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Alphabetical Listings of Clinical Practice Guidelines (by Authoring Agency) 
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Procedures (Nurse 2 nurse/ Self reading module) (GP notebook) (FP notebook);  Medical Procedures; (Cervical CA) (Nursing Procedures)


Instrument's List - N-O************ **********  *********(List of Questionnaires)  ******(QOL Questionnaire) (fee-based website)  *********A-Z**** (Sports Q) ******(Psychiatric Rating Scales for Depression). (Adrenal Insuffiency...) (PFTs); (PHQ-9/ Depression). (Dep) (Dep/ Anxiety/ Stress)--Post Partum. (SF-36/ Mental & Physical Health Survey). (Mood Disorder Questionnaire). (MDQ) (Epworth Sleepiness Scale) ( Mc Donald Criteria for Multiple Sclerosis) ( Expanded Disability Status Scale) (Visual Function Questionnaire) (Sepsis Related Organ Failure Assessment Score)

Outcome Measures: Low Back Outcome Score (LBOS),

Oswestry Disability Index (ODI), Short Form

36 questionnaire (SF-36), Zung Depression Index (ZDI), and

Modified Somatic Perceptions Questionnaire (MSPQ ...  (Anxiety Scale)

Hamilton and Beck depression / Zung anxiety--- scores. (Assessing Healthcare Literacy in Patients) 

(A comparison of admission and worst 24-hour Acute Physiology and

 Chronic Health Evaluation II scores in  predicting hospital mortality) (Pain Rating Scale)

Numerical Rating Scale for Pain (NRSP). (Neuropsychology Test/ TBI). (Neurological Exam).*************** (QOL Questionnaire/ Asthma & Rhinitis).

Moderate / Severe Breast Pain (Breast Pain Score)

Tight control of RA might reduce subsequent disability - News ... (DAS28)

Namenda for Moderate-to-Severe Alzheimer's Disease

(MMSE score of 1 to 10, and functional assessment staging (FAST) of 5 to 7 c).  ( FAQ  for Alzheimer's) (SIB, FAST, MMSE, NPI, CGI---Alzheimer's Rating Scales) (Functional Assesssment Staging for Dementia---FAST).

... Change Plus Caregiver Input (CIBIC-Plus) which assesses the effect of medication on overall

clinical status, while the Alzheimer's Disease Cooperative Study Activities of Daily Living

Inventory modified for severe ... )

Instruments assessing cognitive functioning (Alzheimer’s Disease Assessment Scale–Cognitive Subscale, California Verbal Learning Test, Block Design Subtest, Judgment of Line Orientation, Developmental Test of Visual-MotorIntegration), neuropsychiatric symptoms (Neuropsychiatric Inventory), global functioning (Clinician’s Interview-Based Impression of Change), and quality of life (Quality of Life–Alzheimer Disease Scale).

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(... To-Severe Primary Restless Legs Syndrome I

In Adults. ... tools: the International RLS Rating Scale (IRLS Scale)

 and Clinical Global ... improvement in IRLS Rating Scale total score compared to the ...)

NIDDK : Division of Kidney, Urologic, and Hematologic Diseases (KUH) --AUASI Score for BPH.

ch1.01.02 : Palliative Performance Scale (PPS)*******

The Stages of Alzheimer's Disease (FAST Scale score)

A diagnosis of dementia is given to individuals who exhibited memory dysfunction and impaired performance in at least 2 additional domains (executive functioning, attention, language, or visuospatial ability).

POLST.ORG - Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment Program 

(Form/ Hospice---- pre-approval) (Diagnose Hirsutism/ Score greater than 8).

PSA below 1.0 ng/mL could wait for 4 to 5 years without being re-tested. The corresponding interval in

men with levels of 1.0 to 1.5 ng/mL would be 2 years, and men with levels greater than 1.5 ng/mL should

be screened annually (Prostate Cancer).

SCORAD Course (for eczema).

WOMAC Osteoarthritis Index - WOMAC TM 3.1 - Knee and Hip ... (Crohn's Disease)

UDI-6 & IIQ-7 for (Incontinence Impact Questionnaire) (Epworth Sleepiness Scale) (hearing)

IBDQ (GI-IBD) (Adult ADD) (Child ADD)

Harter's Self-Perception Profile for Adolescents: Reliability ... (Visual Functioning Q) (BODE index scoring for COPD) (MMSE).

Tr eatment of Aggression in Children (Score greater than 24, indicate a child engaged in cruel behavior)

(Nisonger Child Behavior Rating Form) (Dyspnea---Cardiac/ PE/ Resp Failure+- LVD) (Peak CK levels to monitor long term outcomes in-- PCI-- post MI). (ICD screening test). (Croup score). (Psoriasis Severity Scores) (Dermatology QOL Index)

Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire and Multidimensional Pain Inventory

There are a number of tools that are available to look at the disability and diagnostic criteria for migraine. Some are primarily symptom-based, such as the IHS criteria that I just alluded to; some are both symptom and impact-based, such as the ID Migraine Scale; and others are looking at impact and disability and those would be the Migraine Disability Assessment Scale (MIDAS) or the Headache Impact Test-6 (HIT-6) scale.

