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The present study assesses the reliability and validity of the Finnish version of Prothesis Evaluation Questionnaire. Major lower extremity amputees who use prosthesis are requited for the present study from the Helsinki and Uusimaa Hospital District and the Central Finland Health Care District.
> 100 lower extremity prosthetic users with major lower extremity amputation are recruited for the present study. The aim is to assess the reliability and validity of the Finnish version of the Prothesis Evaluation Questionnaire (PEQ). The participants fill in a pre information form, the PEQ, the 15D health-related quality of life questionnaire, Houghton prothesis questionnaire, Locomotor Capabilities Index - 5, Prothesis Evaluation Questionnaire Mobility Section - 5. The psychometric abilities of the PEQ instrument are analyzed.
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Prosthetic for major lower limb amputation
Helsinki University Central Hospital
Helsinki University Central Hospital
Published on BioPortfolio: 2015-06-09T01:38:22-0400
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