Lauren Rosen, PT, MPT, MSMS, ATP/SMS
Outcome measures all professionals to assess the effectiveness of the products that they recommend and provide. The use of outcomes measures in wheelchair seating and mobility provision has increased as funding sources require more evidence for the efficacy of treatment provided. This article discusses different measures to assist professionals to choose the best tool for assessing their patients.
The reader will be able to list three outcomes measures specific to wheelchair provision.
The reader will identify the correct pain scale to use with their target population.
The reader will state the reason why patient reported outcomes measures are important in wheelchair provision.
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