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A systematic search and critical review of measures of disability for use in a population survey of hand osteoarthritis (OA)

Dziedzic, K. S., Thomas, E., and Hay, E. M.
Objective: In order to develop a hand assessment questionnaire for a population survey, a systematic review was undertaken of measures of hand disability. The purpose of this review was to identify valid measures to evaluate hand osteoarthritis (HOA) in the general population and primary care and to perform a quality appraisal of them.
DOI 10.1016/j.joca.2004.09.010
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Osteoarthritis and Cartilage
Publication year:
Functional status:
Physical functioning
Adults (18-65)
Seniors (65+)
Diseases of and symptoms related to the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue
PRO / non-PRO:
Non-patient Reported Outcome
Patient Reported Outcome
Type of measurement instrument:
1 - Questionnaires
2 - Interviews
6 - Clinical rating scales
ADL/VAS QOL Hand Q - ADL and visual analogue scale (VAS) Quality of Life Hand questionnaire
AIMS2 - Arthritis Impact Measurement Scales 2   
AIMS - Arthritis Impact Measurement Scales (Also short AIMS and shortened AIMS)
AUSCAN - Australian/Canadian Hand Osteoarthritis Index
BWH CTQ - Brigham and Women’s Hospitals’ Carpal Tunnel Questionnaire
Cochin Scale
DASH - Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand (versions: DASH Modified)   
DSF - Disability Schedule of Function
FIHOA - Functional Index of Hand Osteoarthritis
Ghent Functional Index
HAQ (Also MHAQ)- Health Assessment Questionnaire (Also Modified Health Assessment Questionnaire)   
HCQ - Hand Clinic Questionnaire
HISS - Hand Injury Severity Scoring System
HOSS - Hand Outcome Survey Sheet
Lawton IADL - Lawton Instrumental Activities of Daily Living Scale   
MFAQ - Musculoskeletal Functional Assessment Questionnaire
MHQ - Michigan Hand outcomes Questionnaire   
UEFS - Upper Extremity Functional Scale