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Assessing Function: Does It Really Make a Difference? A Preliminary Evaluation of the Acceptability and Utility of the COOP Function Charts

  • J. M. Landgraf
  • E. C. Nelson
  • R. D. Hays
  • J. H. Wasson
  • J. W. Kirk
Part of the Frontiers of Primary Care book series (PRIMARY)

Abstract

Despite the intuitive appeal of functionally oriented, health care management, the clinical utility of routine functional assessment remains questionable. The Dartmouth COOP project, a primary care research network, has developed a practical, reliable, valid Chart System for use in busy clinical practices. The goal of the current study was to assess its potential clinical utility and acceptability to patients and clinicians.

Keywords

Health Status Measure Potential Clinical Utility Kaiser Family Foundation Chart System Chart Score 
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© Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. M. Landgraf
  • E. C. Nelson
  • R. D. Hays
  • J. H. Wasson
  • J. W. Kirk

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