Functional Status Measurement in Primary Care

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The assessment of outcomes of medical interventions is a central concern of patients, physicians, nurses, and of individuals, groups and government agencies who pay for medical care. Outcome assessments are incomplete without measurements of functional status. Functional Status Measurement in Primary Care provides an indepth discussion of psychometric issues as applied to functional status assessment and details the practical experience of Family Physicians/General Practitioners in several countries with ...

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Overview

The assessment of outcomes of medical interventions is a central concern of patients, physicians, nurses, and of individuals, groups and government agencies who pay for medical care. Outcome assessments are incomplete without measurements of functional status. Functional Status Measurement in Primary Care provides an indepth discussion of psychometric issues as applied to functional status assessment and details the practical experience of Family Physicians/General Practitioners in several countries with functional status measurements in their patient populations. International experience with the use of the Darthmouth COOP Charts is described along with their practical application in the daily practice of physicians and nurses of ambulatory patients.

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Papers presented at a meeting in Calgary, Canada, October 1988, and compiled by the classification committee of the World Organization of National Colleges, Academies, and Academic Associations of General Practice/Family Physicians, as part of their effort to devise a standardized set of criteria for evaluating the functional condition of patients in clinical settings. The 17 papers include reports on measurement procedures at several institutions. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780387971988
  • Publisher: Springer New York
  • Publication date: 8/2/1990
  • Series: Frontiers of Primary Care Series
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1990
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 267
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.62 (d)

Table of Contents

I Psychometric Issues.- 1 Psychometric Considerations in Functional Status Instruments.- 2 The Development of a New Measuring Instrument.- II Primary Care Considerations.- 3 The Use of Functional Status Assessment Within the Framework of the International Classification of Primary Care.- 4 The History of Health Status Assessment from the Point of View of the General Practitioner.- 5 Disease-Specific Functional Status Assessment.- 6 Functional Status Assessment in Relation to Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine.- 7 A Clinical Measure for Evaluating Patient Functioning in Diabetics.- III Dartmouth COOP Charts.- 8 The COOP Function Charts: A System to Measure Patient Function in Physicians’ Offices.- 9 Studies with the Dartmouth COOP Charts in General Practice: Comparison with the Nottingham Health Profile and the General Health Questionnaire.- 10 Assessing Function: Does It Really Make a Difference? A Preliminary Evaluation of the Acceptability and Utility of the COOP Function Charts.- 11 Use of the Dartmouth COOP Charts in a Calgary Practice.- 12 A Trial of the Dartmouth COOP Charts in Japan.- IV Other Functional Assessment Instruments.- 13 Results of Studies of the Auckland Health Status Survey.- 14 Functional Status Assessment in the Elderly.- 15 Studies Using the Nottingham Health Profile in General Practice.- 16 Position Paper on the Assessment of Functional Status in Primary Care in a Developing Country Pakistan.- 17 Use of a Functional Status Instrument in the Danish Health Study.

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