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Screening for depression in well older adults: evaluation of a short form of the CES-D (Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale).
We derived and tested a short form of the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES-D) for reliability and validity among a sample of well older adults in a large Health MaintenanceExpand
The COSMIN study reached international consensus on taxonomy, terminology, and definitions of measurement properties for health-related patient-reported outcomes.
OBJECTIVE Lack of consensus on taxonomy, terminology, and definitions has led to confusion about which measurement properties are relevant and which concepts they represent. The aim was to clarifyExpand
The COSMIN checklist for assessing the methodological quality of studies on measurement properties of health status measurement instruments: an international Delphi study
BackgroundAim of the COSMIN study (COnsensus-based Standards for the selection of health status Measurement INstruments) was to develop a consensus-based checklist to evaluate the methodologicalExpand
The COSMIN checklist for evaluating the methodological quality of studies on measurement properties: A clarification of its content
BackgroundThe COSMIN checklist (COnsensus-based Standards for the selection of health status Measurement INstruments) was developed in an international Delphi study to evaluate the methodologicalExpand
Reproducibility and responsiveness of health status measures. Statistics and strategies for evaluation.
Before being introduced to wide use, health status instruments should be evaluated for reliability and validity. Increasingly, they are also tested for responsiveness to important clinical changes.Expand
The Rapid Assessment of Physical Activity (RAPA) Among Older Adults
Introduction The Rapid Assessment of Physical Activity (RAPA) was developed to provide an easily administered and interpreted means of assessing levels of physical activity among adults older than 50Expand
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). Expand
Quality of Life in Persons with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (Development and Validation of a New Measure)
How irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and itstreatment affect quality of life (QOL) is important. Todevelop a quality-of-life measure specific to irritablebowel syndrome, items were generated using aExpand
Assessing Health‐Related Quality of Life in Patients With Sciatica
Study Design This study analyzed health-related quality-of-life measures and other clinical and questionnaire data obtained from the Maine Lumbar Spine Study, a prospective cohort study of personsExpand
Content validity--establishing and reporting the evidence in newly developed patient-reported outcomes (PRO) instruments for medical product evaluation: ISPOR PRO Good Research Practices Task Force
The importance of content validity in developing patient reported outcomes (PRO) instruments is stressed by both the US Food and Drug Administration and the European Medicines Agency. ContentExpand
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