WELCOME TO THE PEI-Q
INFORMATION FOR PATIENTS
Does your pancreas function well?
If you experience unpleasant symptoms after meal, like abdominal pain, flatulence, diarrhoea or in other cases your doctor may want to check if your pancreas produces enough enzymes for food digestion. For this purpose, your doctor may request you answer PEI-Q (Pancreatic exocrine insufficiency questionnaire). If that is the case, please answer simple questions below in order to help your doctor make right diagnosis, prescribe right treatment for you and track the treatment progress. It will take 10 minutes of your time
To protect the integrity of the instrument, the PEI-Q including the user manual, scoring algorithm and any versions or translations of the above, and all associated intellectual property rights, are owned by Abbott. PEI-Q questionnaire was developed and validated by group of scientific authors as a patient-reported outcome instrument. Related publications: 1. Qualitative Assessment of the Symptoms and Impact of Pancreatic Exocrine Insufficiency (PEI) to Inform the Development of a Patient-Reported Outcome (PRO) Instrument. The patient. Mar 22 2017;10(5):615-628. 2. Johnson at al. Psychometric evaluation of a patient-reported outcome measure in pancreatic exocrine insufficiency (PEI). Pancreatology. 2019; 19: 182-190.