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Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory (PEDI) - Mobility subscale
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Basic for: Acute Hospitalized TBI, Moderate/Severe TBI and Concussion/Mild TBI
Supplemental: Cerebral Palsy (CP) and Epidemiologic TBI
Short Description of Instrument
The PEDI is a descriptive measure of a child’s current functional capabilities performance and also tracks changes over time. The measure has three content areas: Self-care, Mobility and Social Function. The self-care sub-domain includes activities such as eating, grooming, dressing, bathing, etc.
The PEDI takes between 45 and 60 minutes to administer. Skills commensurate with at least a Master’s degree level in psychology, education, or related field are recommended for interpretation. The PEDI is a paper based instrument. The computerized PEDI-MCAT provides individual patient reports that summarize a patient’s functional status and provide a comparison of scores to the norm.
The PEDI™ is recommended for children in acute and rehabilitation settings and for post-discharge follow-up. The measure is appropriate for ages 6 months to 7 years.
Scores for the PEDI range between 0-100, with higher scores indicating a lesser degree of disability.
“The mobility subdomain of this measure was selected as an alternative to the WeeFIM as a core measure of physical functioning in the acute recovery phase.” – McCauley et al. 2012
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