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Journal of the Korean Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine 1987;11(1):14.
Assessment of Hand Function in Normal Korean Children by Jebsen Hand Function Test
Byung Sik Kim, M.D., Chul Min Chang, O.T.R, Yun Hee Kim, M.D. , Bong Ok Kim, M.D.
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Presbyterian Medical Center, Chonju, Korea
Jebsen hand Function Test에 의한 정상 한국 소아의 손기능 평가
김병식, 장철민, 김연희, 김봉옥
전주예수병원 재활의학과
Abstract

Jebsen hand function test in children was administered without modification from the adult test with the exception of using table and chair heights appropriate to the size of the child, and excluding writing for the 6-7 age group. This extension of the hand function test to children should be of value in helping to differentiate those improvements in hand function which are due to maturation from those which are due to particular therapy in children with impaired hand function.

To provide the clinician with the data from normal Korean children when test is given to Korean subjects, and to encourage the clinician to give this test for better hand rehabilitation, the authors report the result of Jebsen hand function test in 300 normal Korean children with the statistical analysis.

Key Words: Hand function, Healthy children, Jebsen hand function test


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