QUALITY OF LIFE AS THE CRITERION OF TREATMENT EFFICACY OF PATIENTS WITH HAND BONES FRACTURES

Saratovskij Naučno-medicinskij Žurnal. 2009;5(1):98-100

 

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Journal Title: Saratovskij Naučno-medicinskij Žurnal

ISSN: 1995-0039 (Print); 2076-2518 (Online)

Publisher: Saratov State Medical University

Society/Institution: Saratov State Medical University

LCC Subject Category: Medicine: Medicine (General)

Country of publisher: Russian Federation

Language of fulltext: Russian

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AUTHORS

M.A. Shcerbakov
K.K. Levchenko
; S.I. Kireev
K.V. Shevchenko
A.V. Zaretskov
O.V. Beidik

EDITORIAL INFORMATION

Blind peer review

Editorial Board

Instructions for authors

Time From Submission to Publication: 15 weeks

 

Abstract | Full Text

To compare the quality of life of patients treated for hand bone fractures, 120 patients after internal pin and external fixation were examined. For the study purposes, the special questionnaires were used to determine the quality of life. The data obtained give evidence that using of surgical treatment allows to achieve the positive dynamics of patients’ quality of life, the most marked in patients with external fixation technique. It should be mentioned that in cases of rehabilitation period elongation the level of quality of life has not been connected with effectiveness of used surgical technique.