Rehabilitation Outcome Measures Book
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Rehabilitation Outcome Measures


  • Author : Emma K Stokes
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2010-12-14
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 168
  • ISBN 10 : 9780702044465

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Rehabilitation Outcome Measures Excerpt :

Rehabilitation Outcome Measures is a comprehensive review and comparison of measurement instruments in rehabilitation. It includes a high-level section on professional practice in physiotherapy and an introduction to the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) International Classification of Health. For those who wish to learn more about the relevance of reported measurement properties, the text focuses on how this knowledge can assist clinical decision-making. Additionally, the book reviews a range of measurements in neurological rehabilitation as well mobility, fatigue, physical activity and patient satisfaction. Rehabilitation Outcome Measures is directed at students preparing for clinical practice, as well as researchers and practitioners seeking information about a range of measurement instruments. Provides details on how to manage a project and select an outcome measure Introduction to WHO’s International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health Boxes with specific links to clinical decision-making Easy format for review of measurement possibilities in each domain Clear review of 36 measurement instruments

Physical Rehabilitation Outcome Measures Book

Physical Rehabilitation Outcome Measures


  • Author : Elspeth Finch
  • Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 292
  • ISBN 10 : 0781742412

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Physical Rehabilitation Outcome Measures Excerpt :

The revised and expanded second edition of this easy-to-use manual reflects current methods used by today's rehabilitation professionals to establish and measure outcomes. Chapters cover the development of an outcome measure plan, how to choose the appropriate outcome measure, measure properties and terms used in review of measures, the application of outcome measures to individual clients, and how outcome data can be used in client programme planning and evaluation. New to this edition are: a new template for reviewing outcome measures, updated terminology, case histories, and a new appendix including a critical appraisal form. A dual-platform CD-ROM accompanying the book contains a new template for reviewing outcome measures, revised terminology and reviews and references for over 70 measures.

Therapy Outcome Measures for Rehabilitation Professionals Book

Therapy Outcome Measures for Rehabilitation Professionals


  • Author : Pamela Enderby
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2013-05-31
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118699812

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Therapy Outcome Measures for Rehabilitation Professionals Excerpt :

Previously published as two separate books for Speech and Language Therapists and for Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Rehabilitation Nursing, this book has now been updated and expanded and combines the two first editions into one. This fits in with the increased amount of team working in rehabilitation, both in hospital and community settings. The book assists with the practical implementation of gathering outcome data on patient/clients receiving treatment. Over the last decade there has been a growing awareness of the importance of being able to gather information that could assist in identifying specific gains related to treatment programmes. This should not only help to identify areas for resource change, but also enable health care professionals to monitor the effectiveness of their treatments with individual clients.

Rehabilitation in Movement Disorders Book

Rehabilitation in Movement Disorders


  • Author : Robert Iansek
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-05-23
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 268
  • ISBN 10 : 9781107014008

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Rehabilitation in Movement Disorders Excerpt :

Provides a broad overview of current rehabilitation approaches, emphasizing the need for interdisciplinary management and focussing on deliverable outcomes.

Functional Assessment and Outcome Measures for the Rehabilitation Health Professional Book

Functional Assessment and Outcome Measures for the Rehabilitation Health Professional


  • Author : Sharon S. Dittmar
  • Publisher : Aspen Pub
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 233
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015040570106

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Functional Assessment and Outcome Measures for the Rehabilitation Health Professional Excerpt :

Practical and unique, this is the only book to cover the instruments used by all rehabilitation disciplines. And better yet, it's the only book to describe and/or display instruments -- more than 40 that are used in general rehabilitation. A leading-edge resource, Functional Assessment and Outcome Measures for the Rehabilitation Health Professional helps you select the best outcomes measurement instruments; assess and measure function in physical, social, emotional, and vocational areas; and plan targeted interventions to promote independent living. Readers learn how to choose the best of current functional assessment measures and recognize the advantages and disadvantages of functional assessment, disease-specific, and general health measures.

