Table 1

Patient-reported outcome measure instruments considered in this review

Instrument with full name and abbreviationGeneral score rangeHigher scores are better or worseConstruct(s) measured
Pain Numeric Rating Scale0–10/0–100WorsePain
Pain Visual Analogue Scale0-10/0–100WorsePain
PainDETECT Numerical Rating Scale0–10/0–100WorsePain
Disability of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand (DASH)0–100WorseSymptom and function
Quick DASH0–100WorseSymptom and function
Shoulder Disability Questionnaire0–100WorsePain-related function of the shoulder
Simple Shoulder Test0–12BetterShoulder comfort and function
Oxford Shoulder Score0–48BetterShoulder function and pain
Project on Research and Intervention in Monotonous work score0–36 for each regionWorsePain or other complains
Neer score0–100WorseFunction
Constant (Murley) Score0–100BetterShoulder function, pain, Activities of Daily Living (ADL) function, the range of motion, strength
Watson-Sonnabend scorePain: 0–10;
Function: 0–42
Pain: worse;
Function: better
Satisfaction, pain and 0–3 discrete for 14 function items
Short Form Health Survey 36 (SF-36)0–100BetterHealth-related quality of life
SF-120–100BetterHealth-related quality of life
EuroQol 5-dimension 3-level index−0.59–1BetterHealth-related quality of life
15 D0–1BetterHealth-related quality of life
Hospital Anxiety and Depression Score0–42WorseAnxiety and depression