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psychometric function

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

In signal detection theory, a plot of the intensity of stimuli on the horizontal axis against the percentage of correct detections of the stimuli on the vertical axis, the resulting curve...

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Measuring Disability and Function in Older Women: Psychometric Properties of the Late-Life Function and Disability Instrument

Edward McAuley, James F. Konopack, Robert W. Motl, Karl Rosengren and Katherine S. Morris.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

July 2005; p ublished online July 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences. 7815 words.

Background. The recent development of the Late-Life Function and Disability Instrument (LL-FDI) was an important contribution to the measurement of function and...

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LOW-COST RACE SIMULATOR FUNCTION IS RELATED TO PSYCHOMETRIC PERFORMANCE IN HEALTHY OLDER ADULTS

in The Gerontologist

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Care of the Elderly; Gerontology and Ageing. 242 words.

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Statistics for the Scale Developer

Barbara C. Tilley.

in Rating Scales in Parkinson's Disease

June 2012; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology. 3245 words.

When a new scale is developed, as described in Chapter 1, the scale must undergo psychometric testing, including cognitive pretesting, assessments of the internal structure or clinimetrics...

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Functional assessments utilised in emergency departments: a systematic review

Michelle Bissett, Anne Cusick and Natasha A. Lannin.

in Age and Ageing

March 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 5359 words.

Background: functional assessment is an important component of the management of older adults in the emergency department (ED) as the function level has been identified as a...

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Performance-based physical function in older community-dwelling persons: a systematic review of instruments

Ellen Freiberger, Paul de Vreede, Daniel Schoene, Elisabeth Rydwik, Volker Mueller, Kerstin Frändin and Marijke Hopman-Rock.

in Age and Ageing

November 2012; p ublished online August 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 5262 words.

Background: Identification of older persons at risk for the loss of independence, onset of (co)-morbidity or functional limitations through screening/assessment is of interest...

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Validation of the simplified Chinese version of EORTC QLQ-C30 from the measurements of five types of inpatients with cancer

C. Wan, Q. Meng, Z. Yang, X. Tu, C. Feng, X. Tang and C. Zhang.

in Annals of Oncology

December 2008; p ublished online July 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology. 4359 words.

Background: European Organization for Research and Treatment quality of life (QOL) questionnaire (QLQ-C30) has been used frequently and many language versions have been...

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Dynamic risk control by human nucleus accumbens

Parashkev Nachev, Fernando Lopez-Sosa, Javier Jesus Gonzalez-Rosa, Ana Galarza, Josue Avecillas, Jose Angel Pineda-Pardo, Juan José Lopez-Ibor, Blanca Reneses, Juan Antonio Barcia and Bryan Strange.

in Brain

December 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neurology; Neuroscience. 3228 words.

Real-world decisions about reward often involve a complex counterbalance of risk and value. Although the nucleus accumbens has been implicated in the underlying neural substrate, its...

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The reliability, validity and sensitivity to change of the Chinese version of SF-36 in oriental patients with rheumatoid arthritis

E. T. Koh, K. P. Leong, I. Y. Y. Tsou, V. H. Lim, L. Y. Pong, S. Y. Chong and A. Seow.

in Rheumatology

August 2006; p ublished online February 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Rheumatology. 4145 words.

Objective. To assess the reliability, validity and sensitivity to change of a Chinese version of the 36-item Short-Form Health Survey (SF-36) in Chinese-speaking patients with...

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Health-related quality of life in dialysis patients. A report from an Italian study using the SF-36 Health Survey. DIA-QOL Group.

G Mingardi, L Cornalba, E Cortinovis, R Ruggiata, P Mosconi and G Apolone.

in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation

June 1999; p ublished online June 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Nephrology. 0 words.

BACKGROUND: Interest in measuring health-related quality of life (HRQoL) has increased together with an awareness that such humanistic outcomes require valid and reliable measures. In the...

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The association between low diastolic blood pressure in middle age and cognitive function in old age. A population-based study.

L Kilander, H Nyman, M Boberg and H Lithell.

in Age and Ageing

May 2000; p ublished online May 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 0 words.

BACKGROUND: previous longitudinal studies have shown an inverse relation between blood pressure and cognitive function. OBJECTIVE: to determine the association between mid-life blood...

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ENDOGENOUS OPIOID TONE IN PATIENTS WITH RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS

D. KASSIMOS, E. H. S. CHOY, A. B. GROSSMAN, I. C. CHIKANZA and G. S. PANAYI.

in Rheumatology

May 1996; p ublished online May 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Rheumatology. 0 words.

