1. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. Sep-Oct;20(5) doi: /j. jstrokecerebrovasdis Epub Sep 2. Disabil Rehabil. Apr-Jun;15(2) Functional status in primary care: COOP/WONCA charts. Van Weel C(1). Author information: (1)University of. COOP/WONCA Functional Assessment Charts are widely in use in research and objective is to describe our experiences with COOP/WONCA Charts and to.
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For some time general practitioners have recognised the integral importance of health promotion and the measurement of functional status in consultations. Use of copo Charts. To date the Charts have been published in the following languages: When the charts are used in new cultural settings, it is important to establish that the concepts measured are appropriate and specific to that environment.
Standardisation of test conditions and assessment of inter-rater reliability may improve the results for research projects. General practitioners have found the charts easy to use within the consultation and helpful as measures of overall patient status voop as outcomes of care.
The aim of the PRIMEGE Regional Information System in General Practice Project is to collect anonymized data directly from the consultation software without the doctor’s effort in order to supply a database for research purposes in general medicine.
Functional status is a measure of an individual’s overall well-being. These measurements are particularly important in dealing with ageing and those with chronic woncz.
Two of the other charts indicated a deterioration at follow up. Version in French updated in the spring of Each chart consists of a lead sentence with five options for response. Cop for measuring functional status.
National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. ICPC-2 edited rubrics by rubrics in 22 languages and Q-Codes in 10 languages with multiterminological mappings. PloS one, 12 12e Functional status could be coded in this component with the addition of an extra digit. Internationally, they have been found to have good face validity and clinical utility in general practice. The average time for completion is less than five minutes.
How can it be measured in physicians’ offices? A copy of the Chart is available at the bottom of this file. These drawings have enhanced the applicability of these Charts in settings where there is variability of literacy amongst the general practice patient population.
It thus relates less directly to the ICPC codes than does severity of illness.
A total of 95 patients presenting with acute low back pain were recruited from 15 single-handed general practices in northern Germany. There are now six charts: Similarly, the Duke Health Profile has been used successfully in North American settings In Europe, several other instruments have been used. For example, hypertension and diabetes in one patient can both impact wnca functional status, but their relative importance and effects cannot be determined from routine recording.
Validity with respect to the change in asthma. Support Center Support Center. Only the chart measuring change in health revealed a deterioration in functional ability associated with the onset of pain and an improvement in functional status at follow up. A study was carried out to determine whether the charts are able to measure the degree of functional impairment associated with acute illness and the improvement in functional ability accompanying the process of recovery.
A manual has been edited by the University of Groningen.
COOP Charts Primary Health Care Classification Consortium – WICC WONCA
A Manual 27provides further information about the development and use of the charts, how to translate the charts, and a coopp list for further assistance, including authors of the various cool.