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Cochin Scale for Hand Disability for Patient with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Purpose:

To evaluate how well a patient with rheumatoid arthritis can perform various functions with the hands using the Cochin scale.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Immunology/Rheumatology

Objective:

disability and performance

ICD-10:

M05, M06

Description:

The Cochin Scale can be used to assess disability in hand function for a patient with rheumatoid arthritis. This can be used to monitor a patient over time and to evaluate the response to interventions. The scale was developed at Hopital Cochin, Universite Rene Descartes in Paris.

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