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PATIENT RATED WRIST/HAND EVALUATION Form

The questions below will help us understand how much difficulty you have had with your wrist /hand in the past week. You will be describing your average wrist/hand symptoms over the past week on a scale of 0 – 10.

Please provide an answer for ALL questions.

Patient Details:
 
Full Name *
Email *
Daytime Phone * Mobile Phone
ACC Claim No. Read Code
 
1. PAIN

Rate the average amount of pain in your wrist / hand over the past week by selecting the number that best describes your pain on a scale from 0-10. 

  • A zero (0) means that you did not have any pain and
  • a ten (10) means that the pain is the worst possible (i.e worst you have ever experienced or that you could not do the activity because of pain )

If you are unable to use your hand because it is immobilised (i.e. POP) , or movement is prohibited (i.e. post op), score 10.

RATE YOUR PAIN... None (0) - Worst (10)
At rest
When doing a task with a repeated wrist/hand movement
When lifting a heavy object
When it is at its worst
How often do you have pain?
(0 = never, 10 = always)
   
2. FUNCTION

A.  SPECIFIC ACTIVITIES
Rate the amount of difficulty you experienced performing each of the items listed below – over the past week, by circling the number that describes your difficulty on a scale of 0-10.

  • A zero (0) means you did not experience any difficulty and
  • a ten (10) means it was so difficult you were unable to do it at all
RATE YOUR DIFFICULTY... No Difficulty (0) - Unable (10)
Turn a door knob using my affected hand
Cut meat using a knife in my affected hand
Fasten buttons on my shirt
Use my affected hand to push up from a chair
Carry a 10 lb (4 kg) object in my affected hand
Use bathroom tissue with my affected hand

B.  USUAL ACTIVITIES
Rate the amount of difficulty you experienced performing you usual activities in each of the areas listed below, over the past week, by circling the number that best describes your difficulty on a scale of 0-10.  By ‘usual activities’, we mean the activities you performed before you started having a problem with your wrist/hand.

  • A zero (0) means that you did not experience any difficulty and
  • a ten (10) means it was so difficult you were unable to do any of your usual activities
RATE YOUR DIFFICULTY... No Difficulty (0) - Unable (10)
Personal care activities (dressing, washing)
Household work (cleaning, maintenance)
Work (your job or usual everyday work)
Recreational activities


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