A minimal clinically important (or relevant) difference (MCID) can be defined as the smallest difference in score on an outcome measure (e.g. pain
General fibromyalgia terms and chronic pain related definitions for people suffering from Fibromyalgia and/or Chronic Pain.
Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain Terms
The process of combining the data from a number of independent studies (usually drawn from the published literature) and synthesizing summaries and conclusions addressing a particular issue.
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The Modified Sharp Score is a measure of joint damage as assessed radiographically
McMaster Health Index Questionnaire A standard-item questionnaire on physical
The body's ongoing physical and chemical processes
This scale covers sexual experience and responsiveness during the past 30 days. This instrument contains 10 items on a seven point scale relating to different aspects of sexual life
Measurements made repeatedly over a long period of time.
The Likert Scale is a type of attitudinal rating scale which asks people to show the extent to which they agree or disagree with statements. There are five to seven possible response choices.
Low Disease Activity State