Studies of outcome measures for adults with upper-limb amputation are lacking. This study examines measurement properties of the Modified Box and Block Test of Manual Dexterity (BB), the Jebsen-Taylor Hand Function Test (JTHF), the Upper Extremity Functional Scale (UEFS), the satisfaction scale from the Trinity Amputation and Prosthetics Experience Scale measure (TAPES), and the Patient-Specific Function Scale (PSFS). The research specifically aimed to: 1) estimate test-retest reliability, 2) calculate minimum detectable change (MDC) and 3) examine known group validity. Findings can be used to assist clinicians and researchers in choosing appropriate measures and in interpreting changes in scores with repeat administration.
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