International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health
Jette AM. (2006). Toward a Common Language for Function, Disability,
and Health. Physical Therapy, 86(5), 726-734.
Health Organization (WHO) has developed internationally accepted
classifications with the intent of providing a framework to classify
and code information about health and to equip the international
community with a standardized language that would facilitate communication
about health across the globe and across various disciplines."
Jette AM. (2005). The Changing Language of Disablement.
Physical Therapy, 85(2), 118-119.
2008, APTA joined the World Health Organization (WHO), the World
Confederation for Physical Therapy, ... in endorsing the International
Classification of Functioning, Disability and Heath (ICF). With
this endorsement, ICF language will be incorporated into all relevant
association publications, documents, and communications through
existing planned review and revision cycles."
APTA (2009). ICF: The International Classification
of Functioning, Disability, and Health Resources. Retrieved 8-14-2009.
of the ICF
(abbreviated) PowerPoint from the WHO (just 5 slides).
Health Organization. (2009). International Classification of Functioning,
Disability and Health (ICF). Retrieved 10-18-2009. http://www.who.int/classifications/icf/en/
is the most helpful resource for a full explanation (along
with using the ICF Browser)
Future: Documentation Using the ICF System
Kettenbach, G. (2009). Writing Patient/Client
Notes. (4th ed.). Philadelphia: F. A. Davis Company.
What is an ICF "Core
Template for MU PT Case Managment assignment
School of Health Professions
Department of Physical Therapy
August 18, 2012