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Compendium of Outcome Instruments for Assessment & Research of Spinal Disorders

  • Author: North American Spine Society
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Page Count: 156
  • Category: Clinical Publications
  • ISBN: 1-929988-17-6
  • Published On: Jan 1, 2000

This researcher resource contains more than 60 critiques that outline: strengths/weaknesses, reliability/reproducibility and application; critiques of paper-based questionnaires and physical instrumentation-based outcome assessment instruments; and visual examples and measurement specifications for physical instrumentation-based outcome instruments. The purpose of the Compendium is to provide health care professionals in the area of spinal disorders with a resource for selecting the most clinically useful and psychometrically sound measures to use in tracking and documenting treatment outcomes. Second Edition.

Contents include:

  • NASS Disclaimer
  • Introduction
  • Quick Reference Guide
  • Major Biopsychosocial Measures
  • Range of Motion
  • Spine Strength
  • Lifting Capacity (Functional Measure)
  • Other Tests of Human Performance Capacity
  • Psychological Test Measures
  • Self-Report Measures of Pain and Disability
  • Clinical Interview
  • Clinician Rating of Overt Behavior
  • Pretreatment to Post-treatment Efficacy/Outcome Measures
  • Range of Motion, Spine Strength, Lifting Capacity and other Tests of Human Performance Capacity
  • Self-Report Measures of Pain and Disability
  • Psychological Measures Monitoring Functional Improvement
  • Socioeconomic Measures
  • Treatment Helpfulness
  • Appendix
  • Index


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