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Title: Validation of clinical instrument for use in Asia - From theory to clinical perspective
Authors: Chan, CCH 
Issue Date: 2008
Publisher: Foundation for Rehabilitation Information
Source: Journal of rehabilitation medicine, 2008, v. Suppl. 46, p. 34 How to cite?
Journal: Journal of rehabilitation medicine 
Abstract: In this presentation, the theories underlying construction and validation of clinical instruments will be explained. The classical model of validity which is commonly adopted by clinicians and researchers in rehabilitation medicine will be illustrated by our prior work on validating the Barthel Index and Cognistat for use in Chinese population. The concepts of structural and item analyses will be further elaborated with the Chinese version of Elderly Mobility Scale and URICA for chronic diseases. The importance and pitfalls of gathering evidence on reliability will be covered by our work on work capacity evaluation systems - BTE and VALPAR. The presentation will be concluded with comments on newer developments in measurement such as item response models.
ISSN: 1650-1977
EISSN: 1651-2081
DOI: 10.2340/16501977-0197
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