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Repeatability of goniometer measurements of the knee in patients wearing an Ilizarov external fixator: a clinic-based study.

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OBJECTIVE: To examine the intra-tester and inter-tester reliability of three different methods of measurement of knee range of motion in patients undergoing limb reconstruction with the Ilizarov external fixator. DESIGN: Twenty-five patients had the passive range of motion of their knee measured by 13 physiotherapists who were experienced in the use of goniometry. The testers were assigned into random pairs, each tester measured three or four patients who were allocated to them using the thre...

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10.1191/026921599666957864

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Journal:
Clinical rehabilitation
Volume:
13
Issue:
2
Pages:
156-163
Publication date:
1999-04-05
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EISSN:
1477-0873
ISSN:
0269-2155
URN:
uuid:2f278334-7e0d-4a63-a5b9-402a4e4d3045
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82004
Local pid:
pubs:82004

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