Functional status in children with limb deficiency: development and initial validation of an outcome measure.

@article{Pruitt1996FunctionalSI,
  title={Functional status in children with limb deficiency: development and initial validation of an outcome measure.},
  author={Samuel Pruitt and James W Varni and Yoshio Setoguchi},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  year={1996},
  volume={77 12},
  pages={1233-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To develop a new outcome measure in response to the increasing demands for cost effectiveness analyses and empirically derived outcome instruments in the treatment of pediatric limb deficiency. This article describes the development, refinement, and initial psychometric properties of the Child Amputee Prosthetics Project-Functional Status Inventory (CAPP-FSI). DESIGN Parents of children with limb deficiency were surveyed during routine clinic visits. SETTING Two outpatient… CONTINUE READING

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