What is sufficient evidence for the reliability and validity of patient-reported outcome measures?

@article{Frost2007WhatIS,
  title={What is sufficient evidence for the reliability and validity of patient-reported outcome measures?},
  author={Marlene H. Frost and Bryce B Reeve and Astra M. Liepa and Joseph W. Stauffer and R. Duane Hays},
  journal={Value in health : the journal of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research},
  year={2007},
  volume={10 Suppl 2},
  pages={S94-S105}
}
This article focuses on the necessary psychometric properties of a patient-reported outcomes (PROs) measure. Topics include the importance of reliability and validity, psychometric approaches used to provide reliability and validity estimates, the kinds of evidence needed to indicate that a PRO has a sufficient level of reliability and validity, contexts that may affect psychometric properties, methods available to evaluate PRO instruments when the context varies, and types of reliability and… CONTINUE READING