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Measuring disability in multiple sclerosis: Is the Community Dependency Index an improvement on the Barthel Index? (2004)
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Nicholl, L., Hobart, J., Dunwoody, L., Cramp, F., & Lowe-Strong, A. (2004). Measuring disability in multiple sclerosis: Is the Community Dependency Index an improvement on the Barthel Index?. Multiple Sclerosis, 10(4), 447-450. https://doi.org/10.1191/1352458504ms1056oa

The Community Dependency Index (CDI) was developed due to concerns that the Barthel Index (BI) was limited as a measure of physical function in community settings. However no studies have compared the two rating scales within multiple sclerosis (MS).... Read More about Measuring disability in multiple sclerosis: Is the Community Dependency Index an improvement on the Barthel Index?.