Validation of the Turkish version of the visual analog scale spine score in patients with spinal fractures


Yaray O., AKESEN B. , Ocaklioglu G., Aydinli U.

ACTA ORTHOPAEDICA ET TRAUMATOLOGICA TURCICA, vol.45, no.5, pp.353-358, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 45 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.3944/aott.2011.2528
  • Title of Journal : ACTA ORTHOPAEDICA ET TRAUMATOLOGICA TURCICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.353-358
  • Keywords: Fracture, Oswestry Disability Index, spine score, Turkish, visual analog scale spine score, MORRIS-DISABILITY-QUESTIONNAIRE, CORD INJURY, EPIDEMIOLOGY, TRAUMA, INDEX

Abstract

Objective: The visual analog scale spine score (VASSS) is a valid and reliable instrument for outcome assessment of patients with thoracic and lumbar spine fractures. The aim of this study was to prepare a Turkish version of the VASSS and to validate its use for assessing treatment outcomes in Turkish patients with spinal trauma.