Validating the TMJ scale in a national sample of 10,000 patients: demographic and epidemiologic characteristics.

@article{Levitt1994ValidatingTT,
  title={Validating the TMJ scale in a national sample of 10,000 patients: demographic and epidemiologic characteristics.},
  author={S R Levitt and Margaret McKinney},
  journal={Journal of orofacial pain},
  year={1994},
  volume={8 1},
  pages={25-35}
}
The accuracy and reliability of the TMJ Scale were originally determined in cross-validation studies on large, research-based patient samples. It had been assumed that the demographic characteristics and test responses of these research-based samples would be representative of the clinical population in which the TMJ Scale would ultimately find use. The present study on more than 10,000 patients that were evaluated for temporomandibular disorders in clinical practice demonstrates that the test… CONTINUE READING

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