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Table 3 Functional assessment using FIM on initial assessment and at discharge

From: Physiotherapy management of acute transverse myelitis in a pediatric patient in a Nigerian hospital: a case report

S/N Function Admission Discharge
Motor subscale
A Self-care   
  Eating 7 (Complete independence) 7 (Complete independence)
1. Grooming 3 (Moderate assistance) 7 (Complete independence)
2. Bathing/showering 1 (Total dependence) 5 (Done under supervision)
3. Dressing of upper body 5 (Done under supervision) 7 (Complete independence)
4. Dressing of lower body 1 (Total dependence) 7 (Complete independence)
5. Toileting 1 (Total dependence) 7 (Complete independence)
B. Sphincter control   
6. Bladder management 6 (Modified independence) 7 (Total independence)
7. Bowel management 6 (Modified independence) 7 (Total independence)
C. Transfers   
8. Bed/chair/wheelchair 1 (Total dependence) 7 (Total independence)
9. Toilet 1 (Total dependence) 7 (Total independence)
10. Bathtub/shower 1 (Total dependence) 7 (Total independence)
11. Walking/wheelchair 1 (Total dependence) 7 (Total independence)
12. Stairs climbing 1 (Total dependence) 5 (Done under supervision)
Cognition subscale
D. Communication   
13. Comprehension 7 (Complete independence) 7 (Total independence)
14. Expression 7 (Complete independence) 7 (Total independence)
E Social cognition   
15. Social interaction 7 (Complete independence) 7 (Total independence)
16. Problem solving 7 (Complete independence) 7 (Total independence)
17. Memory 7 (Complete independence) 7 (Total independence)
  TOTAL 70/126 117/126
  1. FIM Functional Independence Measure