Burridge J, Alt Murphy M, Buurke J, Feys P, Keller T, Klamroth-Marganska V, Lamers I, McNicholas L, Prange G, Tarkka I, Timmermans A, Hughes AM. A Systematic Review of International Clinical Guidelines for Rehabilitation of People With Neurological Conditions: What Recommendations Are Made for Upper Limb Assessment? Front Neurol. 2019 Jun 25;10:567. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2019.00567. PMID: 31293493; PMCID: PMC6603199
Summary of the article:
This article reviews Guidelines from around the world on the assessment of the Upper Limb following Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury, Multiple Sclerosis and Spinal Cord Injury.
It draws useful conclusions around the timing of assessment, outcome measures to use and the alignment of these measures with patient’s goals and engagement in ADLs. The reference list of this article is particularly useful as a point of reference for further information and detailed information to use in your practice.