ERIC Number: EJ624154
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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FIM Levels as Ordinal Categories.
Linacre, John M.
Journal of Outcome Measurement, v4 n2 p616-33 2000
Discusses levels of the Functional Independence Measure (FIM) as ordinal categories. Presents guidelines developed through the Rasch model that prompt an analyst to investigate whether rating categories produce observations on which meaningful measurement and inference about patient status can be based. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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