- •Clinicians benefit from instruments on which change can be measured for individual patients.
- •The Quality of Life in Neurological Disorders (Neuro-QoL) Measurement System covers domains of physical, mental, and social functioning for persons with a variety of neurologic conditions.
- •Measurement error varies across scale ranges.
- •Conditional minimal detectable change (cMDC) indices improve sensitivity to measure change.
- •We provide cMDC tables to facilitate individual change measurement for 14 Neuro-QoL adult short forms.
Main Outcome Measures
List of abbreviations:CI (confidence interval), cMDC (conditional minimal detectable change), IRT (item response theory), MDC (minimal detectable change), Neuro-QoL (Quality of Life in Neurological Disorders), SF (short form)
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Supported by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (contract no. HHSN265200423601C) and the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (grant no. H133B090024).