Valid and reliable instruments for arm-hand assessment at ICF activity level in persons with hemiplegia: a systematic review

@inproceedings{Lemmens2012ValidAR,
  title={Valid and reliable instruments for arm-hand assessment at ICF activity level in persons with hemiplegia: a systematic review},
  author={Ryanne J. M. Lemmens and Annick A. A. Timmermans and Yvonne J. M. Janssen-Potten and Rob Smeets and Henk A. M. Seelen},
  booktitle={BMC neurology},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Loss of arm-hand performance due to a hemiparesis as a result of stroke or cerebral palsy (CP), leads to large problems in daily life of these patients. Assessment of arm-hand performance is important in both clinical practice and research. To gain more insight in e.g. effectiveness of common therapies for different patient populations with similar clinical characteristics, consensus regarding the choice and use of outcome measures is paramount. To guide this choice, an overview of… CONTINUE READING