Using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health as a framework to examine the association between falls and clinical assessment tools in people with stroke.

@article{Beninato2009UsingTI,
  title={Using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health as a framework to examine the association between falls and clinical assessment tools in people with stroke.},
  author={Marianne Beninato and Leslie Gross Portney and Patricia E Sullivan},
  journal={Physical therapy},
  year={2009},
  volume={89 8},
  pages={816-25}
}
BACKGROUND Falls in people with stroke are extremely common and present a significant health risk to this population. Development of fall screening tools is an essential component of a comprehensive fall reduction plan. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to examine the accuracy of clinical measures representing various domains of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) relative to their ability to identify individuals with a history of multiple falls… CONTINUE READING

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