Patient-reported outcome measures for rehabilitation hospitals: a scoping review

THWAITES, Claire, ROWNTREE, Nicole, HODGE, Anita, FOWLER-DAVIS, Sally, MCKERCHER, Jonathan P, WEERASEKARA, Ishanka, ROVTAR, Vincent, KNIGHT, Matthew, JONES, Cathy and MORRIS, Meg E (2023). Patient-reported outcome measures for rehabilitation hospitals: a scoping review. Physical Therapy Reviews.

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Purpose: Patient-Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) aim to facilitate patient-centred care by objectively measuring consumer views of their health and well-being in addition to monitoring patient outcomes. This review sought to identify PROMs suitable for adults receiving inpatient rehabilitation to guide clinical practice and consumer engagement in healthcare. Material and methods: The scoping review methodology was guided by PRISMA-ScR and JBI guidelines. Seven electronic databases (Medline, Embase, CINAHL, PsycInfo, Cochrane CENTRAL, Cochrane Reviews, Scopus) and grey literature were searched from January 2000 to October 2022. Two reviewers independently screened the articles. Data were extracted and summarised thematically to derive clinical implications. Results: Of 9096 records retrieved, 51 articles were included for analysis. Fifty-nine key PROMs were identified in the rehabilitation literature. The Euro-QOL 5D was reported for more than one-third of the studies. There were numerous condition-specific PROMs pertaining to health conditions such as arthritis, stroke and cardiac failure or symptoms such as pain, depression, fatigue and weakness. Most rehabilitation trials reported using PROMs before therapy and after discharge to monitor within-admission changes. Conclusions: PROMs are frequently used in rehabilitation research and have the potential to yield helpful data for the evaluation of clinical services.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: 1103 Clinical Sciences; 1106 Human Movement and Sports Sciences; 4201 Allied health and rehabilitation science; 4207 Sports science and exercise
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Date Deposited: 09 Jan 2024 17:37
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