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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
By Emma K Stokes, DipStat, BSc(Physio), MSc, PhD, Lecturer, Department of Physiotherapy, School of Medicine, Trinity College, Dublin