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International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health: An Introduction and Discussion of its Potential Impact on Rehabilitation Services and Research

Tóra H. Dahl
DOI: 10.1080/165019702760279170

Abstract

This paper provides an introduction to the content and concepts of the World Health Organization's new International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (2001) and discusses its potential applications in rehabilitation services and research. Great interest has been expressed in the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health by its potential users and there is growing evidence that its conceptual framework is consistent with the understanding of functioning both for professionals and for people with disabilities.

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