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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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Thus, the objective of this study is to determine the predictors of 6-month good functional outcome in post stroke patients.
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.
Serum albumin at admission for prediction of functional outcome in ischaemic stroke patients.
Discharge planning relies on the physical therapist to determine an individual's previous level of function and then compare it to the current level of function as documented by the functional outcome measure.
Although this functional outcome measure was called the Client Specific Outcome Measure (CSOM), it is identical in categories and scoring to the CODI.
Response to: The future of functional outcome measures in musculoskeletal physiotherapy practice
8) Functional outcome of survivors can range from no disability to severe disability immediately after a stroke event, and typically last for the remainder of the patient's lifetime.
To our knowledge, no studies exist that have directly compared the content and operating characteristics of functional outcome instruments commonly used in PAC to examine their relative merits for monitoring outcomes across care settings.
In the second stage, the predicted values from the multinomial logit equation of patient hospital discharge location were used as independent variables to control for selection effects in an ordinary least squares regression model where follow-up functional outcome was the dependent variable.
Objective: To analyze the surgical technique of Elbow arthodesis in term of its indications and functional outcome in war injured elbow joints.
They were then asked to answer two functional outcome questionnaires: the SF-12 and the World Health Organization (WHO) functional outcome scale modified for dance.

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