Psychometric Properties of the MyotonPRO in Dementia Patients with Paratonia


Fecha de publicación: April 2018


Autores: Drenth H. · Zuidema S.U. · Krijnen W.P. · Bautmans I. · van der Schans C. · Hobbelen H.

Background: Paratonia is a distinctive form of hypertonia, causing loss of functional mobility in early stages of dementia to severe high muscle tone and pain in the late stages. For assessing and evaluating therapeutic interventions, objective instruments are required. 

Objective:Determine the psychometric properties of the MyotonPRO, a portable device that objectively measures muscle properties, in dementia patients with paratonia.




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