Modified Barthel Index PDF
The students who are searching for Modified Barthel Index PDF but didn’t find it anywhere so don’t worry you are on the right page. In this post, we have uploaded this PDF to help you. The Barthel Index is an ordinal scale used to measure performance in activities of daily living (ADL). Ten variables describing ADL and mobility are scored, a higher number being a reflection of greater ability to function independently following hospital discharge. Time taken and physical assistance required to perform each item are used in determining the assigned value of each item. The Barthel Index measures the degree of assistance required by an individual on 10 items of mobility and self-care ADL. Below we have given the download link for Modified Barthel Index PDF.
The Barthel includes 10 personal activities: feeding, personal toileting, bathing, dressing and undressing, getting on and off a toilet, controlling the bladder, controlling bowel, moving from wheelchair to bed and returning, walking on a level surface (or propelling a wheelchair if unable to walk) and ascending and descending stairs.
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