Recovery from physical disability as evaluated by the Functional Independence Measure inpatient stroke rehabilitation.
Original title: La Scala Fim Nel Monitoraggio Del Recupero Funzionale Neuromotorio: Studio Su Emiplegici in Degenza Riabilitativa Post-Acuta
Source: Europa Medicophysica 31(2):67-75.
Abstract: This study aimed at assessing the patients' degree of physical disability using the FIM scale (Functional Independence Measure). There was a high correlation between admission and discharge total FIM scores. (CIRRIE Abstract)
Institution: ISPRI, Centro Medico di Riabilitazione, Via Val Cismon 7, 16167 Genova Nervi, Italy