Sickness Impact Profile

January 2005
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1995
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A definition of the term "Sickness Impact Profile" is presented. It refers to a standardized questionnaire designed to assess the effects of illness on function. There are 136 questions grouped into 12 categories that include sleep and rest, eating, work, home management, recreation, ambulatory mobility, body care, movement, social interaction, alertness, emotional behavior, and communication.


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