We have previously shown that there is deficient hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) responsiveness in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients. The basis for this deficient response is not...

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Effect of oxygen on sleep quality, cognitive function and sympathetic activity in patients with chronic heart failure and Cheyne–Stokes respiration

A.D. Staniforth, W.J.M. Kinnear, R. Starling, D.J. Hetmanski and A.J. Cowley.

in European Heart Journal

June 1998; p ublished online June 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine. 19 words.

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Cheyne–Stokes respiration disrupts sleep, leading to daytime somnolence and cognitive impairment. It is also an independent marker of increased mortality in heart failure....

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Measures of everyday competence in older adults with cognitive impairment: a systematic review

Lawla L. F. Law, Fiona Barnett, Matthew K. Yau and Marion A. Gray.

in Age and Ageing

January 2012; p ublished online September 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 3976 words.

Background: the issue of safety of the cognitively impaired elderly people living alone has been continuously raised. Traditional psychometric measures of cognitive abilities...

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Impaired cognitive performance in asymptomatic peripheral arterial disease: relation to C-reactive protein and D-dimer levels

Roberto Antonio Mangiafico, Fabrizio Sarnataro, Marco Mangiafico and Carmelo Erio Fiore.

in Age and Ageing

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 3848 words.

Background and purpose: asymptomatic peripheral arterial disease (APAD), a highly prevalent condition in the general older population, is associated with an increased risk of...

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Lesion mapping of social problem solving

Aron K. Barbey, Roberto Colom, Erick J. Paul, Aileen Chau, Jeffrey Solomon and Jordan H. Grafman.

in Brain

October 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neurology; Neuroscience. 7078 words.

Accumulating neuroscience evidence indicates that human intelligence is supported by a distributed network of frontal and parietal regions that enable complex, goal-directed behaviour....

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The Relation Between Psychometric Test Performance and Physical Performance in Older Adults

Ellen F. Binder, Martha Storandt and Stanley J. Birge.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

August 1999; p ublished online August 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences. 0 words.

Background. The relationship between cognitive function and physical disability in nondemented older adults is not well characterized. The purpose...

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Development of the Computer-Adaptive Version of the Late-Life Function and Disability Instrument

Christine M. McDonough, Feng Tian, Pengsheng Ni, Ilona M. Kopits, Richard Moed, Poonam K. Pardasaney and Alan M. Jette.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

December 2012; p ublished online April 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences. 9205 words.

Background.

Having psychometrically strong disability measures that minimize response burden is important in assessing of older adults.

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The cognitive-spiritual dimension - an important addition to the assessment of quality of life: Validation of a questionnaire (SELT-M) in patients with advanced cancer

B.van Wegberg, M. Bacchi, P. Heusser, S. Helwig, R. Schaad, E. von Rohr, J. Bernhard, C. Hurny, M. Castiglione and Th. Cerny.

in Annals of Oncology

October 1998; p ublished online October 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology. 0 words.

Questions of meaning and challenge by illness, i.e., the spiritual dimension of quality of life (QL) traditionally played an important role in anthroposophically oriented medicine and have...

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Comparison of 4- and 8-h dialysis sessions in thrice-weekly in-centre haemodialysis

Ercan Ok, Soner Duman, Gulay Asci, Murat Tumuklu, Ozen Onen Sertoz, Meral Kayikcioglu, Huseyin Toz, Sıddık M. Adam, Mumtaz Yilmaz, Halil Zeki Tonbul and Mehmet Ozkahya.

in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation

April 2011; p ublished online December 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Nephrology. 6675 words.

Background. Longer dialysis sessions may improve outcome in haemodialysis (HD) patients. We compared the clinical and laboratory outcomes of 8- and 4-h thrice-weekly HD.

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Cognitive function and fMRI in patients with multiple sclerosis: evidence for compensatory cortical activation during an attention task

W. Staffen, A. Mair, H. Zauner, J. Unterrainer, H. Niederhofer, A. Kutzelnigg, S. Ritter, S. Golaszewski, B. Iglseder and G. Ladurner.

in Brain

June 2002; p ublished online June 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neurology; Neuroscience. 4773 words.

Mild cognitive impairment has frequently been reported for patients in the early stages of multiple sclerosis. The aim of the present study was to measure whether altered cortical activation...

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