There are many outcome measures to choose from when caring for or studying fingertip and nail bed trauma and treatments. This article outlines general outcome measures principles as well as guidelines on choosing, implementing, and interpreting specific tools for these injuries. It also presents recent results from the literature for many of these measures, which can help learners, educators, and researchers by providing a clinical knowledge base and aiding study design.
- Nail bed
- Outcome measures
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Orthopedics and Sports Medicine