A primer on lower extremity outcome measurement instruments.

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Tracing the roots of lower extremity outcome scales is an interesting and somewhat bemusing journey. A large number of different grading methods can be found with limited reliability and/or validity testing. The usefulness of these instruments in the assessment of patient outcomes after lower extremity interventions is worrisome. This article focuses on the… (More)

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@article{Saltzman1998APO, title={A primer on lower extremity outcome measurement instruments.}, author={C. L. Saltzman and C. M{\"u}ller and K Zwior-Maron and Robert D. Hoffman}, journal={The Iowa orthopaedic journal}, year={1998}, volume={18}, pages={101-11} }