Figure 1.

Instruments used in patient follow-up studies for assessing injury-related disability. SF-36 = Medical Outcome Study Short form-36 items; FIM = Functional Independence Measure; GOS = Glasgow Outcome Scale; EQ5 D = European Quality of life instrument-5 dimensions; SF-12 = Medical Outcome Study Short Form-12 items; SF-6D = Medical Outcome Study Short Form-6 dimensions; QWB = Quality of Well Being scale; HAQ = Health Assessment Questionnaire; AQoL = Assessment of Quality of Life instrument; OPCS = Office of Population Census and Surveys national survey of disability in Great Britain; ICIDH = 25 item scale for measuring functional outcome by the International Classification of Impairments Disabilities and Handicaps; CHQ = Child Health Questionnaire.

Polinder et al. BMC Public Health 2010 10:783   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-783
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