A new device to measure upper limb circumferences: validity and reliability.

@article{Devoogdt2010AND,
  title={A new device to measure upper limb circumferences: validity and reliability.},
  author={Nele Devoogdt and Hilde Lemkens and Inge Geraerts and I Van Nuland and Milke Flour and Tina Coremans and Marie Rose Christiaens and Michael van Kampen},
  journal={International angiology : a journal of the International Union of Angiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={29 5},
  pages={401-7}
}
AIM The aim of this paper was to examine the reliability and validity of a new measurement device that counters the disadvantages of the traditional method of arm circumference measurements. METHODS We measured the arm on the non-operated side of breast cancer patients. Sixty-four patients were measured twice by the same assessor and 48 patients were measured twice by two different assessors. The arm circumferences were measured at the olecranon and each 4 cm proximal and distal of the… CONTINUE READING

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