Falls Efficacy Scale


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Falls Efficacy Scale

, falls efficacy scale Abbreviation: FES
A questionnaire to assess the level of confidence that patients have in performing activities of daily living without fear of falling.
See also: scale
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A Falls Efficacy Scale International (FES-I -BR) (21) e a unica escala que foi estudada na lingua portuguesa, por Camargos e colaboradores, (21) em 2010, e por esta razao seus resultados sao passiveis de comparacao com estudos internacionais.
Validation of the Falls Efficacy Scale International in fall-prone older persons.
Glossary ABC: Activities-specific balance confidence APR: Automatic postural response AUC: Area under the curve CDP: Computerized dynamic posturography EDSS: Expanded disability status scale FES-I: Falls efficacy scale international MS: Multiple sclerosis MSFC: Multiple sclerosis functional composite MSWS-12: Multiple SclerosisWalking Scale-12 ROC: Receiver Operating Curve T25-FW: Timed 25-FootWalk.
The patient's Tinetti falls efficacy scale improved from 21/100 to 15/100.
Basados en la teoria de la autoeficacia existen dos instrumentos: la escala de eficacia en caidas (FES: Falls Efficacy Scale) y la escala de confianza en el equilibrio en actividades especificas (ABC: Activities-specific Balance Confidence).