Skip to main content

Summary

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).

Target Population:

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).


You Might Also Like...

Clinical Summary

Brachial Plexus

Aug 5, 2020

The brachial plexus is a vital network of nerves originating from the ventral rami of C5 through spinal nerve T1 transmitting signals for the entire upper

CPG

Multiple Sclerosis in Adults: Management [NICE CG186]

Nov 11, 2019

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing multiple sclerosis in people aged 18 and over and aims to improve the quality of life for adults with multiple

CPG

Canadian Guideline for Parkinson Disease

Sep 9, 2019

Patients in the early stages of Parkinson’s disease should be referred to a physical therapist who has experience with the disease for assessment, education,