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[D.W. Barthel, 20th-cent. U.S. psychiatrist] A widely used functional assessment of activities of daily living. It assesses a person's ability to perform feeding, transfers, personal grooming and hygiene, toileting, walking, negotiating stairs, and controlling bowel and bladder functions. SYN: SEE: Barthel index of activities of daily living SEE: modified Rankin scale
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Barthel Index." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/767767/all/Barthel_index.
Barthel index. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/767767/all/Barthel_index. Accessed April 13, 2021.
Barthel index. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th edition). F.A. Davis Company. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/767767/all/Barthel_index
Barthel Index [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. [cited 2021 April 13]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/767767/all/Barthel_index.
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