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Functional Assessment in Geriatric Neurology

Germaine L. Odenheimer and Linda Hunt

in Clinical Neurology of Aging

Third edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print December 2010 | ISBN: 9780195369298
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199323012 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195369298.003.0013
Functional Assessment in Geriatric Neurology

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Chapter 13 discusses multiple aspects of functional decline with a focus on cognitive changes affecting function, and presents an overview of terminology, common neurological causes of functional decline, methods for measuring function, and the impact on management, as well as an occupational therapy (OT) perspective, as this is the discipline most likely to perform detailed functional assessments.

Chapter.  7148 words. 

Subjects: Neurology

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