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Foreword
Eva Grill , Gunnar Grimby, Gerold Stucki
Pages: 85-86
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Criteria for validating comprehensive ICF Core Sets and developing brief ICF Core Set versions
Eva Grill , Gerold Stucki
Objective: To describe the empirical processes used to (i) validate the comprehensive International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) Core Sets, and (ii) develop brief ICF Core Sets from the ICF Categories of these more comprehensive ICF Core Sets. Design: Prospective multi-centre cohort study. Patients: Patients receiving rehabilitation interventions for musculoskeletal, ...
Pages: 87-91
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Validation of the comprehensive ICF Core Sets for patients receiving rehabilitation interventions in the acute care setting
Martin Mueller, Eva Grill , Marita Stier-Jarmer, Ralf Strobl, Christoph Gutenbrunner, Veronika Fialka-Moser, Gerold Stucki
Objective: To examine the relevance and completeness of the comprehensive International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) Core Sets for patients with rehabilitation needs in acute hospital care. Design: Multi-centre cohort study. Patients: A total of 391 patients (50.1% female, mean age 63.4 years) from 4 university hospitals in Austria, Germany and Switzerland and one A ...
Pages: 92-101
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Validation of the comprehensive ICF Core Set for patients in geriatric post-acute rehabilitation facilities
Marita Stier-Jarmer, Eva Grill , Martin Mueller, Ralf Strobl, Michael Quittan, Gerold Stucki
Objective: To examine the relevance and completeness of the comprehensive International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) Core Set for patients in geriatric post-acute rehabilitation facilities. Design: Multi-centre cohort study. Patients: A total of 209 patients (67% female, mean age 80.4 years) in geriatric wards of 2 Austrian and 3 German hospitals. Methods: Data on ...
Pages: 102-112
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Validation of the comprehensive ICF Core Sets for patients in early post-acute rehabilitation facilities
Martin Mueller, Marita Stier-Jarmer, Michael Quittan, Ralf Strobl, Gerold Stucki, Eva Grill
Objectives: To examine the relevance and completeness of the comprehensive International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) Core Sets for patients in post-acute rehabilitation facilities. Design: Multi-centre cohort study. Patients: A total of 165 patients (46% female; mean age 67.5 years) from post-acute rehabilitation facilities in 2 Austrian and 7 German hospitals. Me ...
Pages: 102-112
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Brief ICF Core Sets for the acute hospital
Eva Grill , Michael Quittan, Veronika Fialka-Moser, Martin Mueller, Ralf Strobl, Nenad Kostanjsek, Gerold Stucki
Objective: To identify candidate categories for brief International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) Core Sets for the reporting and measurement of functioning in patients in the acute hospital. Design: Prospective multi-centre cohort study. Patients: Patients receiving rehabilitation interventions for musculoskeletal, neurological or cardiopulmonary injury or disease i ...
Pages: 123-130
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ICF Core Sets for early post-acute rehabilitation facilities.
Eva Grill, Ralf Strobl, Martin Mueller, Michael Quittan, Nenad Kostanjsek, Gerold Stucki
Objective: To identify candidate categories for International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) Core Sets for the reporting and measurement of functioning in patients in early post-acute rehabilitation facilities. Design: Prospective multi-centre cohort study. Patients: Patients receiving rehabilitation interventions for musculoskeletal, neurological or cardiopulmonary i ...
Pages: 131-138
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Brief ICF Core Set for patients in geriatric post-acute rehabilitation facilities
Eva Grill , Martin Mueller, Michael Quittan, Ralf Strobl, Nenad Kostanjsek, Gerold Stucki
Objective: To identify candidate categories for International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) Core Sets for the reporting and clinical measurement of functioning in older patients in early post-acute rehabilitation facilities. Design: Prospective multi-centre cohort study. Patients: Older patients receiving rehabilitation interventions in early post-acute rehabilitatio ...
Pages: 139-144
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Goals of patients with rehabilitation needs in acute hospitals: goal achivement is an indicator for improved functioning
Martin Mueller, Ralf Strobl, Eva Grill
Objective: To identify goals of patients with rehabilitation needs in the acute hospital setting using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF), to examine association of goal achievement with improvement in overall functioning, and to examine whether ICF Core Sets for the acute hospital cover patients goals. Design: Multi-centre cohort study. Patients: A tota ...
Pages: 145-150
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The ICF forms a useful framework for classifying individual patient goals in post-acute rehabilitation
Stefanie Lohmann, Julia Decker, Martin Mueller, Ralf Strobl, Eva Grill
Objective: Timely goal setting in close collaboration with the patient is essential to successful rehabilitation. We therefore sought to identify goals of patients in early post-acute rehabilitation as predictors of improved functioning. Design: We conducted a prospective multi-centre cohort study in 5 early post-acute rehabilitation facilities. Patients: Patients with musculoskeletal, cardiopu ...
Pages: 151-155
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Patient goals in post-acute geriatric rehabilitation - goal attainment is an indicator for improved functioning
Sandra Kus, Martin Mueller, Ralf Strobl, Eva Grill
Objective: To identify goals of older patients in geriatric rehabilitation and to measure their improvement in overall functioning. Design: A prospective multi-centre cohort study. Methods: A semi-structured questionnaire was used to identify patient goals and to assess improvement in overall functioning from patients’ and health professionals’ perspectives. Patients’ goals were linked to ...
Pages: 156-161
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Assessment of functioning in the acute hospital: operationalisation and reliability testing of ICF categories relevant for physical therapists interventions
Eva Grill , Thomas Gloor-Juzi, Erika Huber, Gerold Stucki
Objective: To operationalize items based on categories of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) relevant to patient problems that are addressed by physiotherapeutic interventions in the acute hospital, and to test the reliability of these items when applied by physiotherapists. Methods: A selection of 124 ICF categories was operation­alized in a formal deci ...
Pages: 162-173
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The ICF as a way to specify goals and to assess the outcome of physiotherapeutic interventions in the acute hospital.
Erika Huber, Alex Tobler, Thomas Gloor, Eva Grill , Barbara Gut
Objective: The aim of this study was to demonstrate the use of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) to measure the effect of physiotherapy treatment. Design: A prospective cohort study with an additional case report. Patients: Individuals were eligible for the study if they were patients at the University Hospital of Zurich and had received physiotherapeu ...
Pages: 174-177
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