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Using good measurement principles to examine musculoskeletal disease and improve the evaluation of new diagnostic tests [ 2009 - 2012 ]

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/nhmrc/545876]

Researchers: A/Pr Anita Wluka (Principal investigator)

Brief description This proposal will apply good measurement principles to 2 important but under-resourced areas: 1) To examine risk factors for musculoskeletal disease (particularly osteoarthritis or “wear and tear” arthritis) and to determine how changes in these risk factors in our community will affect the burden of disease, thus identifying new targets for disease prevention. 2) To improve our ability to evaluate how well new diagnostic tests function when introduced into our healthcare system.

Funding Amount $AUD 387,489.51

Funding Scheme Career Development Fellowships

Notes Clinical CDF

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