International Symposium
Measurement and Evaluation of Outcomes in Rehabilitation
27-28 Sept. 2004, Stockholm, Sweden

is sponsored by the Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine (Foundation for Rehabilitation Information) as part of the UEMS European Board of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine postgraduate program. It will review the methodological aspects of evaluation and measurements-of-outcomes in rehabilitation, as exemplified by clinically-used methods and instruments, and also criteria for appropriate choice of methods and instruments.

The symposium starts at 9.30 Monday 27 September and finishes at 17.00 Tuesday 28 September 2004 at Näringslivets hus, Storgatan 19, Stockholm, Sweden.

The Program committee, Gunnar Grimby (chairman), Jan Ekholm, Anne Fisher, Katharina Stibrant Sunnerhagen, has invited international experts to present papers and invites other participants to submit poster abstracts regarding outcomes, evaluation and measurement with a focus on methodology in a broad sense no later than 30th of April 2004.

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International Symposium: Measurement of Outcomes: Sept. 2004, Stockholm … Rasch Measurement Transactions, 2003, 17:3 p.934

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