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Table 2 Assessment of functioning in the studies (studies are listed in alphabetical order)

From: Capturing patients’ needs in casemix: a systematic literature review on the value of adding functioning information in reimbursement systems

Author Specification of functioning variables Mode of data collection Time point of data collection
Carpenter et al. (2007) Indoor locomotion, eating, usage of toilets, personal hygiene, decision making, memory, making self-understood Nurse assessment Within 24 h of admission
Chuang et al. (2003) Bathing, dressing, eating, toileting, transferring from a bed to a chair Patient (or primary nurse/caregiver) interviews On admission
Covinsky et al. (1997) Bathing, dressing, grooming, transferring, eating, toileting Interview of primary nurse or patient reports if nurse was not available Within 48 h of admission
Dunstan et al. (1996) Mobility Expert assessment Within 1st week of admission
Evers et al. (2002) Functional level before and after stroke Maastricht Stroke Registry Hospital records Not specified
Herwig et al. (2009) Global assessment of functioning Expert assessment using the GAF questionnaire Not specified
Phillips & Hawes (1992) Cognitive status Dual expert assessments using orientation measures 24-h period
Pietz et al. (2004) Physical functioning, role limitations resulting from physical problems, bodily pain, general health perceptions, energy/vitality, social functioning, role limitations resulting from emotional problems, mental health Survey using the SF-36 questionnaire for Veterans Within FY1998
Sahadevan et al. (2004) Independent/dependent in 1 or more basic ADL Not specified On admission & at discharge
Warner et al. (2004) Self-care functions Veterans Affairs Spinal Cord Dysfunction Registry Within the year 1995
  1. ADL Activities of Daily Living, FY fiscal year (from October, 1st-September 30th), GAF Global Assessment of Functioning, SF-12 12-item Short Form Health Survey, SF-36 36-item Short Form Health Survey