- The development of a comorbidity index with physical function as the outcomeDianne L Groll
Department of Surgery, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
J Clin Epidemiol 58:595-602. 2005..The objective of this study was to develop a self-administered Functional Comorbidity Index with physical function as the outcome...
- Assessment of long-term physical function in acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) patients: comparison of the Charlson Comorbidity Index and the Functional Comorbidity IndexDianne L Groll
Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Am J Phys Med Rehabil 85:574-81. 2006..CONCLUSIONS: The FCI is a better method of measuring comorbidity with physical function as the outcome. This study illustrates the importance of choosing the most appropriate comorbidity index for the outcome of interest...
- Fatigue and physical activity in older adults with cancer: a systematic review of the literatureMarian Florence Luctkar-Flude
Nursing Research Unit, Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Cancer Nurs 30:E35-45. 2007..Few studies provided an analysis of age-related effects of physical activity on fatigue, physical function, and quality of life...