Index of Activities of Daily Living (ADL)
Assesses the ability of patients to conduct activities of daily living.
Clinical Care Tools - Clinical Assessment
Sidney Katz, MD
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S Katz, TD Downs, HR Cash, RC Grotz, (1970). Index of Activities of Daily Living. The Gerontologist, 1:20-301.
quality of life, Alzheimer's, functional performance, geriatrics, functional assessment, function
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