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ISBN:
0709935846
Author:
Sonja Marie Hunt,etc.
Category:
Administration & Medicine Economics
Language:
English
Publisher:
Croom Helm (March 20, 1986)
Pages:
304 pages
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1334 kb
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Health status and quality of life measures found to be suitable in one culture and which are being considered for use in another must be submitted to rigorous examination for conceptual, semantic and linguistic equivalence. Careless translation could have unknown and probably profound effects upon the validity and reliability of the information obtained.

Measuring health status: a new tool for clinicians and epidemiologists The development and validation of a short and simple measure of perceived health problems is described.

Measuring health status: a new tool for clinicians and epidemiologists. Sonja M. Hunt, James Mcewen, Stephen P. McKenna. The Journal of the Royal College of Genera. 985. The development and validation of a short and simple measure of perceived health problems is described. Extensive testing with selected groups, including the elderly, the chronically ill, pregnan. More).

Health status can be measured using pathological and clinical measures and is usually observed by clinicians or measured using instruments. Symptoms - disease specific checklists. Co-morbidity - Charlson Index, ICED- index of co-existing disease (looks at both disease severity and functional severity), adverse events – pain, bleeding, readmission, complications (. using Clavien-Dindo Classification of Surgical Complications)

Questionnaires which purport to measure the subjective health of older women have been influenced by these images in terms of their design and content, the concepts underlying item selection and the interpretation of responses.

Measuring health status: a new tool for clinicians and epide- miologists. The validity and relative precision of MOS short- and long-form health status scales and Dartmouth COOP charts. 1992;30:MS253x req- MS265

Measuring health status: a new tool for clinicians and epide- miologists. 8. Nelson EC, Wasson JH, Krik JW. Assessment of function in routine clinical practice: description of the COOP chart method and preliminary findings. J Chronic Dis. 1987;40(suppl 1):55S-63S. 1992;30:MS253x req- MS265. 11. Ware JE, Sherbourne CD. The MOS 36-item short-form health survey (SF-36), I: conceptual framework and item selection.

Start studying Measuring health status. A measure based on a person's own opinion about how they feel about their health and wellbeing, their state of mind and their life in general. Learn vocabulary, terms and more with flashcards, games and other study tools. It is commonly sourced from population surveys. Other sets by this creator.