RSCH 2501 Week 5 - Meeker Article Terms and Questions to Address

RSCH 2501 Week 5 - Meeker Article Terms and Questions to Address

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For the article Meeker W. Concepts germane to an evidence-based application of chiropractic  theory. Topics in Clinical Chiropractic 2000; 7(1): 67-73. (Try to not be too annoyed by the obvious typographic error “ sublwration ”.  This document is somewhat  old and I think the misspelling occurred during translating into a PDF) Terms to understand: theory hypothesis operational definition proposition hypothesis measurement validity gold standard reliability: inter-examiner intra-examiner true & false positives cohort study outcome assessment responsiveness randomized controlled trial diagnosis ( as Meeker defined the term ) Questions to ponder: What is significance of an “operational definition”? When is a “margin of error” clinically acceptable? In terms of states of health, what is the relationship between “usual” vs. “unusual” and “normal” vs. “abnormal”? Meeker illustrates these concepts these concepts by
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course RSCH 2501 taught by Professor Brents.russell during the Winter '11 term at Life Chiropractic College West.

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