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Devices for mobility and manipulation for people with reduced abilities

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by Teodiano Freire Bastos-Filho, Dinesh Kumar, Sridhar Poosapadi Arjunan. --Boca Raton, FL: Taylor and Francis , c2014.
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Exploring the details of mobility and manipulative technologies, this volume provides insight into current research trends and discusses technologies that are under development. Each chapter covers one specific technology, starting with a general introduction, followed by technical details and an assessment from the user viewpoint including the user benefits, user suitability, cost, reliability, and required infrastructure. Each chapter also provides illustrations or photographs of the devices…
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Bastos-Filho, Teodiano Freire
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Kumar, Dinesh
Poosapadi Arjunan, Sridhar
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by Teodiano Freire Bastos-Filho, Dinesh Kumar, Sridhar Poosapadi Arjunan
Place of Publication
Boca Raton, FL
Publisher
Taylor and Francis
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xvii, 206 p.)
Series Title
Rehabilitation science in practice series
ISBN
9781466586475 (electronic bk.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Artificial Limbs
Walkers
Wheelchairs
Subjects (LCSH)
Self-help devices for people with disabilities
Electric wheelchairs - Automatic control
People with disabilities - Orientation and mobility
Rehabilitation technology
Self-Help Devices
Disabled Persons
Abstract
Exploring the details of mobility and manipulative technologies, this volume provides insight into current research trends and discusses technologies that are under development. Each chapter covers one specific technology, starting with a general introduction, followed by technical details and an assessment from the user viewpoint including the user benefits, user suitability, cost, reliability, and required infrastructure. Each chapter also provides illustrations or photographs of the devices, making it accessible to lay and clinical audiences. The book also identifies shortcomings, current research related to the technology, and possible development opportunities"--Provided by publisher.
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Disability as Diversity : A Guidebook for Inclusion in Medicine, Nursing, and the Health Professions

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Lisa M. Meeks, Leslie Neal-Boylan, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2020.
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Administrators and faculty in medical, nursing and health science programs are witnessing a substantial increase in the number of students with disabilities entering their programs. Concurrently, the benefits of diversity in healthcare are becoming increasingly apparent and important. Provider-patient concordance is a known mechanism for reducing health care disparities. By developing a workforce that mirrors the patient population, we can appropriately inform disability care, reducing health c…
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Meeks, Lisa M.
Neal-Boylan, Leslie
Responsibility
Lisa M. Meeks, Leslie Neal-Boylan, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2020
Physical Description
1 online resource (xviii, 318 p.) : 26 illus., 14 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030461874
9783030461867 (Print ed.)
9783030461881 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Disabled Persons
Employment - ethics
Health Occupations
Organizational Culture
Right to Work
Social Justice
Specialty
Disability Studies
Health Services Administration
Abstract
Administrators and faculty in medical, nursing and health science programs are witnessing a substantial increase in the number of students with disabilities entering their programs. Concurrently, the benefits of diversity in healthcare are becoming increasingly apparent and important. Provider-patient concordance is a known mechanism for reducing health care disparities. By developing a workforce that mirrors the patient population, we can appropriately inform disability care, reducing health care disparities while embracing the tenets of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), namely equal opportunity, full participation, independent living, and economic self-sufficiency for qualified individuals with disabilities. One in five individuals will experience disability at some point in their lives, making this the largest minority in the US. A commitment to disability inclusion for qualified students should be a high-level goal of nursing, medical, and other health science programs. To support this goal, leaders in these areas must develop robust programs and an understanding of the best practices for inclusion. This first-of-its-kind title is designed to help deans, program directors, faculty, student affairs personnel and disability resource professionals thoughtfully plan for the growing population of health-care professionals with disabilities. The content helps stakeholders contextualize disability inclusion in health-care education as a function of social justice and a mechanism of reducing health care disparities for patients. It offers pragmatic advice, grounded in research, best practice, and case law to address the highly nuanced approach to determining and implementing accommodations in a high-stakes clinical environment. Disability as Diversity connects the moving parts necessary to ensure equal access for qualified students and provides a blueprint for crafting policy, proactive messaging, improving climate, adhering to accreditation standards, addressing licensing and board exams, responding to student failure, all while remaining compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and applicable Federal regulations. This text provides educators with the perspectives and skills they need to bring disability inclusion to the forefront of health education.
Contents
1. Frameworks for Inclusion: Toward a Transformative Approach -- 2. Healthcare Disparities for Individuals with Disability: Informing the Practice -- 3. Intersectional Identities -- 4. Creating a Program Within a Culture of Inclusion -- 5. Wellness and Disability -- 6. Realizing Academic Success Within the Health Science Learning Environment -- 7. Increasing Accessibility Through Inclusive Instruction and Design -- 8. Health Professions and the Law -- 9. Technical Standards -- 10. Clinical Accommodations and Simulation -- 11. When Students Fail: Remediation and Dismissal in Nursing and Medicine -- 12. Physician Licensing, Career, and Practice -- 13. Licensing, Career, and Practice in Nursing.
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Disability, Health and Human Development

