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Prediction of Successful Rehabilitation by Nurse Rating Scale

  • Alistair E. Philip (a1)


The predictive value of the NOSIE, a ward behaviour rating scale, was investigated in a group of long-stay patients. After a follow-up period of 3 ½ years, it was found that all NOSIE scales differentiated continuing in-patients from those discharged. Regression analysis showed that age and florid psychoticism carried most predictive weight. These findings and the value of reliable rating scales for rehabilitation purposes are discussed.



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Prediction of Successful Rehabilitation by Nurse Rating Scale

  • Alistair E. Philip (a1)
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