Social Anxiety Disorder:  Remission is a state of being largely, if not completely, symptom free. Although there is no universally accepted definition of remission in social anxiety disorder, a Liebowitz Social Anxiety Scale (a commonly used rating instrument) score of 30 or less is considered a good operational definition. An alternate definition of remission in social anxiety disorder is a Clinical Global Impressions-Improvement score equal to 1 (very much improved).

Yale-Brown Obsessive-Compulsive Scale (YBOCS)   

There are different ways of looking at remission. Definitions have been offered in OCD. One is to get a YBOCS score of less than 16; the mean score cited in this study was about 25. Or we can be more rigorous and get it down to 12 or less or 7 or less; again, there are all these different definitions, and I will show you what remission looks like depending on the different definitions (BODE index ---COPD)

Prodromal symptoms and symptoms of an "at-risk mental state," include the Comprehensive Assessment of At-Risk Mental State (CAARMS), the Structured Interview of Prodromal symptoms (which includes the Scale of Prodromal Symptoms [SOPS]), and the Schizophrenia Prediction Instrument for Adults (SPI-A). Studies using these measures have determined the risk of developing a psychotic illness based on meeting the respective criteria from these measures.

monitoring of addictions---- They are reliable and valid measures for detecting and assessing the level of substance abuse in schizophrenia. The Clinician Alcohol Abuse Scale and Clinician Drug Use Scale are short, reliable, and valid measures that are suitable for use by clinicians.

Composite autonomic severity score (CASS) (range, 1-10)----For diagnosing autonomic dysfunction  (M-CHAT for Autism)

GAD-7   FOR    ANXIETY         ;                       PHQ-8  FOR  DEPRESSION ;       BATHE ( Background, Affect, Trouble, Handling, Empathy) Technique to interview Pts.

IPV: Likert-like scale for the Conflict Tactics Scale and Dyadic Consensus Scale for relationship conflict) and 2 open-ended qualitative questions: "What advice do you have for physicians who want to help patients with severe family problems?" and "How has your doctor helped you with conflict in the family?"                (IPSS Score---Voiding/ Storage)***************** ---Screening Instruments in Geriatrics ---Sample Sleep Diary --Multiple Sleep Latency Test          (for DVT/PE) ( ISI--Insomnia Severity Index) ( CGIS---Clinical Global Impression Scale) ( BPI-DPN)

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Average and worst pain scores (BPI-DPN, 0-10 scales) were 5.0±2.5 and 5.6±2.8, respectively. Over 60% reported moderate to severe levels of pain ...  ( Mc Gill Pain Questionnaire) ( Colpexin Pull test for Pelvic Floor Proplapse) --Depression Rating Scale....Includes for Children, Geriatric patients... ( tests for Executive Function) ( Olfactory & Gustatory Function Tests)  ( DRS)---Delerium ---CGI ( Clinical Global Impression) ( Total Nasal Symptom Score) ( Unified Huntington's Disease Rating Scale)  ( BARTHEL Scale---Neurological Scale for assessing Disability)  ( GAD)  ( PAD---Edinburgh Claudication Questionnaire)  ( PVS 18, WAST 19...)   ( Harvard Trauma Questionnaire)

MMDQ--- Moos Menstrual Distress Questionnaire  ( LDQ)  ( Food frequency Questionnaire)  ( Dix hallpike maneuver)Bayley's Mental Developmental Index, Psychomotor Developmental Index, Behavior Rating Scale   --Mood Disorder Questionnaires---MDQ, PHQ-9, TEMPS-A  ( AIMS)  ( Child Health Questionnaire)  ( Wong-Baker FACES pain rating scale)  ( BODE index for COPD)  ( Worry Questionnaire)  ( Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales)  ( Head Trauma---needing CT scan...)  ( International Restless Leg Rating Scale)

Dementia-- MMSE, AES, GDS, ADLS, SIB ( Dementia)  ( GDS) ( ADAS-Cog)  ( Patient Global Assessment);105/4/896   ( Barlow & Ortolani test for Hip Dysplasia)   ********************************************* ( FSS for fatigue) ( FSS)

OAB Bother Rating Scale, Overactive Bladder Questionnaire (OAB-q), American Urological Association Symptom Index (AUA-SI), and

Patient Perception of Bladder Condition ---Pt  ;    Clinical Global Impression-Improvement  ---Physician.  ( TESTS for OAB).

The OAB-q is a 33-item questionnaire that uses 8 items for symptom bother and 25 items from health-related quality-of-life measures. (fee-based website) and (free access).  ( CLDSI) ( for CAP--Admission...);  PSI--Score

Wolf Motor Function Test -------In patients with Rehabilitation after STROKE.  ( FBA---Behavioral Asssessment/ Tx)

Standard instruments --- the Positive and Negative Symptoms Scale (PANSS) and the Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale (BPRS)  ---Schizophrenia.  ( STROKE SCALES);  Functional Independence Measure (FIM™)

Developmental quotients (Griffiths Mental Development Scales), receptive language (Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test), and behavior (Child Behavior Checklist). ********* ( Adolescent Screening Test)*********** ( California Score/ ABCD Score) ****Risk prediction in STROKE ---To predict OP fractures ******* ( GERD Questionnaire) ***

