disabled persons

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Summary: Persons with physical or mental disabilities that affect or limit their activities of daily living and that may require special accommodations.

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  1. ncbi Frailty in older adults: evidence for a phenotype
    L P Fried
    Center on Aging and Health, The John Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 56:M146-56. 2001
  2. ncbi Untangling the concepts of disability, frailty, and comorbidity: implications for improved targeting and care
    Linda P Fried
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 59:255-63. 2004
  3. pmc Quantifying the burden of disease: the technical basis for disability-adjusted life years
    C J Murray
    Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies, Cambridge, MA 02138
    Bull World Health Organ 72:429-45. 1994
  4. ncbi Designing randomized, controlled trials aimed at preventing or delaying functional decline and disability in frail, older persons: a consensus report
    Luigi Ferrucci
    Clinical Research Branch, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:625-34. 2004
  5. pmc Developing the World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule 2.0
    T Bedirhan Ustun
    World Health Organization, Avenue Appia 20, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 88:815-23. 2010
  6. ncbi ICF linking rules: an update based on lessons learned
    Alarcos Cieza
    ICF Research Branch, WHO FIC CC DIMDI, Institute for Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Munich, Germany
    J Rehabil Med 37:212-8. 2005
  7. pmc The CUPID (Cultural and Psychosocial Influences on Disability) study: methods of data collection and characteristics of study sample
    David Coggon
    Medical Research Council Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    PLoS ONE 7:e39820. 2012
  8. ncbi No health without mental health
    Martin Prince
    King s College London, Centre for Public Mental Health, Health Service and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Lancet 370:859-77. 2007
  9. ncbi A program to prevent functional decline in physically frail, elderly persons who live at home
    Thomas M Gill
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, Dorothy Adler Geriatric Assessment Center, New Haven, Conn 06504, USA
    N Engl J Med 347:1068-74. 2002
  10. pmc Self-rated health as a predictor of disability retirement--the contribution of ill-health and working conditions
    Olli Pietiläinen
    Department of Public Health, Hjelt Institute, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    PLoS ONE 6:e25004. 2011

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  1. ncbi Frailty in older adults: evidence for a phenotype
    L P Fried
    Center on Aging and Health, The John Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 56:M146-56. 2001
    ..A standardized definition has not yet been established...
  2. ncbi Untangling the concepts of disability, frailty, and comorbidity: implications for improved targeting and care
    Linda P Fried
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 59:255-63. 2004
    ....
  3. pmc Quantifying the burden of disease: the technical basis for disability-adjusted life years
    C J Murray
    Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies, Cambridge, MA 02138
    Bull World Health Organ 72:429-45. 1994
    ..Assigned to each class is a severity weight between 0 and 1. Finally, a three percent discount rate is used in the calculation of DALYs. The formula for calculating DALYs based on these assumptions is provided...
  4. ncbi Designing randomized, controlled trials aimed at preventing or delaying functional decline and disability in frail, older persons: a consensus report
    Luigi Ferrucci
    Clinical Research Branch, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:625-34. 2004
    ....
  5. pmc Developing the World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule 2.0
    T Bedirhan Ustun
    World Health Organization, Avenue Appia 20, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 88:815-23. 2010
    ..0) for measuring functioning and disability in accordance with the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health. WHODAS 2.0 is a standard metric for ensuring scientific comparability across different populations...
  6. ncbi ICF linking rules: an update based on lessons learned
    Alarcos Cieza
    ICF Research Branch, WHO FIC CC DIMDI, Institute for Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Munich, Germany
    J Rehabil Med 37:212-8. 2005
    ..The objective of this paper is to provide an updated version of the linking rules published in 2002 and illustrate how these rules are applied to link technical and clinical measures, health-status measures and interventions to the ICF...
  7. pmc The CUPID (Cultural and Psychosocial Influences on Disability) study: methods of data collection and characteristics of study sample
    David Coggon
    Medical Research Council Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    PLoS ONE 7:e39820. 2012
    ..This paper describes the methods of data collection and various characteristics of the study sample...
  8. ncbi No health without mental health
    Martin Prince
    King s College London, Centre for Public Mental Health, Health Service and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    Lancet 370:859-77. 2007
    ..Mental health awareness needs to be integrated into all aspects of health and social policy, health-system planning, and delivery of primary and secondary general health care...
  9. ncbi A program to prevent functional decline in physically frail, elderly persons who live at home
    Thomas M Gill
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, Dorothy Adler Geriatric Assessment Center, New Haven, Conn 06504, USA
    N Engl J Med 347:1068-74. 2002
    ..Functional decline in physically frail, elderly persons is associated with substantial morbidity. It is uncertain whether such functional decline can be prevented...
  10. pmc Self-rated health as a predictor of disability retirement--the contribution of ill-health and working conditions
    Olli Pietiläinen
    Department of Public Health, Hjelt Institute, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    PLoS ONE 6:e25004. 2011
    ..We examined self-rated health as a predictor of subsequent disability retirement, and ill-health and working conditions as potential explanations for the association...
  11. ncbi Sickness absence with psychiatric diagnoses: individual and contextual predictors of permanent disability
    Espen Bratberg
    Department of Economics, University of Bergen, Herman Foss gate 15, 5015 Bergen, Norway
    Health Place 15:308-14. 2009
    ..Several individual-level variables predicted permanent disability. Contextual factors had a marginal effect among women also, after adjustment for individual-level variables. No such effect was present among the men...
  12. pmc Change in chronic disability from 1982 to 2004/2005 as measured by long-term changes in function and health in the U.S. elderly population
    Kenneth G Manton
    Center for Demographic Studies, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708 0408, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:18374-9. 2006
    ..Changes in the rate and substance of disability declines seem consistent with the intentions of policy interventions in Medicare and Medicaid...
  13. pmc Measuring disability across cultures--the psychometric properties of the WHODAS II in older people from seven low- and middle-income countries. The 10/66 Dementia Research Group population-based survey
    Renata M Sousa
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, Health Services and Population Research Department, London, UK
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 19:1-17. 2010
    ..More work is needed to assess the generalizability of our findings to different populations...
