ADL scale

ADL scale

Activity of daily living scale Clinical medicine Any of a number of instruments used to assess physical functions–eg, self-care, ambulation, food preparation, shopping, housekeeping, etc. See Barthel index, Framingham Disability scale, Instrumental ADL scale, Katz ADL scale, Kenny Self-Care scale, Performance test of ADL, Timed manual performance.
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Modifications of the ADL scale scores after 12 months of follow-up were considered as functional outcome variable of interest.
Several instruments were considered to affect hours of formal care authorized; lagged scores on the TDADS ADL scale and IADL scale were chosen as they passed the overidentification tests and were strongly correlated with formal care.
The independent variables are all the exogenous variables included in the OLS model plus the two lagged IVs (2004-2005 Form 2060 ADL scale score and IADL scale score).
After adjusting for ADL scale and other measures of need, beneficiary age per se was not strongly associated with hours of informal care.
A change of one category and 5 points was considered clinically significant for the Katz ADL scale and BI, respectively.
Pre- and 12-month post-discharge functional ADL assessments using the Katz ADL scale and BI were completed for 143 and 140 patients, respectively.
9 Lawton Instrumental ADL Scale 63 [+ or -] 4 65 [+ or -] 4 Outcome Variable Post-APA p-Value Motricity Index Upper Limb 8.
Client and caregiver functional status was measured by a version of the Katz ADL scale (Katz and Akpom, 1976), Lawton and Brody's IADL scale (Lawton and Brody, 1969).
The ADL scale reflects clinician assessments of patient functioning and daily living skills in six domains: eating, bathing, grooming, dressing, transferring, and toileting.
The basic ADL scale was computed as an average of the six items, each of which ranged from 0, indicating ability to perform the activities independently, to 3, indicating inability to perform the activities without assistance.
UPDRS, S&E ADL scale, and H&Y scale), cognitive status (i.
UPDRS Part III [motor examination], S&E ADL scale, use of an assistive device) and caregiver burden, a significant association also exists between basic cognitive functioning, as measured by the MMSE and caregiver stress.