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Rehabilitation concepts and principles 

Rehabilitation concepts and principles
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Rehabilitation concepts and principles
Author(s):

John Zajicek

, Jennifer Freeman

, and Bernadette Porter

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198569831.003.0020
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date: 22 October 2019

Definitions of rehabilitation 192

Multi-disciplinary team approach 194

The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health 196

Goal-setting 198

There is often confusion about the meaning of the term rehabilitation, making it difficult at times to distinguish it from other forms of care and support. In part this is because rehabilitation is often a function of services, rather than necessarily being a service in its own right. This can be illustrated by the following range of definitions of rehabilitation, which highlight the ongoing and all-encompassing nature of rehabilitation. By necessity therefore it is crucial that rehabilitation is viewed as a concept (as distinct from a service) which should underpin all services dealing with people with MS throughout the lifelong course of the disease....

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