The ALERT MDT Field Evaluation Study (AMFES
): a descriptive study of leprosy in Ethiopia.
Existen al menos 5 versiones The Survey of Activities and Fear of Falling in the Elderly (SAFFE o SAFE) Existen dos versiones University of Illinois at Chicago Fear of Falling Measure (UIC FFM) Geriatric fear of falling measure (GFFM) Autoeficacia Falls Efficacy Scale: FES relacionada con caidas Amended FES (amFES
) Adapted FES (aFES) Revised FES (rFES) Modified FES (mFES) FES(S) FES-UK International FES (FES-I) Confianza en el Balance Confidence Scale equilibrio (CONFbal) Confidence in maintaining balance Scale (CONSfall) ABC scale: l'Activities-specific Balance Confidence.
There is very little data on ENL in co-infected patients, The AMFES
study reported a higher risk of ENL reactions (RR 5-2, 95% CI 1-7-15-9) but only 3 patients were affected.
cohort (11) included 141 individuals with NFI at
Factors associated with impairments in new leprosy patients: the AMFES
In the late 1980s and 1990s large prospective cohort studies were conducted, such as the ALERT MDT Field Evaluation Study (AMFES
), (9-12) and the Bangladesh Acute Nerve Damage Study (BANDS).
(3) The AMFES
cohort included 141 individuals with NFI at the time of enrolment which had been present for longer than 6 months and so were not treated with steroids.
This study also shows the importance of cohort studies since these patients first made their appearance in Leprosy Review in 2000 when the findings of the AMFES
cohort which was set up to look at the potential problem of microbiological relapse in patients treated with WHO-Multi-drug therapy were published.