Journal article

Clinimetric Evaluation of Questionnaires Used to Assess Activity After Traumatic Brachial Plexus Injury in Adults: A Systematic Review

Bridget E Hill, Gavin Williams, Andrea E Bialocerkowski

Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation | W B SAUNDERS CO-ELSEVIER INC | Published : 2011

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: To identify upper limb questionnaires used in the brachial plexus injury (BPI) literature to assess activities and to evaluate their clinimetric properties. DATA SOURCES; STUDY SELECTION; DATA EXTRACTION: This systematic review was undertaken in 2 stages. In stage 1, 10 electronic databases and 1 Internet journal were searched for quantitative studies (ie, randomized controlled trials, comparative studies, case series, and case studies) that evaluated outcome after BPI, irrespective of language or date of publication, from date of database inception to September 2010. All outcome instruments used were extracted and classified using the International Classification of Functioning,..

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