The MOS 36-Item Short-Form Health Survey (SF-36): I. Conceptual Framework and Item Selection



Research Methods 410

Critique of Assessment Tools

Due within 48 hours AFTER Week 12 Live Session

Length: 3-5 pages excluding title page, reference page

Students will compare and contrast two health assessment tools for use in clinical practice and research.

Students are expected to describe and critique the assessment tools based on psychometric properties

(reliability and validity), scoring, interpretation of scoring, strengths/limitations, and appropriate use in

clinical practice and research.

Health Assessment tools:

  • Short Form Health Survey (SF-36)
  • Questions on Life Satisfaction (FLXM)

The MOS 36-Item Short-Form Health Survey (SF-36): I. Conceptual Framework and Item


Author(s): John E. Ware, Jr. and Cathy Donald Sherbourne

Source: Medical Care, Vol. 30, No. 6 (Jun. 1992), pp. 473-483

Published by: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

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