Application of T1 scale in evaluating effects of long-term therapy
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Department of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Jan Kochanowski University, Kielce, Poland
Department of Physiotherapy, Świętokrzyskie Centre of Paediatrics Provincial Integrated Hospital, Kielce, Poland
Kielce Scientific Society, Kielce, Poland
Chair and Clinic of Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Poland
Świętokrzyski Branch of the National Health Fund in Kielce, Poland
Department of Osteopathic Medicine, Medical College of Podkowa Leśna, Poland
Department of Physiotherapy, Medical College of Podkowa Leśna, Poland
Wojciech Kiebzak   

Department of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Jan Kochanowski University, Żeromskiego 5, 25-369, Kielce, Poland. Tel.: +48 41 349 54 69.
Submission date: 2016-02-02
Acceptance date: 2016-03-10
Online publication date: 2016-04-19
Publication date: 2020-03-24
Pol. Ann. Med. 2016;23(2):118–122
Modern medicine employs various approaches to analyzing data collected through clinical observation. The results of such analyses demonstrate general tendencies of the observations, yet they do not point to the dynamics of the therapeutic process.

The authors of the present study propose introducing the T1 scale, thanks to which one can analyse the results and course of each patient's treatment in relation to normal distribution. The aim of this study is to prove that T1 scale is functional in evaluating the effects of long-term therapy.

Material and methods:
The study shows that T1 scale, which is realized through the formula y = 10zi + 50, is a universal scale. It has been concluded that the interval of T1 scale determines effective dynamics of therapeutic procedures. The study encompasses 234 term infants born with normal weights who were diagnosed with neurodevelopmental disorders. The subjects were observed every 6 weeks. T1 scale was applied in order to evaluate the dynamics of clinical change of the analysed features.

Results and discussion:
The scale precisely differentiates the population, that is the number of patients for whom beneficial therapeutic effects were observed, the closer the values in T1 scale are to the mean value of T1 scale. T1 scale makes it possible to evaluate clinical observations in the treatment process in a precise manner in line with evidence-based medicine (EBM).

T1 scale makes it possible to evaluate clinical observations in the course of treatment in a precise manner in line with EBM.

None declared.
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