Journal article

The use of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health to understand the health and functioning experiences of people with chronic conditions from the person perspective: a systematic review

Vanessa M Alford, Shaun Ewen, Gillian R Webb, Jenny McGinley, Alison Brookes, Louisa J Remedios

Disability and Rehabilitation | TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD | Published : 2015

Abstract

PURPOSE: This systematic review examines the literature to identify the context and extent of implementation of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) model to understand the experience of health and functioning in persons with chronic conditions from the person perspective. METHOD: The literature search was conducted through five electronic databases between 2001 and December 2012. Reference lists of included papers were also searched. Articles in which the ICF was used to understand the health and functioning experience of adults with chronic conditions from the person-perspective were included. Data were extracted and analysed to identify the year of ..

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