Prof. Dr. Birgit Prodinger


Akademische Grade

  • 2004: Diplomierte Ergotherapeutin, Akademie für Ergotherapie, Salzburg (Österreich)
  • 2007: MSc in Occupational Therapy, European Master of Science in Occupational Therapy. Joined program of the Hogeschool van Amsterdam (Niederlande), Karolinska Institute (Schweden), CVU Sud (Dänemark), University of Brighton (Vereinigtes Königreich)
  • 2012: PhD in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (Occupational Science), Western University, London (Ontario), Kanada
  • 2016: MSc in Health Informatics, University College London (UCL), London, Vereinigtes Königreich
  • 2017: Professorin für Rehabilitationsmanagement, Fakultät für Angewandte Gesundheits- und Sozialwissenschaften, Technische Hochschule Rosenheim, Rosenheim, Deutschland
  • 2019: Habilitation für das Fach Gesundheitswissenschaften, Kultur- und Sozialwissenschaftliche Fakultät, Universität Luzern, Luzern, Schweiz


  • Jsabel Hodel (2021): Understanding functioning and its complexity in persons with spinal cord injury as a first step towards corresponding prediction modelling. University of Lucerne, Switzerland. [link]
  • Roxanne Maritz (2020): Strengthening Quality Improvement in Rehabilitation by Standardized Reporting of Functioning Outcomes. University of Lucerne, Switzerland. [link]



  • Prodinger B. (2022)
    Institutional Ethnography. In Hayre CM, Muller DJ, Hackett PMW (Eds.) Rehabilitation in Practice: Ethnographic Perspectives. Singapore: Springer. Pg. 55-66. [link]
  • Prodinger B, Coenen M, Hammond A, Küçükdeveci AA, Tennant A. (2022)
    Scale Banking for Patient-Reported Outcome Measures That Measure Functioning in Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Daily Activities Metric. Arthritis Care & Research. 74(4):579-587. [link]


  • Hodel J, Stucki G, Prodinger B. (2021)
    The potential of prediction models of functioning remains to be fully exploited: A scoping review in the field of spinal cord injury rehabilitation. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 139:177-190. [link]
  • Hodel J, Ehrmann C, Scheel-Sailer A, Stucki G, Bickenbach JE, Prodinger B. (2021)
    Identification of Classes of Functioning Trajectories and Their Predictors in Individuals With Spinal Cord Injury Attending Initial Rehabilitation in Switzerland. Archives of Rehabilitation Research and Clinical Translation. 3(2): 100121. [link]
  • Senju Y, Mukaino M, Prodinger B, Selb M, Okouchi Y, Mizutani K, Suzuki M, Yamada S, Izumi SI, Sonoda S, Otaka Y, Saitoh E, Stucki G. (2021)
    Development of a clinical tool for rating the body function categories of the ICF generic-30/rehabilitation set in Japanese rehabilitation practice and examination of its interrater reliability. BMC Medical Research Methodology 21(1):121. [link]
  • Nicol R, Yu H, Selb M, Prodinger B, Hartvigsen J, Côté P. (2021)
    How Does the Measurement of Disability in Low Back Pain Map Unto the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health?: A Scoping Review of the Manual Medicine Literature. American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 100(4):367-395. [link]