  14. pmc Quantifying disability: data, methods and results
    C J Murray
    Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies, Cambridge, MA 02138
    Bull World Health Organ 72:481-94. 1994
    ..The results should be useful to those concerned with planning health services for the disabled and, more particularly, with determining policies to prevent the underlying conditions which give rise to serious disabling sequelae...
  15. pmc Randomised controlled trial of integrated care to reduce disability from chronic low back pain in working and private life
    Ludeke C Lambeek
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    BMJ 340:c1035. 2010
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of an integrated care programme, combining a patient directed and a workplace directed intervention, for patients with chronic low back pain...
  16. pmc Normative data for the 12 item WHO Disability Assessment Schedule 2.0
    Gavin Andrews
    Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety and Depression, School of Psychiatry, UNSW at St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    PLoS ONE 4:e8343. 2009
    ..The World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule (WHODAS 2.0) measures disability due to health conditions including diseases, illnesses, injuries, mental or emotional problems, and problems with alcohol or drugs...
  17. pmc Contribution of chronic diseases to disability in elderly people in countries with low and middle incomes: a 10/66 Dementia Research Group population-based survey
    Renata M Sousa
    King s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Health Services and Population Research Department, Centre for Public Mental Health, London, UK
    Lancet 374:1821-30. 2009
    ..We aimed to assess the contribution of physical, mental, and cognitive chronic diseases to disability, and the extent to which sociodemographic and health characteristics account for geographical variation in disability...
  18. ncbi Diabetes and physical disability among older U.S. adults
    E W Gregg
    Division of Diabetes Translation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Diabetes Care 23:1272-7. 2000
    ..To estimate the prevalence of physical disability associated with diabetes among U.S. adults > or =60 years of age...
  19. ncbi Physical activity participation among persons with disabilities: barriers and facilitators
    James H Rimmer
    Department of Disability and Human Development, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60608 6704, USA
    Am J Prev Med 26:419-25. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify various barriers and facilitators associated with participation in fitness and recreation programs/facilities among persons with disabilities...
  20. ncbi Quality of life in multiple sclerosis: the impact of depression, fatigue and disability
    M P Amato
    Department of Neurology, University of Florence, Italy
    Mult Scler 7:340-4. 2001
    ..Quality of life instruments can help to provide a broader measure of the disease impact and to develop a care program tailored to the patient's needs...
  21. pmc Extent of social inequalities in disability in the elderly: results from a population-based study of British men
    Sheena E Ramsay
    Division of Population Health, University College London, St George s University of London, London, UK
    Ann Epidemiol 18:896-903. 2008
    ..Little is known about social inequalities in disability in the elderly. We examined the extent and determinants of socioeconomic inequalities in disability and functional limitation in elderly men in Britain...
  22. pmc Disability pension by occupational class--the impact of work-related factors: the Hordaland Health Study Cohort
    Inger Haukenes
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Kalfarveien 31, NO 5018 Bergen, Norway
    BMC Public Health 11:406. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the association between occupational class and subsequent disability pension among middle-aged men and women, and to what extent work-related factors accounted for the association...
  23. ncbi Early clinical predictors and progression of irreversible disability in multiple sclerosis: an amnesic process
    Christian Confavreux
    European Database for Multiple Sclerosis EDMUS Coordinating Center and Service de Neurologie A, Hopital Neurologique, Lyon, France
    Brain 126:770-82. 2003
    ..Early assessable clinical variables significantly influence the time from the onset of multiple sclerosis to the assignment of a disability score of 4, but not the subsequent progression of irreversible disability...
  24. ncbi Risk factors for disability pension in a population-based cohort of men and women on long-term sick leave in Sweden
    Nadine E Karlsson
    Department of Medicine and Health Sciences, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Eur J Public Health 18:224-31. 2008
    ..The aim was to assess the importance of sick-leave diagnosis and socio-demographic variables as risk factors for disability pension among individuals on long-term sickness absence and to compare these factors by gender and over time...
  25. pmc Sickness absence as a risk factor for job termination, unemployment, and disability pension among temporary and permanent employees
    M Virtanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Department of Psychology, Helsinki, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 63:212-7. 2006
    ..This study examined sickness absence as a risk factor for job termination, unemployment, and disability pension among temporary and permanent workers...
  26. ncbi Social participation of people affected by leprosy after discontinuation of multidrug therapy
    Susilene Maria Tonelli Nardi
    Instituto Lauro de Souza Lima, PO Box 62, Bauru SP, 17010 Brazil
    Lepr Rev 82:55-64. 2011
    ..To evaluate social participation of individuals completing treatment for leprosy and to describe the relationship with physical sequelae and sociodemographic characteristics...
  27. pmc Arthritis, occupational class, and the aging US workforce
    Alberto J Caban-Martinez
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, FL 33136, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:1729-34. 2011
    ..We used the burden of disease attributable to arthritis by occupational class to illustrate the challenges faced by the older poor...
  28. ncbi Disparities between persons with and without disabilities in their participation rates in mass screening
    Jong Hyock Park
    Division of Cancer Policy and Management, National Cancer Control Research Institute, National Cancer Center, Seoul, South Korea
    Eur J Public Health 19:85-90. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the number of persons with and without disabilities who participated in the National Health Insurance (NHI) chronic disease mass screening programs in South Korea...
  29. ncbi The changing relationship of obesity and disability, 1988-2004
    Dawn E Alley
    Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholars Program, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6218, USA
    JAMA 298:2020-7. 2007
    ..However, whether these improvements have conferred decreased risk for disability is unknown. The obese population may be living longer with better-controlled risk factors but paradoxically experiencing more disability...
  30. ncbi Alternative items for identifying hierarchical levels of physical disability by using physical performance tests in women aged 75 years and older
    Mi ji Kim
    Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Geriatr Gerontol Int 10:302-10. 2010
    ..To identify individuals at hierarchical levels of physical disability by using physical performance tests and to determine threshold values for the discriminating of levels of physical disability in women aged 75 years or older...
