A comparison of the ability of two upper extremity assessments to measure change in function.

@article{Lehman2010ACO,
  title={A comparison of the ability of two upper extremity assessments to measure change in function.},
  author={Leigh A Lehman and Bhagwant Sindhu and Orit Shechtman and Sergio Romero and Craig Velozo},
  journal={Journal of hand therapy : official journal of the American Society of Hand Therapists},
  year={2010},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={
          31-40
        }
}
STUDY DESIGN Retrospective Measurement Comparison. INTRODUCTION Upper extremity musculoskeletal disorders affect millions, thus, discerning optimal assessments for measuring change in upper extremity function is critical. PURPOSE OF THE STUDY To compare responsiveness (ability to measure change) of the Disabilities of Arm, Shoulder, and Hand (DASH) and Upper Extremity Functional Index (UEFI). METHODS Statistical analyses included Rasch analysis to place the instruments on the same scale… CONTINUE READING

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