upper extremity


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up·per limb

[TA]
the shoulder, arm, forearm, wrist, and hand.

up·per limb

(ŭp'ĕr lim) [TA]
The shoulder, arm, forearm, wrist, and hand.
Synonym(s): upper extremity.

upper extremity

The upper limb, including the shoulder, arm, forearm, wrist, and hand.
See also: extremity
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It should be emphasized that in high probability cases, a negative ultrasound, POCUS or consultative, should not be used to completely exclude upper extremity, specifically central DVT.
Cognitive function was measured with the Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE), and upper extremity and hand motor functions were measured with the Brunnstrom recovery stages (BRS).
All in all, the current systematic literature review has shown that the prosthetic rehabilitation seems promising, especially for upper extremity amputees.
6 cases), resident case volume for all pediatric upper extremity fractures was found to be rising.
Upper extremity deep vein thrombosis: risk factors, diagnosis, and management.
Upper extremity activities including sweeping, lifting pots, erasing chalk boards, and changing light bulbs can create a high relative oxygen demand in patients with COPD.
MRI and CT scans determined that deeper structures including the shoulder joint were affected, and salvage of the right upper extremity was not possible.

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