A modified QuickDASH-9 provides a valid outcome instrument for upper limb function

@inproceedings{Gabel2009AMQ,
  title={A modified QuickDASH-9 provides a valid outcome instrument for upper limb function},
  author={Charles Philip Gabel and Michael J. Yelland and Markus Melloh and Brendan J. Burkett},
  booktitle={BMC musculoskeletal disorders},
  year={2009}
}
BackgroundThe 30-item Disabilities Arm Shoulder and Hand (DASH) questionnaire was introduced to facilitate assessment of upper limb functional limitations. To improve practicality and eliminate item redundancy a modified instrument was needed. The 11-item QuickDASH was developed to fulfil these requirements and translated into several languages. However, prospective investigations of psychometric and practical characteristics are limited. No published study investigated readability or used… CONTINUE READING

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