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The PLUS-M 12-item Short-Form is a self-questionnaire that assesses the perceived capacity of lower limb amputees (LLAs) to perform a number of daily-life activities. Its psychometric properties are excellent (intraclass correlation coefficient [ICC] > 0.9, fast administration and scoring, normative data available), and it can be used in clinical practice or for research purposes.
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Name: Annals of physical and rehabilitation medicine
To validate the Slovene version of the Orthotics and Prosthetics Users' Survey (OPUS) 8-item Client Satisfaction with Device (CSD) questionnaire in upper-limb prosthesis users and to further verify me...
French version of the Mini BESTest: A translation and transcultural adaptation study incorporating a reliability analysis for individuals with sensorimotor impairments undergoing functional rehabilitation.
The Mini BESTest has been developed to comprehensively examine postural control in individuals with various pathologies treated by rehabilitation professionals. However, no formal French version of th...
Safety behaviors play a prominent role in the development and maintenance of insomnia. The Sleep-Related Behaviors Questionnaire (SRBQ) is a self-report questionnaire designed to assess safety behavio...
The aims of this study were to develop a French version of the Orofacial Esthetic Scale (OES) and to investigate its psychometric properties among French-speaking dental patients.
This study investigated the psychometric properties of the Italian version of a French scale to detect attitudes toward same-sex parenting. The Italian sample was split into two subsamples. On one, ex...
The aim of this work is to develop and validate a scale adapted to French cultural characteristics. It will be based on the SS-QoL scale and be simple and quick to use in everyday practice...
Many recent randomised multi-centre trials have used the AOS and the involvement of the French-speaking population is limited by the absence of a French version. The goal of our study was ...
The objective of this study is the adaptation of the Pelvic Girdle Questionnaire to the French language from France, and the analysis of its psychometric properties. Firstly, a translation...
The aim of the work is to provide a validated Arabic version of EuroQol 5D-5L ,so that it would be used as a quality of life assessment tool for Egyptian patients Specific objectives: ...
Questionnaires are often irreplaceable tools of collection of information in research and in the clinical practice. Coupled with other measures, they can be simple complementary tools, but...
The degree of approximation or fit of filling material or dental prosthetic to the tooth surface. A close marginal adaptation and seal at the interface is important for successful dental restorations.
A nursing specialty created to answer the need for developing a global perspective in the practice of nursing in a world of interdependent nations and people. The focus of this nursing discipline is on the integration of international and transcultural content into the training. Courses include study in the area of cultural differences, nursing in other countries, and international health issues and organizations, as an example.
One of the Indian Ocean Islands off the southeast coast of Africa. Its capital is Antananarivo. It was formerly called the Malagasy Republic. Discovered by the Portuguese in 1500, its history has been tied predominantly to the French, becoming a French protectorate in 1882, a French colony in 1896, and a territory within the French union in 1946. The Malagasy Republic was established in the French Community in 1958 but it achieved independence in 1960. Its name was changed to Madagascar in 1975. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p714)
Distinct regions of mesenchymal outgrowth at both flanks of an embryo during the SOMITE period. Limb buds, covered by ECTODERM, give rise to forelimb, hindlimb, and eventual functional limb structures. Limb bud cultures are used to study CELL DIFFERENTIATION; ORGANOGENESIS; and MORPHOGENESIS.
The adjustment of the eye to variations in the intensity of light. Light adaptation is the adjustment of the eye when the light threshold is increased; DARK ADAPTATION when the light is greatly reduced. (From Cline et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed)