Validation of a patient activity monitor to quantify ambulatory activity in an amputee population.

@article{Ramstrand2007ValidationOA,
  title={Validation of a patient activity monitor to quantify ambulatory activity in an amputee population.},
  author={Nerrolyn Ramstrand and Klas Nilsson},
  journal={Prosthetics and orthotics international},
  year={2007},
  volume={31 2},
  pages={
          157-66
        }
}
The ability to objectively measure an amputee's walking activity over prolonged periods can provide clinicians with a useful means of evaluating their patients' outcomes. The present study aimed to validate the temporospatial data output from a commercially available ambulatory activity monitor (PAM, Ossur) fitted to trans-tibial and trans-femoral amputees, against data that was simultaneously captured from a three dimensional motion analysis system (Qualisys Medical AB, Gothenburg, Sweden… CONTINUE READING
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