PASS test for GERD

RDQ, GSRS, QOLRAD—Questionnaire for GERD


A diagnostic algorithm may be used for obstructive sleep apnea using ESS, respiratory disturbance index, and Sleep Apnea Clinical Score.;archinte_167_3_265?node_id=amacme_course;archinte167/3/265 ( Rockall Score, mBRS--Predictors of adverse effects due to UGI Bleed)  ( Obesity Surgey Mortality---Risk Score) ( Androgen deficiency in Ageing male Questionnaire)

Pediatric Sleep Questionnaire

WAST, the WAST-Short consisting of 2 questions, and the HITS questionnaire. ( Domestic Violence)

MDS-COGS ( dementia Screen) ( Elderly in Care Facilities)

ORT; DAST-20-------- for Opioid Risk Tool & Drug Abuse Screening Test

Drug Abuse Screening Test ( Sexual Health Inventory for Men--ED) ( DSM IV for Depression, Mania) ( ADHD Screen)


In men aged 60 years and older, the Male Osteoporosis Risk Estimation Score (MORES) is a simple approach to identify men at risk for osteoporosis who should be referred for confirmatory dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) scans.  (MMSE)

Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS) total scores, which can range from 30 (no symptoms) to 210 points (most severe symptoms)

Post-Deployment Health Assessment (PDHA) immediately on their return from the war and the Post-Deployment Health Re-Assessment (PDHRA) at a median of 6 months later.

Ishak fibrosis score on liver biopsy. Child-Turcotte-Pugh (CTP)

International Index of Erectile Function (IIEF), Sexual Encounter Profile (SEP), and Global Assessment Question (GAQ).

Erectile function (EF) domain and Sexual Encounter Profile diary questions 2 (SEP2) and 3 (SEP3).

Informal Verbal Trials B test

mRS score for disability

Hospital Anxiety & Depression Scale


Wolf motor function test

FAST scale (Alzheimer’s)

Peabody motor scores ( PEDS)

Bayley scales of Infant Development

Stanford-Binet Intelligence scale


PSQ; CPRS-RS for SDB---Screening & F/U (Adenoid-tonsillectomy)

HONC if Hooked - Youth Nicotine Dependency Test (Free Online Smoking Cessation Program)

PSQ & CTS2---for IPV

PDI—Pediatric Developmental Index

PANSS of Schizophrenia

(CES-D)--Depression scale

SOF, CHS Fraility Index ( Hearing Test)

Liebowitz Social Anxiety Scale

Scores on the Pediatric Ulcerative Colitis Activity Index (PUCAI) predicted colectomy by discharge and during long-term follow-up. The PUCAI score (maximum 85 points) is based on six factors — abdominal pain, rectal bleeding, stool consistency, number of stools per day, nocturnal stools, and activity level. ( MPC scores for Cerebral Palsy)

Tools for determining the prognosis in terminally ill patients include the Karnofsky Performance Scale, the National Hospice Organization Medical Guidelines for Determining Prognosis in Selected Non-Cancer Diagnosis, the Palliative Performance Scale, and the Palliative Prognosis Score.

The AUASI has been shown to have predictive validity for BPH.

DSRS/ MMSE---for Demantia Rating

ACR--Pedi Response; ACR 30

Unified PD Rating Scale (UPDRS) and single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) imaging for striatal dopaminergic transporter indicative of dopamine depletion.

The ADOS-T is appropriate for use in toddlers aged 12 to 30 months, and the children should be walking and have at least minimal speech.

ED is assessed by the International Index Erectile Function 5 (IIEF-5) questionnaire and determined with an IIEF-5 score of 21 or less. ( CAT-5D QOL Questionnaire for Back Pain)    ; ( DVT--RA Tool)

ADHD RS-IV scores  (The Berlin questionnaire ---for sleep apnea) ( Basic/ Instrumental ADL; MMSE Scores--Neuro Abnormalities) ( ADHD Tool Kit);

Infant Coma ScaleCOAT amnesia scaleRanchos Los Amigos Scale for --functional cognitive scale, to assess Recovery.

The Everyday Cognition instrument measures daily function in older adults through items pertaining to the domains of Memory, Language, Visuospatial Function, Planning, Organization, and Divided Attention. ( GERD Symptom Scale) ( Short Screening--PTSD) ( Nutrition Questionnaire) ( Fraility/ Nutrition Appetite Questionnaire) ( PHQ-9 for Geriatric Depression) ( Edinburgh Claudication Questionnaire for PAD) ( Child-Pugh Classification for Liver Disease) ( ABCD Score to predict stroke after TIA) ( AUA Symptom Index to assess severity of BPH) ( Pain Rating Scales) ( MMSE, & Cognitive Function)

Clinical Dementia Rating Scale; and neuropsychological evaluation (9 tests on memory, executive function, language, and visuospatial function) to assess for normal cognition, MCI, or dementia.

Diabetes was defined by self-report (clinician diagnosis, oral antidiabetic or insulin treatment, or diabetic complications), fasting blood glucose level (≥ 126 mg/dL after 10- to 12-hour fast or ≥ 114 mg/dL after 4- to 6-hour fast), or International Classification of Diseases code.

Cymbalta Reduces Pain Severity Of Knee Osteoarthritis - Arthritis ...

