Table 2

Timing of handgrip measurements in patient studies.

Author

Year

Timing of measurement


Beloosesky [16]

2010

7-10 days and 1, 3, 6 months post-op

Wehern [23]

2005

During hospitalisation and 2, 6, 12 months post-op

Mahalakshmi [10]

2004

Pre-op- timing not specified

Cook [17]

2001

Pre-op- timing not specified

Figueiredo [24]

2000

Pre-op- timing not specified

Le Cornu [25]

2000

Pre-op- timing not specified

Visser [26]

2000

2-10 days and 12 months following admission

Guo [11]

1996

Not specified whether pre or post-surgery

Watters [27]

1993

Pre-op on day of surgery and post-op days 2, 4 and 6

Schroeder [34]

1993

Pre-op on day of surgery

Griffith [28]

1989

Pre-op- timing not specified

Kalfarentzos [12]

1989

2-3 days pre-op

Brenner [29]

1989

2 days pre-op

Webb [30]

1989

Pre-op- timing not specified

Shukla [31]

1987

Pre-op- timing not specified

Hunt [13]

1985

12-72 hours pre-op

Davies [32]

1984

Pre-op- timing not specified

Klidjian [33]

1982

Pre-op- timing not specified

Klidjian [9]

1980

Pre-op- timing not specified


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