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Table 14 Grip strength: Overall Study Results

From: Prospective study of recovery from copperhead snake envenomation: an observational study

  Discharge Day 3 Day 7 Day 14 Day 21 Day 28
  Median Range Median Range Median Range Median Range Median Range Median Range
Strength (kg) 12 UTP, 40 33 2, 57 34 8, 62 38 11, 66 46 12, 70 40 18, 68
Number of subjects unable to complete test 1/10 (10%) 0/10 (0%) 0/9 (0%) 0/9 (0%) 0/10 (0%) 0/10 (0%)
  1. Grip strength, measured in kilograms [27,28]. UTP: Unable to perform test. Data from 10 subjects with upper extremity envenomation except for the Day 7 and Day 14 measurements (n = 9). Higher numbers indicate more strength. The day of envenomation is Day 0.