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Upper Extremity Function Scale for Upper Extremity Disorders

Purpose:

To use the Upper Extremity Function Scale Questionaire of Pransky et al to measure the impact of upper extremity disorders on a person's ability to perform physical tasks.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage, disability and performance

ICD-10:

Q68.1, Q68.4, Q69, Q70

Description:

The Upper Extremity Function Scale developed by Pransky et al is a self-administered questionnaire which can be used measure the impact of upper extremity disorders (UEDs) on a person's ability to perform physical tasks. It can be used to monitor the patient over time both to detect worsening of the condition due to occupational exposure and to assess response to therapeutic intervention.

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