  31. pmc Lost working years due to mental disorders: an analysis of the Norwegian disability pension registry
    Ann Kristin Knudsen
    Department of Health Promotion and Development, Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    PLoS ONE 7:e42567. 2012
    ..We aimed to compare the number of lost working years following disability benefit award for mental disorders versus other diagnostic groups...
  32. pmc Estimates of state-level health-care expenditures associated with disability
    Wayne L Anderson
    RTI International, PO Box 12194, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 2194, USA
    Public Health Rep 125:44-51. 2010
    ..We estimated state-level disability-associated health-care expenditures (DAHE) for the U.S. adult population...
  33. pmc If we build it, who will come? Working-age adults with chronic health care needs and the medical home
    Stephen P Gulley
    The Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, USA
    Med Care 49:149-55. 2011
    ..However, the size, composition, and service use of the population who might require this coordinated care model need to be assessed, as does the way they are defined and identified...
  34. ncbi Can high psychological job demands, low decision latitude, and high job strain predict disability pensions? A 12-year follow-up of middle-aged Swedish workers
    Catarina Canivet
    Division of Social Medicine and Global Health, Department of Clinical Sciences Malmo, Malmo University Hospital, Lund University, 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 86:307-19. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether job strain, psychological demands, and decision latitude are independent determinants of disability pension rates over a 12-year follow-up period...
  35. pmc Work ability in midlife as a predictor of mortality and disability in later life: a 28-year prospective follow-up study
    Mikaela B von Bonsdorff
    Gerontology Research Centre, Department of Health Sciences, University of Jyvaskyla, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    CMAJ 183:E235-42. 2011
    ..We investigated work ability in midlife among white-collar and blue-collar employees as a predictor of mortality and disability 28 years later...
  36. ncbi Job strain and the risk of disability pension due to musculoskeletal disorders, depression or coronary heart disease: a prospective cohort study of 69,842 employees
    Anne Mantyniemi
    Occupational Health Care Unit of Vihti, Federation of Municipalities for Social and Health Services, Ritalantie 4 E 6, 03100 Nummela, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 69:574-81. 2012
    ..We examined job strain's association with all-cause and cause-specific disability pensions...
  37. pmc The global burden of disease in 1990: summary results, sensitivity analysis and future directions
    C J Murray
    Harvard Centre for Population and Development Studies, Cambridge MA 02138
    Bull World Health Organ 72:495-509. 1994
    ..The paper also shows how the estimates depend on particular values of the parameters involved in the calculation...
  38. ncbi Frailty and its association with disability and comorbidity in a community-dwelling sample of seniors in Montreal: a cross-sectional study
    Chek Hooi Wong
    McGill University of Montreal Solidage Research Group, Montreal, Canada
    Aging Clin Exp Res 22:54-62. 2010
    ....
  39. pmc Pulmonary function, muscle strength, and incident mobility disability in elders
    Aron S Buchman
    Rush Alzheimer s Disease Center, Rush University Medical Center, 600 South Paulina Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Proc Am Thorac Soc 6:581-7. 2009
    ..Overall, these findings suggest that lower levels of pulmonary function and muscle strength are relatively independently associated with the development of mobility disability in the elderly...
  40. pmc Functional decline and recovery of activities of daily living in hospitalized, disabled older women: the Women's Health and Aging Study I
    Cynthia M Boyd
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, School of Medicine and Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1757-66. 2009
    ..To determine, in disabled, older, community-dwelling women who were hospitalized, the rates and predictors of functional decline, the probability and time course of subsequent functional recovery, and predictors of functional recovery...
  41. pmc Obesity and disability: relation among older adults living in Latin America and the Caribbean
    Soham Al Snih
    Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:1282-8. 2010
    ..26, 2.11). The results indicated that obesity is an independent factor contributing to ADL disability in these populations and should be included in future planning to reduce the impact of disability on global health...
  42. pmc Oxygen cost of treadmill and over-ground walking in mildly disabled persons with multiple sclerosis
    Robert W Motl
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 350 Freer Hall, 906 South Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Neurol Sci 32:255-62. 2011
    ..We provide evidence that the O(2) cost of walking is an indicator of walking dysfunction in mildly disabled persons with MS and should be considered in clinical research and practice.
  43. pmc The pathway from musculoskeletal pain to mobility difficulty in older disabled women
    Suzanne G Leveille
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pain 128:69-77. 2007
    ..Research is needed to better understand the development of pain-related disability in order to determine optimum approaches to prevent and treat mobility disability in older persons with persistent pain...
  44. ncbi Direct and indirect effects of obesity on U.S. labor market outcomes of older working age adults
    F Renna
    The University of Akron, Economics, 302 Buchtel Commons, Akron, OH 44325 1908, United States
    Soc Sci Med 71:405-13. 2010
    ..5 percentage points. For women, we find that obesity class 2 and 3 increases the probability of taking an early retirement by 2.5 percentage points and the incidence of disability by 1.7 percentage points...
  45. ncbi Association of environmental factors with levels of home and community participation in an adult rehabilitation cohort
    Julie J Keysor
    Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:1566-75. 2006
    ....
  46. ncbi Towards a common disability assessment framework: theoretical and methodological issues for providing public services and benefits using ICF
    Carlo Francescutti
    Friuli Venezia Giulia Health Agency WHO Italian Collaborating Centre, via Pozzuolo 330, Udine, Italy
    Disabil Rehabil 31:S8-15. 2009
    ..To report on the preliminary results of an Italian project on the implementation of an ICF-based protocol for providing public services and benefits for persons with disabilities...
  47. ncbi An exploration of social support as a factor in the return-to-work process
    Rosemary M Lysaght
    Queen s University, School of Rehabilitation Therapy, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Work 30:255-66. 2008
    ..Future research should explore the specific contributions of support to work rehabilitation outcomes as well as interventions to enhance available supports...
  48. ncbi Changes in the prevalence of chronic disease and the association with disability in the older Dutch population between 1987 and 2001
    M T E Puts
    EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Age Ageing 37:187-93. 2008
    ..Most studies, so far, have only dealt with self-reported diseases, but in this study, we will use both self-reported and GP-registered diseases...