  • Maritz R, Ehrmann C, Prodinger B, Tennant A, Stucki, G. (2020)
    The influence and added value of a Standardized Assessment and Reporting System for functioning outcomes upon national rehabilitation quality reports. International Journal of Quality in Health Care, 32(6): 379-387. [link]
  • Prodinger B, Küçükdeveci AA, Kutlay S, Elhan AH, Kreiner S, Tennant A. (2020)
    Cross-diagnostic scale-banking using rasch analysis: Developing a common reference metric for generic and health condition-specific scales in people with rheumatoid arthritis and stroke. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine 52(10) [link]
  • Maritz R, Tennant A, Fellinghauer C, Stucki G, Prodinger B. (2020)
    Creating a common metric based on existing activities of daily living tools to enable standardized reporting of functioning outcomes achieved during rehabilitation. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine 52(7) [link]
  • Stanley M, Rogers S, Forwell S, Hocking C, Nayar S, Laliberte Rudman D, Prodinger B, Farias, LV, Townsend E, Magalhães L, Simaan, J, Reid H, Pols V. (2020)
    A Pledge to Mobilize Against Racism. Journal of Occupational Science 27(3): 294-295. [link]
  • Pongpipatpaiboon K, Selb M, Kovindha A, Prodinger B. (2020)
    Toward a framework for developing an ICF-based documentation system in spinal cord injury-specific rehabilitation based on routine clinical practice: a case study approach. Spinal Cord Series and Cases, 6:33. [link]
  • Hodel J, Ehrmann C, Stucki G, Bickenbach JE, Prodinger B; and the SwiSCI Study Group (2020)
    Examining the complexity of functioning in persons with spinal cord injury attending first rehabilitation in Switzerland using structural equation modelling. Spinal Cord. Epub ahead of print. [link]
  • Ehrmann C, Mahmoudi SM, Prodinger B, Kiekens C, Ertzgaard P (2020)
    Impact of spasticity on functioning in spinal cord injury: an application of graphical modelling. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine. Epub ahead of print. [link]
  • Mukaino M, Prodinger B, Yamada S, Senju Y, Izumi SI, Sonoda S, Selb M, Saitoh E, Stucki G (2020)
    Supporting the clinical use of the ICF in Japan - development of the Japanese version of the simple, intuitive descriptions for the ICF Generic-30 set, its operationalization through a rating reference guide, and interrater reliability study. BMC Health Services Research, 20(1):66. [link]


  • Devi N, Prodinger B, Pennycott A, Sooben R, Bickenbach J (2019)
    Investigating Supported DecisionMaking for Persons With Mild to Moderate Intellectual Disability Using Institutional Ethnography. Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities. Early online. [link]
  • Mukaino M, Prodinger B, Okouchi Y, Mizutani K, Senju Y, Suzuki M, Saitoh E. (2019)
    Development and assessment of a home environment checklist to evaluate mismatch between patients' ability and home environment. Annals of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine. Epub ahead of print [link]
  • Maritz R, Pongpipatpaiboon K, Melvin JL, Graves DE, Prodinger B. (2019)
    Content comparison of the Spinal Cord Injury Model System Database to the ICF Generic Sets and Core Sets for spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord, 57(12):1023-103 [link]
  • Maritz R, Tennant A, Fellinghauer C, Stucki G, Prodinger B (2019)
    The Extended Barthel Index (EBI) can Be Reported as a Unidimensional Interval-Scaled Metric A Psychometric Study. Physikalische Medizin, Rehabilitationsmedizin, Kurortmedizin 29: 224232 [link]
  • Prodinger B, Hammond A, Tennant A, Prior Y, Tyson S (2019)
    Revisiting the disabilities of the arm, shoulder and hand (DASH) and QuickDASH in rheumatoid arthritis. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorder, 20(1):41. [link]
  • Maritz R, Tennant A, Fellinghauer C, Stucki G, Prodinger B (2019)
    The Functional Independence Measure 18-item version can be reported as a unidimensional interval-scaled metric: Internal construct validity revisited. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 51(3):193-200. [link]
  • Dorjbal D, Prodinger B, Zanini C, Avirmed B, Stucki G, Rubinelli S (2019)
    Living with spinal cord injury in Mongolia: A qualitative study on perceived environmental barriers. Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine, 11:1-14. [link]
  • Prodinger B., Stucki G., Coenen M., Tennant A. (2019)
    The measurement of functioning using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health: comparing qualifier ratings with existing health status instruments. Disability and Rehabilitation, 41(5):541-548. [link]
  • Ballert C.S., Hopfe M., Kus S., Mader L., Prodinger B. (2019)
    Using the refined ICF Linking Rules to compare the content of existing instruments and assessments: a systematic review and exemplary analysis of instruments measuring participation. Disability and Rehabilitation. 41(5):584-600. [link]
  • Lustenberger N., Prodinger B., Dorjbal D., Rubinelli S., Schmitt K., Scheel-Sailer A. (2019)
    Compiling standardized information from clinical practice: using content analysis and ICF Linking Rules in a goal-oriented youth rehabilitation program. Disability and Rehabilitation, 41(5):613-621. [link]
  • Gimigliano F, De Sire A, Gastaldo M, Maghini I, Paoletta M, Pasquini A, Boldrini P, Selb M, Prodinger B; SIMFER Residents Section Group. (2019)
    Use of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health Generic-30 Set for the characterization of outpatients: Italian Society of Physical and Rehabilitative Medicine Residents Section Project. European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, 55(2):258-64 [link]
  • Ehrmann C, Prodinger B, Stucki G, Cai W, Zhang X, Liu S, Liu S, Li J, Reinhardt J (2019)
    ICF Generic Set as new standard for the system wide assessment of functioning in China: a multicentre prospective study on metric properties and responsiveness applying item response theory. BMJ Open, 8(12):e021696. [link]
  • Liu S, Reinhardt J, Zhang X, Ehrmann C, Cai W, Prodinger B, Liu S, Li J (2019)
    System-wide Clinical Assessment of Functioning Based on the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health in China: Interrater Reliability, Convergent, Known Group, and Predictive Validity of the ICF Generic-6. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 18(3):31524-7. [link]
  • Cieza A., Fayed N., Bickenbach J., & Prodinger B. (2019)
    Refinements to the ICF Linking Rules to strengthen their potential for establishing comparability of health information. Disability & Rehabilitation, 41(5)574-583. [link]


