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Measuring MS 

Measuring MS
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Measuring MS
Author(s):

John Zajicek

, Jennifer Freeman

, and Bernadette Porter

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198569831.003.0008
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date: 23 October 2019

Introduction 34

Deciding what to measure 36

Commonly measured outcomes 38

Important clinical and psychometric considerations when choosing a measurement instrument 40

Monitoring disease status, evaluating the outcomes of clinical practice, and interpreting the results of research in order to make evidence based judgements about how care should be best delivered, are all skills which are integral to a clinician's role. To undertake this effectively, some understanding of the nature and process of measurement is necessary....

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