  49. ncbi Incidence and risk factors of disability in the elderly: the Rotterdam Study
    Umit Tas
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Prev Med 44:272-8. 2007
    ..This study analyzed the incidence of disability and its risk factors in multiple dimensions in community-dwelling women and men of older age, between 1990 and 1999, in Rotterdam, The Netherlands...
  50. ncbi Disability, culture and the U.N. convention
    Jerome E Bickenbach
    Department of Philosophy, Schweizer Paraplegiker Forschung, Nottwil, Switzerland, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Disabil Rehabil 31:1111-24. 2009
    ..These principles should guide us when we have to make hard choices in the implementation of human rights...
  51. ncbi Disability life expectancy for the elderly, city of Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2000: gender and educational differences
    Mirela Castro Santos Camargos
    Departamento de Demografia, CEDEPLAR, UFMG, Minas Gerais, Brazil
    J Biosoc Sci 39:455-63. 2007
    ..Education influences health behaviours and is related, to some extent, to all these factors. Therefore, improvements in education for the disadvantaged may improve health...
  52. ncbi Decomposition of differences in health expectancy by cause
    Wilma J Nusselder
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Demography 41:315-34. 2004
    ..This method is an extension of the decomposition method for life expectancy developed by Arriaga. We illustrate the method and its added value by decomposing male-female differences in health expectancy for the Netherlands...
  53. ncbi Approaches to sampling and case selection in qualitative research: examples in the geography of health
    S Curtis
    Department of Geography, Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 50:1001-14. 2000
    ..We also consider how far the criteria Miles and Huberman suggest seem helpful for planning 'sample' selection in qualitative research...
  54. ncbi Emotional distress as a predictor for low back disability: a prospective 12-year population-based study
    Søren Brage
    Department of General Practice and Community Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:269-74. 2007
    ..A population-based, prospective cohort...
  55. ncbi The demography of disability and the effects of immigrant history: older Asians in the United States
    Jan E Mutchler
    Gerontology Institute, University of Massachusetts Boston, 100 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston, MA 02125, USA
    Demography 44:251-63. 2007
    ..We conclude that in later life, immigrant status confers few disability advantages among the Asian population in the United States...
  56. pmc The organization and financing of health services for persons with disabilities
    Gerben Dejong
    Center for Health and Disability Research, National Rehabilitation Hospital and MedStar Research Institute, Suite 400, 1016 16th Street, NW, Washington, D C 20036, USA
    Milbank Q 80:261-301. 2002
    ..This article outlines the most pressing health service research issues in addressing the health care needs of individuals with disabilities...
  57. ncbi Person-centredness: conceptual and historical perspectives
    Alain Leplege
    REHSEIS UMR 7596, CNRS U Paris7 and Université Paris Diderot Paris7, Paris, France
    Disabil Rehabil 29:1555-65. 2007
    ..The purpose of this article is to reflect upon the historical background and conceptual underpinnings of this term and their relevance for understanding contemporary person-centred rehabilitation...
  58. ncbi Long-term disability after first-ever stroke and related prognostic factors in the Perth Community Stroke Study, 1989-1990
    Graeme J Hankey
    Stroke Unit, Department of Neurology, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Western Australia
    Stroke 33:1034-40. 2002
    ..This population-based study aimed to describe disability, dependency, and related independent prognostic factors at 5 years after a first-ever stroke in patients in Perth, Western Australia...
  59. ncbi Barriers to accessing safe motherhood and reproductive health services: the situation of women with disabilities in Lusaka, Zambia
    E Smith
    Centre for Internationa Child Health, Institute of Child Health, London, UK
    Disabil Rehabil 26:121-7. 2004
    ..To ascertain how well health services in Lusaka, Zambia currently meet the safe motherhood and reproductive health care needs of women who have physical impairment leading to disability...
  60. ncbi Disability-based classification system for older people in integrated long-term care services: the Iso-SMAF profiles
    Nicole Dubuc
    Research Centre on Aging, Sherbrooke Geriatric University Institute, 1036 Belvedere Sud, Sherbrooke, Que, Canada J1H 4C4
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 42:191-206. 2006
    ..The conclusion recommends their use for planning, managing and predicting LTC service needs in an integrated care system...
  61. pmc Health measurement using the ICF: test-retest reliability study of ICF codes and qualifiers in geriatric care
    Jiro Okochi
    Department of Health Services Coordination, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Maedashi 3 1 1 Higashiku, Fukuoka, 812 8586, Japan
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 3:46. 2005
    ..This study examines the test-retest reliability of ICF codes, and the rate of immeasurability in long-term care settings of the elderly to evaluate the clinical applicability of the ICF and its qualifiers, and the ICF checklist...
  62. ncbi Physical disability and obesity
    Tsan Hon Liou
    New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Institute of Human Nutrition, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, USA
    Nutr Rev 63:321-31. 2005
    ..Health professionals should identify disabled patients at risk and provide early prevention guidance. Research is needed to help generate detailed clinical guidelines to promote weight control among people with physical disabilities...
  63. ncbi Low socioeconomic status and disability in old age: evidence from the InChianti study for the mediating role of physiological impairments
    Antonia K Coppin
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography and Biometry, National Institute on Aging, 7201 Wisconsin Avenue, Gateway Building, Suite 3C 309, Bethesda, MD 20892 9205, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:86-91. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if SES has an impact on mobility functioning and to explore which physiological impairments are also associated with SES and may explain its relationship with mobility...
  64. ncbi The long-term effect of insomnia on work disability: the HUNT-2 historical cohort study
    Børge Sivertsen
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Bergen, and Affective Disorder Section, Department of Psychiatry, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 163:1018-24. 2006
    ..75, 95% confidence interval: 1.40, 2.20). This study suggests that insomnia should receive increased attention as a robust predictor of subsequent work disability...
  65. ncbi Obesity among adults with disabling conditions
    Evette Weil
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    JAMA 288:1265-8. 2002
    ..Obesity, a leading cause of preventable death and chronic disease, is associated with disability. Little is known about obesity among adults with specific disabilities...
