Intra- and inter-rater agreement of the Genital Injury Severity Scale.

@article{Kelly2017IntraAI,
  title={Intra- and inter-rater agreement of the Genital Injury Severity Scale.},
  author={Dana L. Kelly and Hillary J Larkin and Lauri A Paolinetti},
  journal={Journal of forensic and legal medicine},
  year={2017},
  volume={52},
  pages={172-180}
}
INTRODUCTION The Genital Injury Severity Scale (GISS) is a clinimetrically-tested tool in use for quantifying and qualifying external genital injury after sexual intercourse. PURPOSE To evaluate inter- and intra-rater agreement of the GISS amongst examiner/raters in an urban, ethnically diverse, emergency department based sexual assault center. METHODS The study was conducted in three phases. Six examiners with various years of experience rated their own cases and each others' cases greater… CONTINUE READING