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Assessment Tools: Guide for the Uniform Data Set for medical rehabilitation : (including the FIM instrument), Version 5.1

The assessment tool collection encompasses all assessments that are used in medical rehabilitation with a primary focus on physical therapy and occupational therapy.

Guide for the Uniform Data Set for medical rehabilitation (Version 5.1)

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Guide for the Uniform Data Set for medical rehabilitation : (including the FIM instrument), Version 5.1

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Summary: The FIM instrument is a basic indicator of severity of disability. It includes a seven-level scale that designates major graduations in behavior from dependence to independence. This scale provides for classification of patients by their ability to carry out an activity independently, versus their need for assistance from another person or device. 

 


 

Format: 1 CD-ROM  


 

Library Record:  WB 555 G946g 1997 AV ATOOLS (Reserve Desk)

 


 

Population: FIM was designed to document a range of disability from totally dependent to completely independent functioning.


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