  66. pmc Factors associated with work participation and work functioning in depressed workers: a systematic review
    S E Lagerveld
    TNO Quality of Life, Business Unit Work and Employment, P O Box 718, 130 AS, Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 20:275-92. 2010
    ..g., loss of productivity, work limitations). For the development of evidence-based interventions to improve these work outcomes, factors predicting WP and WF have to be identified...
  67. ncbi Use of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health: a literature survey
    Jennifer Jelsma
    Division of Physiotherapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    J Rehabil Med 41:1-12. 2009
    ..In 2001 the World Health Organization adopted the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) and it has since been utilized extensively...
  68. ncbi Validity of the neck disability index, Northwick Park neck pain questionnaire, and problem elicitation technique for measuring disability associated with whiplash-associated disorders
    Jan Lucas Hoving
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital, Suite 41, Cabrini Medical Centre, 183 Wattletree Road, Victoria 3144, Malvern, Australia
    Pain 102:273-81. 2003
    ..In contrast to the PET, neither instrument captures the full spectrum of disabilities judged to be important by the patient...
  69. pmc Longest held occupation in a lifetime and risk of disability in activities of daily living
    C Y Li
    Department of Public Health, College of Medicine, Fu Jen Catholic University, Taipei Hsien, Taiwan
    Occup Environ Med 57:550-4. 2000
    ..To examine the association between the longest held occupation in a lifetime and risk of disability in activities of daily living (ADL) among elderly people (65 years and older) in northern Taiwan...
  70. ncbi Walking speed as a good predictor for the onset of functional dependence in a Japanese rural community population
    S Shinkai
    Department of Community Health, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, Japan
    Age Ageing 29:441-6. 2000
    ..to investigate and compare the predictive values of four physical performance measures for the onset of functional dependence in older Japanese people living at home...
  71. ncbi The Global Activity Limitation Index measured function and disability similarly across European countries
    Carol Jagger
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom
    J Clin Epidemiol 63:892-9. 2010
    ..This work aims to validate and increase understanding of the Global Activity Limitation Index (GALI), an activity limitation measure from which the new structural indicator Healthy Life Years is generated...
  72. pmc Health disparities among adults with developmental disabilities, adults with other disabilities, and adults not reporting disability in North Carolina
    Susan M Havercamp
    Center for Development and Learning, University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7255, USA
    Public Health Rep 119:418-26. 2004
    ....
  73. pmc Cognitive function, habitual gait speed, and late-life disability in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 1999-2002
    Hsu Ko Kuo
    Division of Gerontology Research, National Health Research Institutes, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Gerontology 53:102-10. 2007
    ..However, little is known about the combined effect of cognitive function and gait speed on multiple domains of disability as well as about the role of gait speed in the association between cognitive function and late-life disability...
  74. pmc Physical functioning in elderly Europeans: 10 year changes in the north and south: the HALE project
    Sinikka Aijanseppa
    National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, Helsinki, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:413-9. 2005
    ..To examine age related changes in physical functioning in elderly men and women...
  75. ncbi New wine in old bottles: the WHO ICF as an explanatory model of human behaviour
    Derick T Wade
    Clin Rehabil 17:349-54. 2003
    ..With changes and additions to take account of these deficiencies, the WHO ICF can be used as a powerful analytic and explanatory model of human experience and behaviour in any situation, not only in illness and disease...
  76. ncbi Explaining the role of sex on disability: a population-based study
    L A Wray
    Department of Medical Education, University of Michigan Medical School, G 1210 Towsley Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0201, USA
    Gerontologist 41:499-510. 2001
    ....
  77. ncbi Independent associations between weight status and disability in adults: results from the Health Survey for England
    J S M Lidstone
    School of Health and Social Care, University of Teesside, Middlesbrough TS1 3BA, UK
    Public Health 120:412-7. 2006
    ....
  78. ncbi Obesity and mobility disability in the older adult
    H K Vincent
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Division of Research, University of Florida and Shands Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Institute, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
    Obes Rev 11:568-79. 2010
    ..Additional longitudinal studies are warranted that address overall body composition fat and muscle mass or change on future disability...
  79. ncbi Use of antidepressants among Canadian workers receiving depression-related short-term disability benefits
    Carolyn S Dewa
    Health Systems Research and Counseling Unit, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychiatr Serv 54:724-9. 2003
    ....
  80. pmc Diabetes mellitus and incidence of lower body disability among older Mexican Americans
    Soham Al Snih
    Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:1152-6. 2005
    ..The aim of this study is to examine the relationship between diabetes mellitus and incident lower body disability over a 7-year follow-up period...
  81. ncbi Active avoidance but not activity pacing is associated with disability in fibromyalgia
    Petra A Karsdorp
    Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Pain 147:29-35. 2009
    ..The authors recommend developing cognitive-behavioural and exposure-based interventions and challenge the idea that pacing as an intervention is essential in pain self-management programs...
  82. ncbi The effect of diabetes combined with stroke on disability, self-rated health, and mortality in older Mexican Americans: results from the Hispanic EPESE
    Max E Otiniano
    Department of Internal Medicine, Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 0460, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 84:725-30. 2003
    ....
  83. ncbi Hospitalization and development of dependence in activities of daily living in a cohort of disabled older women: the Women's Health and Aging Study I
    Cynthia M Boyd
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:888-93. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether hospitalization predicts long-term Activities of Daily Living (ADL) dependence in previously ADL independent, although disabled, older women...
  84. pmc Return to work following injury: the role of economic, social, and job-related factors
    E J MacKenzie
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Public Health 88:1630-7. 1998
    ..This study examined factors influencing return to work (RTW) following severe fracture to a lower extremity...
  85. ncbi Disqualified for disability pension--a case/referent study
    Berit A M Ydreborg
    Department of Community Medicine and Public Health, SE 70116 Orebro, Sweden
    Disabil Rehabil 26:1079-86. 2004
    ..To analyse medical and other determinants for decisions about rejection or acceptance of applications for disability pension...
