Measurement standards for interdisciplinary medical rehabilitation

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Measurement standards for interdisciplinary medical rehabilitation
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Journal Article
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Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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1992, vol. 73, issue 12-S, pp S3-23
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Two part article with an introduction by the president of the American College of Rehabilitation Medicine presents the standards developed by a task force of recommended measurement and evaluation guidelines for medical rehabilitation professionals. Standards as they relate to the field of rehabilitation are discussed. The principles of measurement are described by their type of validity, level of reliability, scaling standards, and norm comparison. Standards for the development of measures and the use of manual and guides are given. Guidelines for the application of measures by professionals is discussed. General standards are listed for; a) the use of measures, b) modification for special situations, c) protection of persons being measured, d) group applications and e) the use of gain scores.
Johnston, M. V.; Keith, R. A.; Hinderer, S. R.; Gonnella, C.
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