Self report and performance-based hand function tests as correlates of dependency in the elderly.

@article{Falconer1991SelfRA,
  title={Self report and performance-based hand function tests as correlates of dependency in the elderly.},
  author={Judith A. Falconer and Susan L. Hughes and Bruce J. Naughton and Robert H Singer and Rowland W. Chang and James M. Sinacore},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={1991},
  volume={39 7},
  pages={695-9}
}
Preventing or minimizing functional dependency in older adults rests, in part, upon the ability to predict who is at risk. The purpose of this study was to compare the ability of five tests of hand function to discriminate the degree of dependency in older adults. Seven hundred sixty four subjects were assessed for hand function on performance-based… CONTINUE READING