Npte: outcome measures
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What is the glascow coma scale?
neurological assessment used to determine arousal and cerebral cortex function. Score <8 severe brain injury, 9-12 mod, 13-15 mild, 16 normal
What is Modified Rankin Scale?
Measures independence with a specific task. Scale is measure of disability/ dependence with ADLs, frequently used with pts with CVAs.
What is Barthel Index?
Measures pt's performance in 10 ADLs, Items relate to self care and mobility, Considered reliable disability scale for pts with CVA.
What is sickness impact profile?
Generic measure, evaluates the impact of disease on physical and emotional functioning. Pt respond to items based on current state.
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