The Resource Measurement in Medicine : a Practical Guide

Measurement in Medicine : a Practical Guide

Label
Measurement in Medicine : a Practical Guide
Title
Measurement in Medicine
Title remainder
a Practical Guide
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Provides methods to develop and evaluate measurement instruments in all fields of medicine and quality standards for all measurement properties
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
610.72
Index
index present
LC call number
R853.S7
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Practical Guides to Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Label
Measurement in Medicine : a Practical Guide
Publication
Note
4.4.3.1 Step 3: rotation
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-327) and index
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Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; 1 Introduction; 1.1 Why this textbook on measurement in medicine?; 1.2 Clinimetrics versus psychometrics; 1.3 Terminology and definitions; 1.4 Scope of measurements in medicine; 1.5 For whom is this book written?; 1.6 Structure of the book; 1.7 Examples, data sets, software and assignments; 2 Concepts, theories and models, and types of measurements; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Conceptual models; 2.3 Characteristics of measurements; From diagnosis to outcome measurements; From clinician-based to patient-based measurements
  • 3. Choice between a reflective and a formative model4. Cross-cultural adaptation of an item; 5. Use of sum-scores; 4 Field-testing: item reduction and data structure; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Examining the item scores; 4.2.1 Missing scores; 4.2.2 Distribution of item scores; 4.3 Importance of the items; 4.4 Examining the dimensionality of the data: factor analysis; 4.4.1 Principles of exploratory factor analysis; 4.4.2 Determining the number of factors; 4.4.2.1 Step 1: correlation of items; 4.4.2.2 Step 2: the number of factors to be extracted; 4.4.3 Rotation and interpreting the factors
  • 3.2.3 Purpose of measurement3.3 Choice of measurement method; 3.4 Selecting items; 3.4.1 Getting input for the items of a questionnaire: literature and experts; 3.4.1.1 Literature; 3.4.1.2 Experts; 3.4.1.3 An example of item selection for a patient-reported outcomes instrument; 3.4.1.4 An example of item selection for a non-patient-reported outcomes instrument; Summing up with or without using weights; 3.4.2 Formulating items: first draft; 3.4.3 Things to keep in mind; 3.5 Scores for items; 3.5.1 Scoring options; 3.5.2 Which option to choose?; 3.6 Scores for scales and indexes
  • 3.6.1 Summarizing scores in reflective modelsSumming up with or without using weights; 3.6.2 Summarizing scores in formative models; 3.6.3 Weighted scores; 3.6.3.1 How and by who are weights assigned; Judgemental weights; Empirical weights; 3.6.3.2 Preference weighting or utility analysis; 3.6.3.3 Alternative methods; 3.7 Pilot-testing; 3.7.1 Pilot-testing of patient-reported outcomes instruments; 3.7.2 Pilot-testing of non-patient-reported outcomes instruments; 3.8 Summary; Assignments; 1. Definition of a construct; 2. Choice between objective and subjective measurements
  • From objective to subjective measurementsFrom unidimensional to multidimensional characteristics; From observable to non-observable characteristics; 2.4 Conceptual framework: reflective and formative models; 2.5 Measurement theories; 2.5.1 Classical test theory; 2.5.2 Item response theory; 2.6 Summary; Assignments; 1. Outcome measures in a randomized clinical trial; 2. What is the construct?; 3. Item response theory; 3 Development of a measurement instrument; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Definition and elaboration of the construct to be measured; 3.2.1 Construct; 3.2.2 Target population
Control code
ocn763157859
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (350 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139137546
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786613316554
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331655
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.b25901552
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)763157859
  • cbo0511996217

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