Qual Life Res (2018) 27:401–410 https://doi.org/10.1007/s11136-017-1698-y One question might be capable of replacing the Shoulder Pain and Disability Index (SPADI) when measuring disability: a prospective cohort study 1,2 1,2,3 1,2 • • • Marloes Thoomes-de Graaf Wendy Scholten-Peeters Yasmaine Karel 1 1 1,2 • • Annemieke Verwoerd Bart Koes Arianne Verhagen Accepted: 29 August 2017 / Published online: 7 September 2017 The Author(s) 2017. This article is an open access publication Abstract prognostic prediction models as opposed to the SPADI. Questions Is it possible to replace the Shoulder Pain and Regardless all models showed poor to fair discrimination. Disability Index (SPADI) with a single substitute question Conclusion The single question is a reasonable substitute for people with shoulder pain, when measuring disability for the SPADI and can be used as a screening instrument and how well does this substitute question perform as a for shoulder disability in primary clinical practice. It has predictor for recovery. slightly poorer predictive power and should therefore not Design A prospective cohort study. be used for prognosis. Participants A total of 356 patients with shoulder pain in primary care. Keywords SPADI Single question Disability Analyses Convergent, divergent, and ‘‘known’’ groups Shoulder
Quality of Life Research – Springer Journals
Published: Sep 7, 2017
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