Measuring disability in multiple sclerosis: Is the community dependency index an improvement on the Barthel index?

Nicholl, L., Hobart, J., Dunwoody, L., Cramp, F. A. and Lowe-Strong, A. (2004) Measuring disability in multiple sclerosis: Is the community dependency index an improvement on the Barthel index? Multiple Sclerosis, 10 (4). pp. 447-450. ISSN 1352-4585

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Publisher's URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1191/1352458504ms1056oa

Abstract

This study compared the psychometric properties of the Barthel Index, an established outcome measure for physical disability with the more recently developed Community Dependency Index. No significant benefits were identified for the new measure.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:disability, multiple sclerosis, Community Dependency Index, Barthel Index
Faculty/Department:Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences
ID Code:5686
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Deposited On:22 Jan 2010 15:09
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