Available Translations

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Approved versions of the DASH Outcome Measure are now available in 52 languages and dialects.


Credit and contact: ICON Language Services, UK.
E-mail: ICONLSTransRequest@iconplc.com


Credit and contact: Dr. Naser Mohammed Alotaibi,
Occupational Therapy Department, Faculty of Allied Health, Kuwait University, Kuwait.
E-mail: ot_alotaibi@hsc.edu.kw or otnaser@yahoo.com


Credit: Dr. Gevorg Yaghjyan, Dr. Davit Abrahamyan. Orthopaedic Department, "Arabkir" Joint Medical Centre. Yerevan, Armenia.
Contact: Dr. Davit Abrahamyan
E-mail: dabrahamyan@yahoo.com


Credit and contact: Johanna Jacobson- Petrov, BScOT, CHT, Division of Hand and Microsurgery,University Hospital of Emergency Medicine, Sofia, Bulgaria
E-mail: johannajacobsonpetrov@yahoo.com

Chinese (Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong version)

Credit: Edwin WC LEE; Jamie SY LAU;TS TAM; Mandy MH CHUNG, Physiotherapy Department, Prince of Wales Hospital
Contact: Edwin WC Lee
E-mail: edwinlee@cuhk.edu.hk

Chinese (simplified version)

Credit and contact: Dr. Le Qi, Hand Surgery, China-Japan Union Hospital of Jilin University, China 
E-mail: ccqile@189.cn; qileqile@vip.qq.com

Chinese (Taiwan version)

Credit and contact: Dr. Huey-Wen Liang, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, National Taiwan University Hospital
E-mail: lianghw@ntu.edu.tw


Credit and contact: ICON Language Services, UK.
E-mail: ICONLSTransRequest@iconplc.com


Credit and contact: Dr. Michel Boeckstyns, Dept. of Orthopedic Surgery, Gentofte Hospital, Denmark.
E-mail: MIBO@geh.regionh.dk


Credit and contact: Dr. Arnold H Schuurman M.D. Ph.D, plastic and hand surgeon,
Dept. Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
E-mail: a.schuurman@umcutrecht.nl The Hand Clinic
Hettenheuvelweg 16, Amsterdam E. Sleegers OT, Handencentrum, Utrecht, The Netherlands
E-mail: info@handencentrum.nl

English for Australia

Credit and contact: ICON Language Services, UK.
E-mail: ICONLSTransRequest@iconplc.com

English for Hong Kong

Credit and contact: ICON Language Services, UK.
E-mail: ICONLSTransRequest@iconplc.com

English for South Africa

Credit and contact: ICON Language Services, UK.
E-mail: ICONLSTransRequest@iconplc.com

English for UK

Credit and contact: Alison Hammond, University of Salford, Salford, UK
E-mail: a.hammond@salford.ac.uk


Credit and contact: Mati Merila, Tartu University Hospital, Tartu, Estonia
E-mail: mati.merila@gmail.com


Credit: Dr. Emmanuel P. Estrella and Dr. Nathaniel S. Orillaza, Jr., Section of Hand and Reconstructive Microsurgery, Department of Orthopedics, University of the Philippines, Manila, PHILIPPINES. Special thanks to Dr. Stephen Tabillo
Contact: Emmanuel P. Estrella, University of Philippines, Manila, Philippines
E-mail: estee96@yahoo.com Dr. Nathaniel Orillaza
E-mail: docnats@yahoo.com; docnats@gmail.com


Credit: Hannu Aro, Eeva Hacklin, Rami Madanat, Niko Strandberg,
Orthopaedic Research Unit, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
Contact: Prof. Hannu T Aro, Orthopaedic Research Unit,
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, University of Turku, Finland
E-mail: hannu.aro@utu.fi

French (Parisian version)

Credit: T Dubert, C Dumontier, P Voche and A Dinh
Contact: Dr. Thierry Dubert
E-mail: thierry.dubert@noos.fr

French Canadian

Credit and contact: Dr. Marie-José Durand, Université de Sherbrooke
E-mail: marie-jose.durand@usherbrooke.ca


Credit: Guenter Germann, Angela Harth, Gerhard Wind & Erhan Demir
Contact: Angela Harth
E-mail: angela.harth@urz.uni-heidelberg.de