  • Maritz R, Scheel-Sailer A, Schmitt K, Prodinger B (2018)
    Overview of quality management models for inpatient healthcare settings: A scoping review. International Journal of Quality in Health Care, 31(6): 404-410. [link]
  • Adroher ND, Prodinger B, Fellinghauer CS, Tennant A. (2018)
    All metrics are equal, but some metrics are more equal than others: A systematic search and review on the use of the term 'metric'. PLoS One, 13(3):e0193861. [link]
  • Hopfe M., Prodinger B., Bickenbach J., Stucki G. (2018)
    Optimizing health systems response to patients needs: An argument for the importance of functioning information. Disability and Rehabilitation, 40(19):2325-2330. [link]
  • Hopfe M, Stucki G., Bickenbach JE, Prodinger B (2018)
    Accounting for what matters to patients in the G-DRG System: A stakeholders perspective on integrating functioning information. Health Services Insights, 11: 1-10. [link]
  • Prodinger B, Rastall P, Kalra D, Wooldridge D, Carpenter I. (2018)
    Documenting Routinely What Matters to People: Standardized Headings for Health Records of Patients with Chronic Health Conditions. Applied Clinical Informatics, 9(2):348-365. [link]
  • Prodinger B, Taylor P. (2018)
    Improving quality of care through patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs): expert interviews using the NHS PROMs Programme and the Swedish quality registers for knee and hip arthroplasty as examples. BMC Health Services Research, 18(1):87. [link]
  • Ehrmann C, Prodinger B, Gmünder HP, Hug K, Bickenbach JE, Stucki G. (2018)
    Describing Functioning in People Living With Spinal Cord Injury in Switzerland: A Graphical Modeling Approach. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 99(10):1965-1981. [link]
  • Fellinghauer CS, Prodinger B, Tennant A. (2018)
    The Impact of Missing Values and Single Imputation upon Rasch Analysis Outcomes: A Simulation Study. Journal of Applied Measurement, 19(1):1-25. [link]
  • Lampart P, Gemperli A, Baumberger M, Bersch I, Prodinger B, Schmitt K, Scheel-Sailer A. (2018)
    Administration of assessment instruments during the first rehabilitation of patients with spinal cord injury: a retrospective chart analysis. Spinal Cord, 56(4):322-331. [link]
  • Maritz R, Baptiste S, Darzins S, Magasi S, Weleschuk C, Prodinger B (2018)
    Linking occupational therapy models and assessments to the ICF to enable standardized documentation of functioning. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, Epub ahead of print. [link]
  • Prodinger B., Tennant A., Stucki G. (2018)
    Standardized reporting of functioning information on ICF-based common metrics. European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, 54(1):110-117. [link]


