Title, Clinimetrics. Author, Alvan R. Feinstein. Publisher, Yale University Press, ISBN, , Length, pages. Export Citation. Clinimetrics [Alvan R. Feinstein] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. From inside front cover In this book, one of the most distinguished. The term ‘clinimetrics’ was introduced by Alvan R. Feinstein in to indicate a domain concerned with indexes, rating scales and other expressions that are.
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In this book, Dr Feinstein attempts to delineate the principles underlying the construction and utility of such clinical scales.
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Create a free personal account to access your subscriptions, sign up for alerts, and more. Recognized methods for validating psychological and social science measures are generally quite different from those used clinimtrics validate a laboratory procedure.
His treatment of the diverse considerations that impact on these scales is detailed and exhausting and is replete with definitions of terms from the social science literature as well as those, such as “clinimetrics,” that he has coined himself.
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Get free access to newly published articles Create a personal account or sign in to: Somewhere in between these, but methodologically more closely allied with social science approaches, are the methods used to establish and validate medical indices that are used to characterize the clinical status of patients. Sign in to customize your interests Sign in to your personal account.
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Sign in to save your search Sign in to your personal account. Grading of heart murmurs, the TNM classification for malignant tumors, and the functional classification of the New York Heart Association are all well-known examples of attempts to quantify clinical findings.