Construction and scoring of aggregate functional status measures

by Anita L. Stewart

Publisher: Rand in Santa Monica, CA

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Edition Notes

StatementAnita L. Stewart, John E. Ware, Jr., and Robert H. Brook ; prepared under a grant from the Department of Health and Human Services.
SeriesHealth insurance experiment series (v. 2: A Rand note ; N-1706-1-HHS, Rand note ;, N-1706-1-HHS.
ContributionsWare, John E., Brook, Robert H. 1943-, Rand Corporation.
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LC ClassificationsRA407 .S753 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. ;
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Open LibraryOL3492491M
ISBN 100833004255
LC Control Number82012351

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Presents information on several aggregate measures of functional status developed for use in a general population such as that enrolled in the Health Insurance Study (HIS). Construction and Scoring of Aggregate Functional Status Measures: Volume II, Appendixes.

Jan 1, Cited by: 1. Construction and Scoring of Aggregate Functional Status Measures: Volume I Author: Anita Stewart Subject: Presents information on several aggregate measures of functional status developed for use in a general population such as that enrolled in the Health Insurance Study.

Get this from a library. Construction and scoring of aggregate functional status measures. [Anita L Stewart; John E Ware; Robert H Brook; Rand Corporation.]. Get this from a library. Construction and scoring of aggregate functional status measures, Volume II, appendixes.

[Anita L Stewart; John E Ware; Robert H Brook; United States. Department of Health and Human Services.; Rand Corporation.]. Title: Construction and Scoring of Aggregate Functional Status Measures: Volume II, Appendixes Author: Anita Stewart Subject: The appendixes included in this Note present details on how to score the aggregate indexes described in the companion volume, R, [Construction and Scoring of Aggregate Functional Status Indexes: Volume I].

The appendixes included in this Note present details on how to score the aggregate indexes described in the companion volume, R, Construction and Scoring of Aggregate Functional Status Indexes: Volume I. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Stewart, Anita L.

Construction and scoring of aggregate functional status indexes. Santa Monica, Calif.: Rand Corp., Measure of functional status: Functional Outcomes of Sleep Questionnaire (FOSQ) Results: Sleepiness had a moderate to large negative effect (effect size range – ) on FOSQ domains of social outcome, general productivity, vigilance, activity level and global assessment of functional status.

Functional Status Questionnaire Overview: The Functional Status Questionnaire can be used as a self-administered functional assessment for a patient seen in primary care. It provides information on the patient’s physical, psychological, social and role functions.

It can be used both to screen initially for problems and to monitor the patient. Functional Status Questionnaire Overview: The Functional Status Questionnaire can be used as a self-administered functional assessment for a patient seen in primary care. It provides information on the patient's physical, psychological, social and role functions.

It can be used both to screen initially for problems and to monitor the patient. Hofstede's approach to aggregate measure design. Hofstede applied these insights about level of analysis in measure design to overcome a problem that he had encountered when trying to create individual-level measures and aggregate the measures to the nation level.

Functional Status Examination (FSE); a new measure of change in activities of everyday life as a function of an event or illness, has demonstrated reliability, validity, and sensitivity for monitoring recovery and assessing functional status in TBI, even long after the injury and in a mostly moderately injured group, particularly family burden.

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Concrete can have different properties depending upon the mixture that is used in creating it, which contains cement, chemical admixtures, and aggregates. Functional Status Score for the ICU (FSS-ICU) To assess functional status of patients in an Intensive Care Unit. 5-item Protocol: • Rolling • Supine to sit • Unsupported sitting at the edge of the bed • Sit to stand • Ambulation –An ordinal scale is used for scoring (1:total assist to 7:complete independence).

Functional status assessment is fundamental to geriatric care. Function, the ability to manage daily routines, can not be well-correlated with medical diagnoses or length of the problem list. A change in functional status is often the only or the first sign of illness or exacerbation of a chronic condition.

A FAM cut off score of. Participants must submit collected data for 4 or 5 Base Score measures (depending on the CEHRT Edition) during In addition to submitting the Base Score measures, participants must attest to two statements when submitting: “Prevention of Information Blocking Attestation,” and.

OBJECTIVE —To compare the ability of generic comorbidity and risk adjustment measures, a diabetes-specific measure, and a self-reported functional status measure to explain variation in health care expenditures for individuals with diabetes. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS —This study included a retrospective cohort of 3, diabetic veterans participating in a multisite trial.

Functional status measures in a comprehensive stroke care program. Arch Phys Med Rehabil ; Hakala M, Nierminen P, Manelius J. Joint Impairment is strongly correlated with disability as measured by self-report questionnaires Functional status assessment in individuals with rheumatoid arthiritis in a population based series.

Clinical Study Measures. 9-Hole Peg Test (9-HPT) Ambulation Index (AI) Bladder Control Scale (BLCS) Bowel Control Scale (BWCS) Disease Steps (DS) Functional Systems Scores (FSS) and Expanded Disability Status Scale (EDSS) Health Status Questionnaire (SF.

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Health status could be compared between groups of patients by type of intervention, disease, or type of. The primary objective of this study was to assess the effect of aggregate health burden—a construct comprised of MSK functional status, activity limitations, mental well-being, and geriatric functional problems, in addition to medical comorbidity—on the likelihood of hospitalization.

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The DLA supports the functional assessment data. Often, when working with a compilation of scores for an individual, you will need to create relative aggregate scores.

Aggregate scores allow us to compare achievements in many different subjects by weighting the scores according to how important each score is. Once you have decided how important different kinds of. Aggregate scores are compiled as a percentage of the total points possible, using the RAND scoring table (STEP I chart).

The scores from those questions that address each specific area of functional health status (STEP II chart) are then averaged together, for a final score within each of the 8 dimensions measured. The BeCare Link App supports the management of Multiple Sclerosis by collating performance data we believe will be found clinically equivalent to gold standard measurements of neurological and functional status collected by healthcare professionals.

To demonstrate this equivalence, BeCare is currently sponsoring a large clinical trial that is being conducted in a major hospital system. Quantity Take-Off: Developed during the pre-construction phase, a quantity take-off measures the materials and labor needed to complete a project.

Labor Hour: The labor hour, or man hour, is a unit of work that measures the output of one person working for one hour. Functional Status Items. One important consideration about measuring functional status is that certain functional status activities may not be relevant or feasible to collect for all patients in all types of settings.

For example, an IRF patient may have difficulty swallowing and may be unable to eat by mouth at the time of admission. The Functional Dexterity Test (FDT) was developed as a measure of dexterity that takes a minimum amount of time to administer, yet provides information regarding the patient's ability to use the hand for daily tasks requiring a 3-jaw chuck prehension between the fingers and the thumb.

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