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British Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology 6: Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. American Journal of Psychiatry. Additional Questions Retrieved December 12, Archives of General Psychiatry Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience Consumer Health Resources for Massachusetts Residents: Retrieved June 27, Archives of General Psychiatry. Cutting food with gastrostomy Normal Somewhat slow and clumsy, but no help needed Can cut most foods, although clumsy and slow; some help needed Food must be cut by someone, but can still feed slowly Needs to be fed Normal Clumsy but able to perform all manipulations independently Some help needed with closures and fasteners Provides minimal assistance to caregiver Unable to perform any aspect of task 6.
Dressing and hygiene Normal function Independent and complete self-care with effort or decreased efficiency Intermittent assistance or substitute methods Needs attendant for self-care Total dependence 7. Turning in bed Normal Somewhat slow and clumsy, but no help needed Can turn alone or adjust sheets, but with great difficulty Can initiate, but not turn or adjust sheets alone Helpless 8. Walking Normal Early ambulation difficulties Walks with assistance Non-ambulatory functional movement only No purposeful leg movement 9.
Dyspnea None Occurs when walking Occurs with one or more of the following: Orthopnea None Some difficulty sleeping at night due to shortness of breath. Does not routinely use more than two pillows Needs extra pillow in order to sleep more than two Can only sleep sitting up Unable to sleep How many years since onset of symptoms?
Menu "left menu navigation" Begins - Skip Menu. Menu "left menu navigation" Ends. Speech combined with nonvocal communication. Slight but definite excess of saliva in mouth; may have nighttime drooling. Moderately excessive saliva; may have minimal drooling. Marked excess of saliva with some drooling. Marked drooling; requires constant tissue or handkerchief. Early eating problems-occasional choking. Needs supplemental tube feeding. NPO exclusively parenteral or enteral feeding.
Slow or sloppy; all words are legible. Not all words are legible. Able to grip pen but unable to write. Cutting food with gastrostomy. Somewhat slow and clumsy, but no help needed. Can cut most foods, although clumsy and slow; some help needed. Food must be cut by someone, but can still feed slowly.