Achieving a minimally important difference in physical function during pediatric inpatient rehabilitation.

@article{Dumas2008AchievingAM,
  title={Achieving a minimally important difference in physical function during pediatric inpatient rehabilitation.},
  author={Helene M. Dumas and Stephen M. Haley and Larry H. Ludlow},
  journal={International journal of rehabilitation research. Internationale Zeitschrift fur Rehabilitationsforschung. Revue internationale de recherches de readaptation},
  year={2008},
  volume={31 3},
  pages={
          257-60
        }
}
Our objectives were to examine the proportion of children who achieved a minimally important difference (MID) in physical function during inpatient rehabilitation and to identify factors related to achievement of MID. For a consecutive series of 452 inpatient admissions to a pediatric rehabilitation hospital in the northeastern United States, change scores were calculated by subtracting Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory (PEDI) self-care and mobility functional skills and caregiver… CONTINUE READING

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