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Development and validation of an outcome measure for orthopaedic trauma inpatients

@inproceedings{Moghazy2008DevelopmentAV,
  title={Development and validation of an outcome measure for orthopaedic trauma inpatients},
  author={Dr. Ezzat Moghazy},
  year={2008}
}
Introduction In clinical physiotherapy, there is a growing importance for the accuracy and reliability of assessment and outcome measures. The purpose of this study is to develop a valid outcome measure for orthopaedic trauma inpatients. Item generation was done by conducting a systematic review of published functional outcome measures and patients' interview. Item reduction was conducted by using a panel of physiotherapists and patients. Objectives The overall study objectives were: 1) To… 
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Validation of a new outcome measure for orthopaedic trauma inpatients.
TLDR
The psychometric tests indicated that the tool is reliable, has sound internal consistency and has the ability to detect changes in functional performance of trauma inpatients.