Validity and responsiveness of the ankle function score after acute ankle injury
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Van der Wees P et al. – This study found limited evidence for the AFS as a prognostic and evaluative instrument. The ankle function score (AFS) is a simple instrument based on basic functional outcomes and may be used in addition to subjective clinical judgment as a prognostic and evaluative tool for recovery after acute ankle injury.

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