The authors report improved fine motor coordination when using Dexteria with a healthy population. Technology may improve patient engagement and participation when incorporated into treatment programs. – Kristin Valdes, OTD, OT, CHT, Practice Forum Editor, Journal of Hand Therapy
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- #1.The Dexteria app was developed specifically to improve
- a.grip strength
- b.median nerve function
- d.fine motor skills
- #2.The primary test of the app's effectiveness was the
- b.Moberg Pick Up Test
- d.Mackin-Hunter Dexterity Test
- #3.The study focused on the
- a.“Tap it” and “Pinch it” functions
- b.“Grab it” and “Hold it” functions
- c.“Pick it up” and “Manipulate it” functions
- d.“Touch it” and “Place it” functions
- #4.The investigators tested
- a.a control group and a patient group
- b.only normal subjects
- c.only actual patients
- d.Apple, Intel, and Microsoft volunteers
- #5.The authors presented sufficient evidence to demonstrate the clinical effectiveness of the Dexteria app
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Published online: April 25, 2016
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