Living with a chronic deteriorating disease: the trajectory with muscular dystrophy over ten years.

@article{Bostrm2004LivingWA,
  title={Living with a chronic deteriorating disease: the trajectory with muscular dystrophy over ten years.},
  author={Katrin Bostr{\"o}m and Gerd Ahlstr{\"o}m},
  journal={Disability and rehabilitation},
  year={2004},
  volume={26 23},
  pages={1388-98}
}
PURPOSE The aim of the study was to elucidate experiences of living with muscular dystrophy in terms of consequences for activity over 10 years. METHODS The study population was identified in a prevalence study in a county of Sweden. Forty-six persons of this cohort with MD were interviewed. A qualitative research approach was chosen. The World Health Organization's International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) was used for categorization. RESULTS Nearly all the… CONTINUE READING