OBJECTIVE: To examine the test-retest reliability and concurrent validity of the Duruoz Hand Index (DHI) in persons with scleroderma. METHODS: Forty patients . PDF | Introduction: The aim of the study was to assess reliability, validity and responsiveness of Duruoz Hand Index (DHI), which has been developed for. PDF | Duruöz Hand Index (DHI) is a functional disability scale that can be used successfully to assess the functional disability with different hand arthropathies.

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Epub Jan We investigated the relationship between FPL tendon thickness and hand function in PD patients and compared these characteristics with those in healthy controls.

Reliability and validity of the Duruoz Hand Index in persons with systemic sclerosis (scleroderma).

Prostate cancer is the most frequently diagnosed malignancy. The DHI can be used to significantly discriminate between patients with dominant and non-dominant hemiparesis [4]. Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc ;49 1: The relation of hand functions with radiological damage and disease activity in rheumatoid arthritis.

This randomized, parallel, single-blinded 6-week intervention study enrolled 52 female patients between 40 and 70 years of age, who were diagnosed with RA according to American College of Rheumatology criteria, had disease duration of at least 1 year and had a stage disease according to Steinbrocker’s functional evaluation scale.


Prospective randomized controlled trial. Subject of the scale: One hundred two students were divided into 3 groups: To evaluate the effect of rheumatoid arthritis RA on strength, dexterity, coordination and functional status of the hand and to determine the relation with magnetic resonance imaging MRI findings. Demographical, clinical, and psychological differences of patients who suffered hand injury accidentally and by punching glass. Ann Rheum Dis Aug;62 8: Is it valid and reliable in children with unilateral cerebral palsy?

A Randomized Clinical Trial. A randomized controlled trial.

To evaluate the effect of occupational therapy OT intervention, integrated with a self-administered stretching program on the hands of patients with SSc, after one and three months of treatment. Patients receiving haemodialysis for more than 2 months were recruited randomly.

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The aim of the study was to assess reliability, validity and responsiveness of Duruoz Hand Index DHIwhich has been developed for evaluation of activity limitation in rheumatoid arthritis in patients with traumatic hand flexor tendon injuries. Clin Rheumatol May 10;28 5: A dynamic exercise programme to improve patients’ disability in rheumatoid arthritis: To notify us of a missing reference, please use: Allergy and Immunology It is valid and reliable for use in patients with scleroderma [2] and rheumatoid arthritis [3].

The primary objective of our study was to evaluate the effect of 6-week-long isotonic and isometric hand exercises on pain, hand functions, dexterity and quality of life in women diagnosed as rheumatoid arthritis RA. Exploring the relation between impairment rating by DAS and body function, activity participation, and environmental factors based on ICF hand core set in the patient with rheumatoid arthritis.


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Read More View Article. Intrarater and interrater reliability were examined. Reliability and validity of a self-report of hand function in persons with rheumatoid arthritis.

Validation of Duruöz Hand Index for diabetic hand dysfunction.

We aimed to find out the effects of androgen deprivation therapy with LH-RH agonist on the hand function, quality of life, and mood of the patients with prostate cancer. The objective of this study is to assess the role of hand bone mineral density BMD as a prospective marker for hand function and the correlation of hand BMD with X-ray findings and hand functioning in patients with established rheumatoid arthritis RA.

The hand grip and pinch strengths were measured. Rheumatol Int Mar 16;28 5: Obstetrics and Gynecology Epub Dec