- Print ISBN 9780443069154
- Electronic ISBN 9780702061035
SECTION 1 OUTCOME MEASUREMENT IN CONTEXT
1 Outcome measurement and practice
The outcomes movement
The role of professional organizations in promoting the systematic use of SOMs
2 International classification of functioning, disability and health (ICF)
What is ICF?
3 How to choose an outcome measure
Project manage the process of choosing and using OMs
How do I choose a measure to use in my clinical practice?
Different types of measures
Assessing the quality of a measure
SECTION 2 MEASUREMENT PROPERTIES
4 Reliability: error in measurement
What is reliability?
How are studies of reliability analysed?
What not to use or to interpret with caution
The description and methodology of validity
Predicting the future – how can we use OMs to predict future events?
Can the outcome measure tell the difference between two groups?
6 Measuring change
SECTION 3 OVERVIEW
7 Measuring mobility