International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health

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In·ter·na·tion·al Clas·si·fi·ca·tion of Func·tion·ing, Dis·a·bil·i·ty, and Health

(in'tĕr-nash'ŭn-ăl klas'i-fi-kā'shŭn fungk'shŭn-ing dis'ă-bil'i-tē helth)
The World Health Organization's health classification model.

International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health

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ICF

An international framework published by the World Health Organization for describing and classifying factors that influence functioning, health, and disability. The ICF replaced the International Classification of Impairment, Disability, and Handicap. It specifies how people cope with health conditions and acknowledges the impact of environmental factors and body structure on levels of activity and social participation.

International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health for Children and Youth

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ICF-CY

The World Health Organization's outline of infant, childhood, and adolescent problems in body structure and its functions, and how they impact child development, activity levels, and the ability to function.
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La piU importante novita apportata nel 2006 e stato l'inserimento degli interventi fisioterapici ri/abilitativi nei contesti naturali di vita quotidiana del neonato/bambino/adolescente, in conformita con l'indirizzo ICF-CY (22).
I titoli delle aree sono stati aggiornati ed ampliati per rispecchiare \ la terminologia attuale, i modelli di riferimento ICF-CY e ACF, le funzioni e le attivita significative del FtAP nel contesto sanitario italiano ed in particolare nei servizi ospedalieri e territoriali del Servizio Sanitario Nazionale.
The purpose of this study was to use the ICF-CY in recording hearing and language development of children during their first year of life in a basic healthcare attention unit.
In order to perform the record using the ICF-CY, three Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists, specialized in Audiology and who work with children, were separately asked to correlate each item on the questionnaire to the ICF-CY codes.
According to the ICF-CY, participation is the interaction of the child or adolescent's capabilities with the surrounding physical and social environment (6).
The initial marker was the 2007 ICF-CY publication as a conceptual model to understand the participation of children and adolescents.
The ICF-CY operationalises participation in nine domains and views participation as a non-linear, dynamic process that results from interaction between the child and its environment.
Evidence suggests that everyday life situations in families with young children can be identified from the following ICF-CY domains: communication, self-care, domestic life, interpersonal relationships and interactions, major life areas (play and education) and, to a lesser extent, community life.
Upon closer examination of the chosen assessments using the ICF-CY framework (WHO, 2007), the specific activities on the SHS and BOT-2 fall under similar criteria.
While many of the items on the SHS are classified by the ICF-CY (WHO, 2007) as activities, a few body functions are also included.
The ICF-CY, or ICF version for Children and Youth, is particularly useful for clinicians to understand functioning in children and youths and facilitate the identification of potential interventions (Lollar & Simeonsson, 2005; Simeonsson et al.
Finally, in 2009 the National Library of Medicine incorporated ICF and ICF-CY terms into UMLS, in partnership with WHO.