Qual Life Res (2017) 26:2563–2572 DOI 10.1007/s11136-017-1598-1 Linking existing instruments to develop a continuum of care measure: accuracy comparison using function-related group classiﬁcation 1 2,3 4,5 5 • • • • Chih-Ying Li Sergio Romero Kit N. Simpson Heather S. Bonilha 4,5 1 6 • • Annie N. Simpson Ickpyo Hong Craig A. Velozo Accepted: 19 May 2017 / Published online: 24 May 2017 Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2017 Abstract lower limb amputation, knee and hip replacement; and Purposes To compare measurement accuracy of test forms 59.9–90.5% by all MDS test forms. All MDS test forms with varied number of items (13, 8, and 4 items) generated had above 74% agreement with same or adjacent FMGs from the self-care physical function item bank composed of (ICC 0.65-0.91). TM Functional Independence Measure (FIM ) and the Mini- Conclusions The accuracy is dependent on the comparison mum Data Set (MDS). level (i.e., individual or group), length of the test and which Methods Retrospective data analysis of 2499 Veterans FRG is used. Our results partially support using existing who completed both FIM and MDS within 6 days. We instruments—without decreasing the number of the compared measurement accuracy between the converted items—to generate
Quality of Life Research – Springer Journals
Published: May 24, 2017
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