An individualized approach to outcome measurement in geriatric rehabilitation.

@article{Stolee1999AnIA,
  title={An individualized approach to outcome measurement in geriatric rehabilitation.},
  author={Paul Stolee and Karen J Stadnyk and Anita M. Myers and Kenneth Rockwood},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences},
  year={1999},
  volume={54 12},
  pages={M641-7}
}
BACKGROUND The heterogeneity of health problems experienced by frail elderly patients makes it difficult to use a single standard measure to evaluate multiple outcomes of geriatric rehabilitation. Commonly, several measures are used, but an alternative is to use an individualized measure such as Goal Attainment Scaling (GAS). This study investigated the reliability, validity, and responsiveness of GAS as an outcome measure in geriatric rehabilitation. METHODS We studied 173 consecutive… CONTINUE READING

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