Focus on Disability: Trends in Research and Application by Thilo Kroll

By Thilo Kroll

This booklet covers a vast diversity of subject matters via researchers from a number of international locations, together with Canada, Germany, Japan, the uk and the U.S.. the choice of papers displays present study traits and functions on the intersection of incapacity and healthiness. The e-book includes disability-related issues stretching around the existence span from youth weight problems and the evaluate of well-being and serve as in older adults. it's a middle precept of 'Disability and future health' guides to mix the services of researchers from quite a few disciplinary backgrounds together with psychology, sociology, public well-being, overall healthiness providers examine, wellbeing and fitness coverage, incapacity experiences, drugs, and rehabilitation examine.

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WHO’s ICF and Functional Status Information in Health Records. Health Care Financing Review, Spring, 24(3): 7788. WHO (2002) Towards a Common Language for Functioning, Disability and Health: ICF. Geneva, Switzerland. In: Focus on Disability: Trends in Research and Application ISBN: 978-1-60021-792-0 Editor: Thilo Kroll, pp. 31-38 © 2008 Nova Science Publishers, Inc. Chapter III EVALUATING THE ICF AS A FRAMEWORK FOR CLINICAL ASSESSMENT OF PERSONS FOR ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY DEVICE RECOMMENDATION Sajay Arthanat and James A.

The ICF classifies AT devices according to functional domains; it does not include detailed functions and features for the diversity of technologies. Also, no single assessment tool can be expected to serve as a prescriptive guide for AT recommendation. AT practitioners must rely on their knowledge, experience, and clinical reasoning to identify technology options. Device selection is also at times dictated by the availability of third-party reimbursements. In addition, the distinction between “Capacity” and “Performance” in the ICF is only theoretical at the moment, as this requires operationally defining the current and standard environments in terms of all the involved environmental variables.

Arch Phys Med Rehabil 1988; 69(8):583-590. , Kosinski M, Keller SD. How to Score the SF-12 Physical and Mental Health Summary Scales. 2nd ed. Boston, MA: 1995. Gill TM, Kurland B. The burden and patterns of disability in activities of daily living among community-living older persons. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 2003; 58(1):7075. Buemi A. BMACR. Transcodage SNOMED – CIM-10: proposition pour une meilleure indexation des dossiers médicaux. Actes des 9ièmes Journées Francophones d'Informatique Médicale 2003; 16(2002):371-378.

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