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Measurement scales in clinical research of the upper extremity, part 2: outcome measures in studies of the hand/wrist and shoulder/elbow.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23351913     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Part 1 of this article outlined the basic characteristics of useful clinical measurement instruments and described scales used to measure general health, pain, and patient satisfaction. Part 2 describes the features of some of the scales most commonly used in clinical research in the hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder.
Marie Badalamente; Laureen Coffelt; John Elfar; Glenn Gaston; Warren Hammert; Jerry Huang; Lisa Lattanza; Joy Macdermid; Greg Merrell; David Netscher; Zubin Panthaki; Greg Rafijah; Douglas Trczinski; Brent Graham;
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of hand surgery     Volume:  38     ISSN:  1531-6564     ISO Abbreviation:  J Hand Surg Am     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-28     Completed Date:  2013-08-05     Revised Date:  2013-09-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7609631     Medline TA:  J Hand Surg Am     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  407-12     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2013 American Society for Surgery of the Hand. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Chicago, IL, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Activities of Daily Living / classification
Biomedical Research / statistics & numerical data*
Disability Evaluation
Elbow / surgery*
Hand / surgery*
Osteoarthritis / diagnosis,  surgery
Outcome Assessment (Health Care) / methods*,  statistics & numerical data*
Reproducibility of Results
Shoulder / surgery*
Wrist / surgery*
Comment In:
J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Aug;38(8):1661-2   [PMID:  23890507 ]
J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Aug;38(8):1662   [PMID:  23890509 ]

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