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Rheumatoid arthritis: hand function, activities of daily living, grip strength and essential assistive devices.

I Shipham
Curationis | Vol 26, No 3 | a857 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/curationis.v26i3.857 | © 2003 I Shipham | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 28 September 2003 | Published: 28 September 2003

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I Shipham,, South Africa

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Abstract

Persons with rheumatoid arthritis use assistive devices to enable them, in spite of impaired hand dexterity and grip strength, to manage Activities of Daily Living (ADL).

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