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The London handicap scale: a re-evaluation of its validity using standard scoring and simple summation.

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OBJECTIVE: To assess the validity of the London handicap scale (LHS) using a simple unweighted scoring system compared with traditional weighted scoring METHODS: 323 patients admitted to hospital with acute stroke were followed up by interview 6 months after their stroke as part of a trial looking at the impact of a family support organiser. Outcome measures included the six item LHS, the Dartmouth COOP charts, the Frenchay activities index, the Barthel index, and the hospital anxiety and dep...

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10.1136/jnnp.68.3.365

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
Journal:
Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry
Volume:
68
Issue:
3
Pages:
365-367
Publication date:
2000-03-05
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EISSN:
1468-330X
ISSN:
0022-3050
URN:
uuid:f6a5dd1f-177f-4c2d-ba22-aa1372eafcc0
Source identifiers:
162353
Local pid:
pubs:162353

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