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Comparisons among outcome measures: which to use

The objective of this study is to determine the outcome measures that are best and least suited for use in assessing long-term functional outcome of individuals with TBI in the community. Conclusions: Measures that appeared to contribute little to assessing functional status of a TBI sample years postinjury were the FIM, FIM+FAM, SRS, GOS, and LCFS. Measures that showed a range of deficits across participants were the DRS employability, the NFI, PCRS, and the R-CHART cognition subscale.

Registry Project Number: 146
Lead Investigator: Hall, K
Lead Center for Project: Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
Collaborating Investigators: Wright, J, Bushnik, T
Date of Completion: 12/31/2000
Type: Local
Status of Project: Latest Information Shown

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