Search Instruments

Search the DIRUM database by clicking on one or more of the category headings below. Select from the available options the instrument characteristics required to match. As criteria are entered, the right hand side of the page will update to reflect this and provide an overview of the selected options.

Once your search options are defined, click the 'search' button on the right hand side of the page to view the results. Instruments must match at least one selected option from each category to be shown in the results. You do not need to select options from every category.

General Details

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Disease Categories

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Generic
Anaesthesia & pain control
Blood disorders
Cancer
Child health
Consumer & communication strategies
Dentistry & oral health
Developmental, psychosocial, & learning problems
Ear, nose, & throat
Effective practice/health systems
Endocrine & metabolic
Eyes & vision
Gastroenterology
Genetic disorders
Gynaecology
Heart & circulation
Infectious disease
Kidney disease
Lungs & airways
Mental health
Methodological & diagnostic
Neonatal care
Neurology
Orthopaedics & trauma
Pregnancy & childbirth
Public health
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Skin
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Other

Populations - Age

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Populations - Gender

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Administration Methods

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Instrument Types

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Diary
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Person(s) Completing Instrument

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Settings of Care

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Nature of Intervention

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Drug
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Complementary therapy
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Management of care
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Not specified
Other

Items of Resource Being Measured

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GP
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A&E
Employer
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Physiotherapy
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Educational

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