Therapy Outcome Measures Manual Book

Therapy Outcome Measures Manual


  • Author : Pamela M. Enderby
  • Publisher : Singular
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 90
  • ISBN 10 : 1565939956

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Therapy Outcome Measures Manual Excerpt :

This book provides tools that allow therapists to provide the documentation needed for service provision in today's health care environment.The absolute need to adhere and adapt to the radical changes in health care service delivery have increased the pressure on all service providers to examine methods for reporting results relating to the impact of health services. Information reflecting the effects of treatment is essential in order to modify methods of provision, influence purchasing patterns, and improve overall care. As a result professionals are becoming more conscious of their social, as well as clinical, responsibility to account for the value and benefits of interventions in the form of "Outcome Measurements." The Therapy Outcome Measures Manual allows physical and occupational therapists and rehabilitation nurses to describe the relative abilities/difficulties of a patient in the four domains of impairment, disability, handicap, and well-being, in order to monitor changes over time. Rigorously tested for reliability and clinical validity, this manual contains Core Scale Cards and Outcome Measures Client Detail Forms that are quick and simple to use. This new practical approach allows for the gathering of outcome measures suitable for use across client groups by all health care professionals, and for the comparison of different services.Keywords: Occupational Therapy, Occupational Therapist, OT, Physical Therapy, Nursing, outcomes

Pelvic Floor Re education Book

Pelvic Floor Re education


  • Author : Bernhard Schüssler
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-04-17
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 190
  • ISBN 10 : 9781447135692

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Pelvic Floor Re education Excerpt :

Pelvic Floor Re-education encompasses a variety of techniques for increasing the strength of, and control over, the pelvic floor muscles. These techniques are now emerging as an effective and viable alternative to surgery in the treatment of urinary incontinence and related conditions. This volume presents a reasoned, scientific approach to the use of pelvic floor re-education. Starting with the latest theories on anatomy, pathophysiology and possible causes of pelvic floor damage, the text then describes the importance of pelvic floor evaluation in determining the type of treatment required. A number of re-education techniques are assessed including isolated muscle exercise, vaginal cones, biofeedback control and electrical stimulation. Recent research work is also reviewed which allows the reader to evaluate the different modalities advocated in the management of pelvic floor dysfunction.

Collaborative capacity development to complement stroke rehabilitation in Africa Book

Collaborative capacity development to complement stroke rehabilitation in Africa


  • Author : Quinette Louw
  • Publisher : AOSIS
  • Release Date : 2020-12-31
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 534
  • ISBN 10 : 9781928523864

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Collaborative capacity development to complement stroke rehabilitation in Africa Excerpt :

This scholarly book focuses on stroke in Africa. Stroke is a leading cause of disability among adults of all ages, contributing significantly to health care costs related to long term implications, particularly if rehabilitation is sub-optimal. Given the burden of stroke in Africa, there is a need for a book that focuses on functioning African stroke survivors and the implications for rehabilitation within the African context. In addition, there is a need to progress with contextualised, person-centred, evidence-based guidance for the rehabilitation of people with stroke in Africa, thereby enabling them to lead socially and economically meaningful lives. The research incorporated in the book used a range of primary and secondary methodological approaches (scoping reviews, systematic reviews, meta-analyses, descriptive studies, surveys, health economics, and clinical practice guideline methodology) to shed new insights into African-centred issues and strategies to optimise function post-stroke.

Textbook of Neural Repair and Rehabilitation Book

Textbook of Neural Repair and Rehabilitation


  • Author : Michael Selzer
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2014-04-24
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 688
  • ISBN 10 : 9781107011670

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Textbook of Neural Repair and Rehabilitation Excerpt :

Volume 1 of the Textbook of Neural Repair and Rehabilitation covers the basic sciences relevant to recovery of function following injury to the nervous system.

Principles of Assessment and Outcome Measurement for Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists Book

Principles of Assessment and Outcome Measurement for Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists


  • Author : Alison Laver Fawcett
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2013-03-15
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 496
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118709696

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Principles of Assessment and Outcome Measurement for Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists Excerpt :

This textbook on assessment and outcome measurement is written for both occupational therapy and physiotherapy students and qualified therapists. It begins by defining what is meant by assessment, outcome, evaluation and measurement and discussing the complexity of therapy assessment and measurement, including the challenge of measuring human behaviour and the impact of factors such as task demand and context, including the environment. Methods of data collection (e.g. observation, interview, standardised testing) and sources (e.g. self-report, proxy) for collecting information about clients are then reviewed, and the main purposes of assessment (e.g. descriptive, evaluative, predictive, discriminative) presented. The book then addresses the topics of standardisation, levels of measurement, reliability, validity and clinical utility. There is a chapter describing and applying models for categorizing levels of function to aid assessment and measurement. The concept of clinical reasoning and reflective practice is then explored. Application of principles is supported through detailed case studies and worksheets and the criteria for test critique and guidelines for choosing a particular assessment approach are discussed.

