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Assessment Tools: How to score version 2 of the SF-36 health survey (standard & acute forms)

The assessment tool collection encompasses all assessments that are used in medical rehabilitation with a primary focus on physical therapy and occupational therapy.

How to score version 2 of the SF-36 health survey

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How to score version 2 of the SF-36 health survey (standard & acute forms)

Author: Ware, John E. 

Summary"This manual was prepared to be a companion to existing manuals about the SF-36 health survey" -- Pref. The main objective of this manual is to document and explain each step in the scoring of SF-36v2 scales and summary measures using both the original SF-36 "standard" 0-100 scoring and the new Norm-Based Scoring (NBS) algorithms.

Library Record:  Call # WA 900.1 W269h 2002 ATOOLS (Reserve Desk)


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The Neil John Maclean Health Sciences Library will provide assessment tools and outcome measures for loan to faculty, students and staff of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) with a valid University of Manitoba (U of M) Library ID. If you qualify to borrow a tool you will need to fill out and present this form to the NJMHSL Circulation staff.


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