Validation of the New Knee Society Knee Scoring System for Outcome Assessment After Total Knew Arthroplasty

This dissertation, Validation of the New Knee Society Knee Scoring System for Outcome Assessment After Total Knew Arthroplasty by Yin, Zhang, , was obtained from The University of Hong Kong Pokfulam, Hong Kong and is being sold pursuant to Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License The content of this dissertation has not been altered in any way We have alThis dissertation, Validation of the New Knee Society Knee Scoring System for Outcome Assessment After Total Knew Arthroplasty by Yin, Zhang, , was obtained from The University of Hong Kong Pokfulam, Hong Kong and is being sold pursuant to Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License The content of this dissertation has not been altered in any way We have altered the formatting in order to facilitate the ease of printing and reading of the dissertation All rights not granted by the above license are retained by the author Abstract Introduction This retrospective comparative study was to define the validity and reliability of a translated, culturally adapted Chinese version questionnaire of the New Knee Society Knee Scoring System NKSS This study is aim to investigate the validity and reliability of the translated Chinese version of the NKSS and assess its feasibility of measuring the scale on Chinese patients by performing its cross cultural adaptation for patients after Total Knee Arthroplasty TKA in Hong Kong Methods A total of 104 knees from 64 Chinese patients performed TKA were included in the study using the translated, culturally adapted Chinese version of the NKSS All Patients were operated on from October 2010 to May 2013 at Queen Mary Hospital Patients who participated in this study have been clinically screened and established a set of including criteria The outpatients were evaluated by completing the five questionnaires containing the NKSS, the Knee Society Clinical Rating System KSS , Medial Outcomes Study 36 Item Short Form SF 36 , Bristol Knee Score and Oxford Knee Score Reliability was evaluated using the Split half reliability, Chronbach s coefficient and inter item correlation To assess validity, all patients filled in the same NKSS questionnaire, and previously validated Chinese version of the SF 36, Bristol Knee Score and Oxford Knee Score The validity was determined with Content Validity and Contract Validity Results The NKSS showed ideal split half reliability as evidenced by the high correlation coefficient R0.7, P0.7 PDiscussion The NKSS as a validated approach is adapted to the diverse health related quality of lives and activities of contemporary patients with TKA Orthopaedics surgeons are allowed to appreciate differences in the priorities of individual patients and the interplay among function, expectation, symptoms, and satisfaction after TKA using this assessment instrument Conclusion The results of this study show that the NKSS as a functional status questionnaire has been translated into Chinese without missing any psychometric properties of the original version This culturally and linguistics adapted Chinese version of the NKSS outcome assessment has satisfactory internal consistency and good validity It is an adequate and helpful instrument for the evaluation of Chinese speaking patients after TKA in clinical studies DOI 10.5353 th_b5091624 Subjects Total knee replacement
Validation of the New Knee Society Knee Scoring System for Outcome Assessment After Total Knew Arthroplasty This dissertation Validation of the New Knee Society Knee Scoring System for Outcome Assessment After Total Knew Arthroplasty by Yin Zhang was obtained from The University of Hong Kong Pokfulam

  • Title: Validation of the New Knee Society Knee Scoring System for Outcome Assessment After Total Knew Arthroplasty
  • Author: Yin Zhang 張銀
  • ISBN: 9781361008744
  • Page: 315
  • Format: Paperback
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