Pain and functional outcomes were assessed using Patient Global Impressions of Improvement
(PGI-I), Western Ontario and McMaster Universities (WOMAC) pain and physical functioning
subscales, Clinical ... ( Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale) ( SUI--Questionnaire---ICIQ-SF) ( Food/ PA/Smoking--Frequency Questionnaire)

Hearing-Dependent Daily Activities (HDDA) Scale

Mark III Multi-Attribute Health Status classification system ( Functional Impairment)'s_College_Criteria ( Hepatic Failure)

Neurologic assessments with a global measure representing the National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke Scale, Modified Rankin score, the Barthel Index, and the Glasgow Outcome Scale.

INCAT is a functional disability scale with upper and lower extremity components that add up to a maximum of 10 points (5 points each), with "10" describing a severely incapacitated patient. ( Social Phobias) ( GAD 2; GAD 7) ( PHQ-9) ( PHQ-2) ( Palliative Performance Scale)

PALLIATIVE PERFORMANCE SCALE (PPS) ( Ac. Appendicitis);  Ohmann score, appendicitis ( Fagerstrom Test for nicotine dependence)

Child Health Questionnaire Child Form 87 ;  An improvement of 4 or more points on the Roland & Morris Disability Questionnaire is considered clinically significant. ( LBP) ( Tools to detect SAD)

Vanderbilt ADHD Diagnostic Teacher Rating Scale

BASDAI -50 ( AS); 

Womac Scores ( OA);

Berlin MRI Spine Score;

The Apathy Evaluation Scale

Assessment of Positive Symptoms (SAPS) combination score for hallucination and delusion ( PSYCHOSIS)

Insomnia Severity Index ( MS--KIDMUS/ Barkhof Criteria) ( Reflux Symptom Index) ( BATHE Tecnique) ( Help & Advice for Teenagers)*** ( HEADS assessment) ( Wt gain in Pregnancy) ( Resolution stages--of a problem)


IBS--Manning's Criteria; Kruis Scoring System ( BARD Score/ Liver Fibrosis) (WHO Fracture Risk Assessment Tool) ( DevelopmentalScreeningandAssessmentInstruments)


CDR-SOB score for Dementia


Neck disability index scores



·  Pain (patient-reported on a visual analog or category rating scale)

·  Patient rated global assessment of disease activity; physical function (eg, Health Assessment Questionnaire)

·  Health-related quality of life (QOL), on a general measure (eg, Short-Form 36) or a PsA-specific measure (eg, Psoriatic Arthritis QOL)

·  Fatigue, measured by patient self-report or a general instrument (eg, Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness Therapy)

·  Acute phase reactants (eg, C-reactive protein or erythrocyte sedimentation rate [ESR])

·  Radiography as needed based on clinical findings and clinician judgment

Neurodevelopmental impairment was defined as blindness, severe hearing loss, moderate or severe cerebral palsy, or a score below 70 on the Mental or Psychomotor Developmental Index of the Bayley Scales of Infant Development II.

Clinical Global Impression-Improvement scale; Anxiety symptoms are also monitored with the Pediatric Anxiety Rating Scale ( TWEAK & AUDIT screens for Alcohol Abuse)

Children's Depression Rating Scale, RevisedCDRS-R (W-242)

Individual Strength (CIS), the 36-Item Short Form Health Survey, the Four-Dimensional Symptoms Questionnaire, and the Pittsburgh Sleep Questionnaire Inventory measuring fatigue, perceived health and functioning, absenteeism, psychological symptoms, and sleep.

Use of CAC score assists risk stratification in elderly

MedWire News: Use of the subclinical atherosclerosis marker coronary artery calcium (CAC) score improves the ability of the Framingham Risk Score to assess mortality risk in the elderly, report...

CAC Score 11-100 (Society of Thoracic Surgeons? Risk Calculator) (CAGE Questionnaire/ Screen for Alcohol Dependence) (St. George’s Respiratory Questionnaire--COPD)

The Chicago Adolescent Depression Risk Assessment (CADRA) model

GI Inflammation Seen in Children with IBS (Rome II criteria; Fecal Calprotectin)

Stroke Specific Quality of Life scale scores

Knodell score—Liver

Forms and Contracts for Managing Chronic Pain

St. George's Respiratory Questionnaire

CRQ dyspnea subscale score

Fatigue: An Overview - November 15, 2008 -- American Family Physician

(Questions to Evaluate the Quality and Quantity of Sleep in Patients Presenting with Fatigue)

Fibromyalgia & Other Central Pain Syndromes - Google Books Result (MOS sleep scale; SOS sleep scale)

The primary endpoint was the sedation success rate or the proportion of subjects achieving a score of 4 or less on theModified  Observer's Assessment of Alertness/Sedation Scale for 3 consecutive measurements taken every 2 minutes and completing the procedure without the use of alternative sedative medication or manual or mechanical ventilation.

(SCORing Atopic Dermatitis)

National Institutes of Health Chronic Prostatitis Symptom Index (NIH-CPSI) score from baseline to 12 weeks. This scale is scored from 0 to 43, with higher scores indicating greater symptom severity, and the minimal clinically significant difference in the score being a 4-point decrease.

