Osteogenesis imperfecta in childhood: perceived competence in relation to impairment and disability.

  title={Osteogenesis imperfecta in childhood: perceived competence in relation to impairment and disability.},
  author={Raoul H H Engelbert and Vincent A. M. Gulmans and Cuno S. P. M. Uiterwaal and Paul P J M Helders},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  volume={82 7},
OBJECTIVES To examine the perceived competence of children with different types of osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) and to investigate the possible relationships between their perceived competence and impairment parameters. DESIGN Cross-sectional study. SETTING National referral center (hospital) for the treatment of children with OI. PATIENTS Forty children with OI (type I = 17; type III = 11; type IV = 12) with a mean age +/- standard deviation of 12.6 +/- 3.2 years. INTERVENTIONS… CONTINUE READING


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