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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
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(C) Condition and Functional Limitation and Utilization (most restricted): one or more severe medical conditions and receiving assistance with any ADL and one or more hospital admission in the last 12 months and/or residing in a nursing home (i.e., serious illness is severe medical condition and functional impairment with significant health care utilization).
Pearson product-moment correlations were conducted between age, disease duration, fatigue impact (total, physical, cognitive, and psychosocial), MS-related functional limitation, depressive symptoms, barriers, personal resources, and health promoting behaviors.
Provision of dentures significantly improved entire domains of oral health impact profile in functional limitation physical disability psychological discomfort psychological disability social disability and handicap.
Asthma functional limitation was derived from caregiver report on the Asthma Functional Severity Scale (Rosier et al., 1994), which examines four components of asthma morbidity (e.g., frequency of asthma episodes, frequency of symptoms between episodes, intensity of impairment during an episode, intensity of impairment during the intervals between episodes).
They also fail to measure impairments or functional limitations, only measuring disability.
Part II.A draws a distinction between structural and functional properties of a technology (and thus between structural and functional limitations in patent claims).
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.
The pain intensity of those in the case group was determined to be 3.9+-2.2 on average according to VAS, and their functional limitation was 16.6+-6.2 on average according to OSW.
We found that DED did not have an impact on COHRQoL, except for on the functional limitation domain.
Meniere syndrome, because it is not on any of the survey lists, requires a functional limitation to be present in order to be tabulated.
Combining resistance training with aerobic exercise is the best strategy for simultaneously reducing insulin resistance and improving functional limitations in obese older adults, according to a new report in the Archives of Internal Medicine.
Disabilities were defined as "any medically or psychiatrically diagnosable condition causing a functional limitation in achieving one or more life goals".

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