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Title Measuring spinal cord injury : a practical guide of outcome measures / Giovanni Galeoto, Anna Berardi, Marco Tofani, Maria Auxiliadora Marquez, editors
Published Cham : Springer, [2021]

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Description 1 online resource
Contents 1. Introduction on Measuring Spinal Cord Injury -- 2. Psychometric properties of Assessment Tools -- 3. Measuring Spinal Cord Injury: a Systematic Review -- 4. Measuring Quality of Life in Spinal Cord Injury -- 5. Measuring Activity of daily living in Spinal Cord Injury -- 6. Measuring Urological aspects in Spinal Cord Injury -- 7. Measuring Wheelchair Management in Spinal Cord Injury -- 8. Measuring Walking in Spinal Cord Injury -- 9. Measuring Paediatric Spinal Cord Injury -- 10. Measuring Caregiver in Spinal Cord Injury -- 11. Conclusion
Summary This book describes validated outcome measures for the international Spinal Cord Injury population. Based on rigorous systematic reviews of ca. 80,000 scientific articles, the authors present assessment tools for various clinical uses in the health sciences, following parameters of validity, reliability, and responsiveness. It is important for the development of clinical practice and research that practical and appropriate measures become universally accepted; this would allow comparisons and meta- analysis of high-quality randomized controlled trials of people with this increasingly common injury. This book emphasizes the need for consensus among researchers as to which tools must be studied in depth or adapted to other national contexts, or which measurement instruments should be standardized in order to develop universal norms and standards for the performance of people with Spinal Cord Injury. It offers a valuable practical guide for clinicians, rehabilitation professionals and nurses, but will also help researchers to gain more confidence in using valid and reliable assessment tools for comparable clinical trials
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed April 15, 2021)
Subject Spinal cord -- Wounds and injuries.
Outcome assessment (Medical care)
Spinal Cord Injuries
Outcome assessment (Medical care)
Spinal cord -- Wounds and injuries
Lesions medul┬Ělars.
Neurologia.
Genre/Form Llibres electr├▓nics.
Form Electronic book
Author Galeoto, Giovanni, editor
Berardi, Anna, editor
Tofani, Marco, editor
Marquez, Maria Auxiliadora, editor
ISBN 9783030683825
3030683826