Outcome Measures

The assessment of children with upper extremity impairments is a process that involves the use of diagnostic testing, standardized observation, performance measures, and patient-reported outcome instruments

M. J. Mulcahey

2014

Scholarcy highlights

  • The assessment of children with upper extremity impairments is a process that involves the use of diagnostic testing, standardized observation, performance measures, and patient-reported outcome instruments
  • We provide a description of criterion and norm-referenced instruments, describes psychometric properties associated with outcome instruments, provides an overview of research literature on outcome instruments that have particular relevance to the pediatric UE and are reported on repeatedly in research literature, and discusses computer adaptive testing as an emerging measurement technology
  • Reliability in the ratings of quality of life between parents and their children of school age with cerebral palsy

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