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A critical analysis of test-retest reliability in instrument validation studies of cancer patients under palliative care: a systematic review

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Title
A critical analysis of test-retest reliability in instrument validation studies of cancer patients under palliative care: a systematic review
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BMC Medical Research Methodology, January 2014
DOI 10.1186/1471-2288-14-8
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Carlos Eduardo Paiva, Eliane Marçon Barroso, Estela Cristina Carneseca, Cristiano de Pádua Souza, Felipe Thomé dos Santos, Rossana Verónica Mendoza López, Sakamoto Bianca Ribeiro Paiva

Abstract

Patient-reported outcome validation needs to achieve validity and reliability standards. Among reliability analysis parameters, test-retest reliability is an important psychometric property. Retested patients must be in a clinically stable condition. This is particularly problematic in palliative care (PC) settings because advanced cancer patients are prone to a faster rate of clinical deterioration. The aim of this study was to evaluate the methods by which multi-symptom and health-related qualities of life (HRQoL) based on patient-reported outcomes (PROs) have been validated in oncological PC settings with regards to test-retest reliability.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Malaysia 1 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Singapore 1 <1%
Unknown 135 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 28 20%
Researcher 27 20%
Student > Ph. D. Student 19 14%
Student > Postgraduate 13 9%
Other 11 8%
Other 26 19%
Unknown 14 10%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 37 27%
Nursing and Health Professions 24 17%
Psychology 16 12%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 7 5%
Social Sciences 7 5%
Other 28 20%
Unknown 19 14%

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