The ICF as a conceptual platform to specify and discuss health and health-related concepts.

@article{Cieza2008TheIA,
  title={The ICF as a conceptual platform to specify and discuss health and health-related concepts.},
  author={Alarcos Cieza and Jerome Edmond Bickenbach and Somnath Chatterji},
  journal={Gesundheitswesen (Bundesverband der Arzte des Offentlichen Gesundheitsdienstes (Germany))},
  year={2008},
  volume={70 10},
  pages={e47-56}
}
BACKGROUND The World Health Organization's International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) has provided a new foundation for our understanding of health, functioning, and disability. As a content-valid, comprehensive and universally applicable health classification, it serves as a platform to clarify and specify health-related concepts that are frequently used in the medical literature. The health concepts to which we refer are: well-being, health status, quality of… CONTINUE READING