  • Stucki G., Prodinger B., Bickenbach J. (2017)
    Four steps to follow when documenting functioning with the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health. European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, 53(1): 144-149. [link]
  • Prodinger B., Scheel-Sailer A., Escorpizo R., Stucki G., UEMS-PRM ICF workshop moderators and rapporteurs. (2017)
    European initiative for the application of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health: Development of Clinical Assessment Schedules for specified rehabilitation services. European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine. 53(2) 319-332. [link]
  • Fekete C., Post M., Bickenbach J., Middleton J., Prodinger B., Selb M., Stucki G. (2017)
    A structured approach to capture the lived experience of spinal cord injury: Data model and questionnaire of the International Spinal Cord Injury Community Survey (InSCI). American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 96 (Suppl. 1) S5-S16. [link]
  • Prodinger B., OConnor R., Stucki G., Tennant A. (2017)
    Establishing score equivalence of the Functional Independence Measure (FIM) motor scale and the Barthel Index, utilising the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) and Rasch Measurement Theory. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 49(5): 416-422). [link]
  • Selb M., Gimigliano F., Prodinger B., Stucki G., Pestelli G., Iocco M., Boldrini P. (2017)
    Toward an International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health clinical data collection tool: The Italian experience of developing simple, intuitive descriptions of the Rehabilitation Set categories. European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, 53(2) 290-298. [link]
  • Maritz R., Aronksy D., Prodinger B. (2017)
    The Implementation of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) in Electronic Health Records A Systematic Review. Applied Clinical Informatics, 8(3):964-980. [link]


  • Hopfe M., Stucki G., Marshall R., Twomey C., Üstün T.B., Prodinger B. (2016)
    Capturing patients' needs in casemix: a systematic literature review on the value of adding functioning information in reimbursement systems. BMC Health Services Research, 16(40): [link]
  • Dorjbal D., Cieza A., Gmünder H.P., Scheel A., Stucki G., Üstün T.B., Prodinger B. (2016)
    Strengthening quality of care through standardized reporting based on the World Health Organizations reference classifications. International Journal of Quality in Health Care. 28(5): 626-633). [link]
  • Prodinger B., Tennant A., Stucki G., Cieza A., & Üstün T. B. (2016)
    Harmonizing routinely collected health information for strengthening quality management in health systems: requirements and practice. Journal of Health Services Research & Policy, 21(4): 223-8. [link]
  • Prodinger B., Stamm T., Petersson D., Stucki G., & Tennant A. (2016)
    Toward a standardized reporting of outcomes in hand osteoarthritis: Developing a common metric of outcome measures commonly used to assess functioning. Arthritis Care & Research, 68(8): 1115-27. [link]
  • Prodinger B., Cieza A., Oberhauser C., Bickenbach J., Üstün T.B., Chatterji S., & Stucki G. (2016)
    Toward the ICF Rehabilitation Set: A minimal generic set of domains for rehabilitation as a health strategy. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 97(6): 875-884. [link]
  • Prodinger B., Reinhardt J. D., Selb M., Stucki G., Yan T., Zhang C., & Li J. (2016)
    Towards system-wide implementation of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) in routine practice: Developing simple, intuitive descriptions of ICF categories in the ICF Generic and Rehabilitation Set. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 48(6):508-514. [link]
  • Reinhardt J., Zhang X., Prodinger B., Bostan C., Selb M., Stucki G., & Li J. (2016)
    Toward the system-wide implementation of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health in routine clinical practice: Empirical findings of a pilot study from Mainland China. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 48(6): 515-521. [link]
  • Dür M., Steiner G., Stoffer M. A., Fialka-Moser V., Kautzky-Willer A., Dejaco C., Ekmekcioglu C., Prodinger B., Binder A., Smolen J., Stamm T. (2016)
    Initial evidence for the link between activities and health: Associations between a balance of activities, functioning and serum levels of cytokines and C-reactive protein. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 65:138-148. [link]
  • Peter C., Schulenberg S., Buchanan E., Prodinger B., Geyh S. (2016)
    Rasch analysis of measurement instruments capturing psychological personal factors in persons with spinal cord injury. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 48(2),175-188. [link]
  • Prodinger B., Ballert C. S., Brinkhof M. W., Tennant A., & Post M. W. (2016)
    Metric properties of the Spinal Cord Independence MeasureSelf Report in a community survey. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 48(2), 149-164. [link]
  • Li J., Prodinger B., Reinhardt J., & Stucki G. (2016)
    Toward the system-wide implementation of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health in routine clinical practice: Lessons from a pilot study in China. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 48(6): 502-507. [link]


