Thank you. This document has been successfully flagged as inappropriate. If warranted, appropriate action will be taken
Thank you. This comment has been successfully flagged as inappropriate. If warranted, appropriate action will be taken
The document category has been successfully changed

Sign up | login
docpid



Document

Tinetti Gait Assessment





Click here to see the PDF, Tinetti Gait Assessment, in full page mode



File Category: Instructional Guide

The Tinetti Gait Assessment is a test used to test the gait of a patient. The patient will be asked to perform each of the maneuvers described in the chart. The patient should stand with the examiner in an obstacle-free hallway. The patient will use his/her usual walking aid, if necessary. The examiner should ask the patient to walk down the hallway at his or her usual pace and observes one component of gait at a time. For some components, the examiner walks behind the patient; for others, the examiner walks next to the patient. It may require several trips to complete the assessment. Record the observations made according to the types of responses. The patient’s response to each maneuver will align most closely with one of the criteria in the tool. Accurate assessment is dependent upon close observation of the patient during each maneuver. Abnormal gait finding may reflect a primary neurologic or musculoskeletal problem directly related to the findings or reflect a compensatory maneuver for other, more remote problem.


Tags of Document: Tinetti Gait Assessment, abnormal gait

Change Document Category

Published Manuscript
Lesson
Instructional Guide
Advertisement/Flyer/Promotional
Brochure/Pamphlet
Professional Research Paper
Academic Research Paper
White Paper
Datasheet
Personal Document
Personal Sample Writing
Music File
Image
Audio
Video
Other

|

Uploaded by Health Awareness

Published on May 15, 2018

42 views

0 | 0

Report Document

Unwanted commercial content or spam
Copyrighted Material/Copyright Infringement
Sexually explicit material
Hate speech or graphic violence
Harrassment or bullying


|





Are you sure you want to delete this post?





|
0 followers

0 comments










The tags have been successfully changed
Post Edited Successfully
Comment Edited Successfully
Comment Posted Successfully
The comment has been successfully deleted
This document has been saved successfully to your saved documents




Home | Posts | Documents | Users | Public Pages | Contact