SCIM III is reliable and valid in a separate analysis for traumatic spinal cord lesions

  title={SCIM III is reliable and valid in a separate analysis for traumatic spinal cord lesions},
  author={Vadim Bluvshtein and Lilach Front and Malka Itzkovich and Elena Aidinoff and Ilana Gelernter and Jacob Hart and Fin Biering-Soerensen and Christine M Weeks and M T Laram{\'e}e and Cathy Craven and Sander L Hitzig and Ernesto Glaser and Gabi Zeilig and Sergio Aito and Giorgio Scivoletto and Munawar Mecci and Raymond J Chadwick and W S El Masry and Aheed Osman and Charles A Glass and Pedro Silva and Bakulesh M. Soni and B. P. Gardner and Gordana Savic and Ebba M K Bergstr{\"o}m and Amiram Catz},
  journal={Spinal Cord},
Study design:A multi-center international cohort study.Objective:To evaluate the reliability and validity of the third version of the Spinal Cord Independence Measure (SCIM III), separately for patients with traumatic spinal cord lesions (SCLs).Setting:A total of 13 spinal cord units in six countries from North America, Europe and the Middle-East.Methods:SCIM III and Functional Independence Measure (FIM) were assessed for 261 patients with traumatic SCLs, on admission to rehabilitation and… CONTINUE READING
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