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Measurement properties of the Dutch Unite Rhumatologique des Affections de la Main and its ability to measure change due to Dupuytren's disease progression compared with the Michigan Hand outcomes Questionnaire

Broekstra, D. C., van den Heuvel, E. R., Lanting, R. & Werker, P. M. N. Oct-2018 In : Journal of Hand Surgery (European volume). 43, 8, p. 855-863 9 p.

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Data of a prospective longitudinal cohort study including 233 Dupuytren's patients was used to determine: (1) whether the Unite Rhumatologique des Affections de la Main scale and Michigan Hand outcomes Questionnaire can detect change in hand function due to Dupuytren's disease progression and to compare their abilities; (2) the concurrent validity, reliability, responsiveness and interpretability of the Dutch Unite Rhumatologique des Affections de la Main. The Unite Rhumatologique des Affections de la Main and Michigan Hand outcomes Questionnaire had comparable measurement properties, and were both able to distinguish participants with disease progression from those without progression (resp. U=1252.5, p=0.008, and U=1086.0, p

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)855-863
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Hand Surgery (European volume)
Volume43
Issue number8
StatePublished - Oct-2018

    Keywords

  • Dupuytren's disease, progression, questionnaire, validation study, CONTRACTURE, RESPONSIVENESS, PARTICIPANTS, DISABILITY, AGREEMENT, PRECISION, SEVERITY, VALIDITY

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