Katz Index of Independence in Activities of Daily Living.

@article{Shelkey1999KatzIO,
  title={Katz Index of Independence in Activities of Daily Living.},
  author={M. J. Shelkey and Meredith E. Wallace},
  journal={Journal of gerontological nursing},
  year={1999},
  volume={25 3},
  pages={
          8-9
        }
}
Anvendelse: Katz Index of Independence in Activities of Daily Living (Katz ADL) er udviklet med henblik på en hurtig og systematisk vurdering a f patientens fysiske og basale praktiske funktionsevne i hverdagen. Målgruppen er ældre i pl jebolig eller tilsvarende omstændigheder samt kronisk syge. Instrumentet er ikke udviklet sp ecielt med henblik på ældre med demens. Det vurderer ikke mere avancerede aspekter af funkt ionsevnen. 
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