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functional limitation

In rehabilitation science, any restriction in the performance of activities resulting from disease, injury, or environmental restrictions. Synonym: activity limitation; disability.
See also: limitation

functional limitation,

n according to the World Health Organization (WHO), any health problem that prevents a person from completing a range of tasks, whether simple or complex.
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Although any given object can be referred to by naming either its structural properties or its functional properties, the choice between structural and functional limitations in a claim has a significant implication for a patentee's rights: it determines claim scope.
After that date, all PTs, OTs and SLPs must use a series of special codes to complete functional limitation reporting for Medicare patients at designated intervals.
11-14] domain and total scores, except for on the functional limitation domain.
As a result, only the sicker individuais with Meniere syndrome were counted because subjects with recurring Meniere syndrome who did not have a functional limitation or contact with the healthcare system at the time of the NHIS interview were not included.
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After each functional limitation definition participants responded to four (4) recurring questions.
For Impairment-targeted interventions, functional impact will be identified more easily with measures of Capability/ Functional Limitation or Capacity than with measures of Performance.

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