Functional assessment of patients with spinal cord injury: measured by the motor score and the Functional Independence Measure

@article{Ota1996FunctionalAO,
  title={Functional assessment of patients with spinal cord injury: measured by the motor score and the Functional Independence Measure},
  author={Tetsuo Ota and Kazuto Akaboshi and Masaaki Nagata and Shigeru Sonoda and Kazuhisa Domen and Masaru Seki and Naoichi Chino},
  journal={Spinal Cord},
  year={1996},
  volume={34},
  pages={531-535}
}
There is some information about the Functional Independence Measure (FIM) score of patients with spinal cord injury (SCI), but there are a few publications dealing with the relationship between the FIM score and the motor score of the American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA). We have studied the relationship of all FIM items with the motor score, and reviewed the disability of patients with spinal cord injury in greater detail. The purpose of this study was to describe the characteristics of… CONTINUE READING

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