Tinetti test

January 2009
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p2325
Reference Entry
A definition of the medical term "Tinetti test," which refers to a measurement of functional ability that incorporates observation of performance of 13 activities, is presented.


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