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A comparison of outcome measures used to report clubfoot treatment with the Ponseti method: results from a cohort in Harare, Zimbabwe

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Background

There are various established scoring systems to assess the outcome of clubfoot treatment after correction with the Ponseti method. We used five measures to compare the results in a cohort of children followed up for between 3.5 to 5 years.

Methods

In January 2017 two experienced physiotherapists assessed children who had started treatment between 2011 and 2013 in one clinic in Harare, Zimbabwe. The length of time in trea...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s12891-018-2365-3

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0000-0003-3408-7362
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDORMS
Subgroup:
Botnar Research Centre
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
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Author
Publisher:
BMC (part of Springer Natur) Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders Journal website
Volume:
19
Issue:
450
Publication date:
2018-12-22
Acceptance date:
2018-11-30
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EISSN:
1471-2474
Pubs id:
pubs:955120
URN:
uri:f5fd86c3-9b59-4ede-9833-916338ffd2de
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uuid:f5fd86c3-9b59-4ede-9833-916338ffd2de
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pubs:955120

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