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Reliability and utility of the Acute Care Index of Function in intensive care patients: An observational study

Bissett, Bernie M; Green, Margot; Marzano, Vince; Byrne, Susannah; Leditschke, Isabel; Neeman, Teresa; Boots, Robert J; Paratz, Jennifer D


Objectives: To establish the inter-rater reliability of the Acute Care Index of Function (ACIF) in intensive care unit (ICU) patients and determine whether ACIF scores have predictive utility beyond ICU discharge. Background: Accurate and reliable measures of physical function are required to describe the recovery trajectory of ICU survivors. The clinimetric properties of the ACIF are yet to be established in ICU patients. Methods: Prospective observational study in a single tertiary ICU....[Show more]

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Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
Source: Heart and Lung: Journal of Acute and Critical Care
DOI: 10.1016/j.hrtlng.2015.09.008


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