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Table 1 Patient survey—satisfaction with hand appearance, progress and abilities to complete light, and heavy activities

From: Distraction ligamentotaxis for complex proximal interphalangeal joint fracture dislocations: a clinical study and the modified pins rubber band traction system revisited

Patient satisfaction Score
1 2 3 4 5
Hand appearance Extremely happy Moderately happy Neutral Moderately unhappy Extremely unhappy
Progress Extremely happy Moderately happy Neutral Moderately unhappy Extremely unhappy
†Light activities Able to complete all tasks Able to complete 75% of tasks Able to complete 50% of tasks Able to complete 25% of tasks Unable to complete any tasks
† †Heavy activities Able to complete all tasks Able to complete 75% of tasks Able to complete 50% of tasks Able to complete 25% of tasks Unable to complete any tasks
  1. †Light activities—any activity not requiring a weight greater than 1 kg, or a strong gripping action
  2. † †Heavy activities—any activity requiring a weight greater than 1 kg or a strong gripping action such as opening a jar or holding a hammer