Lauren V Fortington

Summary

Affiliation: University Medical Center Groningen
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Rehabilitation in skilled nursing centres for elderly people with lower limb amputations: a mixed-methods, descriptive study
    Lauren V Fortington
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University Medical Center Groningen, PO Box 30 001, NL 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Rehabil Med 45:1065-70. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Lower limb amputation in Northern Netherlands: unchanged incidence from 1991-1992 to 2003-2004
    Lauren V Fortington
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Prosthet Orthot Int 37:305-10. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Change in health-related quality of life in the first 18 months after lower limb amputation: a prospective, longitudinal study
    Lauren V Fortington
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University Medical Center Groningen, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Rehabil Med 45:587-94. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Short and long term mortality rates after a lower limb amputation
    L V Fortington
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 46:124-31. 2013
  5. pmc Bias in amputation research; impact of subjects missed from a prospective study
    Lauren V Fortington
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 7:e43629. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Mobility in elderly people with a lower limb amputation: a systematic review
    Lauren V Fortington
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 13:319-25. 2012

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. doi request reprint Rehabilitation in skilled nursing centres for elderly people with lower limb amputations: a mixed-methods, descriptive study
    Lauren V Fortington
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University Medical Center Groningen, PO Box 30 001, NL 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Rehabil Med 45:1065-70. 2013
    ..To describe the current set-up, barriers and potential for providing rehabilitation to people with lower limb amputation in skilled nursing centres...
  2. doi request reprint Lower limb amputation in Northern Netherlands: unchanged incidence from 1991-1992 to 2003-2004
    Lauren V Fortington
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Prosthet Orthot Int 37:305-10. 2013
    ..Incidence rates of amputation are highly varied, making it difficult to meaningfully compare rates between studies and regions or to compare changes over time...
  3. doi request reprint Change in health-related quality of life in the first 18 months after lower limb amputation: a prospective, longitudinal study
    Lauren V Fortington
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University Medical Center Groningen, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Rehabil Med 45:587-94. 2013
    ..In addition, quality of life for people with amputation is compared with the Dutch population norm values...
  4. doi request reprint Short and long term mortality rates after a lower limb amputation
    L V Fortington
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 46:124-31. 2013
    ..To determine mortality rates after a first lower limb amputation and explore the rates for different subpopulations...
  5. pmc Bias in amputation research; impact of subjects missed from a prospective study
    Lauren V Fortington
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 7:e43629. 2012
    ..Selection bias is common in amputation research, and research methods to minimize its impact must be given greater attention...
  6. doi request reprint Mobility in elderly people with a lower limb amputation: a systematic review
    Lauren V Fortington
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 13:319-25. 2012
    ..Further research into mobility outcomes of this population is needed to provide evidence that enables more informed choices in rehabilitation and long term care...