  86. ncbi Life course determinants for early disability pension: a follow-up of Norwegian men and women born 1967-1976
    Hans Magne Gravseth
    National Institute of Occupational Health, P O Box 8149 Dep, 0033, Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Epidemiol 22:533-43. 2007
    ..We wanted to study possible determinants of an early DP with a life course perspective within a large register-based cohort, with a main focus on the biological and social factors from childhood...
  87. ncbi An efficient P300-based brain-computer interface for disabled subjects
    Ulrich Hoffmann
    Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Signal Processing Institute, CH 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Neurosci Methods 167:115-25. 2008
    ..Further factors that are possibly important for obtaining good classification accuracy in P300-based BCI systems for disabled subjects are discussed...
  88. ncbi Unmet home care needs among community-dwelling elderly people in Spain
    Angel Otero
    Centro Universitario de Salud Pública, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    Aging Clin Exp Res 15:234-42. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of home care needs and the factors associated with unmet home care needs among community-dwelling elderly people in Spain...
  89. ncbi Adult obesity and the burden of disability throughout life
    Anna Peeters
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Obes Res 12:1145-51. 2004
    ..To analyze the prevalence of disability throughout life and life expectancy free of disability, associated with obesity at ages 30 to 49 years...
  90. ncbi The role of disability in explaining long-term care utilization
    Claudine A M de Meijer
    Department of Health Policy and Management and iMTA, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Med Care 47:1156-63. 2009
    ..We examined the likelihood of using 2 levels of LTC-homecare and institutional care-in the Netherlands and focused on the influence of the measured degree of disability...
  91. ncbi Diseases and impairments as risk factors for onset of disability in the older population in England and Wales: findings from the Medical Research Council Cognitive Function and Ageing Study
    Nicola A Spiers
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, 22 28 Princess Road West, Leicester, LE1 6TP, UK
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:248-54. 2005
    ....
  92. ncbi Disability, more than multimorbidity, was predictive of mortality among older persons aged 80 years and older
    Francesco Landi
    Department of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    J Clin Epidemiol 63:752-9. 2010
    ..In this study, we evaluate the impact of disability and multimorbidity on the risk of all-cause death in a population of frail older persons living in community...
  93. ncbi Using administrative sickness absence data as a marker of future disability pension: the prospective DREAM study of Danish private sector employees
    Thomas Lund
    Mr T Lund, National Research Center for the Working Environment, Lerso Parkalle 105, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Occup Environ Med 65:28-31. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to examine duration of sickness absence as a risk marker for future disability pension among all private sector employees in Denmark 1998-2004...
  94. pmc The global burden of injuries
    E G Krug
    World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Am J Public Health 90:523-6. 2000
    ....
  95. ncbi Early opioid prescription and subsequent disability among workers with back injuries: the Disability Risk Identification Study Cohort
    Gary M Franklin
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98103, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:199-204. 2008
    ..Prospective, population-based cohort study...
  96. ncbi Health, life expectancy, and health care spending among the elderly
    James Lubitz
    Office of Analysis, Epidemiology, and Health Promotion, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    N Engl J Med 349:1048-55. 2003
    ..We estimated the relation of health status at 70 years of age to life expectancy and to cumulative health care expenditures from the age of 70 until death...
  97. ncbi Client-centred rehabilitation: client perspectives
    Cheryl A Cott
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Disabil Rehabil 26:1411-22. 2004
    ..The purpose of this research is to understand the important components of client-centred rehabilitation from the perspective of adult clients with long-term physical disabilities...
  98. ncbi Frailty, hospitalization, and progression of disability in a cohort of disabled older women
    Cynthia M Boyd
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Center on Aging and Health, National Institute on Aging, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Med 118:1225-31. 2005
    ..To determine the association between a previously validated frailty phenotype and the development of new-onset dependence in activities of daily living, independent of hospitalizations and other established predictors of disability...
  99. pmc Association between concurrent and remote blood pressure and disability in older adults
    Ihab Hajjar
    Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, MA 29206, USA
    Hypertension 50:1026-32. 2007
    ..Older adults with uncontrolled hypertension are at a particularly increased risk for disability...
  100. ncbi Theoretical perspectives on the relation between catastrophizing and pain
    M J Sullivan
    Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Clin J Pain 17:52-64. 2001
    ..Directions for future research are suggested...
  101. ncbi The effect of age on the onset of pain interference in a general population of older adults: prospective findings from the North Staffordshire Osteoarthritis Project (NorStOP)
    Elaine Thomas
    Primary Care Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    Pain 129:21-7. 2007
    ....

Research Grants63

  1. CRCNS - Neuromodulation of Hippocampal Synaptic Plasticity in Waking & REM Sleep
    Gina Poe; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..mechanisms underlying memory consolidation during sleep should lead to sleep-specific treatments for learning disabled persons and the elderly...
  2. Qualitative Study of Mental Health Recovery in Dual Diagnosed Homeless
    DEBORAH KAY PADGETT; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..by the President's New Freedom Commission portends a transformation of services for psychiatrically disabled persons, yet empirical research on recovery has not kept pace with its rhetorical appeal...
  3. Wound EMR to Decrease Limb Amputations in Persons with Diabetes
    Harold Brem; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..DFU healing;and to evaluate designated priority populations - African and Hispanic Americans and elderly and disabled persons. Aim 1 is to conduct a randomized controlled multi-center clinical trial to measure the effectiveness of the ..
  4. Oral Health Intervention for Intellectually/Developmentally Disabled Persons
    KNOWLTON WILLIAM JOHNSON; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Ultimately, the results could impact healthcare reform and integrate dental case management into medical case management for disadvantaged persons. ..
  5. Sensor Activity Monitoring, Feedback, and Outcome Measures, Stroke Rehabilitation
    Bruce H Dobkin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..with communication and analysis platforms to monitor everyday activities, such as walking and exercise, in disabled persons. Our Medical Daily Activity Wireless Network (MDAWN) aims to enable researchers, trialists, and clinicians to ..
