outcome measure

outcome measure

a measure of the quality of medical care, the standard against which the end result of the intervention is assessed.
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Additionally, reliability and validity of the outcome measure is essential for it to be successfully incorporated into patient management.
A factsheet has been published by the Department of Health about 'Developing a public health outcome measure for children aged 2-2%, using ASQ-3.
They therefore concluded that a need existed to develop a more robust outcome measure geared toward assessing high levels of mobility for this specific population in order to better quantify functional capability, change in function over time, and readiness to return to AD and/or competitive sports.
The Outcome Measure for Incontinence Treatment (OMIT) was designed to study which outcome measures are used by members of the Society of Urodynamics and Female Urology (SUFU).
However, there are significant limitations regarding what the outcome measure tells us because of confounding influences, for example, psycho-social factors.
So in this first step, create a consistent definition within your facility or agency, using ACA's provided definitions and standards as a guide, to reflect what you are capturing and measuring with each outcome measure.
Finally, although 2 separate participants reported using the Kansas City Cardiomyopathy Questionnaire with their patients, each reported the incorrect name of the outcome measure, which may indicate a decreased familiarity with the measure overall.
Primary outcome measure was the level of pain as measured on VAS; the secondary outcome measure was the mandibular function and vertical mouth opening (measured in millimeters from incisor to incisor).
The outcome measure must cover at least two of the following domains: (5)
Reliability, validity and sensitivity to change: The reliability and validity to change of this outcome measure has not been identified.
the primary outcome measure in the cognitive domain was the change in the total score of the SKT test battery, an internationally and cross-culturally validated measure to test cognitive performance in dementia.
The primary outcome measure was time trend in mean stride length at free-walking speed.

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