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J Rehabil Med. 2011 Jan;43(1):8-14. doi: 10.2340/16501977-0664.

Practical considerations for goal attainment scaling during rehabilitation following acquired brain injury.

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Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Linköping University Hospital, SE-581 85 Linköping, Sweden. Per.Ertzgaard@lio.se

Abstract

Goal attainment scaling represents a unique approach to identifying and quantifying individualized, meaningful treatment outcomes, and its use in the rehabilitation medicine setting is increasing. The aim of this paper is to discuss the available literature for goal attainment scaling in patients with acquired brain injury, in terms of its advantages, disadvantages and practical application, including examples of goal setting and scaling.

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21174050
DOI:
10.2340/16501977-0664
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