H H Daalmann

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The Lequesne Algofunctional Index is a widespread international instrument and recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) for outcome measurement in hip and knee diseases. Up to now there has been no German version of the questionnaire fulfilling the guidelines for cross-cultural adaptation and providing satisfactory metric quality. Based on these(More)
AIM Studies in rehabilitation research put great value on patients' self-assessment. Patients with hip or knee diseases who need an orthopaedic rehabilitation suffer mainly pain, reduction of walking distance and other disabilities that impact on the activities of daily life. The Lequesne scores for the hip and knee are an indicator to show the degree of(More)
The need for standardized and unified performance capacity assessment in orthopedic rehabilitation has led to the attempt to use an existing standardized procedure. Graduated disease features have been defined which are relevant for work and their effects on performance capacity been formulated as rules. In this way so-called disease-conditioned performance(More)
Low back pain and arthrosis are influencing the quality of life of people concerned and are leading to high expenses for the health and social system. A merely medical rehabilitation is often insufficient in case the person concerned is unable to fulfil the requirement at work. But vocational rehabilitation is often connected with long processing and(More)
BACKGROUND This prospective, randomised longitudinal study examined the effects of inpatient medical rehabilitation. METHOD Data was collated on the day of admission (n=261), day of discharge (n=261) and 6 months after discharge (n=243). The length of the rehabilitation measure changed every 3 months from 3 weeks (n=127) to 4 weeks (n=134) and back again.(More)
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