Glasgow-Blatchford bleeding score (GBS) is based on simple clinical and laboratory variables; a score of 0 identifies low-risk patients who might be suitable for outpatient management. (BMI Calculator for Child & Teen)

Prolapse is graded with use of the pelvic organ prolapse quantification system (POP-Q), and symptoms were evaluated with use of the Incontinence Impact Questionnaire (IIQ-7) and Urogenital Distress Inventory (UDI-6). Anatomic cure was defined as postoperative POP-Q stage 0 to 1.

Psychological distress was measured using the General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-12), which consists of a series of 12 questions asking about general levels of happiness, experience of depression and anxiety, and sleep disturbances over the past four-week period.

The Intensive Care Delirium Screening Checklist (ICDSC) is an eight item checklist based on DSM-IV Criteria and features of delirium. It is intended to be a bedside screening tool for delirium in the intensive care unit. Raters complete the checklist based on data from the previous 24 hours. The eight items are scored 1 (present) or 0 (absent), for a total of 8 points. A score of 4 or greater is a positive screen for delirium.

Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers (M-CHAT) Form  ( 16 m-4 yrs) ( 4-11 yrs) ( Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression)

     Instruments for Assessment of Sexual Function ( Functional ability Questionnaire)

(1)     A standardized neurologic evaluation, (2) the Kaufmann Assessment Battery for Children to evaluate cognitive function, and (3) the Gross Motor Function Classification Scale.

Unified Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale, the Hoehn and Yahr and Schwab and England rating scales, and the Parkinson Disease's Questionnaire 39


LBP—In adolescents

  • KIDSCREEN-52 is a 52-item questionnaire that measures physical and psychological well-being, moods and emotions, autonomy, self-perception, parents' relations and home life, social support and peers, school environment, social acceptance, and financial resources.
  • The Roland-Morris Questionnaire has 24 items to measure physical function related to back pain.
  • The adapted Hanover Functional Ability Questionnaire has 10 items to measure activity limitations. (BISAP Score for Ac. Pancreatitis)

The Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index and the Pittsburgh Sleep Diary were used to assess for sleep duration and efficiency.

ACR20, ACR50, ACR70, the Stanford Health Assessment Questionnaire, the visual analog score, Larsen radiographic scores, and change in erythrocyte sedimentation rate—(RA)

Functional ability with use of the McMaster Toronto Arthritis Patient Preference Disability Questionnaire (MACTAR) and HRQOL with use of the Medical Outcomes Study Short Form 36 (SF-36).


Depressive symptoms were evaluated during the last 4 pregnancy visits using the Center for Epidemiological Studies-Depression Scale (CES-D), and postpartum using the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale.


The Neck Pain and Disability Scale German version (NPAD-d) was used to assess severity of neck pain. (PDQ-39)

National Eye Institute Visual Function Questionnaire-25? (PHQ-2 & 9 for PPD)

Child mental health was measured with the parent-completed Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire at 47 and 81 months and the Wechsler IQ test at 49 months for a subgroup of children.

The Mental Development Index and Psychomotor Development Index scores (HEADDS--Adolescent Medicine) (SA--questionnaire)


  • National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale 42-point stroke severity scoring system.
  • Primary outcome was functional ability at discharge from the hospital with use of the mRS.
  • A good outcome was defined as a score of 0 to 2 and a poor outcome as a score of 3 to 6 on the mRS.

Unified Parkinson's disease Rating Scale (UPDRS).

Geriatric Depression Scale score (Brief Screening Instruments for Dementia ---MMSE, GPCOG, MIS, Mini-Cog)

Trauma and injury severity score (TRISS), revised injury severity classification (RISC) score, and standardized mortality ratio (SMR, ratio of recorded to expected mortality).

Mini International Neuropsychiatry Interview

Mini-Mental Status Examination, the Clinical Dementia Rating Scale, Instrumental Activities of Daily Living Scale, history, disability (World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule II), and full physical and neurological examination.

At age 8 months, the Bayley Scales for Infant Development Mental Scale included sensory discrimination and eye-hand coordination assessment, and the Bayley Motor Scale (assess fine and gross motor coordination).

At age 4 years, the Stanford Binet Intelligence Scale Form L-M assessed general intelligence, and the Graham-Ernhart Block Sort Test (assess conceptual and perceptual motor skills).

At age 7 years, the WISC Full Scale IQ and Wide Range Achievement Test Reading (are administered).

Pain-related disability (RDQ, range, 0 – 24), pain intensity (Chronic Pain Grade [CPG] Pain Intensity subscale, range, 0 – 100), and depression (Patient Health Questionnaire 9 [PHQ-9], range, 0 – 27). Secondary outcomes---- the CPG Pain Interference subscale (MIDAS Questionnaire/ Migraine Disability) (HA Diary) (Pain/ Tools) (QD Score--DM2 prediction). (Sucrose/ Infant Pain)--PIPP scale for Pain assessment in Children. 

Kansas City Cardiomyopathy Questionnaire (KCCQ).

Symptoms of hypogonadism --assessed using the validated ADAM questionnaire.

Juniper Asthma Control Questionnaire.

<b>Diagnostic criteria for IBS included a physician opinion, questionnaire data, or specific symptom-based criteria including those of Manning et al</b> and the Rome criteria or the scoring system of Kruis et al.

Those who scored 10 or higher on the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) and met Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition, criteria for current major or minor depressive episode using the Depression Interview and Structured Hamilton


(Primary outcome was the HAM-D score derived from Depression Interview and Structured Hamilton with remission defined as a score lower than 7 or the BDI inventory score with remission also defined as a score of less than 7.

