functional limitations

The Dynamic contribution of chronic conditions to temporal trends in disability among U.S. adults

Shih-Fan Lin, DrPH , Audrey N. Beck, Ph.D., Brian K. Finch, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 9, Issue 2, p332–340 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2015.11.006 Background Although evidence has shown that U.S. late-life disability has been declining, studies have also suggested that there has been an increase in chronic diseases between 1984 and 2007. Objectives To further illuminate […]

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Financial burdens and barriers to care among nonelderly adults: The role of functional limitations and chronic conditions

Didem Bernard, Ph.D,Thomas Selden, Ph.D., Susan Yeh, M.A. Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 9, Issue 2, p256–264 Published online: October 9, 2015 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2015.09.003 Background People with functional limitations and chronic conditions account for the greatest resource use within the health care system. Objective To examine financial burdens and barriers to care among nonelderly adults, […]

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Medical expenditures associated with nonfatal occupational injuries among U.S. workers reporting persistent disabilities

Junxin Shi, M.D., Ph.D. , rista K. Wheeler, M.S., Bo Lu, Ph.D., David M. Bishai, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., Lorann Stallones, M.P.H., Ph.D., Huiyun Xiang, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, July 2015 Volume 8, Issue 3, Pages 397–406 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2014.10.004 Background No prior study has investigated the medical expenditures associated with occupational injuries among U.S. workers with persistent disabilities, including those with physical […]

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