Concurrent validity of the Functional Independence Measure for Children (WeeFIM) and the Pediatric Evaluation of Disabilities Inventory in children with developmental disabilities and acquired brain injuries.

@article{Ziviani2001ConcurrentVO,
  title={Concurrent validity of the Functional Independence Measure for Children (WeeFIM) and the Pediatric Evaluation of Disabilities Inventory in children with developmental disabilities and acquired brain injuries.},
  author={Jenny M. Ziviani and Kenneth J Ottenbacher and Karin Shephard and Samantha Foreman and Wendy Astbury and Penny Ireland},
  journal={Physical & occupational therapy in pediatrics},
  year={2001},
  volume={21 2-3},
  pages={91-101}
}
The Functional Independence Measure for Children (WeeFIM) and the Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory (PEDI) are the most commonly used measures of functional performance in children. The purpose of this study was to determine the concurrent validity of the instruments when used with children with developmental disabilities and acquired brain injury. The subjects were 41 children, age 1.3 to 9.5 years, who were receiving inpatient or outpatient services at a pediatric rehabilitation… CONTINUE READING

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