Journal article

VALIDATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL CLASSIFICATION OF FUNCTIONING, DISABILITY AND HEALTH CORE SETS FOR TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY FROM AUSTRALIAN COMMUNITY PATIENT PERSPECTIVES

Pearl Chung, Fary Khan, Rodney Judson

JOURNAL OF REHABILITATION MEDICINE | FOUNDATION REHABILITATION INFORMATION | Published : 2021

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To examine the validity of the Comprehensive and Brief International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) Core Sets for Traumatic Brain Injury for patients with traumatic brain injury living in the community in Australia. DESIGN: Qualitative methodology using focus groups and individual interviews. PATIENTS: Community-dwelling adult persons with traumatic brain injury. METHODS: Patients sustaining traumatic brain injury with post-traumatic amnesia between September 2009 and August 2013, selected from the Royal Melbourne Hospital Trauma Registry, were invited to participate in the study. Participants were asked structured questions based on the ICF framework. ..

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