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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Naal, Florian D; Impellizzeri, Franco M; Torka, Sebastian; Wellauer, Vanessa; Leunig, Michael; von Eisenhart-Rothe, Rüdiger 
Title:
The German Lower Extremity Functional Scale (LEFS) is reliable, valid and responsive in patients undergoing hip or knee replacement. 
Abstract:
To determine the measurement properties of a German version of the Lower Extremity Functional Scale (LEFS) in patients with hip or knee osteoarthritis undergoing total joint replacement (TJR).This prospective cohort study included 486 consecutive patients. The LEFS and other self-reported outcome measures were administered at different time points and several classical measurement properties were determined.The German LEFS was highly reliable (ICC 0.98) and internally consistent (CA 0.95). Const...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Qual Life Res 
Year:
2015 
Journal volume:
24 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
405-10 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0962-9343 
TUM Institution:
Orthopädische und Sportorthopädische Klinik und Poliklinik