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ERIC Number: EJ598381
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-1090-655X
Does the Functional Assessment Measure (FAM) Extend the Functional Independence Measure (FIM) Instrument: A Rasch Analysis of Stroke Inpatients.
Linn, Richard T.; Blair, Richard S.; Granger, Carl V.; Harper, Dan W.; O'Hara, Patricia A.; Maciura, Edith
Journal of Outcome Measurement, v3 n4 p339-59 1999
Studied whether adding Functional Assessment Measure (FAM) (K. Hall, 1992) scores to those from the Functional Independence Measure (FIM) adds to the FIM range. Results from 376 Canadian patients suggest that using the FAM as an adjunct to the FIM reduces test efficiency and adds minimal benefits. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Canada