Clinical reasoning and the International Classification of Functioning: a linking framework
Frew, Kathleen M., Joyce, Evan V., Tanner, Bronwyn, and Gray, Marion A. (2008) Clinical reasoning and the International Classification of Functioning: a linking framework. Hong Kong Journal of Occupuational Therapy, 18 (2). pp. 68-72.
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The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) has been promoted as a universal framework for allied health professionals (World Health Organization 2001). This article explores the links between the ICF (as a 'unifying language') and clinical reasoning (as a 'language of practice'), and proposes a linking framework to stimulate discussion around a model that could both guide and teach therapy based decision-making processes. The inclusion of the ICF into practice, via clinical reasoning, will encourage a broad and consistent approach to health care within the occupational therapy profession.
|Item Type:||Article (Refereed Research - C1)|
|Keywords:||ICF; clinical reasoning|
|FoR Codes:||11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1103 Clinical Sciences > 110321 Rehabilitation and Therapy (excl Physiotherapy) @ 100%|
|SEO Codes:||92 HEALTH > 9202 Health and Support Services > 920201 Allied Health Therapies (excl. Mental Health Services) @ 100%|
|Deposited On:||19 Feb 2010 14:43|
|Last Modified:||18 Oct 2013 00:56|
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