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Sophie Mitra. --New York: Palgrave Macmillan , c2018.
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This open access book introduces the human development model to define disability and map its links with health and wellbeing, based on Sen’s capability approach. The author uses panel survey data with internationally comparable questions on disability for Ethiopia, Malawi, Tanzania and Uganda. It presents evidence on the prevalence of disability and its strong and consistent association with multidimensional poverty, mortality, economic insecurity and deprivations in education, morbidity and e…
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Mitra, Sophie
Responsibility
Sophie Mitra
Place of Publication
New York
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxi, 177 p.) : 20 illus., 17 illus. in color
Series Title
Palgrave studies in disability and international development
ISBN
9781137536389
9781137536372 (Print ed.)
9781349710706 (Print ed.)
9781349710690 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Disabled Persons
Human Development
Quality of Life
Social Planning
Other Subjects
Africa
Specialty
Public Health
Abstract
This open access book introduces the human development model to define disability and map its links with health and wellbeing, based on Sen’s capability approach. The author uses panel survey data with internationally comparable questions on disability for Ethiopia, Malawi, Tanzania and Uganda. It presents evidence on the prevalence of disability and its strong and consistent association with multidimensional poverty, mortality, economic insecurity and deprivations in education, morbidity and employment. It shows that disability needs to be considered from multiple angles including aging, gender, health and poverty. Ultimately, this study makes a call for inclusion and prevention interventions as solutions to the deprivations associated with impairments and health conditions.
Contents
1. Introduction -- 2. The Human Development Model of Disability, Health and Wellbeing -- 3. Measurement, Data and Country Context -- 4. Prevalence of Functional Difficulties -- 5. Functional Difficulties and Inequalities through a Static Lens -- 6. Dynamics of Functional Difficulties and Wellbeing -- 7. Main Results and Implications.
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Disability & International Development : Towards Inclusive Global Health

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edited by Malcolm Maclachlan, Leslie Swartz. --New York, NY: Springer-Verlag , c2009.
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Maclachlan, Malcolm
Other Authors
Swartz, Leslie
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edited by Malcolm Maclachlan, Leslie Swartz
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Date of Publication
c2009
ISBN
9780387938400
Subjects (MeSH)
Developing Countries
Disabled Persons
Economic Development
Global Health
Socioeconomic Factors
Subjects (LCSH)
Public health
Social sciences
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e-Book
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Health Care Transition : Building a Program for Adolescents and Young Adults with Chronic Illness and Disability

