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Practical considerations for goal attainment scaling during rehabilitation following acquired brain injury

Per Ertzgaard, Anthony B. Ward, Jörg Wissel, Jörgen Borg
DOI: 10.2340/16501977-0664

Abstract

Objective: Goal attainment scaling represents a unique approach to identifying and quantifying individualized, meaningful treatment outcomes, and its use in the rehabilitation medicine setting is increasing. The aim of this paper is to discuss the available literature for goal attainment scaling in patients with acquired brain injury, in terms of its advantages, disadvantages and practical application, including examples of goal setting and scaling.

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