Objective: To present a description of each of the 11 measures and briefly compare their psychometric properties, reliability, validity, and responsiveness to change.
Methods: Computer-based searches of MEDLINE and CINAHL were performed to capture all data relevant to the eleven outcome assessment tools currently available.
Results: Data regarding descriptions, reliability and validity of 11 outcome measures were found and collated.
Conclusion: The choice of which outcome measurement to use becomes a matter of preference based on the particular patient population each clinician treats, the ease of use for the patient and ease of scoring for the clinician, and the domains that are most relevant to a particular patient.
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