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edited by Albert C. Hergenroeder, Constance M. Wiemann. --Cham: Springer , c2018.
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This comprehensive book thoroughly addresses all aspects of health care transition of adolescents and young adults with chronic illness or disability; and includes the framework, tools and case-based examples needed to develop and evaluate a Health Care Transition (HCT) planning program that can be implemented regardless of a patient's disease or disability.áHealth Care Transition: Building a Program for Adolescents and Young Adults with Chronic Illness and Disability is a uniquely inclusive re…
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Hergenroeder, Albert C.
Wiemann, Constance M.
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edited by Albert C. Hergenroeder, Constance M. Wiemann
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (xvii, 394 p.) : 36 illus., 21 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319728681
9783319728674 (print ed.)
9783319728698 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Adolescent
Chronic Disease
Disabled Persons
Patient Transfer
Young Adult
Specialty
Adolescent Health
Health Services Administration
Abstract
This comprehensive book thoroughly addresses all aspects of health care transition of adolescents and young adults with chronic illness or disability; and includes the framework, tools and case-based examples needed to develop and evaluate a Health Care Transition (HCT) planning program that can be implemented regardless of a patient's disease or disability.áHealth Care Transition: Building a Program for Adolescents and Young Adults with Chronic Illness and Disability is a uniquely inclusive resource, incorporating youth/young adult, caregiver, and pediatric and adult provider voices and perspectives. Part I of the book opens by defining Health Care Transition, describing the urgent need for comprehensive transition planning, barriers to HCT and then offering a framework for developing and evaluating health care transition programs. Part II focuses on the anatomic and neuro-chemical changes that occur in the brain during adolescence and young adulthood, and how they affect function and behavior. Part III covers the perspectives of important participants in the HCT transition process—youth and young adults, caregivers, and both pediatric and adult providers. Each chapter in Part IV addresses a unique aspect of developing HCT programs. Part V explores various examples of successful transition from the perspective of five key participants in the transition process - patients, caregivers, pediatric providers, adult providers and third party payers. Related financial matters are covered in part VI, while Part VII explores special issues such as HCT and the medical home, international perspectives, and potential legal issues. Models of HCT programs are presented in Part VIII, utilizing an example case study. Representing perspectives from over 75 authors and more than 100 medical centers in North America and Europe,áHealth Care Transition: Building a Program for Adolescents and Young Adults with Chronic Illness and Disability is an ideal resource for any clinician, policy maker, caregiver, or hospitalist working with youth in transition.
Contents
Chapter 1. Introduction: Historical Perspectives, Current Priorities, and Health Care Transition Evidence and Measurement. -Chapter 2: The anatomical, hormonal and neuro-chemical changes that occur during brain development in adolescents and young adults -- Chapter 3: The relationships of adolescent behaviours to adolescent brain changes; and their relevance to the transition of adolescents and young adults with chronic illness and disability -- Chapter 4. Healthcare Transition from the AYASHCN's perspective -- Chapter 5: Health Care Transition from the Family Perspective -- Chapter 6. Healthcare Transition from the Pediatric Provider's Perspective -- Chapter 7: Healthcare Transition from the Adult Provider's Perspective Barriers to accepting AYASHCN in the practice -- Chapter 8: Healthcare Insurance Changes -- Chapter 9. Establishing the Administrative Structure and Support for a Healthcare Transition Program -- Chapter 10: Mobilizing Pediatric Providers -- Chapter 11: Developing a Transition Policy, Procedures or Guidelines -- Chapter 12: Establishing a Method to Monitor Transition Planning and Track Patient Outcomes Following Transfer -- Chapter 13: Incorporating Healthcare Transition Readiness Assessment -- Chapter 14. Employing Healthcare Transition Planning Tools -- Chapter 15. Understanding the Pediatric and Adult Healthcare System: Adapting to Change -- Chapter 16. Developing the Process for Transferring Care from Pediatric to Adult Providers -- Chapter 17. Preparing the Adult Practice to Accept AYA -- Chapter 18: Establishing a System for Ensuring Transfer Completion -- Chapter 19. Defining Successful Transition: Young Adult Perspective -- Chapter 20. Defining Successful Transition: Parent Perspective -- Chapter 21. Defining Successful Transition: Pediatric Provider Perspective -- Chapter 22. Defining Successful Transition: Adult Provider Perspective -- Chapter 23. Defining Successful Transition: Payer perspective -- Chapter 24 Financial Cost of Healthcare Transition -- Chapter 25. Payment for Health Care Transition Services -- Chapter 26: Healthcare Transition and the Medical Home -- Chapter 27. The Hospitalist's Perspective on Healthcare Transition -- Chapter 28. The International Perspective on Health care Transition -- Chapter 29: Expanding the Role of the Pharmacist -- Chapter 30:á Legal Issues: Guardianship and supportive decision making -- Chapter 31. Transitioning Adolescents and Young Adults with Medical Complexity -- Chapter 32. Transitioning Youth with Cognitive and Intellectual Disabilities -- Chapter 33: Palliative Care in Adolescents and Young Adults with Special Healthcare Needs -- Chapter 34: Healthcare Transitions and Dental Care -- Chapter 35. A Successful Healthcare Transition Program in a Hospital Setting -- Chapter 36: Different Healthcare Transition Models -- Chapter 37: Conclusions.
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Physical Disability and Sexuality : Stories from South Africa

