disablement model

disablement model

[disā′bəlmənt]
an evaluation and treatment model based on specific impairment, functional loss, and attainable quality of life rather than a medical diagnosis.
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The effects are integrated with reasoning pertaining to disability and quality of life, using the WHO International Classification of Impairment, Disabilities and Handicap and the Nagi Disablement Model.
Following the disablement model outlined by the World Health Organization, NeuroCom assessment protocols provide clinicians with specific diagnostic information related to underlying impairments and the resultant functional limitations, complementing traditional site-of-lesion diagnostic information.
Unfortunately the book is designed for the American market and thus is embedded within the framework of the Nagi Disablement Model.