Hand function measures for burn patients: a literature review.

@article{Lin2013HandFM,
  title={Hand function measures for burn patients: a literature review.},
  author={Szu-Yen Lin and Jui-Kun Chang and Po-Chih Chen and Hui-Fen Mao},
  journal={Burns : journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries},
  year={2013},
  volume={39 1},
  pages={
          16-23
        }
}
Hand function is one of the most important goals of burn rehabilitation and is a consensually important functional outcome. The purpose of this article is to review the available hand function measures commonly used for burn patients and to summarize their psychometric properties and clinical utilities to serve as guidelines for clinical practice and research. An online-database search of PubMed, MEDLINE, CINAHL and PsychInfo was performed. One hundred and seventeen articles were found and 23… CONTINUE READING
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