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Publication name Author Description Journal Size (Mb)
Columbia University Disability Questionnaire for Essential Tremor (CADET) Louis ED Wendt KJ Barnes LF Albert S   The Columbia University Disability Questionnaire for Essential Tremor (CADET Columbia University Assessment of Disability in Essential Tremor) is a 36 item instrument that can be used to quickly evaluate a patient with essential tremor. The authors are fr   J Parkinsonism and Related Disorders.   0.079  
Calculated Osteoporosis Risc (SCORE) Lydick E Cook K   The Simplified Calculated Osteoporosis Risk Estimation (SCORE) to Help Identify Women at Risk can be used to determine if a woman should be evaluated for osteoporosis by bone densitometry. This is intended to make screening more cost-effective.   Am J Managed Care.   0.068  
California Disability Rating System Matheson LN. Andersson GBJ Smith GM.   The California Disability Rating System is used to assess the work capabilities of the injured worker and to make recommendations for their subsequent employment.   American Medical Association   0.082  
Canadian Cardiovascular Society Functional Classification of Angina Campeau L. Hackett TP. Cassem NH. Shub C Click RL McGoon MD. Principal Investigators of CASS Giuliani ER Gersh BJ   The Canadian Cardiovascular Society Classification of angina pectoris separates patients with anginal symptoms into groups based on the severity of their symptoms. The classification uses the extent of limitation on daily activities and the kind of physic   Mayo Clinic Practice of Cardiology Third Edition. Mosby.   0.079  
Canadian Neurological Scale Cote, R, Hachinski, V. C., Shurvell, B. L., Norris, J. W., Wolfson, C. Cheryl D. Bushnell, MD; Dean CC, Johnston, FRCPC; Larry B. Goldstein, MD.   Staff-completed scale designed to detect change in neurological status in conscious patients. 2 sections: A, for alert/drowsy patients, assessing level of consciousness, orientation and speech (receptive and expressive.) If no comprehension deficit, secti   Stroke   0.114  
Capabilities of Upper Extremity Instrument Marino RJ Shea JA Stineman MG.   Staff-conducted telephone interview 32-item questionnaire assessing difficulty experienced in performing specific actions with one or both arms and hands in individuals. Four sub-scales included arm function (bi-lateral), right hand function, left hand fu   Arch Phys Med Rehabil.   0.077  
Caregiver Strain Index Robinson BC.   Patient and main carer-completed questionnaire post discharge after hip or heart surgery, to measure strain experienced by informal carers. Comprises 13 items addressing aspects of carer/patient relationships. Yes/no answers totalled to give final score r   J Gerontol.   0.057  
Chester step test unkown   The Chester Step Test is a standard test for the assessment of aerobic fitness, endurance or stamina. The test was originally designed for testing Fire Fighters   unkown   0.212  
Childhood Health Assessment Questionnaire (CHAQ) unkown     unkown   0.899  
Children's Coma Scale (Modified Glasgow Coma Scale Adelaide Coma Scale Paediatric Coma Scale) Hahn YS Chyung C. Jaffe D Wesson D. Simpson D Reilly P.   One of the components of the Glasgow coma scale is the best verbal response which cannot be assessed in nonverbal small children. A modification of the original Glasgow coma scale was created for children too young to talk.   Lancet   0.078  
Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario Pain Scale (CHEOPS) Beyer JE McGrath PJ Berde CB. Jacobson SJ Kopecky EA Johnson G Mitchell P.   The CHEOPS (Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario Pain Scale) is a behavioral scale for evaluating postoperative pain in young children. It can be used to monitor the effectiveness of interventions for reducing the pain and discomfort   Lancet   0.118  
Chronic Disability Index of Waddel and Main for Patients with Low Back Pain Waddell G Main CJ.   Waddell and Main used a simple disability index to evaluate patients with low back pain. The authors are from the Western Infirmary in Glasgow Scotland.   Spine   0.065  
Cincinatti Knee Rating System Barber-Westin SD Noyes FR. Mooar LA.   The Cincinnati Knee Rating System includes a functional assessment based on 6 abilities important for participation in sports. This can help evaluate change following surgery or other intervention. The authors are from the Cincinnati Sportsmedicine Center   Sports Med.   0.095  
Cincinatti Prehospital Stroke Scale Kothari RU, Pancioli A, Liu T, Brott T, Broderick J.     Ann Emerg Med   0.074  
Classes of Respiratory Impairment Crapo RO Morris AH Gardner RM. Harber P Chan-Yeung M.   The impairment to a person caused by a respiratory disorder can be assessed from pulmonary function tests. Both the American Medical Association (AMA) and American Thoracic Society (ATS) have developed schemes for rating impairment to the whole person   Am Rev Respir Dis.   0.062  
Classification of Rosser and Kind for Illness States Gudex C Williams A Kind P Rosser R   Rosser and Kind developed a classification of illness states based on disability and distress. This can be used to monitor a patient's illness over time and to compare the level of illness between patients. The authors are from Charing Cross Hospital in L   Int J Epidemiology.   0.099  
