A simplified domain structure of the burn-specific health scale-brief (BSHS-B): a tool to improve its value in routine clinical work.

@article{Willebrand2008ASD,
  title={A simplified domain structure of the burn-specific health scale-brief (BSHS-B): a tool to improve its value in routine clinical work.},
  author={Mimmie Willebrand and Morten Kildal},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  year={2008},
  volume={64 6},
  pages={1581-6}
}
BACKGROUND Injury-specific instruments with good psychometric properties are valuable in the assessment of health status after trauma. Previous studies of burn-specific health have attempted to create broad domains such as physical and psychological health, but these domains have not been validated. In this study, burn-specific health domains were explored and validated by a factor analytic approach. METHODS Participants were 334 former burn patients injured between 1980 and 2000. Data were… CONTINUE READING