Main Outcome Measures
List of abbreviations:AIS (American Spinal Injury Association Impairment Scale), CARE (Continuity Assessment Record and Assessment item set), CAT (computerized adaptive test), CI (confidence interval), est-SCI-FI/AT_S (estimated SCI-FI/AT summary score), ICC (intraclass correlation coefficient), REMSD (root expected mean square difference), SCI (spinal cord injury), SCI-FI/AT (Spinal Cord Injury Functional Index/Assistive Technology), SCI-FI/AT_S (SCI-FI/AT summary score), SCIMS (Spinal Cord Injury Model Systems), SF (short form)
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Presented as a poster to the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, October 22, 2020, virtual.
Supported by the US Department of Health and Human Services, National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) (grant no. 90SI5021-01-00 awarded to Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital).
Disclosures: Ross Zafonte receives royalties from Springer/Demos publishing for serving as co-editor of Brain Injury Medicine. He serves on the scientific advisory boards for Myomo, Oxeia Biopharma, Onecare.ai, and Biodirection, outside the submitted work. The other authors have nothing to disclose.