 years (SD 14.03 years) with diagnosis of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) 90% (18 cases) and cervical dizziness 10% (2 cases). The scale showed kappa coefficient of 0.89. Therefore, it has a very good inter rater agreement.

 

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How to Cite

Siregar, A. L. (2017). Uji reliabilitas vertigo symptom scale short form (vss-sf) pada penderita dizziness di RSUP Sanglah Denpasar. Medicina, 48(3). https://doi.org/10.15562/medicina.v48i3.149

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Angelika Lestari Siregar
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