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dc.contributor.authorSafari, Reza
dc.contributor.authorTafti, Nahid
dc.contributor.authorAminian, Gholamreza
dc.date.accessioned2019-02-21T16:14:53Z
dc.date.available2019-02-21T16:14:53Z
dc.date.issued2015-03-11
dc.identifier.citationSafari, M.R., Tafti, N. and Aminian, G., (2015). 'Socket interface pressure and amputee reported outcomes for comfortable and uncomfortable conditions of patellar tendon bearing socket: a pilot study'. Assistive Technology, 27(1), pp.24-31. DOI: 10.1080/10400435.2014.949016en_US
dc.identifier.issn1040-0435
dc.identifier.pmid26132222
dc.identifier.doi10.1080/10400435.2014.949016
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10545/623513
dc.description.abstractThe objectives of the current study were to compare intra-socket pressure differences between comfortable and uncomfortable socket conditions, and the usefulness of subject perception of satisfaction, activity limitations, and socket comfort in distinguishing between these two socket conditions. Five unilateral trans-tibial amputees took part in the study. They answered the Socket Comfort Score (SCS) and Trinity Amputation and Prosthetic Experience Scale (TAPES) questionnaires before the interface pressure (in standing and walking) was measured for the uncomfortable socket condition at five regions of the residual limb. Participants were then provided with a comfortable socket and wore it for two weeks. Participants who were satisfied with the socket fit after two weeks repeated the SCS and TAPES questionnaires and interface pressure measurements. The differences between the test results of the two conditions were not statistically significant, except for the interface pressure at the popliteal region during the early stance phase, TAPES socket fit subscale, and the SCS. Due to large variability of the data and the lack of statistical significance, no firm conclusion can be made on the possible relationship between the interface pressure values and the patient-reported outcomes of the two socket conditions. A larger sample size and longer acclimation period are required to locate significant differences.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipN/Aen_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherTaylor & Francisen_US
dc.relation.urlhttps://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10400435.2014.949016en_US
dc.subjectinterface pressureen_US
dc.subjectphysical activityen_US
dc.subjectsocket comforten_US
dc.subjectsocket fiten_US
dc.titleSocket interface pressure and amputee reported outcomes for comfortable and uncomfortable conditions of patellar tendon bearing socket: a pilot studyen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
dc.contributor.departmentUniversity of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciencesen_US
dc.identifier.journalAssistive Technologyen_US
dc.source.journaltitleAssistive technology : the official journal of RESNA
refterms.dateFOA2019-02-21T16:14:54Z


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