Therapy Outcome Measures  TOM  Book

Therapy Outcome Measures TOM


  • Author : Pamela Mary Enderby
  • Publisher : Singular
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 90
  • ISBN 10 : PSU:000033653105

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Therapy Outcome Measures TOM Excerpt :

CORE SCALE CARDSTen laminated 5 1/2 8 1/2 cards with scales and rating points listed for Child Speech-Language Impairment, Dysarthria, Dysfluency, Dysphagia, Dysphasia/Aphasia, Dysphonia, Hearing Therapy/Aural Rehabilitation, Laryngectomy, Learning Disability/Mental Retardation, and Phonological Disorders for Fingertip Reference in the Clinic.

Evidence Based Physical Therapy Book

Evidence Based Physical Therapy


  • Author : Linda Fetters
  • Publisher : F.A. Davis
  • Release Date : 2018-10-26
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9780803698017

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Evidence Based Physical Therapy Excerpt :

Improve outcomes through evidence-based therapy. This practical, easy-to-use guide uses a five-step process to show you how to find, appraise, and apply the research in the literature to meet your patient’s goals. You'll learn how to develop evidence-based questions specific to your clinical decisions and conduct efficient and effective searches of print and online sources to identify the most relevant and highest quality evidence. Then, you'll undertake a careful appraisal of the information; interpret the research; and synthesize the results to generate valid answers to your questions. And, finally, you'll use the Critically Appraised Topic (CAT) tool to communicate your findings.

Patient Reported Outcomes in Performance Measurement Book

Patient Reported Outcomes in Performance Measurement


  • Author : David Cella
  • Publisher : RTI Press
  • Release Date : 2015-09-17
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 97
  • ISBN 10 : 9781934831144

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Patient Reported Outcomes in Performance Measurement Excerpt :

Patient-reported outcomes (PROs) are measures of how patients feel or what they are able to do in the context of their health status; PROs are reports, usually on questionnaires, about a patient's health conditions, health behaviors, or experiences with health care that individuals report directly, without modification of responses by clinicians or others; thus, they directly reflect the voice of the patient. PROs cover domains such as physical health, mental and emotional health, functioning, symptoms and symptom burden, and health behaviors. They are relevant for many activities: helping patients and their clinicians make informed decisions about health care, monitoring the progress of care, setting policies for coverage and reimbursement of health services, improving the quality of health care services, and tracking or reporting on the performance of health care delivery organizations. We address the major methodological issues related to choosing, administering, and using PROs for these purposes, particularly in clinical practice settings. We include a framework for best practices in selecting PROs, focusing on choosing appropriate methods and modes for administering PRO measures to accommodate patients with diverse linguistic, cultural, educational, and functional skills, understanding measures developed through both classic and modern test theory, and addressing complex issues relating to scoring and analyzing PRO data.

Canadian Occupational Performance Measure Book

Canadian Occupational Performance Measure


  • Author : Mary Law
  • Publisher : CAOT = ACE
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Genre: Occupational therapy
  • Pages : 58
  • ISBN 10 : 189543730X

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Canadian Occupational Performance Measure Excerpt :

Developed to help occupational therapists learn to use the COPM. Provides a self-directed program which allows learning at your own pace, links reference materials in a step-by-step fashion, and demonstrates examples and clinical scenarios.

Mental Health Outcome Measures Book

Mental Health Outcome Measures


  • Author : Graham Thornicroft
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 231
  • ISBN 10 : 9783642802027

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Mental Health Outcome Measures Excerpt :

Mental Health Outcome Measures provides an authoritative review of measurement scales currently available to assess the outcomes of mental health service intervention. The excerpt of summaries by leading writers in the field assess the contributions of scale in areas including mental state examination, quality of life, patient satisfaction, needs assessments, measurement of service cost, global functioning scales, and social disability. These chapters provide a critical appraisal of how far such scales have been shown to be reliable and valid, and provide valuable insights in to their ease of use. This book will provide an invaluable reference manual for those who want to take research on mental health services, and for those who need to interpret this research for policy, planning, and clinical practice.