Clinical Assesment Objectives for Pain Management Gottlieb H Strite LC   Gottlieb et al identified factors associated with successful pain management by a patient in rehabilitation for low back pain. This can help identify how motivated the patient is to do what it takes to manage pain   Arch Phys Med Rehabil.   0.089  
Clinical Dementia Rating (CDR) Morris JC.   Morris developed the Clinical Dementia Rating (CDR) to determine the impairment associated with dementia. The author is from Washington University in St. Louis   Neurology   0.121  
Clinical Mobility Scale Barofsky I Cohen SJ Sugarbaker PH. Wenger NK Mattson ME Sugarbaker PH Barofsky I   A Clinical Mobility Scale can be used to assess a patient's degree of mobility over time   Surgery   0.101  
Clinical Pain Assessment Barofsky I Cohen SJ Sugarbaker PH.   Pain can be difficult for the patient to cope with and the clinician to monitor. A rating system allows for semi-quantitation which can be used over time to assess the adequacy of treatment and the progression of a patient's condition   Surgery   0.097  
Clinical Prediction Rule for Prolonged Nursing Home Residence following a Hip Fracture Steiner JF Kramer AM   Some patients who have had a hip fracture will require a prolonged recovery in a nursing home. Steiner et al developed a rule to identify patients at risk for a prolonged disability using clinical factors available around the time of injury. The authors a   J Am Geriatr Soc.   0.095  
Clinical Prediction Tool for Functional Decline in elderly Women using Modifiable Risk Factors Sarkisian CA Liu H   Sarkisian et al developed risk scores to predict functional decline in the elderly women living in the community based only on modifiable risk factors. The evaluation can be performed in a primary care setting using minimal equipment. Women identified as   J Am Geriatr Soc.   0.159  
Clinical Symptom Score of the Japanese Orthopaedic Association Osawa T Ogura T   The Japanese Orthopaedic Association (JOA) has developed a clinical symptom score for a patient with a herniated lumbar disc. This can help determine the degree of improvement following surgical intervention. The association is headquartered in Tokyo.   Spine   0.143  
COHMC Coma Scale for Brain-Injured Children Morray JP Tyler DC   The Children's Orthopedic Hospital and Medical Center Seattle Washington) coma scale can be used to assess children with a variety of central nervous system injuries. Since verbalization is not assessed it can be used with preverbal or previously intubate   Crit Care Med.   0.064  
Colombian Rating Scale for Parkinson Yahr Lang Fahn   Disease specific, staff-completed clinical observation schedule for monitoring drug therapy to assess the long-term effects of large oral doses of levodopa (L-dopa). Aims to assess the overall severity of the symptoms of Parkinsonism, specifically tremor,   unkown   0.082  
Columbia University Performance Based Function Test for Essential Tremor Louis ED Wendt KJ   Louis et al developed a test of functional impairment in essential tremor based on performance of specific tasks. This is a rapidly performed test that can help in initial evaluation and to monitor the patient over time. The authors are from Columbia Univ   Arch Neurology   0.07  
Convery Index unkown   Arthritis impact scale evaluating the last 7 days.   unkown   1.357  
Copenhagen neck functional disability scale Jordan A Manniche C   Patient-completed disability scale, consisting of 15 questions relating to activity, pain levels, headache, ability to sleep, concentration, work and leisure activities and psychosocial factors. Scored on a 3 point scale and summed to give a maximum score   J Manipulative Physiological Therapeutics   0.067  
Craig Handicap Assessment and Reporting Technique (CHART) unkown   Staff-completed questionnaire to measure handicap. Consists of 6 scales, totalling 27 items: physical independence, mobility, occupation, social integration, and economic self-sufficiency. A total score represents handicap. (NB. Economic self-sufficiency   unkown   0.081  
CRIES Scale for Neonatal Postoperative Pain Assessment Krechel SW Bildner J. CRIES   The CRIES (Crying Requires oxygen Increased vital signs Expression Sleep) scale is a tool for measuring postoperative pain in the neonate. The scale may be taken over time to monitor the infant's recovery or response to interventions. The authors are from   Paediatric Aneasthesia   0.093  
Criteria for Disease Activity of Osteoarthritis Lequesne M.   Lequesne proposed criteria for disease activity in osteoarthritis affecting the hip or knee joints. The list has not been validated but reflects suggestions in the literature   Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism   0.046  
The Cedars-Sinai Health-Related Quality of Life Instrument (CSHQ-RA) unkown   The CSHQ-RA (33 items long version) is a multidimensional, illness specific questionnaire to assess health related quality of life. It measures the last 4 weeks retrospectively in 5 subcategories; physical activities, emotional welfare, agility, mobilit   unkown   0.11  
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