What is FUNCTIONAL INDEPENDENCE MEASURE (FIM)?

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a measure used in the rehabilitation of routine motor, cognitive and self-care skills to provide a person a measure of functional status. Deals with daily living skills.

FUNCTIONAL INDEPENDENCE MEASURE (FIM): "The functional independence measure determines which rehabilitation is best."

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