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1st Canadian conference on hepatitis C.

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Source
Can Nurse. 2001 Aug;97(7):14-6
Publication Type
Conference/Meeting Material
Date
Aug-2001

[3 votes for care: "Swedish nursing effective in breaking down hierarchy that will be even better"].

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature232644
Source
Vardfacket. 1988 Aug 11;12(13-14):11-3
Publication Type
Article
Date
Aug-11-1988

The 39 item Parkinson's disease questionnaire (PDQ-39) revisited: implications for evidence based medicine.

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Source
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2007 Nov;78(11):1191-8
Publication Type
Article
Date
Nov-2007
Author
Peter Hagell
Carita Nygren
Author Affiliation
Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, PO Box 157, SE-221 00 Lund, Sweden. Peter.Hagell@med.lu.se
Source
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2007 Nov;78(11):1191-8
Date
Nov-2007
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Activities of Daily Living - psychology
Adult
Aged
Aged, 80 and over
Antiparkinson Agents - therapeutic use
Cognition Disorders - diagnosis - drug therapy - psychology
Disability Evaluation
Evidence-Based Medicine
Female
Geriatric Assessment - statistics & numerical data
Humans
Levodopa - therapeutic use
Male
Middle Aged
Mobility Limitation
Parkinson Disease - diagnosis - drug therapy - psychology
Psychometrics - statistics & numerical data
Quality of Life - psychology
Questionnaires
Reproducibility of Results
Sick Role
Sweden
Abstract
The 39 item Parkinson's disease questionnaire (PDQ-39) is the most widely used patient reported rating scale in Parkinson's disease. However, several fundamental measurement assumptions necessary for confident use and interpretation of the eight PDQ-39 scales have not been fully addressed.
Postal survey PDQ-39 data from 202 people with Parkinson's disease (54% men; mean age 70 years) were analysed regarding psychometric properties using traditional and Rasch measurement methods.
Data quality was good (mean missing item responses, 2%) and there was general support for the legitimacy of summing items within scales without weighting or standardisation. Score reliabilities were adequate (Cronbach's alpha 0.72-0.95; test-retest 0.76-0.93). The validity of the current grouping of items into scales was not supported by scaling success rates (mean 56.2%), or factor and Rasch analyses. All scales represented more health problems than that experienced by the sample (mean floor effect 15%) and showed compromised score precision towards the less severe end.
Our results provide general support for the acceptability and reliability of the PDQ-39. However, they also demonstrate limitations that have implications for the use of the PDQ-39 in clinical research. The grouping of items into scales appears overly complex and the meaning of scale scores is unclear, which hampers their interpretation. Suboptimal targeting limits measurement precision and, therefore, probably also responsiveness. These observations have implications for the role of the PDQ-39 in clinical trials and evidence based medicine. PDQ-39 derived endpoints should be interpreted and selected cautiously, particularly regarding small but clinically important effects among people with less severe problems.
Notes
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1995 Canadian women's health test. Time to promote women's health.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature213284
Source
Can Fam Physician. 1996 Jan;42:13-5, 20-3
Publication Type
Article
Date
Jan-1996
Author
S. Wiesenberg
Source
Can Fam Physician. 1996 Jan;42:13-5, 20-3
Date
Jan-1996
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Adult
Aged
Canada
Family Practice
Female
Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
Health promotion
Humans
Middle Aged
Physician's Role
Questionnaires
Women's health
Notes
Cites: CMAJ. 1992 Jun 15;146(12):2167-741308756
Cites: Can Fam Physician. 1994 May;40:861-4, 870-28038628
Cites: Can Fam Physician. 1994 May;40:900-58038635
Comment In: Can Fam Physician. 1996 May;42:8488688683
Comment In: Can Fam Physician. 1996 Jun;42:1088-908704481
PubMed ID
8924805 View in PubMed
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2008 Canadian Hypertension Education Program recommendations: an annual update.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature154273
Source
Can Fam Physician. 2008 Nov;54(11):1539-42
Publication Type
Article
Date
Nov-2008

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