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Evidence at Becker: Measurement Tools

Resources and services to support evidence-based medicine and evidence-based practice at Washington University in St. Louis.

What is a Health Instrument?

Measurement instruments are defined by the Health and Psychosocial Instruments Database (HaPI) as questionnaires, psychological tests, health status indicators, genetic tests, interview schedules, checklists, index measures, coding schemes/ manuals, inventories, rating scales, projective techniques, and vignettes/scenarios.