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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01RX002936-01
Title: Validation of patient reported outcomes for female Veterans with upper limb amputation
Principal Investigator:

Linda J Resnik

Location: Providence, RI
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: October 2018 - September 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $83,433
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$588,343
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Psychometrically sound methods of evaluating women's perspectives on upper limb prostheses are needed to inform device design, clinical decision-making, and research. The field lacks valid and responsive patient reported outcome measures (PROMS) that address prosthetic satisfaction, ability to use a prosthesis in everyday life, socket fit and residual limb health. Widely used, existing measures for amputees were developed for men, have never been examined in women, and/or not validated for upper...



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