  6. Home healthcare hazard training through virtual simulation
    Barbara J Polivka; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..increasing, resulting in a greater number of professional caregivers providing in-home services for ill and disabled persons. The number of home health aides is expected to increase dramatically...
  7. Heme Oxygenase 2005 -- the 4th International Conference
    FRITZ BACH; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This hotel is widely used for conferences and has excellent facilities, including all facilities for disabled persons. The conference dates are October 6-9, 2005...
  8. Researcher Resilience through Multidimensional Mentoring
    Vivian Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..mentoring in the promotion of resilience among underrepresented minorities including differently abled/disabled persons in biomedical research careers...
  9. PREDOCTORAL TRAINING IN PHARMACOLOGICAL SCIENCES
    Steven S Gross; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This application seeks support for the continued growth of an effective predoctoral Training Program in the Pharmacological Sciences. ..
  10. PPM-PREP: Peer-Mentored Preparedness for Adults with Developmental Disabilities
    DAVID PAUL EISENMAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..in those with disability" and "interventions to assist caregivers of ill and disabled persons to prepare for...disaster situations...
  11. Dementia and Disability in Thai Elderly
    Jeffrey Cummings; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..of Mahidol University to respond to a newly instituted public health mandate (the Rehabilitation and Disabled Persons Act, BE2534) requiring that each university or medical center take responsibility for the care of patients in ..
  12. Oral & Respiratory Status of Retarded/Disabled Persons
    Catherine Binkley; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The proposed study will test measures and methodology and will provide pilot data for sample size estimation for a full clinical trial. ..
  13. PATTERNS AND OUTCOMES OF CARE FOR MEDICAID MENTALLY ILL
    Donald Steinwachs; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..In July, 1997, the State of Maryland is implementing managed care for its Medicaid enrollees, including all disabled persons (SSI) who are not on Medicare...
  14. "Crippled": A History of Childhood Disability in America, 1860-1980
    LISA J PRUITT; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The project will use both oral history and standard historical research methodologies, i.e., the analysis of primary sources from a wide variety of archival collections, placed in the context of existing historiography. ..
  15. Persons with Mental Disorders in the Labor Market
    Marjorie Baldwin; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..and employment rates of persons with serious mental disorders to persons with physical impairments and non-disabled persons; and to estimate the extent to which the low wages of persons with mental disorders can be attributed to ..
  16. Robotic Stroke Rehabilitation Using Perceptual Feedback
    Yoky Matsuoka; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  17. Mucosal Immunity: A Trudeau Institute Workshop
    Andrea Cooper; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Finally, the Trudeau Institute has facilities to accommodate anyone who is physically disabled. The organizers are Andrea Cooper, Markus Mohrs, Yasmine Belkaid and Bali Pulendran. ..
  18. Social Integration for Psychiatrically Disabled Adults
    Norma Ware; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..both isolated and in a very real sense, socially invisible, lacking both meaningful personal contact with non-disabled persons and basic, legitimizing markers of personhood...
  19. ARTHRITIS DISABILITY: MULTIPLICITY AND ACCOMMODATIONS
    LOIS VERBRUGGE; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Descriptive analyses provide national-level estimates of disabilities, buffers, and barriers for arthritis-disabled persons versus persons with disabilities due to other conditions...
  20. SOCIAL RELATIONS AND MICROECOLOGY OF PARAPLEGICS
    Robert Murphy; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..Principal methods of inquiry to be used will be the anthropological techniques of participant-observation and extended interviews...
  21. INCORPORATING TECHNOLOGY INTO LONG TERM CARE
    EMILY AGREE; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..How this population of disabled persons is to be cared for with maximum independence, and at what cost, is one of the major health care issues facing ..
  22. HEALTH AND CARE TRAJECTORIES OF OLDER DISABLED AMERICANS
    Vicki Freedman; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Answers to these questions will provide critical information on the underlying process by which older disabled persons and their families cope with disability over time.
  23. FASEB Summer Research Conference on Lysophospholipid Mediators in Health & Diseas
    Sarah Spiegel; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..fund raising is aimed at supporting the attendance of younger scientists as well as women, minorities, and disabled persons. As detailed below, the conference has a strong tradition of featuring beginning and junior investigators as ..
  24. SOCIAL SUPPORT & OUTCOMES OF DISABLED BLACK PERSONS
    FAYE BELGRAVE; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..Social support is hypothesized to mediate the mental and physical stress associated with disability: Black disabled persons with good systems of social support are predicted to have more favorable functional outcomes...
  25. CHILD DISABILITY AND THE FAMILY
    Naomi Breslau; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..4) identifying a new population of physically disabled children and their families for an investigation of specific mechanisms in the genesis of psychiatric disorder in children at risk because of physical disease...
  26. ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AIDS FOR COMMUNICATION
    RICHARD STOTTLER; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..The newtorks can be specialized to accommodate a wide range of activities from daily communication needs, to schoolwork, business, creative writing and computer programming...
  27. LABOR MARKET EFFECTS OF DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION LAWS
    Kathleen Beegle; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..the impact of federal and state-level anti- discrimination laws on a variety of labor market outcomes for disabled persons in the U.S...
  28. DEVELOPMENT OF REMOTE DOOR ENTRY ASSISTIVE DEVICE
    THOMAS MILO; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..This in turn, enables the device to be installed in a building that requires automation which in the past could not be automated because of existing product limitations and cost. ..
  29. Stem-Cell Based Tissue Engineering in Regenerative Medicine Conference
    Jeremy Mao; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The first priority will be given to women, underrepresented minorities and disabled persons. The meeting is designed to provide a platform for the development of long-term interdisciplinary ..
  30. IN ATTENDANCE: DISABLED PERSONS AND THEIR PCAS
    Kim Smith; Fiscal Year: 1993
    This project investigates personal assistance for the independent living of severely disabled persons. In particular, it studies the nature of the relationship between these individuals and their personal assistants, or attendants...
  31. One Dimensional Interface for Improved Computer Access
    James Schroeder; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..g., as measured by EEG, EMG, and other electrophysiological transducers). ..
