Validation of the KOOS, JR: A Short-form Knee Arthroplasty Outcomes Survey.

@article{Lyman2016ValidationOT,
  title={Validation of the KOOS, JR: A Short-form Knee Arthroplasty Outcomes Survey.},
  author={Stephen Lyman and Yuo-yu Lee and Patricia D. Franklin and Wenjun Li and Michael Brian Cross and Douglas E. Padgett},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={2016},
  volume={474 6},
  pages={1461-71}
}
BACKGROUND Medicare is rapidly moving toward using patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) for outcomes assessment and justification of orthopaedic and other procedures. Numerous measures have been developed to study knee osteoarthritis (OA); however, many of these surveys are long, disruptive to clinic flow, and result in incomplete data capture and/or low followup rates. The Knee injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome (KOOS) physical function short-form (KOOS-PS), while shorter, ignores pain… CONTINUE READING