Contact Mr. Jerry Wright Director, Research Administration Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
Citation Wright, J. (2000). The Functional Assessment Measure. The Center for Outcome Measurement in Brain Injury. http://www.tbims.org/ combi/FAM ( accessed
*Note: This citation is for the COMBI web material. Mr. Wright is not the scale author for the FAM.
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