1 edition of Measuring health and disability found in the catalog.
Measuring health and disability
T. B. ГњstГјn
Includes bibliographical references.
|Other titles||WHODAS 2.0|
|Statement||editors T.B̈. Üstün ... [et al.].|
|LC Classifications||RC963.4 .M425 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 90,  p. :|
|Number of Pages||90|
|LC Control Number||2010457712|
Children’s books about disabilities My Sister, Alicia May, by Nancy Tupper Ling. This is a wonderful book written from the perspective of Rachel, whose younger sister has Down Syndrome. Alicia May is a lot like other six-year-olds. She likes dogs and horses, paints her toenails, and studies bugs. She can also be hard to have around – like. A reference text on health status measurement instruments. This book offers a description of 88 questionnaires and clinical rating scales, and reviews evidence for quality. Measurements of physical disability, social health, psychological well-being, depression, mental status testing, pain, and general health status or quality of life are covered.
DALYs integrate years lost from premature mortality and from living with a disability to arrive at a summary measure of the health status of a population or group. This makes it useful for calculating and comparing burdens of disease that arise from a broad array of factors contributing to poor health (e.g., malnutrition, chronic diseases Cited by: Mental Disorders. A. How are the listings for mental disorders arranged, and what do they require? The disorder that we evaluate in this category may be described in the evidence as intellectual disability, intellectual developmental disorder, or historically used terms such as “mental retardation.” We will find standardized.
The Global Burden of Disease concept 30 average levels of disability, handicap, mental well-being, pain and cognitive impairment, using a modified version of the EuroQol health status instrument. The GBD project has adopted a similar approach to health state valuation, using aFile Size: KB. Measures of Health and Disease in Populations ADNAN ALI HYDER AND RICHARD H. MORROW In its charter, the World Health Organization (WHO) defined health as “a state of complete phys-ical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” Although this is an important ideological conceptualization, for most.
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It is based on the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF). WHODAS can be used as a general measure across all diseases, including mental, neurological and addictive disorders.
The Measurement of Health and Health Status: Concepts, Methods and Applications from a Multidisciplinary Perspective presents a unifying perspective on how to select the best measurement framework for any situation. Serving as a one-stop shop that unifies material currently available in various locations, this book illuminates the intuition.
1 Measurement of an extent of disability at the population level helps to focus on the nature and content of public health interventions. An ICFDH has been observed as. "The World Health Organisation had just published a generic assessment instrument to measure general health and disability levels: the WHO Disability Assessment Schedule, WHODAS WHODAS is based on the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health.
Measuring health and disability Daniel Mont Disability-adjusted life years (DALYs)—a frequent indicator for assessment of the relative eﬀ ects of public-health interventions—explicitly incorporate disability. This Viewpoint will argue, however, that the notion of disability embodied in DALYs does not accord with thatCited by: Measuring health and disability: manual for WHO Disability Assessment Schedule (WHODAS ), World Health Organization,Geneva.
Rights granted: The World Health Organization has granted the Publisher permission for the reproduction of this instrument.
Measuring Health provides in-depth reviews of over of the leading health measurement tools and serves as a guide for choosing among in its third edition, this book provides a critical overview of the field of health measurement, with a technical introduction and discussion of the history and future directions for the field.
Measuring Health: A Guide to Rating Scales and Questionnaires, Volume 1. Worldwide economic constraints on health care systems have highlighted the importance of evidence-based medicine and evidence-based health policy.
The article addresses various methods of measuring disability, including measures that are common across data sources (such as the sequence of six disability.
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The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) (17) advanced the understanding and measurement of disability.
It was developed through a long process involving academics, clinicians, and – impor - tantly – persons with disabilities (18). Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) developed by the World Health Organization is the starting point for recent developments in measuring functional capacity.
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