Credit: GS Themistocleous, MD, PhD, G Goudelis, MD, N Gerostathopoulos, MD, PhD, PN Soucacos, MD, FACS, Professor and Chairman in Orthopaedics. First Orthopaedic Department of Athens University Medical School and Department of Hand Surgery, KAT Hospital, Greece.
Contact: GS Themistocleous
E-mail: themistocleousgeorge@hotmail.com


Credit: Efrat Ziv, Ety Shiwmer, Yael Kaufman and H Patish MD
Contact: Efrat Ziv
E-mail: efratziv1@gmail.com


Credit: Saurabh Mehta PT, PhD; Dr. Chandrakant Modi; Dr. Ramesh Tiruttani
Contact: Saurabh Mehta, School of Physical Therapy, Marshall University, Huntington, WV, USA
E-mail: mehtas@marshall.edu


Credit: Dr. Cecilia Varju and Professor Laszlo Czirjak University of Pecs, Faculty of Medicine Department of Immunology and Rheumatology H-7621 Pecs, Irgalmasok u.1., Hungary
Contact: Dr. Cecilia Varju
E-mail: cecilia.varju@aok.pte.hu


Credit: Dr. Gustavo Zanoli and GLOBE, Gruppo di Lavoro per l’Ortopedia Basata sulle prove di Efficacia
Contact: Dr. Gustaco Zanoli
E-mail: gzanoli@globeweb.org


Credit: Japanese Society for Surgery of the Hand (JSSH)
Contact: Dr. Fuminori Kanaya, Professor and Chairman of Orthopedic surgery,
Faculty of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
E-mail: fkanaya@med.u-ryukyu.ac.jp


Credit: Dr. Joo-Yup Lee, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, the Catholic University of Korea,
Dr. Jae Young Lim, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital.
Contact: Dr. Joo-Yup Lee
E-mail: jylos1@gmail.com Dr. Jae Young Lim
E-mail: drlim1@snu.ac.kr


Credit and contact: Dr. Vytautas Gasiunas, Hand Institute, Paris, France
E-mail: gasiunas@gmail.com


Credit: Dr. Ameer Al-husuny, M.B.Ch.B (Iraq), MSc Occup. (UPM); Associate Prof. Dr. Manohar Arumugam, MBBS, M.S.Ortho (Malaya); Prof. Dr. Lekhraj Rampal, MBBS, MPH, DRPH, FAMM; Dr. Jamayah Zakaria, PhD (UK); Dr. Yap Ngee Thai, Ph.D. (Malaya); Associate Prof. Dr. Raja Masittah Binti Raja Ariffin, Ph.D (UPM); Dr. Chan Mei Yuit, Ph.D. (Malaya); Ruhaibah Hassan, MSc. Math (MEC)
Contact: Dr. Manohar Arumugam, Department of Orthopedics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FMHS), University Putra Malaysia (UPM)
E-mail: manohar@medic.upm.edu.my


Credit and contact: Professor Vilhjalmur Finsen
E-mail: vilh.finsen@medisin.ntnu.no

Persian (Iran)

Credit: Dr. Sayed Javad Mousavi, Dr. Khorsandi, Dr. Bahram Mobini, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; Dr. Ali Montazeri, Iranian Institute for Health Sciences Research, Tehran, Iran; Abdolkarim Karimi, Department of Physical Therapy, Isfahan university of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; and Mohamad Parnianpour, PhD, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran.
Contact: Dr.Sayed Javad Mousavi
E-mail: jmousavi@razi.tums.ac.ir


Credit and contact: Dominik Golicki, Department of Pharmacoeconomics, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
E-mail: dominik.golicki@wum.edu.pl

Portuguese for Brazil

Credit: Adriana Garcia Orfale, Pola Maria Poli de Araújo, Marcos Bosi Ferraz and Dr. Jamil Natour, Disciplina de Reumatologia - UNIFESP/EPM, Sao Paolo, Brazil
Contact: Adriana Orfale
Email: adrianaorfale@hotmail.com or adrianaorfale@yahoo.com.br

Portuguese for Portugal

Credit: (Dr.) Joseph Dos Santos & (Dr.) Rui Gonçalves, Escola Superior de Saúde Dr. Lopes Dias - Castelo Branco
Contact: (Dr.) Joseph Dos Santos
E-mail: josephdossantos@gmail.com


Credit and contact: ICON Language Services, UK.
E-mail: ICONLSTransRequest@iconplc.com


