A review of clinical upper limb assessments within the framework of the WHO ICF


Metcalf, Cheryl, Adams, Jo, Burridge, Jane, Yule, Victoria and Chappell, Paul (2008) A review of clinical upper limb assessments within the framework of the WHO ICF. Musculoskeletal Care, 5, (3), 160-173. (doi:10.1002/msc.108).

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Original Publication URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/msc.108

Description/Abstract

This paper is intended to provide a practical overview for clinicians and researchers
involved in assessing upper limb function. It considers 25 upper limb assessments used
in musculoskeletal care and presents a simple, straightforward comparative review of
each. The World Health Organization International Classifi cation on Functioning,
Disability and Health (WHO ICF) is used to provide a relative summary of purpose
between each assessment. Measurement properties of each assessment are provided,
considering the type of data generated, availability of reliability estimates and normative
data for the assessment.

Item Type: Article
ISSNs: 1478-2189 (print)
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Keywords: hand function, WHO ICF, participation, activities, body functions and structures, assessment, impairment
Subjects: R Medicine > RZ Other systems of medicine
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Health Sciences
ePrint ID: 63778
Date Deposited: 31 Oct 2008
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:45
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/63778

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