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The visual analogue scale in the assessment of grip strength.
  1. W W Downie,
  2. P A Leatham,
  3. V M Rhind,
  4. M E Pickup,
  5. V Wright

    Abstract

    The accuracy of information derived from a visual analogue scale has been assessed by comparing the measured grip strength of 100 subjects against their estimate of grip strength scored on a visual analogue scale. There was relatively poor correlation between the measured and assessed values, suggesting that similar inaccuracies may occur when the scales are used to assess subjective phenomena.

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