  • Prodinger, B., Ballert, C., & Cieza, A. (2015)
    Setting up a cohort study of functioning: From classification to measurement. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 48(2):131-40. [link]
  • Prodinger, B., Darzins, S., Magasi, S., & Baptiste, S. (2015)
    The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF): Opportunities and Challenges to the Use of the ICF for Occupational Therapy. World Federation of Occupational Therapists Bulletin, 71(2), 108-114. [link]
  • Prodinger, B., Ballert, C., Brach, M., Brinkhof, M. W., Cieza, A., Hug, K., Jordan, X., Post, M., Scheel-Sailer, A., Schubert, M., Tennant., A., Stucki, G. (2015)
    Toward standardized reporting for a cohort study on functioning: The Swiss Spinal Cord Injury Cohort Study (SwiSCI). Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 48(2):189-96. [link]
  • Hinrichs, T., Prodinger, B., Brinkhof, M. W., & Gemperli, A. (2015)
    Subgroups in epidemiological studies on spinal cord injury: evaluation of international recommendations in the Swiss Spinal Cord Injury (SwiSCI) Cohort Study. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 48(2):141-8. [link]
  • Prodinger B, Ndosi M, Nordenskiöld U, Stamm T, Persson G, Andreasson I & Lundgren-Nilsson A (2015)
    Rehabilitation provided to patients with rheumatoid arthritis: A comparison of three different Rheumatology clinics in Austria, Sweden, and the UK from the perspectives of patients and health professionals. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 47(2), 174-82. [link]
  • Castrejón I, Carmona, L, Agrinier N, Andres M, Briot K, Caron M, Christensen R, Consolaro A, Curbelo R, Ferrer M, Foltz V, Gonzales C, Gullimen F, Machado P, Prodinger B, Ravelli A, Scholte-Voshaar M, Uhlig T, van Tuyl L., Zink A., Gossec L (2015)
    The EULAR Outcome Measures Library: development and an example from a systematic literature review for systemic lupus erythematous instruments. Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology, 33(6), 910-916. [link]


  • Dür M, Steiner G, Fialka-Moser V, Kautzky-Willer A, Dejaco C, Prodinger B, Stoffer M, Binder A, Smolen J, & Stamm TA (2014)
    Development of a new occupational balance-questionnaire: incorporating the perspectives of patients and healthy people in the design of a self-reported occupational balance outcome instrument. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, 12(1), 45. [link]
  • Prodinger B, Shaw L, Laliberte-Rudman R, & Stamm T (2014)
    Enacting occupation-based practice: Exploring the disjuncture between everyday life of mothers with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and institutional processes. British Journal of Occupational Therapy. 77 (10): 491-8. [link]
  • Prodinger B, Shaw L, Laliberte-Rudman & Stamm T (2014)
    Negotiating disability in everyday life: Ethnographical accounts of women with rheumatoid arthritis. Disability and Rehabilitation. 36 (6): 497-503 [link]
  • Carrier A & Prodinger B (2014)
    Visions of possibility: Using institutional ethnography as a theory and method for understanding contexts and their ruling relations. Occupational Therapy Now, 2014; 16 (2): 18-21. [link]


  • Prodinger B, Laliberte Rudman D & Shaw L (2013)
    Institutional ethnography: Studying the situated nature for human occupation. Journal of Occupational Science. 22 (1): 71-81. [link]
  • Prodinger B & Turner S (2013)
    Using institutional ethnography to explore how social policies infiltrate into daily life. Journal of Occupational Science, 20 (4): 357-369. [link]