Secondary outcomes were scores on the Beck Anxiety Inventory, Beck Helplessness Scale, the Perceived Stress Scale, and, the SF-36 Health Survey—Mental & Physical).

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(KADS—Depression Assessment/ Adolescents) (KADS; Scoring). ( BDI; Adolescent Depression) (Pain & Disability Assessment) ****** (Roland-Morris Disability Questionnaire). (Interpretation of RMDQ) (Neck Disability Index) (Owestry Disability Index)

Assess RLS symptoms using the International RLS (IRLS) scale ***;  ...symptom remission, defined as a final IRLS score of less than 7,

Penn State Worry Questionnaire (PSWQ), and GAD severity, measured with the GAD Severity Scale (GADSS).  Anxiety ratings on the Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale and Beck Anxiety Inventory. Coexistent depressive symptoms rated with the Beck Depression Inventory II, andPhysical/mental health quality of life measured with the 12-Item Short-Form Health Survey (SF-12). ;  ; ( PEDS-- Score/ Response/ Interpretation); (PEDS—catalogue). (Speech & Language Skills) (M-CHAT for ASDs) (M-CHAT scoring) (M-CHAT Questions). (Screening Tools/ ASD)


  • Sexual function -- evaluated by the abbreviated version of the Female Sexual Function Index, which consisted of 6 domains.
  • The 6 domains -- sexual desire, arousal, lubrication, orgasm, satisfaction, and pain.
  • A 5-point Likert scale --- higher scores indicating greater dysfunction, and a cutoff score of 22.75 or more was used to diagnose FSD.


The infant pain during vaccine injection is measured by a validated measure, the Modified Behavioral Pain Scale (MBPS), with use of videotaped recordings of the vaccination. Other outcomes are parent-rated pain with use of a 10-cm visual analog scale (VAS) and the presence or absence of crying.


Bayley Mental Development Index (MDI), Psychomotor Development Index (PDI).


Cohen's d for the dementia scale.


The patient’s cognitive assessment --using the Blessed Dementia Scale's Information-Memory-Concentration subscale and an evaluation of their function--- with the Weintraub Activities of Daily Living (ADL) Scale.


The severity of the events -- assessed using part IV of the UPDRS. The Lang-Fahn ADL dyskinesia scale-- used to rate the effect of the subject's worst dyskinesias on the following 5 ADL: (1) handwriting and drawing; (2) cutting food and handling utensils; (3) dressing; (4) hygiene; and (5) walking.


The investigators "found that the 'rate of dementia progression was significantly more rapid in individuals with lower baseline cerebrospinal fluid Aß42 levels, higher tau or ptau 181 levels or high tau:Aß42 ratios.” (ED/ IIEF Score); (IPSS) (Pediatric Behavior Symptom Checklist)

Pediatric Sleep Questionnaire

Pediatric Quality of Life Questionnaire

Intercept scale for suicidal thinking (InterSePT)


Severe PMS -- diagnosed by a total premenstrual score of at least 80 and at least 50% increase from a postmenstrual score rated by subjects daily for 17 Daily Symptom Report items and a rating of at least 4 on patient global ratings of functioning in work, family life, social activity, and interference.


Screening average Daily Symptom Report scores -- used to classify symptom severity as high (> 169), mid (169 - 122), and low (121 - 80).


Barthel Index Score for Functional Independence.


Respiratory Distress Assessment Index score.


Digit Symbol Substitution Test (DSST), which measures the speed at which patients are able to substitute a symbol for a random succession of numbers, and the Modified Mini Mental State Examination (3MSE), which assesses orientation, concentration, language, and memory; (M-CHAT: 16-48 months). (Michigan Alcohol Screening Test) (Pediatric Anxiety Rating Scale); (Children Global Assessment Scale). (WHO Fx Risk Assessment Tool); (DAS 28--RA)

American College of Rheumatology (ACR) 20, ACR50, ACR70 and ACR90 response rates

Modified total Sharp score and its components, the Erosion Score and Joint Space Narrowing score---for---RA. (DAS 28) (NAFLD Fibrotic Score)

Neck Disability Index (NDI) score.


The METAVIR scale, which
grades fibrosis from F0 (no fibrosis) to F4 (cirrhosis), is a widely used
scale that has excellent interobserver reliability. (TYM -- Test for Alzheimer’s disease) (Drug screening questionnaire) ************ (SNOT-20; Rhino sinusitis)


Wiklund Menopause Symptom Checklist --- used to ascertain severity of menopausal symptoms. (AK)


Psychological testing (Memory or psychomotor) included the Rey-Osterrieth Complex Figure (ROCF) test, the Camden Topographical Recognition Memory (CTRM) test, and the Digit Symbol Substitution Test (DSST). (MELD Score: ESLD) (Child-Pugh Score) SA Questionnaire) (Mallampati score indicates Sleep Apnea, or, difficult intubation) (SCOFF questionnaire to diagnose Eating Disorders) (SCAP score) ***** (AUASI for LUTS; Voiding score,; Storage score--MeS)

The Maslach Burnout Inventory Human Service Survey (MBI) (PE; Diagnostics)

An initial sideline evaluation should include an inquiry of the athlete's symptoms; a neurologic examination; and an evaluation of the athlete's cognition by one of several assessment tools, such as the Maddocks questions, Standardized Assessment of Concussion, Balance Error Scoring System, or Sport Concussion Assessment Tool 2.Signs and symptoms of a concussion are commonly assessed with a 22-item symptom list. Loss of consciousness is uncommon, and if it lasts longer than 30 seconds, it may indicate more significant intracranial injury. (Frailty Assessment Tool)

INCAT disability score

PHQ-2 and 9; the 15-item Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS), as well as the Structured Clinical Interview for Depression (SCID).

