Upper Extremity Functional Scale (UEFS)
What it measures:
The UEFS is an 8-item scale that examines a person’s level of function when performing activities that are related to “Upper Extremity Disorders (UED’s).” (4). The activities that are presented in the UEFS are related to ADL’s such as opening jars and driving (3).
Individuals with upper extremity conditions. A working population was used in the development of the UEFS, including those that had chronic injuries related to the upper extremity (4).
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Date: August 22, 2017
Content Type: Test & Measure
Paul Mintken, PT, DPT, Board-Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist
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