Measurement scales in clinical research of the upper extremity, part 2: Outcome measures in studies of the hand/wrist and shoulder/elbow

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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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)407-412
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Hand Surgery
Volume38
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2013

Keywords

  • Measurement
  • outcome instruments
  • upper extremity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Surgery

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