Reliability and validity of clinical outcome measurements of osteoarthritis of the hip and knee — A review of the literature

@article{Sun1997ReliabilityAV,
  title={Reliability and validity of clinical outcome measurements of osteoarthritis of the hip and knee — A review of the literature},
  author={Y. Sun and T. Sturmer and K. P. Gunther and Hermann Brenner},
  journal={Clinical Rheumatology},
  year={1997},
  volume={16},
  pages={185-198}
}
High reliability and validity of clinical rating schemes is crucial for their use as outcome measurements of treatment of hip and knee osteoarthritis. In this paper, we review the empirical evidence on the reliability and validity of commonly used clinical scores. Clinical scores and related reliability and validity studies were identified by systematic literature search. Scores were classified according to the type and joint. Reliability and validity studies were characterized according to… CONTINUE READING