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Measures

ACREU Rheumatoid Arthritis Knowledge Questionnaire

A 31-item questionnaire that measures the effect of a rheumatoid arthritis educational intervention.

Download the Rheumatoid Arthritis Knowledge Questionnaire and User’s Guide in PDF documents.

  • Lineker SC, Badley EM, Hughes A, Bell MJ. Development of an instrument to measure knowledge in individuals with rheumatoid arthritis: the ACREU Rheumatoid Arthritis Knowledge Questionnaire. J Rheumatol. 1997;24(4):647-653. [Pub Med ID 9101496]

Arthritis Work Spillover (AWS)

A 6-item scale used to assess the extent to which the demands of arthritis interfere with work performance and the extent to which work interferes with managing arthritis.

Download the AWS measures in a PDF document.

Chronic Illness Job Strain Scale (CIJSS)

A 17-item scale that measures differing aspects of the workplace environment that are potentially stressful to people living with a chronic illness.

Download the Chronic Illness Job Strain Scale in a PDF document.

Client-Centred Rehabilitation Questionnaire (CCRQ)

A 33-item scale that measures client-centred rehabilitation from the client’s perspective.

Download the Client-Centred Rehabilitation Questionnaire and its Sub-scales and Items in PDF documents.

Hip disability and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score Physical Function Shortform (HOOS-PS)

A 5-item short measure of physical function using function subscales (daily living and sports and recreation) of the Hip disability and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score (HOOS).

Download the HOOS-PS.

  • Davis AM, Perruccio AV, Canizares M, Tennant A, Hawker GA, Conaghan PG, Roos EM, Jordan JM, Maillefert JF, Dougados M, Lohmander LS. The development of a short measure of physical function for hip OA HOOS-Physical Function Shortform (HOOS-PS): an OARSI/OMERACT initiative. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2008 May;16(5):551-9. [Pub Med ID 18296074]

Knee injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score Physical Function Shortform (KOOS-PS)

A 7-item short measure of physical function for knee osteoarthritis.

Download the KOOS-PS.

  • Perruccio AV, Stefan Lohmander L, Canizares M, Tennant A, Hawker GA, Conaghan PG, Roos EM, Jordan JM, Maillefert JF, Dougados M, Davis AM. The development of a short measure of physical function for knee OA KOOS-Physical Function Shortform (KOOS-PS) - an OARSI/OMERACT initiative. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2008 May;16(5):542-50. [Pub Med ID 18294869]

Workplace Activity Limitations Survey (WALS)

A 12-item scale used to assess arthritis-related activity limitations in the workplace.

Download the Workplace Activity Limitations Survey in a PDF document.

We would like to know how these measures have helped you in your research. Please send us an email to let us know how you are using our measures:

acreu@uhnres.utoronto.ca

 

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