  32. DEVELOPMENT OF A CORDLESS COMPUTER INPUT DEVICE
    Per Hansen; Fiscal Year: 1993
    A cordless two-way infrared optical computer input device, which gives disabled persons access to the power of microcomputer and communications aids will be developed. Phase I identified through clinical tests that such a device is needed...
  33. A Dynamic Disability Specific Physical Activity Scale
    Barth Riley; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  34. A Request for support of 25th SPRSM Meeting
    James Wang; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..objective of this R13 application is to support the recruitment of women, underrepresented minorities, and disabled persons to attend the meeting and present their scientific research...
  35. How Health Insurance Status Affects Persons with Disabilities
    Lisa Iezzoni; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This goal addresses the objectives of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, which has identified persons with disabilities as one of its priority populations. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  36. Early-Stage Breast Cancer Treatment Decisions by Women with Physical Disabilities
    Lisa Iezzoni; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Our findings will help begin educating patients and physicians and could perhaps improve breast cancer care for women with physical disabilities. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  37. How Access Affects Outcomes of Rehabilitation Services
    Lisa Iezzoni; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The primary outcome of the proposed study will be an assessment of the association of PT and OT, as routinely practiced nationwide and important outcomes of care. ..
  38. PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES: QUALITY OF CARE/SERVICE USE
    Lisa Iezzoni; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Given that roughly 49 million Americans have a disabling condition, addressing concerns about their quality of care is essential. ..
  39. Cancer Care and Outcomes for Disabled Medicare Patients
    Lisa Iezzoni; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..However, Medicare covers more than 5 million disabled persons under age 65, with annual total costs exceeding $20 billion, and millions more, now over age 65, initially ..
  40. ASSESSING THE PERFORMANCE OF ALTERNATIVE RISK ADJUSTERS
    Lisa Iezzoni; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..For quality assessment and setting payments, risk adjustment aims to counteract incentives to avoid sick and disabled persons. Despite important methodological questions, the 1997 Balanced Budget Act requires Medicare to risk adjust ..
  41. Clinical Breast Examination for Women with Disabilities
    Mark Goldstein; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..S. medical schools, nursing schools, public and private clinics, and breast centers. ..
  42. VULNERABILITY, INTERVENING EVENTS & DISABILITY IN AGING
    Thomas Gill; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  43. Epidemiology of Bathing Disability in Elderly Persons
    Thomas Gill; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  44. Conference on the Preventive and Treatment of Obesity
    Joseph Donnelly; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Targeted recruitment by minority and physically disabled members of our advisory board will help assure a minimum of 50 conference participants. ..
  45. Disability in Valued Life Activities in COPD
    Patricia Katz; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The findings from this study will provide information that may help minimize VLA disability and the psychological distress that might result from VLA disability, thereby improving quality of life of persons with COPD. ..
  46. ADULT ONSET MOBILITY LOSS: PERSONAL MEANING & WELLBEING
    Mark Luborsky; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..These understandings will be valuable for rehabilitation and gerontology, and will assist clinicians, program planners, disabled persons and their families.
  47. Disability in Valued Life Activities in Persons with Rheumatoid Arthritis
    Patricia Katz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  48. Efficacy of a Health Intervention for People with Intellectual Disabilities
    Willi Horner Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  49. Personalized Physical Activity & Nutrition Intervention for Overweight/Obese.....
    James Rimmer; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Intention-to-treat analysis will be conducted using a series of mixed models that will compare the three treatment groups over time (pre-test and six, 12 and 18-month post-test). [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  50. Physical Activity and Quality of Life in Multiple Sclerosis
    Robert Motl; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  51. EEFFECTS OF AEROBIC EXERCISE IN PERSONS WITH STROKE
    James Rimmer; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Unlike traditional analytic methods, the GEE approach can be used with data characterized by almost any type of statistical distribution (e.g., normal/Gaussian, binomial, Poison). ..
  52. Building Health Empowerment Zones for People with Disabilities
    James Rimmer; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The primary outcome of this demonstration project is a model program for improving access to the built environment resulting in improved health and reduction of secondary conditions among people with mobility disabilities. ..
  53. Universal Exercise Kits for Manual Wheelchair Users
    James Rimmer; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  54. Paraspinal Denervation in Low Back Pain
    Andrew J Haig; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The results will help doctors avoid unnecessary surgery and help scientists to understand more about how spinal stenosis disables so many older people. ..
  55. Trajectories of Subjective Well-being and Ethnicity in Old Age
    Jersey Liang; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The analytical strategies will include a combination of multi-level analysis, cluster analysis, multinomial logit analysis, and structural equation modeling. ..
  56. Working Well with a Disability: Health Promotion as a Means to Employment
    Tom Seekins; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  57. Health and Well-Being Among Older-Old in U.S. and Japan
    Jersey Liang; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..As all three institutions are strongly committed to this research initiative, the responsibility of financing will be shared, making it an extremely attractive investment for the National Institutes of Health. ..
  58. Exploring the Role of Secondary Conditions in Nursing Home Transitions
    Tom Seekins; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  59. PARASPINAL MUSCLE DENERVATION AND SYMPTOMS IN LUMBAR SS
    Andrew Haig; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Subjects will repeat the test battery (MRI, EMG, and clinical evaluation) approximately 18 months later. Appropriate statistics will test each of the four hypotheses. ..
  60. PHARMACOLOGIC REHABILITATION OF ATTENTION DEFICITS
    John Whyte; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The factor structure will also be compared to that obtained from a control sample. ..
  61. HEALTH AND CARE TRAJECTORIES OF OLDER DISABLED AMERICANS
    Vicki Freedman; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Answers to these questions will provide critical information on the underlying process by which older disabled persons and their families cope with disability over time.
  62. Depression, Disability & Coping in Midlife
    Kathrin Boerner; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) will be employed to test the direct and indirect effects of impairment status, goal interference, and coping on mental health outcome. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  63. Iron Deficiency and Anemia in HIV and HCV-Infected Women
    Richard Semba; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..S. and elsewhere. ..