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Upper Limb Assessment in Multiple Sclerosis: A Systematic Review of Outcome Measures and their Psychometric Properties

Authors:
Lamers, I., Kelchtermans, S., Baert, I., and Feys, P.
Abstract:
Objective: To provide an overview of applied upper limb outcome measures in multiple sclerosis (MS) according to the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) levels and to review their psychometric properties in MS.
DOI:
10.1016/j.apmr.2014.02.023
URL:
<Go to ISI>://WOS:000336773000024
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24631802
Journal:
Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
issn:
0003-9993
Publication year:
2014
pages:
1184-1200
Functional status:
Physical functioning
Age:
Adults (18-65)
Seniors (65+)
Disease:
Diseases of and symptoms related to the nervous system
PRO / non-PRO:
Non-patient Reported Outcome
Patient Reported Outcome
Type of measurement instrument:
1 - Questionnaires
4 - Performance-based tests
6 - Clinical rating scales
7 - Observations
Instrument:
2PD - Two-Point Discrimination
ABILHAND   [see: ZUYD (NL)]
Accelerometry of the upper limbs
ARAT - Action Research Arm Test   [see: ZUYD (NL)]
Arm Press
AS - Ashworth scale
Ataxia Scale
BBT - Box and Block Test
Clinical testing of sensory function
Clinical Tremor Rating Scale [alias: Bain and Findley Clinical Tremor Rating Scale]
Coin Rotation Task/Test
DASH - Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand   [see: ZUYD (NL)]
Dynamic fatigue in the hand grip
Dynamometry
esthesiometer
Fahn tremor rating scale
Finger to nose maneuver
FMA - Fugl-Meyer Motor Assessment   [see: ZUYD (NL)]
FTT - Finger Tapping Test
Goniometry / Goniometer   [see: ZUYD (NL)]
Hand grip strength
Hartman tuning fork (265 cc)
HHD - Hand-Held Dynamometer (Hand-held dynamometry with pulley force sensor)   [see: ZUYD (NL)]
JTHFT - Jebsen Taylor Hand Function Test [alias: JTT]   [see: ZUYD (NL)]
Lindmark Motor Capacity Assessment
MAL - Motor Activity Log   [see: ZUYD (NL)]
MAM-36 - Manual Ability Measure-36
MAS - Modified Ashworth Scale   [see: ZUYD (NL)]
Maximum voluntary isometric contraction force
MJTHFT - Modified Jebsen-Taylor Hand Function Test
Motricity Index   [see: ZUYD (NL)]
MRC Scale - Medical Research Council Scale   [see: ZUYD (NL)]
NHPT - Nine-Hole Peg Test   [see: ZUYD (NL)]
NRS Spasticity - 0-10 Numerical Rating Scale on Spasticity
OMNI-resistance exercise scale
Pegboard (Beatty and Monson)
Performance Scales: hand
Pinch strenght
PPBT - Purdue Pegboard Test
Skin Temperature Measurement
Spasm frequency scale(s)
Static fatigue elbow extension and hand grip
SWM - Semmes Weinstein Monofilaments   [see: ZUYD (NL)]
Symptom inventory short form
Tremor in ADL questionnaire
Tremor severity scale
TS (also MTS) - Tardieu Scale (also: Modified)
UEPTE - Upper Extremity Performance Test for the Elderly (TEMPA - Test d’Evaluation des Membres Supérieurs de Personnes Agées)
Upper limb coordination for tremor/dysmetria
VAS tremor - Visual Analog Scale tremor
Vibrameter
Weight lifting task to assess endurance
WMFT - Wolf Motor Function Test