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Assessment Tools: Arthritis Impact Measurement Scales (AIMS); revised version AIMS2

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

Arthritis Impact Measurement Scales (AIMS); revised version AIMS2, (2nd ed.)

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Arthritis Impact Measurement Scales (AIMS); revised version AIMS2, (2nd ed.)

Author: Meenan, R.F.

Summary: The AIMS2 instrument is designed to measure the health status component of outcome in a multidimensional fashion using specific scales, summary compents, and overall impact measures. 

Format: Questionnaire asks clients to rate their performance, ability or feeling on a 5-point rating scale 

Library Record:   Call # WE 344 A792a2 1990 ATOOLS (Reserve Desk)

Population: Developmental/target. Developed in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis to assess the outcome of health care. 

Completion time     23 minutes (average)  

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The Neil John Maclean Health Sciences Library will provide assessment tools and outcome measures for loan to faculty, students and staff of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) with a valid University of Manitoba (U of M) Library ID. If you qualify to borrow a tool you will need to fill out and present this form to the NJMHSL Circulation staff.


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