  • Shaw L, Jacobs K, Rudman D, Magalhaes L, Huot S, Prodinger B, Suto M. (2012)
    Directions for advancing the study of work transitions in the 21st century. WORK, 41 (4) 369-377. [link]
  • Dür M, Binder A, Sadloová M, Haider S, Stoffer M, Smolen J, Dejaco C, Kautzky-Willer A, Prodinger B, Fialka-Moser V, Lovelock L, Stamm TA (2012)
    UPDATE: Life stories and laboratory parameters - the FWF funded GOBI study. Wiener Medizinische Wochenschrift Skriptum.12, 10-13. [link]
  • Prodinger B, Shaw L, Laliberte Rudman D, Townsend E (2012)
    Arthritis-related occupational therapy: Making invisible ruling relations visible using institutional ethnography. British Journal of Occupational Therapy. 75 (10): 463-40. [link]
  • Krieger B, Kinébanian A, Prodinger B, & Heigl F (2012)
    Becoming a member of the work force - Perceptions of adults with Asperger Syndrome. WORK, 43 (2), 141-57. [link]


  • Prodinger, B., & Stamm, T. (2011)
    The emergence of Occupational Science in Austria: An insider perspective. Journal of Occupational Science, 19 (2) 127-137. [link]
  • Prodinger, B., Salzberger, T., Stucki, G., Stamm, T., & Cieza, A. (2011)
    Measuring Functioning in People with Fibromyalgia (FM) Based on the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF)A Psychometric Analysis. Pain Practice, 12(4), 255-265. [link]


  • Prodinger B and Stamm T (2010)
    Self-reflection as a means for personal transformation: An analysis of womens life stories living with a chronic disease. [38 paragraphs]. Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung/Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 11(3), Art. 6 [link]
  • Stamm T, Machold K, Smolen J and Prodinger B (2010)
    Life stories of people with rheumatoid arthritis: how gender and other contextual factors shape their everyday activities. Musculoskeletal Care, 8, 78-86. [link]
  • Prodinger B, Weise A, Shaw L, Stamm TA (2010)
    A Delphi study on Environmental Factors that impact work and social life participation of individuals with Multiple Sclerosis in Austria and Switzerland. Disability and Rehabilitation, 32 (3) 183-195. [link]
  • Shaw L, Prodinger B, Jacobs, K and Shaw N (2010)
    WORK: A historical evaluation of the impact and evolution of its editorial board. WORK, 35 (3) 247-256 [link]
  • Shaw L, Campbell H, Jacobs K, Prodinger B (2010)
    Twenty years of Assessment in WORK: A narrative review. WORK, 35 (3) 257-268. [link]
  • Prodinger B and Magalhaes L (2010)
    Advancing knowledge in work-related rehabilitation Review of research published in the journal of WORK. WORK, 35 (3) 301-318. [link]


  • Bauernfeind B, Aringer M, Prodinger B, Kirchberger I, Machold K, Smolen J, Stamm T (2009)
    Identification of relevant concepts of functioning in daily life in people with Systematic Lupus Erythematosus: a patient Delphi exercise. Arthrits & Rheumatism. Arthritis Care & Research, 60, 1, 21-28. [link]
  • Stamm T, Van der Giesen F, Thorstensson CA, Stehen E, Birrell F, Bauernfeind B, Marshall N, Prodinger B, Machold K, Smolen JS, Kloppenburg M (2009)
    Patient perspective of hand osteoarthritis in relation to concepts covered by instruments measuring functioning - A qualitative European multi-centre study. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 68 (9) 1453-1460. [link]


  • Prodinger B, Cieza A, Williams DA, Mease P, Boonen A, Kerschan-Schindl K, Fialka-Moser V, Smolen J, Stucki G, Machold K, Stamm T (2008)
    Measuring health in patients with fibromyalgia: Content comparison of questionnaires based on the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF). Arthritis Care & Research. 59 (5) 650-658. [link]