5-D Itch Scale
The 5-D Itch Scale is a questionnaire consisting of 5 items used specifically to measure the course of itch by asking for the degree, duration, disability and distribution of the pruritus within the last 2 weeks.
- Time needed for completion: 5 minutes
- Free of charge
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