Cross-Cultural Adaptation, Validation, and Reliability Process of the Michigan Hand Outcomes Questionnaire in a Turkish Population


ÖKSÜZ Ç., Akel B. S. , Oskay D., Leblebicioglu G., Hayran K. M.

JOURNAL OF HAND SURGERY-AMERICAN VOLUME, no.3, pp.486-492, 2011 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2010.11.016
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF HAND SURGERY-AMERICAN VOLUME
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.486-492
  • Keywords: Cross-cultural adaptation, Michigan Hand Outcomes Questionnaire, outcome measures, Turkish version, RESPONSIVENESS

Abstract

Purpose The Michigan Hand Outcomes Questionnaire (MHQ) is a domain-specific questionnaire that was developed to be used as a standardized instrument capable of measuring outcomes for patients with all types of hand disorders. The purpose of this study was to develop the Turkish version of the MHQ and to examine whether it is a valid and reliable tool for assessing the outcomes in hand disorders.