Reliability and validity of the subjective component of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society clinical rating scales.

@article{Ibrahim2007ReliabilityAV,
  title={Reliability and validity of the subjective component of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society clinical rating scales.},
  author={Talal Ibrahim and Almoghera Beiri and Mohamed Seifeddine Azzabi and Alistair J Best and Grahame John Saint Clair Taylor and D. Karthika Menon},
  journal={The Journal of foot and ankle surgery : official publication of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons},
  year={2007},
  volume={46 2},
  pages={65-74}
}
This study evaluates the criterion validity of the subjective component of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS) clinical rating scales by correlating scores obtained with these rating scales to scores obtained with the Foot Function Index (FFI) in patients with foot and ankle conditions. To date, the AOFAS scoring scales have not been shown to provide valid information despite their popularity. The FFI, on the other hand, has previously been shown to provide valid information… CONTINUE READING

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