[Functional assessment for people unable to walk due to spinal muscular atrophy and Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Translation and validation of the Egen Klassifikation 2 scale for the Spanish population].

@article{Fagoaga2015FunctionalAF,
  title={[Functional assessment for people unable to walk due to spinal muscular atrophy and Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Translation and validation of the Egen Klassifikation 2 scale for the Spanish population].},
  author={Joaqu{\'i}n Fagoaga and Montserrat Girabent-Farr{\'e}s and Caritat Bagur-Calafat and Anna Febrer and Birgit Fynbo Steffensen},
  journal={Revista de neurologia},
  year={2015},
  volume={60 10},
  pages={439-46}
}
INTRODUCTION The Egen Klassifikation 2 Scale (EK2), expansion of the EK scale, assesses the functional capacity of people with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) and Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) that are in wheelchair phase. This version is more specific for SMA than its EK predecessor. AIM To examine the validity and reliability of the Spanish version of the scale as a tool for measuring the functional capacity in patients with DMD and SMA who are in wheelchairs. PATIENTS AND METHODS First… CONTINUE READING
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