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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Luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone LH-RH agonists are used in most patients with locally advanced and metastatic prostate cancer, and decrease testosterone production. In Parkinson’s disease PDa resting tremor of the thumb may affect the flexor pollicis longus FPL and influence hand functions. Effects of hyperthyroidism on hand grip strength and function.

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Reliability and validity of a self-report of hand function in persons with rheumatoid arthritis. However, it is commonly observed that patient-reported functional status of hand does not always corresponds to their actual physical performance in the clinical setting. Clin Rheumatol Sep 22;30 9: Quality of life and correlation with musculoskeletal problems, hand disability and depression in patients with hemodialysis.

Polycystic ovary syndrome PCOS is characterized by hyperandrogenemia and androgen levels are associated with muscle size and strength; thus we aimed to investigate the hand functions of women with PCOS. Hand bone densitometry in rheumatoid arthritis, a five year longitudinal study: Epub Jun 3.

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Validation of Duruöz Hand Index for diabetic hand dysfunction.

PDF not yet available. We aimed to examine the use of DHI for its accuracy and ease in assessing these patients. References for psychometric properties available soon The questionnaire only takes a few minutes to administer and does not require any equipment or training. To evaluate the functional, clinical, radiological and quality of life outcomes of a 4-week dynamic exercise programme DEP in RA.

This randomized, parallel, single-blinded 6-week intervention study enrolled 52 female patients between 40 and ineex years of age, who were diagnosed with RA according to American College of Rheumatology inex, had disease duration of at least 1 year and had a stage disease according to Steinbrocker’s functional evaluation scale.

Rheumatol Int Oct 6;33 Gynecol Endocrinol Oct;24 Patients receiving haemodialysis for more than 2 months were recruited randomly. General comment on reliability:.

Hand function assessment in patients receiving haemodialysis. Hand joints are the main target in rheumatoid arthritis RA and hand involvement in terms of thickening of the skin and contractures are also well known in systemic sclerosis SSc.

It can be used to follow up changes following trauma to the flexor carpi tendon because of its high level of sensitivity [7]. Clin Rehabil Nov All BMD measurements were performed on both hands. Hand functions in systemic sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis and influence on clinical variables. Demographical, clinical, and psychological differences of patients who suffered hand injury accidentally and by punching glass.

Androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer: Epub Aug To evaluate the effect of rheumatoid arthritis RA on strength, dexterity, coordination and functional status of the hand and to determine the relation with magnetic resonance imaging MRI findings.

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The aim of this study was to determine the most efficacious hand-specific questionnaire to determine functionality in patients with carpal tunnel syndrome. 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. Epub Mar J Investig Med Dec;57 8: Neurosciences Riyadh Jan;23 1: Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 6; Outpatients and inpatients with rheumatoid arthritis RA according to the ACR criteria answered a set of questions on their daily hand activities.

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FPL tendon thickness, tremor and hand functions in Parkinson’s disease. Acta Reumatol Port Oct-Dec;41 4: Epub Jun 6. Epub May Occupational therapy integrated with a hanx stretching program on systemic sclerosis patients with hand involvement.

Validation of Duruöz Hand Index for diabetic hand dysfunction.

Comparison of therapeutic effects of sodium duruz and corticosteroid injections on trapeziometacarpal joint osteoarthritis. Ann Rheum Dis Aug;62 8: It has also been found to have very good kndex [1, 4, 7] and internal consistency [4, 7]. Epub Jan We aimed to find out the effects of androgen deprivation therapy with LH-RH agonist on the hand function, quality of life, and mood of the patients with prostate cancer. Int J Rheum Dis Jan 21;21 1: Compr Psychiatry Nov 29;