Faces Pain Scale, the Faces Pain Scale-Revised, the Oucher pain scale, and the Wong-Baker Faces Pain Rating Scale (PSI) (GCS)


St. George's Respiratory Questionnaire (SGRQ) total score.

Global Deterioration Scale for age-associated cognitive decline and dementia.

Cognitive stability or decline, using scores on the MMSE and Brief Cognitive Rating Scale.;jama_303_8_763?node_id=amacme_course;jama303_8_763(CASI-Screen for cognitive ability

The Brief Cognitive Rating Scale examined concentration with calculation, recent and remote memory, orientation, and daily functioning including executive tasks.



The BSS is a validated 100-mm visual analog scale measuring each symptom of IBS (pain or discomfort, bloating, constipation, and diarrhea).


The Duke Abdominal Assessment Scale (DAAS) may help predict disease severity and the need for surgery in infants with necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC).


Geriatric Depression Scale and Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression. Patients who achieved a score of 9 or less on the Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression --- considered being in remission from depression.

The WAST is an 8-item instrument that measures physical, sexual, and emotional abuse in the last 12 months. A score of 4 or more on the WAST indicated exposure to IPV.

The Composite Abuse Scale, a 30-item validated research instrument, is selected as the criterion standard for recurrence of IPV. (Screening Q-- for Adolescent suicide screening)

The main outcome measures are the YGTS Scale (range, 0 - 50; score > 15 indicating clinically significant tics) and Clinical Global Impressions-Improvement Scale (range, 1 [very much improved] - 8 [very much worse])—Tics &TS

Neuropsychiatric Inventory–Caregiver Distress scale (NPI-D)

Alzheimer's Disease Assessment Scale score

20-item Emotionality, Activity and Sociability Temperament Survey and a 30-item Behavior Rating Scale.

An allergic reaction to 2 or more organ systems or the presence of hypotension (< 70 mm Hg + [age x 2 years] for children < 10 years old, and < 90 mm Hg for children 10 - 18 years old) after exposure to an allergy-causing food: used to define anaphylaxis. (Mood Montor: Screen Q)

Dermatology Life Quality Index (DLQI) provides global QOL assessment specific for skin disease.

Urogenital Distress Inventory-6 and Incontinence Impact Questionnaire-7 (IIQ-7).

Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Index (BASDAI) score

Fatigue Assessment Scale from 0 to 10.

  • The Bayley Scales of Infant Development II, the Mental Developmental Index, and the Psychomotor Developmental Index -- administered at ages 1, 2, and 3 years.
  • The CBCL -- administered to the mother at age 3 years.
  • School readiness -- assessed at age 4 years.
  • Child IQ -- assessed at age 4.5 years with the Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence.
  • The distribution of the 12 NNNS summary scales -- examined and 5 profiles derived.
  • Factors used to derive the profiles include-- attention, reflexes, excitability, habituation, handling, hypertonicity, hypo tonicity, lethargy, stress, and arousal.

Health Assessment Questionnaire-Disability Index for 8 activities of daily living.

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Family Dysfunction scale and the Parental Cognitions and Conduct toward the Infant Scale


Beck Anxiety Inventory-II as a measure of anxiety, Social Functioning Questionnaire as a measure of social function, and Euroqol as a measure of health-related quality of life.


The MBI and the BM are the most popular and most frequently used measures of burnout in practice and research. The BM assesses physical, mental, and emotional exhaustion with 21 items on a 7-point scale. The MBI assesses 3 domains of depersonalization, emotional exhaustion, and lack of personal accomplishment with 22 items and a scale from 0 to 6. (Hearing/ Falls Screen—Elderly) ----HHIE-S/ DHI-S

<b>If the glucose level was greater than 100 mg/dL (to convert to millimoles per liter, multiply by 0.0555), serum [Na<sup>+</sup>] values were adjusted upward by 2 mEq/L (to convert to millimoles per liter, multiply by 1.0) for each 100-mg/dL increment in serum glucose</b>.

Adherence to the Mediterranean diet: assessed using a food questionnaire.

Rhinosinusitis Task Force criteria

Researchers monitor the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale and the Alcohol Timeline Followback interview to assess study outcomes. The primary drinking outcomes are total abstinence from alcohol and time to relapse to heavy drinking at 14 weeks. The primary depression outcome is no depression, which is defined by a score of 9 or less on the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale.

