Performance-Oriented Mobility Assessment (POMA)
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|Short Description of Instrument||
The Performance-Oriented Mobility Assessment (POMA) is a quantitative assessment of balance and gait that can be performed at the bedside in about 5 minutes.
The examiner assesses the participant on several manuveurs and rates each one according to the scale provided with the Assessment.
Tinetti ME. Performance-oriented assessment of mobility problems in elderly patients. J Am Geriatr Soc. 1986 Feb;34(2):119-26.