Credit: Dr. Gevorg Yaghjyan, Dr. Davit Abrahamyan. Orthopaedic Department, "Arabkir" Joint Medical Centre. Yerevan, Armenia.
Contact: Dr. Davit Abrahamyan
E-mail: dabrahamyan@yahoo.com


Credit: Dr Tomislav Palibrk, Dr Sladjana Andjelkovic, Dr Suzana Milutinovic, Prof.Dr Marko Bumbasirevic. Department of Hand and Reconstructive Microsurgery, Clinical Center of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia.
Contact: Dr Tomislav Palibrk
E-mail: palibrk@sbb.rs

Sinhala (Sri Lanka)

Credit and contact: G. Amara Damayanthi Perera, Chief Physiotherapist, Burns and Reconstructive Surgery Unit, National Hospital of Sri Lanka, Dompe, Sri Lanka
E-mail: amaradamayanthi@yahoo.com


Credit: 1Peter Kľoc, MUDr., 1Fakultná nemocnica s poli klinikou J.A. Reimana,
Prešov, Slovakia. 2Beáta Kollárová, PhDr. PhD., 2Faculty of Health Care, University of Presov in Presov, Slovakia.
Contact: MUDr. Peter Kľoc
E-mail: klocpeter@hotmail.com


Credit: Dr. Novak E, Dr. Lavrič M, Dr. Semprimožnik K, Department of plastic, reconstructive and hand surgery, General hospital Celje, Slovenia
Contact: Katja Semprimožnik
E-mail: katja.semprimoznik@gmail.com

Spanish for Argentina

Credit and contact: ICON Language Services, UK.
E-mail: ICONLSTransRequest@iconplc.com

Spanish for Chile

Credit: Alberto Pérez MD, Javier Román MD, and Alfonso Pérez MD, Orthopedic Surgery Department of the  Faculty of Medicine at the Catholic University, Santiago, Chile
Contact: Javier Román, MD
E-mail: romanjavi@gmail.com

Spanish for Dominican Republic

Credit: Dr. Silvia Avilés Terrero, Dr. Vladimir Socías Abreu, Lic. Luis Ramón Pérez, Lic. Yamirys Gil, Ing. Silvia T. Terrero Moquete, Prof. Jennifer O’Daniel, Bach. Sarah Bode, Lic. Beatriz Arias, Hospital Dr. Salvador B. Gautier, Orthopedics Department, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Contact: Dr. Silvia Avilés Terrero
E-mail: drasilviaaviles@hotmail.com

Spanish for Puerto Rico

Credit and contact: Ana Leticia Mulero, PhD, PT, Carmen L. Colon-Santaella, PhD, PT, and Cynthia Cruz-Gomez, MPH, PT
Supported by NIH, NIGMS/MBRS SCORE S06 GM008224
E-mail: ana.mulero@upr.edu


Credit: Isam Atroshi, MD, PhD. and colleagues
Contact: Isam Atroshi, MD, PhD
E-mail: Isam.Atroshi@skane.se

Tamil (India)

Credit: Dr. Cynthia Srikesavan, Dr. Praveen Bhardwaj, Dr. S Raja Sabapathy, Mr. K. Gobinath, Dr. Ravindra Bharathi, Mr. A. Thangamani Ramalingam
Contact: Dr. Praveen Bhardwaj, MS (Ortho) FNB (Hand & Microsurgery); Department of Plastic, Hand and Reconstructive Microsurgery; Ganga Medical Centre & Hospitals Pvt Ltd, 313 Mettupalayam road, Coimbatore-641043, Tamil Nadu, India
E-mail: drpb12@yahoo.co.in or rajahand@gmail.com


Credit: Dr.Jeeranan Rapipong, Dr.Montana Buntragulpoontawee, Dr.Siam Tongprasert, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Thailand
Contact: Dr.Jeeranan Rapipong
E-mail: jeeranan.rapipong@yahoo.com


Credit and contact: Çiğdem Öksüz, Pt, PhD, Hacettepe University Faculty of Health Sciences Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Department, Ankara, Turkey.
E-mail: cigdemoksuz@yahoo.com


Credit and contact: Amy Menegaldo, Occupational Therapist (BSc OT UCT), Livingstone Tertiary Hospital and University of Cape Town, South Africa
E-mail: ap.menegaldo@gmail.com


Credit: Adesola C. Odole, Nse. A. Odunaiya, Chidinma F. Mbaike and A.A. Akinseloyin
Contact: Adesola Odole, Department of Physiotherapy, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
E-mail: adesola_odole@yahoo.com