Patient satisfaction is an abstract and multidimensional concept that is recognized to be an important component of evidence-based health care. Although there have been increased attempts to develop and use standardized, patient-reported outcome (PRO) measures for the evaluation of satisfaction with rehabilitation services, analogous efforts in orthotics and prosthetics (O&P) are less common. The purpose of this literature review is to identify and appraise PRO instruments that have been used to assess satisfaction with orthotic devices and services. A secondary purpose is to advocate for measures that are suitable for an O&P clinical environment.
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