Functional Independence Measure score code N
Identifying and definitional attributes
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|Registration status:||Health, Standard 18/12/2019|
A code set that represents an individual's need for assistance with eighteen activities of daily living.
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Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
The Functional Independence Measure (FIM™) is an instrument which indicates a patient's disability level.
FIM™ is comprised of 18 items, grouped into 2 subscales - motor and cognition.
The motor subscale includes:
The cognition subscale includes:
Each item is scored on a 7 point ordinal scale, ranging from a score of 1 to a score of 7. The higher the score, the more independent the patient is in performing the task associated with that item.
CODE 9 Not stated/inadequately described
Source and reference attributes
Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
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Supersedes Functional Independence Measure score code N Health, Superseded 18/12/2019, Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 22/12/2016
|Data elements implementing this value domain:|
Person—level of functional independence, Functional Independence Measure score code N Health, Standard 18/12/2019