THE IMPLEMENTATION OF PROSTETIC UPPER EXTREMITY FUNCTIONAL INDEX (PUFI) IN FOLLOW-UP OF CHILDREN WITH UPPER LIMB REDUCTION DEFICIENCY (ULRD)
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Over the past years, the importance of adequate assessment of arm and prosthetic functioning in children with ULRD has become clear. Research has shown that the use of standardized instruments adds relevant information on functioning of children with an ULRD. (1,2) The PUFI is one of the validated instruments that was developed to asses the functional status in children with prosthesis (3). Since 2004 we implemented the PUFI at the department of Rehabilitation medicine of the Erasmus University Medical Centre and more recently, at the University Medical Centre Groningen as a standard procedure to monitor functional outcome and prosthetic management of children with ULRD. This prospective study is an evaluation of the data collected so far.
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