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What are we measuring? A critique of range of motion methods currently in use for Dupuytren's disease and recommendations for practice

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Background Range of motion is the most frequently reported measure used in practice to evaluate outcomes. A goniometer is the most reliable tool to assess range of motion yet, the lack of consistency in reporting prevents comparison between studies. The aim of this study is to identify how range of motion is currently assessed and reported in Dupuytren’s disease literature. Following analysis recommendations for practice will be made to enable consistency in future studies for comparabilit...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s12891-016-0884-3

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS, KIR
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Ball, CE
Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders Journal website
Volume:
17
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Article: 20
Publication date:
2016
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ISSN:
1471-2474
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uuid:13b04636-3ac2-4898-acf6-16dcacaa42ba
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584257
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pubs:584257

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