Use of the ICF in dysphagia management.

  title={Use of the ICF in dysphagia management.},
  author={Travis T Threats},
  journal={Seminars in speech and language},
  volume={28 4},
The evaluation and intervention of persons with dysphagia represents a significant percentage of speech-language pathologists' caseloads in medical settings. Because of its overtly medical nature, there has been considerable focus dealing with the direct physical health aspects of dysphagia management. This article argues that the use of the World Health Organization's International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) by clinicians can expand and greatly enhance the… CONTINUE READING
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