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Delta Barthel Index Assessment Tool

Purpose:

To determine the change in the Barthel Index for an elderly patient who has been hospitalized.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

Description:

Morandi et al used the delta Barthel Index to help to identify an elderly adult at risk for unplanned rehospitalization. The change in the Barthel Index over time can be measured in other ways. The authors are from multiple institutions in Italy, Vanderbilt University and the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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