A scale from 0 to 100 rating the effects of nasal septal deformity. A patient answers a questionnaire by checking a position on a line (a Likert scale) for each of 5 items. The items concern:
The higher the score, the greater the effect of the obstruction on the patient's quality of life.
Michael G Stewart, David L. Witsell, Timothy L. Smith, Edward M. Weaver, Bevan Yueh and Maureen T. Hannley.
Development and validation of the Nasal Obstruction Symptom Evaluation (NOSE) scale.
Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery, vol 130, pages 157-163, 2004.
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