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Functional Independence Measure gain and FIM efficiency in patients with acute phase were higher than those in patients with chronic phase in this retrospective study conducted in 126 hemiplegic patients.
FIM = Functional Independence Measure, UDSMR = Uniform Data System for Medical Rehabilitation.
Interrater agreement and stability on the Functional Independence Measure for Children (WeeFIM): use in children with developmental disabilities.
Hierarchical regression analysis of factors related to Functional Independence Measure (FIM) scores at 3 mo after hospital discharge among stroke patients (n = 205).
05, statistically significant, IQR: Interquartile Range, AC: Anterior Circulation, PC: Posterior Circulation, FIM: Functional Independence Measure, FIMG: Gain Functional Independence Measure, M: Motor, C: Cognitive Table 3.
Hall K, Hamilton B, Gordon W, Zasler N (1993) Characteristics and comparisons of functional assessment indices: Disability rating scale, Functional Independence Measure, and Functional Assessment Measure.
The Functional Independence Measure (FIMTM, hereinafter referred to as FIM) has been used extensively with patients who have had strokes (Hinkle, 2000).
Table 2 Resource Use and Outcomes Used to Develop Functional Independence Measure Function-Related Groups (FIM-FRGs)
Motor status of the patients was evaluated with the Brunstrom Recovery Scale (BRS) and their functional status was assessed using the Functional Independence Measure (FIM) (16,17) at admission and discharge.
Auditory and visual impairments in patients with blast-related traumatic brain injury: Effect of dual sensory impairment on Functional Independence Measure.
Independence, measured as the amount of assistance required to complete 18 everyday activities including feeding, dressing, transfers, walking, and stair climbing, was assessed by direct observation using the Functional Independence Measure (Granger et al 1992).

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