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.
The overall mean scores [+ or -] SD of ADL scale and SF36 were 4.
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.
A change of one category and 5 points was considered clinically significant for the Katz ADL scale and BI, respectively.
9 Lawton Instrumental ADL Scale 63 [+ or -] 4 65 [+ or -] 4 Outcome Variable Post-APA p-Value Motricity Index Upper Limb 8.
The ADL scale was scored on the basis of `no problem with the activity'/`any problem', and the adequacy with which it formed a hierarchical scale tested with a scalogram analysis [17].
18] We also used numerical weights developed by Finch, Kane, and Philp[19] to convert responses on 11 MDS items to a magnitude estimation ADL scale.
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.
Since there is no disease-specific ADL scale for CAL subjects, we have assessed two widely accepted ADL scales used in elderly patients in other contexts: the Barthel index and the Nottingham extended ADL index.
UPDRS, S&E ADL scale, and H&Y scale), cognitive status (i.
The corresponding figures were 379 (67%) and 58 (62%) for the ADL scale, 360 (64%) and 31 (33%) for the DS, 368 (65%) and 58 (62%) for the IADL and 317 (56%) and 53 (57%) for the FAQ.