Lauren V Fortington

Summary

Affiliation: University Medical Center Groningen
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. doi 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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...