Spinal Cord Independence Measure (SCIM, SCIM II, SCIM III)
What it measures:
Activities of daily living, coordination, eating, functional mobility, and incontinence in people with spinal cord injury
People with spinal cord injury (SCI)
SCIM has 19 items in 3 domains: self-care; respiration, and sphincter management and functional mobility.
Professional Association Recommendations:
- Recommended for people with acute, subacute, and chronic SCI.
- Recommended for people with complete and incomplete SCI.
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Date: May 29, 2013
Content Type: Test & Measure
Jane Sullivan, PT, DHS
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