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Balance Performance Oriented Mobility Assessment (BPOMA) of Tinetti

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient's balance and mobility using the balance portion of Tinetti's Performance Oritented Mobility Assessment (POMA).

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage, disease progression, disability and performance, quality of life

ICD-10:

R26

Description:

Tinetti developed the Performance Oriented Mobility Assessment (POMA) in 1986. The balance portion of this assessment can be used separately to evaluate a patient's mobility and to determine if disability is present.

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