clinimetrics

clinimetrics

(klin-i-met'riks),
The practice of assessing or describing symptoms, signs, and laboratory findings by means of scales, indices, and other quantitative instruments.
[G. klinō, to slope, + metrics]
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Clinimetrics of measures of oropharyngeal dysphagia for preschool children with cerebral palsy and neurodevelopmental disabilities: a systematic review.
Clinimetrics corner: a closer look at the minimal clinically important difference (MCID).
Clinimetrics, tools for assessing or describing symptoms, signs, and laboratory findings by means of scales, indices, and other quantitative instruments were not consistently used in the reviewed publications in PubMed on SS and EGM.
Better clinimetrics of disease severity are needed that take into account the many influences of the disease on the patient's life.
The KNEEMO training programme combines existing best practices from consortium members and is designed to equip researchers with skills and knowledge specific to the research field (KOA anatomy, pathology and disease mechanisms, musculoskeletal modelling, functional assessment, KOA interventions), generic research skills (epidemiology, methodology, statistics, clinimetrics, ethics), and complementary training (entrepreneurship, project management, product development, intellectual property issues).
In this article, we prefer to use the term clinimetrics, which is similar to psychometrics but indicating measurement in clinical research [47].
Clinimetrics analysis of the condition of a patient subsequent to cerebral stroke (in Polish).
It also details quantitative aspects of medicine in clinimetrics and evidence-based medicine; indicators used for measuring the health level of a community; and confidence intervals and tests of statistical significance in view of sampling fluctuations.
1) The authors discuss the field of clinimetrics which focuses on the quality of clinical measurements.
Australian Journal of Physiotherapy (AJP) (2009b): Clinimetrics.