Flashcards in Special Tests Deck (15)
What are the 4 balance and mobility tests we briefly discussed in class (covered more in previous courses)?
BERG (better for TT)
TUG (effective for amputees)
MCTSIB (great for amputees)
Four Square Step Test (better for TT)
How many tasks are on the AMP?
What is the best possible score on the AMP Pro and No Pro?
43 = No pro
47 = pro
What will K3 get on the amp pro and no pro?
29-36 = no pro
37-42 = pro
How long is the L-Test (in meters)?
Stand up, walk 3 m, turn 90 degrees, walk 7m, do a 180 and sit back down by walking back in the same pattern
What are some details of Tinetti's FES (Falls Efficiency Scale)?
Quick and easy for most patients
Research specific to use with amps- shows change over time
How many items are on the Locomotor Capabilities Index and how is it scored?
0-3 scoring of each mobility item
(0=unable, 1=able if someone helps, 2=able if someone is near, 3=able to do alone)
7 basic mobility items
7 advanced mobility items
What are 4 different Patient Questionnaires that we learned about?
Reintegration to Normal Living Index (RNL)
Prosthetic Evaluation Questionnaire (PEQ)
Trinity Amputation and Prosthesis Experience Scale (TAPES)
Activity specific Balance Confidence Scale (ABCs)
What makes up the Reintegration to Normal Living Index (RNL)?
Assess global function - considers physical, social, and psychological dimensions
11 items, score 0-2
? measuring quality of life (patient perceptions) vs health status (functional status)
Adv., quick, easy, quantifiable
Disad., less specific than other questionnaires
What makes up the Prosthetic Evaluation Questionnaire (PEQ)?
Several sections (rate: prosthesis, PL issues, social/emotional issues, mobility, ADLs, overall satisfaction and importance of prosthetic qualities)
What makes up the Trinity Amputation and Prosthesis Experience Scale (TAPES)?
-valid measurement but need more research into sensitivity to change in relation to clinical status
15 Items: 5 general, 5 social, 5 limitation
What makes up the Activity specific Balance Confidence Scale (ABCs)?
-"how confident are you..."
What is the Socket fit comfort score (SFCS)?
-10 point scale
-0 (least uncomfortable) to 10 (most comfortable)
What are the different pain scales we learned about? (4)
Common VAS (faces)
Oswestry - 11 sections relating pain to function
Pain interference Scale (PIS) - taken from the Brief Pain Inventory, shown to be a valid tool for assessing pain related to amputation
Short-Form McGill Pain Questionnaire (SF-MPQ) - 15 pain descriptions