The Upper Extremity Functional Index (UEFI)

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  • We are interested in knowing whether you are having any difficulty at all with the activities listed below because of your upper limb problem for which you are currently seeking attention. Please provide an answer for each activity.

    Today, do you or would you have any difficulty at all with:
  • Extreme Difficulty or Unable to Perform ActivityQuite a Bit of DifficultyModerate DifficultyA Little Bit of DifficultyNo Difficulty
    Any of your usual work, housework, or school activities
    Your usual hobbies, re creational or sporting activities
    Lifting a bag of groceries to waist level
    Lifting a bag of groceries above your head
    Grooming your hair
    Pushing up on your hands (eg. From bathtub or chair)
    Preparing food (eg. peeling, cutting)
    Vacuuming, sewing or raking
    Doing up buttons
    Using tools or appliances
    Opening doors
    Tying or lacing shoes
    Laundering clothes (eg. Washing, ironing, folding)
    Opening a jar
    Throwing a ball
    Carrying a small suitcase with your affected limb

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