The Clinical Global Impression-Sexual Function (CGI-SF; the primary outcome measure), the International Index of Erectile Function (IIEF), Arizona Sexual Experience Scale (ASEX), and Erectile Dysfunction Inventory of Treatment Satisfaction (EDITS) Tool for assessment of Concussion)

Maslach Burnout Inventory


  • Primary outcome is the 9-item functional status scale of the Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Assessment Questionnaire(CTSAQ), with higher scores representing more severe disease at 6 and 12 months.
  • Secondary outcomes are the symptom scale of the CTSAQ, hand or wrist pain intensity, impact on work and leisure activities, general health quality of life measured by the Short Form-36, and days lost from work.
  • A successful outcome was defined as fulfilling 3 criteria: 0.50 point or 30% improvement from baseline for function andsymptoms, and a score of 0 or 1 of 10 for hand or wrist pain.  (CHADS2 score; AF: Bld thinners)

Cognitive performance: measured using the MMSE, Isaacs Set Test (IST), Benton Visual Retention Test (BVRT), and Free and Cued Selective Reminding Test (FCSRT).

Repeatable Battery for the Assessment of Neuropsychological Status (RBANS).

The Hamilton Scale for Depression, Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale, and Functional Independence Measure--administered at baseline and at each follow-up visit.

Neuropsychological testing consisting of 5 tests.

The RBANS tested functioning in 5 domains (memory, visuospatial, language, attention, and delayed memory) evaluated by 12 subtests.

The Trail-Making Test Parts A and B assess psychomotor processing speed and cognitive flexibility.

The Controlled Oral Word Association tests verbal fluency.

The Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-III Similarities tests abstract thinking.

The Stroop tests assess selective attention and response inhibition.

Obsessive-Compulsive Inventory-Revised and the Florida Obsessive-Compulsive Inventory. The Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale is a reliable tool to measure symptom severity

Karnofsky Performance Scale score

Children's Sleep Habits Questionnaire (NP Battery—ALZD)

<b>IPV -- Women's Experience with Battering (WEB) Scale</b> and 5 questions from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) survey onphysical (1 question), sexual (2 questions), and psychological abuse (verbal threats and chronic controlling behavior; 2 questions).'s+sign&source=bl&ots=pp-3MJT3jz&sig=FJVl1ZJtrYN8mCgAvKW4RvhmtlQ&hl=en&ei=crS7SpjoCdWLtgfC1fizDQ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=3#v=onepage&q=&f=false(Kennedy Hawkin’s sign: SA pain elicitation)

Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS), Beck Depression Inventory II (BDI-II), and Postpartum Depression Screening Scale (PDSS). (Screen for Depression)

QOL -- assessed by the 46-item Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness Therapy for Palliative Care tool with score range of 0 to 184 and higher scores indicating higher QOL.

Symptom intensity -- assessed with the modified Edmonton Symptom Assessment Scale, which examined 9 symptoms, with score range from 0 to 900 and higher score indicating greater symptom intensity.

Mood -- measured by the 20-item Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale with score range of 0 to 60 and a score of more than 16 indicating depressed mood.

Activities of Daily Living Field Test, the London Chest Activity of Daily Living Scale, the distance walked in 6 minutes, and the MRC dyspnea scale—COPD

BODE index &, ADO index (better) – assessment of 3yr mortality in COPD

12-item Duke Activity Status Index: used to assess disease-specific physical functioning and the 17-item HRS-D to track mood

The 10-point Kurtzke Expanded Disability Status Scale allows for accurate rating of disease sign and symptom severity--(MS)

Pediatric Asthma Quality-of-Life Questionnaire for children 7 years or older, Pediatric Asthma Caregiver's Quality-of-Life Questionnaire, the Classroom Productivity and Caregiver Work Productivity questionnaires related to asthma, number of Emergency Department visits in the past year, and Spirometry for children 7 years or older. (Medical Algorithms) (Table of contents) (General Calculators) (Antibacterial) (TBI); (Impact test)


The Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI) evaluated sleep characteristics, with sleep problems defined as a PSQI score of more than 5.


The Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) evaluated depressive symptoms, with depression defined as an EPDS score of 10 or higher.


Chalder Fatigue Scale measurements


American Urological Association Symptom Index, a validated instrument -- used to measure LUTS severity.


(HSDD Screen; FSFI screen; FSDS screen)---------------Female Sexual Function Index screen


The cognition test used a 35-point scale, with a higher score indicating higher cognition.



  • Dyslipidemia -- defined as use of lipid-lowering drugs or by lipid levels (total cholesterol levels ≥ 193 mg/dL, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels ≥ 116 mg/dL, or high-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels < 39 mg/dL).
  • A smoker -- defined as someone smoking 1 or more cigarettes daily the year before the stroke occurred.
  • Hypertension == defined as use of an antihypertensive medication or by blood pressure with use of World health Organization criteria.
  • Patients drinking more than 200 g of pure alcohol weekly regularly -- defined as heavy drinkers.
  • Preceding infection -- defined as a diagnosis of an infectious disease within 1 month before the stroke.
  • Obstructive sleep apnea -- defined as an apnea-hypopnea index of 5 or higher.
  • Stroke severity at admission -- measured with the National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale score and the Glasgow Coma Scale.
  • Based on the National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale score, stroke severity -- defined as mild (0 - 6), moderate (7 - 14), or severe (≥ 15).
  • Impaired consciousness -- defined as a Glasgow Coma Scale score of less than 15. Determining the Best Test in ADHD Diagnostic Scales.




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