• Psychology
  • Published 2005

Indice de Barthel (IB): Un instrumento esencial para la evaluación funcional y la rehabilitación

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  title={Indice de Barthel (IB): Un instrumento esencial para la evaluaci{\'o}n funcional y la rehabilitaci{\'o}n},
  author={Claudia Lorena Barrero Sol{\'i}s and Servando Garcia Arrioja and Alejandro Ojeda Manzano},
  year={2005}
}
Because of the impact that the problems of health have on the quality of life of people is extremely important to evaluate the functional condition of each patient before the risk of disability. The Barthel Index (BI) is an instrument that measures the capacity of a person to carry out ten Activities of Daily Living (ADL), considered as basic, obtaining a quantitative estimation of its degree of independence. It was proposed in 1955 and multiple versions of the same exist. It is easy to apply… CONTINUE READING

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