PROscorer: Functions to Score Commonly-Used Patient-Reported Outcome (PRO) Measures and Other Psychometric Instruments
Version 0.0.1

An extensible repository of accurate, up-to-date functions to score commonly used patient-reported outcome (PRO), quality of life (QOL), and other psychometric and psychological measures. 'PROscorer', together with the 'PROscorerTools' package, is a system to facilitate the incorporation of PRO measures into research studies and clinical settings in a scientifically rigorous and reproducible manner. These packages and their vignettes are intended to help establish and promote "best practices" to improve the planning, scoring, and reporting of PRO-like measures in research. The 'PROscorer' "Instrument Descriptions" vignette contains descriptions of each instrument scored by 'PROscorer', complete with references. These instrument descriptions are suitable for inclusion in formal study protocol documents, grant proposals, and manuscript Method sections. Each 'PROscorer' function is composed of helper functions from the 'PROscorerTools' package, and users are encouraged to contribute new functions to 'PROscorer'. More scoring functions are currently in development and will be added in future updates.

Package details

AuthorRay Baser [aut, cre]
Date of publication2017-05-16 04:37:41 UTC
MaintainerRay Baser <[email protected]>
LicenseMIT + file LICENSE
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PROscorer documentation built on May 29, 2017, 7:54 p.m.