Abstract:Background: COSMIN (COnsensus-based Standards for the selection of health Measurement
INstruments) is an initiative of an international multidisciplinary team of
researchers who aim to improve the selection of outcome measurement instruments
both in research and in clinical practice by developing tools for selecting the
most appropriate available instrument. Method: In this paper these tools are described, i.e. the COSMIN taxonomy and definition
of measurement properties; the COSMIN checklist to evaluate the m…
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