Advances in objective assessment of hand function and outcome
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Advances in objective assessment of hand function and outcome

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Published by W.B. Saunders Co. in Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Hand -- Surgery.,
  • Outcome Assessment (Medical care) -- Methods.,
  • Disability evaluation.

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Edition Notes

StatementFrédéric A. Schuind, guest editor.
SeriesHand clinics -- v. 19, no. 3
ContributionsSchuind, Frédéric.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 543 p. :
Number of Pages543
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22374662M

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Such analysis requires a basic understanding of musicians' problems, detailed knowledge of many of the specific syndromes they suffer, and time for a complete and thorough assessment. It is this lack of time and the lack of facilities to examine the musician while playing that currently causes the greatest number of mistakes in the medical care Cited by: To effectively analyze the results of outcome measures, hand therapists need to agree on what elements are important to measure and a need for precision and accuracy in the way the measurements Author: Peter Amadio. Advances in objective assessment of hand function and outcome: Assessment of the musician's hand Article Literature Review in Hand Clinics 19(3) September with 57 ReadsAuthor: Ian Winspur.   The architectural framework of the wrist and hand will be presented as the basis for treatment interventions designed to improve function. Improving patient outcomes will be facilitated through increasing the clinician’s core knowledge of the delicate and complex anatomy and kinesiology of the wrist and hand/5(13).

Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link)Author: Frederic Schuind. Introduction. Accurate assessment of hand function is critical to any treatment regimen of the hand compromised patient. Hand Function is a practical, clinical book which provides the knowledge needed to distinguish the different dimensions of hand function, particularly impairment, disability and handicap. Beginning with an overview of basic principles and examination, subsequent chapters evaluate the hand function . Practical and unique, this is the only book to cover the instruments used by all rehabilitation disciplines. And better yet, it's the only book to describe and/or display instruments -- more than 40 that are used in general rehabilitation. A leading-edge resource, Functional Assessment and Outcome Measures for the Rehabilitation Health Professional helps you select the best outcomes. The assessment of hand function: A critical review of techniques The tests and procedures used to evaluate the sensory and motor capacities of the hand are reviewed in the context of normative studies that provide evidence of their reliability and validity. Advances in reconstructive surgery and hand Cited by:

  Grasp and pinch strengths can be measured with a dynamometer. There are several scales to assess the hand function. The Duruöz Hand Index; Michigan Hand Outcome Questionnaire; Disability of the Arm, Shoulder, and Hand Index; and Arthritis Hand Function Cited by: 5. Each subject trained for about 2 to h per day. Outcome measures consisted of changes in the computerized measures of thumb and finger range of motion, thumb and finger velocity, fractionation (the ability to move fingers independently), thumb and finger strength, the Jebsen Test of Hand Function. Monitor:Collectionofdata,analysisandreporting Useofmonitoringdataformanagementactionanddecisionmaking 5. Evaluatingforresults Introduction: Morquio A is classically described as a skeletal dysplasia, but the impact of the abnormalities on the upper limb has not been described. Aim: The aim of our study is to assess the level of subjective and objective functions of the hand and upper limb in Morquio A patients in order to advance Cited by: