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The COSMIN checklist for assessing the methodological quality of studies on measurement properties of health status measurement instruments: an international Delphi study
TLDR
The resulting COSMIN checklist could be useful when selecting a measurement instrument, peer-reviewing a manuscript, designing or reporting a study on measurement properties, or for educational purposes.
The COSMIN checklist for evaluating the methodological quality of studies on measurement properties: A clarification of its content
TLDR
These choices for the design requirements and preferred statistical methods for which no evidence is available in the literature or on which the Delphi panel members had substantial discussion are explained.
COSMIN guideline for systematic reviews of patient-reported outcome measures
TLDR
The COSMIN guideline for systematic reviews of PROMs includes methodology to combine the methodological quality of studies on measurement properties with the quality of the PROM itself (i.e., its measurement properties).
The Rapid Assessment of Physical Activity (RAPA) Among Older Adults
TLDR
The RAPA is an easy-to-use, valid measure of physical activity for use in clinical practice with older adults and outperformed the PACE and the BRFSS.
COSMIN Risk of Bias checklist for systematic reviews of Patient-Reported Outcome Measures
TLDR
The COSMIN Risk of Bias checklist was developed exclusively for use in systematic reviews of PROMs to distinguish this application from other purposes of assessing the methodological quality of studies on measurement properties, such as guidance for designing or reporting a study on the measurement properties.
Quality of Life in Persons with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (Development and Validation of a New Measure)
TLDR
This quality-of-life measure specific to irritable bowel syndrome meets established psychometric criteria for reliability and validity; testing of its responsiveness is warranted.
Generic and Disease-Specific Measures in Assessing Health Status and Quality of Life
TLDR
Comparison studies are needed of the validity, reliability, and responsiveness of generic and disease-specific measures in the same population and in minority and age-specific groups.
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