4.1 Evaluation - 40
4.1.1 Evaluation of Areas of Activities - 40
4.1.2 Evaluation of Areas of Impairments and Activity Limitations - 40
4.2 Hypothesis - 41
4.3 Tests for Causal Impairments and Activity Limitations - 41
4.4 Treatment Goals - 41
4.5 Treatment Planning and Treatment Design - 42
4.5.1 Specific Patient Needs - 42
4.5.2 Designing the Treatment - 42
4.5.3 Direct and indirect Treatment - 42
4.6 Assessment - 43
4.7 Re-Test for Causal Impairments and Activity Limitations - 44
4.8 Treatment Examples - 44
To make an exact evaluation we should use the ICF Model (International Classification of Function and Activity and Participation, WHO 2001).
— Body functions are the physiological functions of body systems (including psychological functions).
— Body structures are anatomical parts of the body such as organs, limbs, and their components.
— Impairments are problems in body function or structure such as a significant deviation or loss.
— Activity is the execution of a task or action by an individual.
— Participation is involvement in a life situation.
— Activity limitations are difficulties an individual may have in executing activities.
— Participation restrictions are problems an individual may experience in their involvement in life situations.
— Environmental factors make up the physical, social, and attitudinal environment in which people live and conduct their lives
Planning treatment is a systematic process to develop the most appropriate treatment for each patient (Sullivan et al. 1982). Our treatment seeks to help each patient gain the highest level of function possible.
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