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Impairment Scale Following Amputation or Injury of a Fingertip

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient who has had an injury or amputation to a fingertip using the scale of Allen.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage, disability and performance

ICD-10:

S68.2, S68.3

Description:

Allen evaluated outcome after fingertip injury or amputation using 14 measures of function or cosmesis. The author is from the Leicestershire Royal Infirmary in England.

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