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Xanthe Hunt, Stine Hellum Braathen, Mussa Chiwaula, Mark T. Carew, Poul Rohleder, Leslie Swartz, editors. --Cham: Palgrave Macmillan , c2021.
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Hunt, Xanthe
Responsibility
Xanthe Hunt, Stine Hellum Braathen, Mussa Chiwaula, Mark T. Carew, Poul Rohleder, Leslie Swartz, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Date of Publication
c2021
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxvii, 154 pages)
ISBN
9783030555672
Subjects (MeSH)
Disabled Persons
Sexual Behavior
Sexual Health
Other Subjects
South Africa
Specialty
Disability Studies
Sexual Health
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Open access
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e-Book
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Public Health Perspectives on Disability : Epidemiology to Ethics and Beyond

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edited by Donald J. Lollar, Elena M. Andresen. --New York, NY: Springer Science+Business Media , c2011.
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Lollar, Donald J
Other Authors
Andresen, Elena M
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edited by Donald J. Lollar, Elena M. Andresen
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer Science+Business Media
Date of Publication
c2011
ISBN
9781441973412
Subjects (MeSH)
Disabled Persons
Public Health
Social Medicine
Subjects (LCSH)
Public health
Medical ethics
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e-Book
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Public Health Perspectives on Disability : Science, Social Justice, Ethics, and Beyond

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Donald J. Lollar, Willi Horner-Johnson, Katherine Froehlich-Grobe, editors. (Second edition) --New York, NY: Springer , c2021.
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In this new edition, the editors and contributors update and expand on the educational framework that was introduced in the first edition for rethinking disability in public health study and practice and for attaining the competencies that should accompany this knowledge. The second edition highlights key areas of research that have emerged since the first edition was published. Public Health Perspectives on Disability: Science, Social Justice, Ethics, and Beyond, 2nd edition, is an essential r…
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Lollar, Donald J.
Horner-Johnson, Willi
Froehlich-Grobe, Katherine
Responsibility
Donald J. Lollar, Willi Horner-Johnson, Katherine Froehlich-Grobe, editors
Edition
Second edition
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2021
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxi, 376 p.) : 9 illus., 2 illus. in color
ISBN
9781071608883
9781071608876 (Print ed.)
9781071608890 (Print ed.)
9781071608906 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Disabled Persons
Health Equity
Public Health
Specialty
Minority Health
Public Health
Social Medicine
Abstract
In this new edition, the editors and contributors update and expand on the educational framework that was introduced in the first edition for rethinking disability in public health study and practice and for attaining the competencies that should accompany this knowledge. The second edition highlights key areas of research that have emerged since the first edition was published. Public Health Perspectives on Disability: Science, Social Justice, Ethics, and Beyond, 2nd edition, is an essential resource for public health educators and practitioners as well as students in graduate schools of public health throughout the United States.
Contents
Part I. Core Public Health Topics -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Epidemiology and Biostatistics -- 3. Social Determinants of Health and Disability -- 4. Disability, Intersectionality, and Inequity: Life in the Margins -- 5. Environmental Contexts Shaping Disability and Health -- 6. Public Health Ethics and Disability: Centering Disability Justice -- 7. International Public Health and Global Disability -- Part II. Public Health Applications -- 8. Disability and Health Programs: Emerging Partners -- 9. Children with Special Healthcare Needs -- 10. Achieving Equity: Including Women with Disabilities in Maternal and Child Health Policies and Programs -- 11. Aging with a Disability -- 12. Disasters and Disability: Rhetoric and Reality -- 13. Law, Benefits, Disability Rights, and Public Health: A Sum Greater than the Parts? -- 14. Inter-relationship of Health Insurance and Employment for People with Disabilities -- 15. Public Health, Work, and Disability -- 16. Actions to Prepare a Competent Workforce.
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NEW Springer 2021
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