Exploring the aggregation of four functional measures in a population of older adults with joint pain and comorbidity

@inproceedings{Hermsen2013ExploringTA,
  title={Exploring the aggregation of four functional measures in a population of older adults with joint pain and comorbidity},
  author={Lotte A. H. Hermsen and Stephanie S Leone and Martin Smalbrugge and Dirk L. Knol and Henri{\"e}tte E. van der Horst and J. C. E. Dekker},
  booktitle={BMC geriatrics},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND In clinical settings, it is important for health care providers to measure different aspects of functioning in older adults with joint pain and comorbidity. Besides the use of distinct measures, it could also be attractive to have one general measure of functioning that incorporates several distinct measures, but provides one summary score to quantify overall level of functioning, for example for the identification of older adults at risk of poor functional outcome. Therefore, we… CONTINUE READING