Reliability of outcome measures for people with lower-limb amputations: distinguishing true change from statistical error.

@article{Resnik2011ReliabilityOO,
  title={Reliability of outcome measures for people with lower-limb amputations: distinguishing true change from statistical error.},
  author={Linda J Resnik and Matthew L Borgia},
  journal={Physical therapy},
  year={2011},
  volume={91 4},
  pages={555-65}
}
BACKGROUND Use of outcome measures to examine outcomes of amputation is complicated by a number of factors, including ease of administration and lack of scientific evidence to guide selection and interpretation. OBJECTIVE The purposes of this study were: (1) to estimate test-retest reliability of a modified version of the Prosthetic Evaluation Questionnaire (PEQ), scales of a version of the 36-Item Short-Form Health Survey questionnaire adapted for the veteran population (SF-36V), the… CONTINUE READING