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Performance of plantar pressure measurement devices (PMDs): update on consensus activities.
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PMID:  21169665     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
A worldwide scientific discussion has been started in 2010 on the need for standardisation, assessment, and delivery of recommendations in the field of plantar pressure distribution measurement at different levels: hardware performance, measuring protocols, data processing, parameters and indicators in diagnosis and therapy. The Italian National Institute of Health (Istituto Superiore di Sanità, ISS) has been conducting for years a scientific project and several activities aimed to design, validate and implement dedicated testing methods and recommendations in the field of pressure measurement devices (PMDs). The present commentary contains a summary of the activities conducted up to now and some future steps which are going to be done at an international level.
Claudia Giacomozzi
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annali dell'Istituto superiore di sanità     Volume:  46     ISSN:  0021-2571     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Ist. Super. Sanita     Publication Date:  2010  
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Created Date:  2010-12-20     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  7502520     Medline TA:  Ann Ist Super Sanita     Country:  Italy    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  343-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Dipartimento di Tecnologie e Salute, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Viale Regina Elena 299, Rome, Italy.
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