Outcomes assessment in hand surgery: when are they meaningful?

@article{Szabo2001OutcomesAI,
  title={Outcomes assessment in hand surgery: when are they meaningful?},
  author={Robert M. Szabo},
  journal={The Journal of hand surgery},
  year={2001},
  volume={26 6},
  pages={
          993-1002
        }
}
Hand surgeons currently are challenged with the task of measuring and establishing the connection between the diagnosis and treatment of health-related quality-of-life problems. Although true quality of life cannot be measured directly, instruments in the form of questionnaires have been developed that use self-reporting to account for functional performance, health status, and health-related quality of life. Instruments must be reliable, valid, responsive, and appropriate. Misunderstanding… CONTINUE READING
BETA

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 22 CITATIONS

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…