Patients' expectations and actual use of custom-made orthopaedic shoes.

@article{Netten2010PatientsEA,
  title={Patients' expectations and actual use of custom-made orthopaedic shoes.},
  author={Jaap J van Netten and Michiel J. A. Jannink and Juha Markus Hijmans and Jan Hb Geertzen and Klaas Postema},
  journal={Clinical rehabilitation},
  year={2010},
  volume={24 10},
  pages={919-27}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the association between patients' expectations and the actual use of custom-made orthopaedic shoes. DESIGN A prospective cohort study with internal comparison. SETTING Twelve orthopaedic shoe companies. PATIENTS During six months, consecutive patients who were provided with their first ever pair of orthopaedic shoes and aged 16 years or older were recruited. A total of 339 patients with different pathologies were included (response 67%). Mean (SD) age of the… CONTINUE READING