Psychometric properties of the Mayo Elbow Performance Score

To translate and culturally adapt the Mayo Elbow Performance Score, a widely used instrument for evaluating disability associated with elbow injuries, into Turkish and to determine psychometric properties of the translated version

Derya Celik

2014

Scholarcy highlights

  • To translate and culturally adapt the Mayo Elbow Performance Score, a widely used instrument for evaluating disability associated with elbow injuries, into Turkish and to determine psychometric properties of the translated version
  • The MEPS was translated into Turkish using published methodological guidelines
  • The reproducibility of the MEPS-T was tested in 59 patients over 7–14 days
  • The responsiveness of the MEPS-T was tested in a subgroup of 46 patients diagnosed with lateral epicondylitis and who received conservative treatment for 6 weeks
  • The construct validity was analyzed with the disabilities of the arm, shoulder and hand, Visual Analog Scale and the Short Form 36
  • The Mayo Elbow Performance Score-T represents a valid, reliable and moderately responsive instrument for evaluating patients with elbow disease

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