Content validity of the expanded and revised Gross Motor Function Classification System.

@article{Palisano2008ContentVO,
  title={Content validity of the expanded and revised Gross Motor Function Classification System.},
  author={Robert J Palisano and Peter Rosenbaum and Doreen J. Bartlett and Michael Hobbs Livingston},
  journal={Developmental medicine and child neurology},
  year={2008},
  volume={50 10},
  pages={744-50}
}
The aim of this study was to validate the expanded and revised Gross Motor Function Classification System (GMFCS-E&R) for children and youth with cerebral palsy using group consensus methods. Eighteen physical therapists participated in a nominal group technique to evaluate the draft version of a 12- to 18-year age band. Subsequently, 30 health professionals from seven countries participated in a Delphi survey to evaluate the revised 12- to 18-year and 6- to 12-year age bands. Consensus was… CONTINUE READING
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