Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Metrology Index (BASMI)

Calin A

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Basic description

Developed in 1994

See also the BASDAI and BASFI


Calin A

Public Domain
To define clinically significant changes in spinal movement
Therapeutic area
  • Musculoskeletal Diseases
Therapeutic indication

Spondylitis, Ankylosing

Type of Clinical Outcome Assessment (COA)
  • clinro ClinRO
Original language(s)
  • English for the UK
Bibliographic reference(s) of the original questionnaire

Jenkinson TR, Mallorie PA, Whitelock HC, Kennedy LG, Garrett SL, Calin A. Defining spinal mobility in ankylosing spondylitis (AS). The Bath AS Metrology Index. J Rheumatol. 1994 Sep;21(9):1694-8 (PubMed Abstract)

Contact and conditions of use


Calin A

Dr Andrei Calin, MD, FRCP
Consultant Rheumatologist
Phone: + 44 (0) 1225 421 760
E-mail: andrei.calin@cantab.net

Andrei Calin Publications (PubMed)

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This questionnaire is in the public domain.

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Funded academic research

Cost per language

100 €

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Original language(s)

  • English for the UK


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Arabic for Egypt*
Arabic for Kuwait*
Arabic for Qatar*
Arabic for Saudi Arabia*
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French for Algeria*
Japanese for Japan*
Mandarin for China*
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Last language update: 09-Jul-2014

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More information on translations

Bibliographic reference of the Portuguese translation:

Pimentel-Santos FM, Pinto T, Santos H, Barcelos A, Cunha I, Branco JC, Ferreira PL. Portuguese version of the bath indexes for ankylosing spondylitis patients: a cross-cultural adaptation and validation. Clin Rheumatol. 2012 Feb;31(2):341-6.


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