Motor capacities of upper limbs in tetraplegics: a new scale for the assessment of the results of functional surgery on upper limbs

@article{Fattal2004MotorCO,
  title={Motor capacities of upper limbs in tetraplegics: a new scale for the assessment of the results of functional surgery on upper limbs},
  author={Charles Fattal},
  journal={Spinal Cord},
  year={2004},
  volume={42},
  pages={80-90}
}
Study design: Metrological investigation.Objectives: To study the validity and the reliability of a Motor Capacities Scale (MCS) specifically designed for tetraplegics who undergo a functional surgery of upper limbs.Setting: Bouffard-Vercelli Centre, Cerbere, France.Methods: From diverse sources (observation of patients, review of literature, discussions with occupational therapists and physicians), we compiled a list of 300 activities relating to daily living tasks. From this list, 80 items of… CONTINUE READING

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