Tinetti test

Tinetti test

(tĭ-net′ē)
[Mary Tinetti, contemporary U.S. physician]
A measurement of functional ability that incorporates observation of performance of 13 activities with a focus on gait and balance. The activities include sitting, rising from a chair, standing, turning, reaching up, and bending down. The rating scale is normal, adaptive, or abnormal and is often used to assess the risk of falling.
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Thus, the second part of the Tinetti Test is applied in order to compose a sample base of evidence for the healthy population and for users of prosthetics.
Balance was assessed by means of Tinetti test with 3 degrees of estimation.
Chart 6--Balance assessment by Tinetti test Testul Tinetti Testare initiala 0 Testara finala 1 Note: Table made from bar graph.
49) We also use the Tinetti test (Performance-Oriented Mobility Assessment) to determine falls risk and this can be done in 5 minutes with practice.
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Berg scale and Tinetti test scores in older adults were significantly higher for the trained group (p < 0.
Participants in the proprioceptive training group showed significant improvements in balance ability and risk of falling (Berg scale and Tinetti test, respectively).
Towards objective evaluation of balance in the elderly: Validity and reliability of a measurement instrument applied to the Tinetti test.
Informal balance function tests--the Romberg test, (5) the Fukuda stepping test, (6) and the Tinetti test (7)--are conducted for purposes of counseling and to show patients what their balance limitations are (these findings were not included in the results of this study).