Multicriteria decision analysis methods with 1000 Minds for developing systemic sclerosis classification criteria.

Author: Johnson SR, Naden RP, Fransen J, van den Hoogen F, et al
Date Published: June-2014
Source: Journal of Epidemiology

Classification criteria for systemic sclerosis (SSc) are being developed. The objectives were to develop an instrument for collating case data and evaluate its sensibility; use forced-choice methods to reduce and weight criteria; and explore agreement among experts on the probability that cases were classified as SSc.