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A scoring system to gauge how disabled one is from one's knee problem in terms of activity.


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IKDC or KOOS? - online research by Dr Karen Hambly

This author has approached the KNEEguru bulletin board members and elicited their co-operation in evaluating two scoring systems widely used by orthopaedic surgeons and researchers.

Her objective was to ask the people who had had a cartilage repair procedure to rate how each element of the scoring systems related to their own personal symptoms and disabilities.

Fifty-eight bulletin board members gave up...