Ciğdem Oksüz

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STUDY DESIGN Validation of a translated, culturally adapted questionnaire. OBJECTIVES To translate and culturally adapt the Turkish version of the Oswestry Disability Index (ODI) (2.0), and to validate its use for assessing disability in Turkish patients with low back pain. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA The ODI is a reliable evaluation instrument for(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to explore impairment in quality of life (QOL) of the mothers who were primarily responsible for taking care of children with obstetrical brachial plexus palsy (OBPP) and to state its association with the age, sex and functional status of the child with OBPP. METHODS Ninety-three mothers of children with OBPP and 88(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to describe the impact of obstetrical brachial plexus palsy (OBPP) on parents and to investigate the effect of the severity of OBPP and the age of the children on parents. METHODS A total of 106 parents (with a mean age of 30.14 ± 5.01 years) of children with OBPP were included in the study. The functional level of the(More)
BACKGROUND In the literature there have been studies about quality of life of parents who have children with chronic diseases. Most of these studies have focused on the stress of parents of children with neuromuscular disease (NMD), and there was no evidence to support hypothesized relationships between caregiving demands and health-related quality of life(More)
OBJECTIVE In determining treatment outcomes of the hand, the Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand (DASH), Michigan Hand Outcomes Questionnaire (MHQ) and Milliken Activities of Daily Living Scale (MAS) questionnaires are the most commonly used. The aim of this study was to evaluate the relations, strengths and weaknesses of these questionnaires and(More)
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