2022, Vol. 9, Issue 5, Part D
Effective time taken to administer activity limitation and participation restriction components of comprehensive ICF core set by novice raters in stroke subjectsAuthor(s):
Dr. Jerish John Alappattu and Dr. Chaitanya BasavarajuAbstract:
Background of the study: ICF Core Set for Stroke is a practical tool that represents a selection of categories from the whole classification and can be used along with the ICF qualifier scale to describe patient’s functioning and disability following stroke. There are problem with the ICF language itself and difficulties in understanding ICF terminology for patients with low levels of education or concrete cognitive styles. In addition it has been suggested that clinicians lack in –depth knowledge and experience in using the framework. So the study is conducted to see the effective Time taken to administer the ICF in activities and participation restriction to assess the stroke subject by novice raters and Assessing activity limitation and participation restriction component in stroke subject by using ICF.
Design: Observational study
Settings: HOSMAT Hospital, Bangalore
Subjects: A total of 25 stroke subjects with a mean (SD) age of 51.4±11.3871. 20 males and 5 females participated in the study.
Method: Stroke survivors were evaluated with 51 ICF categories of activity limitation and participation restriction from the comprehensive ICF corset.
Outcome measures: Qualifier scale of ICF corset.
Results: The median time taken by the researcher and the novice rater is 17 minutes and 20 minutes respectively.
Conclusion: There is difference in the time taken by the novice rater and the researcher. Pages: 225-230 | 148 Views 37 DownloadsDownload Full Article:
How to cite this article:
Dr. Jerish John Alappattu, Dr. Chaitanya Basavaraju. Effective time taken to administer activity limitation and participation restriction components of comprehensive ICF core set by novice raters in stroke subjects. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2022;9(5):225-230.