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Grading Scale for Upper Extremity Function

Purpose:

To determine the functional status of an upper extremity using the Brooke Grading Scale.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage, disability and performance

ICD-10:

Description:

Brooke et al developed a functional grading scale for the upper extremity. While developed for persons with muscular dystrophy, it can be applied to patients with other disorders of the upper extremity.

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