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Patient rating of wrist pain and disability: a reliable and valid measurement tool.
OBJECTIVE The goal of this study was to develop a reliable and valid tool for quantifying patient-rated wrist pain and disability. DESIGN Survey, tool development, reliability, and validity study.Expand
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Measurement properties of the neck disability index: a systematic review.
STUDY DESIGN Systematic review of clinical measurement. OBJECTIVE To find and synthesize evidence on the psychometric properties and usefulness of the neck disability index (NDI). BACKGROUND TheExpand
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Measuring shoulder function: a systematic review of four questionnaires.
OBJECTIVE To conduct a systematic review of the quality and content of the psychometric evidence relating to 4 shoulder disability scales: the Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder, and Hand (DASH)Expand
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Reliability, standard error, and minimum detectable change of clinical pressure pain threshold testing in people with and without acute neck pain.
STUDY DESIGN Clinical measurement. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the intrarater, interrater, and test-retest reliability of an accessible digital algometer, and to determine the minimum detectable changeExpand
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Advanced practice physiotherapy in patients with musculoskeletal disorders: a systematic review
BackgroundThe convergence of rising health care costs and physician shortages have made health care transformation a priority in many countries resulting in the emergence of new models of care thatExpand
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Reliability of range-of-motion measurement in the elbow and forearm.
The purpose of this study was to examine intratester, intertester, and interdevice reliability of range of motion measurements of the elbow and forearm. Elbow flexion and extension and forearmExpand
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Development of a scale for patient rating of wrist pain and disability.
  • J. MacDermid
  • Medicine
  • Journal of hand therapy : official journal of the…
  • 1 April 1996
W rist fractures are the most prevalent of all fractures. Although they occur in all age groups secondary to trauma, wrist fractures have an increased incidence in postmenopausal women related toExpand
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Pain and disability reported in the year following a distal radius fracture: A cohort study
BackgroundDistal radius fractures are a common injury that cause pain and disability. The purpose of this study was to describe the pain and disabilities experienced by patients with a distal radiusExpand
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Clinimetric properties of the AUSCAN Osteoarthritis Hand Index: an evaluation of reliability, validity and responsiveness.
OBJECTIVE To assess the reliability, validity and responsiveness of the Australian/Canadian (AUSCAN) Osteoarthritis Hand Index in both Likert (LK) and Visual Analogue (VA)-scaled formats. METHODSExpand
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Outcome after open reduction and internal fixation of capitellar and trochlear fractures.
BACKGROUND Capitellar and trochlear fractures are uncommon fractures of the distal aspect of the humerus. There is limited information about the functional outcome of patients managed with openExpand
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