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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Clin Rehabil Nov The relation of hand functions with radiological damage and disease activity in rheumatoid arthritis. Relationship between patient-reported and objective measurements of hand function in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Thirty eight patients with RA and thirty three controls were included in the study. To determine the reliability and validity of a new measure of finger motion in patients with systemic sclerosis SScthe lndex finger-topalm’ delta FTP and compare its psychometric properties to the traditional measure inedx finger motion, the finger-topalm FTP.

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.

Epub May Ninety patients with a positive Tinel or Phalen sign were recruited. Epub Dec Our aim in this study was to investigate serum hyaluronic acid HA levels and the relationship between clinical parameters in ankylosing spondylitis AS.

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This was a randomized, open-label, evaluator-blinded clinical study including 40 diruoz with stage II or III trapeziometacarpal joint osteoarthritis. Forty-four type 2 diabetic patients and 60 age and sex matched controls were included in the study.


J Hand Ther Jul-Sep;29 3: Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Sisli Etfal Education and Research Hospital,Istanbul, Turkey, 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. To investigate the reliability, validity, and responsiveness of the Duruoz Hand Index DHI in assessing activity limitation related to hand function in patients with stroke.

The aim of this study was to compare patients who were xuruoz by punching glass with patients ibdex were injured accidentally, according to demographical, clinical, and psychological parameters.

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Effects of isotonic and isometric hand exercises on pain, hand functions, dexterity and quality of life in women with rheumatoid arthritis. Obstetrics and Gynecology Epub Aug Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation This useful scale can also be used to evaluate loss of dexterity precisely in diabetic patients [5].

Epub May The pain level was assessed using a visual analog scale and grip and pinch strengths were measured using a hand grip dynomemeter and pinch gauge. J Investig Med Dec;57 8: Rheumatol Int Mar 16;28 5: Int J Rheum Dis Jan 21;21 1: Occupational therapy integrated with diruoz self-administered stretching program on systemic sclerosis patients with hand involvement.

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

Finding a clinical assessment scale – Physical Band and Rehabilitation. The psychometric properties of this scale have been evaluated in patients with rheumatoid arthritis [1, 3], scleroderma [2], stroke [4], trauma [7], diabetes [5] and patients on haemodialysis [8]. Involvement of hand brings limitations in activities of daily living.


This relation is very complex. Epub Feb Reliability and validity of a self-report of hand function in persons with rheumatoid arthritis. In this study we investigated the flexor pollicis longus FPL tendon and median nerve in smartphone users by ultrasonography to assess the effects of smartphone addiction on the clinical and functional status of the hands.

It is valid and reliable for use in patients with scleroderma [2] and rheumatoid arthritis [3]. This prospective clinical trial was conducted from April to July 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.

Suleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey. Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc ;49 1: Page 1 of 1. Neurosciences Riyadh Jan;23 1: Criterion and convergent construct validity of both measures were examined in 17 patients with SSc by comparing them to other clinical measures: Consecutive patients with traumatic hand injury who were referred to our polyclinic for rehabilitation were included in the study. We enrolled 31 patients with SSc, randomly allocated to the occupational group 15 patients or to the control group 16 patients.

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