Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Validation of patient reported outcomes for female Veterans with upper limb amputation|
Linda J Resnik
|Congressional District Code:
|| October 2018 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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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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