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Modified Mobility Scale for Patients with Osteogenesis Imperfecta

Purpose:

To monitor the mobility of a patient with osteogenesis imperfecta using a modification of Bleck's ambulation efficiency scale.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

response to therapy, disability and performance

ICD-10:

Q78.0

Description:

Engelbert et al modified the mobility efficiency scale of Bleck for patients with osteogenesis imperfecta. This expanded scale allow closer monitoring of patient mobility after therapeutic interventions. The authors are from Wilhelmina Children's Hospital in Utrecht, The Netherlands.

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