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functional outcome

In rehabilitation therapy, a measurable goal that helps a patient perform specific activities of daily living.
See also: outcome
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Patients with a solitary kidney or who underwent radical conversion were excluded from the analysis of functional outcomes.
Posttraumatic amnesia and its relationship to the functional outcome of people with severe traumatic brain injury.
We found that patients who received regional anesthesia compared to those who received general endotracheal anesthesia had significantly improved range of motion and functional outcome scores, as determined by goniometric measurements of forward elevation, internal and external rotation, and DASH questionnaire at a mean 15.
This study has demonstrated the simple but effective use of functional outcome measurement tools in a typical New Zealand private physiotherapy practice.
5] or a PVR more than 20% of the total functional capacity of the bladder as a sign of unfavourable functional outcome.
Postoperative renal functional outcome after open partial nephrectomy according to tumour complexity [Table omitted]
Other studies (13,29) have also found no correlation between stroke pathology and motor and functional outcome.
In summary, several studies have shown that the functional outcome is correlated with the severity of injury; for example, higher energy injuries with multiple fracture fragments tend towards worse outcomes.
The use of oral contraceptives before X or at symptom onset in women with inflammatory polyarthritis appears to confer long-term benefits in functional outcome.
We found some evidence that the FIM could be used to accurately predict the functional outcome of a stroke patient.
Following four chapters sequentially provide rationale, basic rules and guidelines for documenting physical therapy evaluation, treatment planning and functional outcome in medical records.
In Australia a patient with a burn of 80% of total body area can be expected to survive with a good functional outcome.

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