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Table 1 Independent study variables and their measurement instruments

From: Efficacy and efficiency of a new therapeutic approach based on activity-oriented proprioceptive antiedema therapy (TAPA) for edema reduction and improved occupational performance in the rehabilitation of breast cancer-related arm lymphedema in women: a controlled, randomized clinical trial

INDEPENDENT VARIABLES
(Sociodemographic and clinical variables)
MEASUREMENT INSTRUMENTS (to be filled in with information from interviews and clinical records)
- ID: Identification number for the study (1, 2, 3...) ID:
- Age. Date of bird _/_/_
_ years old
- Group (Treatment carried out): TAPA / standard.
- Work activity: Working (Which?)
/Retired/Unemployed/Others (Which?)
- Menstrual situation: Pre-menopausal/Post-menopausal
- Laterality: Right/ left/Both
- Body mass index (BMI):
- Obesity:
BMI: height/weight2
yes (BMI > =30)/ no (BMI < 30)
- AHT (Arterial hypertension): Yes (> = 120/80 mmHg/take medication) / no (< 120/80 mmHg)
- DLP (Dyslipidemia): Yes (> = 200 mg dl/take medication) / no (< 200 mg/dl)
- DM (Diabetes): Yes (> = 126 mg dl/take medication) / no (< 126 mg/dl)
- Heart disease: Yes / no
- Kidney failure: Yes / no Yes / no
- Vascular disease: Yes /no Yes / no
- Thyroid disease: Yes / no Yes / no
- Pacemaker: Yes / no Yes / no
- Electro-stimulator: Yes /no Yes / no
- Date of BC diagnosis _/_/_
- Date of lymphedema diagnosis _/_/_
- Stage: I, II
- Edema location: Hand(H)/Forearm (F)/Arm (A)/ Breast
H + F/ H + F + A/ F + A/ Complete/ Others (this category should be thoroughly considered)
- Breast: Right/ left
- Date of surgical intervention: _/_/_
- Type of tumor:
- Intervention type: Conservative/mastectomy
ductal infiltrating/in situ/ lobular/ inflammatory/tubular/other (which?):
Conservative/mastectomy
- Axillary surgery: sentinel ganglion biopsy (SGB)/ lymphadenectomy /Both/none
- No. of excised ganglia:
- No. positive ganglia:
- Complications: Infection/ hematoma/ seroma/nerve lesion/Axillary web syndrome
- Chemotherapy: Yes / no
- Radiotherapy: Yes / no
- Hormone therapy: Yes / no
- Immunotherapy: Yes / no
- Breast reconstruction: Yes / no
Yes:
- Type of reconstruction: Prosthesis/back/ abdomen
- Reconstruction time: Immediate/ deferred
- Date of symptom onset: _/_/_
- Lymphedema: Right/ left
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