Who Icf Model Case Study

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MaryGrace P. Haydock
Utica College Abstract: OBJECTIVE: Review and the understanding of the make-up of the WHO ICF model. Application of WHO ICF model in stroke management (WHO, 2006). Case Presentation: This is a case of 60-year-old African American widowed female( 5years) presented with a medical diagnosis of cerebrovascular disease secondary to right intracerebral hemorrhage and found to have right arteriovenous malformation .No residual AVM post op. Onset date was April 11/2014.Past medical history of depression is otherwise patient without significant past medical history. Family History: Diabetes and hypertension. The previous level of function: the patient was independent w/ her …show more content…

The WHO ICF model is being used to provide a common framework to deliver and study the efficacy of rehabilitation outcomes across rehabilitation settings. The WHO ICF model can be used to facilitate for management of professional decision-making, communication, and collaborative efforts among nursing and other interdisciplinary team members and professional colleagues. The WHO ICF model as a framework for management of documentation relating to patient care and determining payment for services required. The WHO ICF is valuable in rehabilitation, research and education. It assists professionals to look beyond their own areas of practice, communicate across disciplines, and think from a functioning perspective rather than the perspective of a health condition of the …show more content…

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes Bleeding into one or both cerebral hemispheres including the basal ganglia and the cerebral cortex. The WHO ICF model can be used to assess the quality of rehabilitation care and the impact of loss of body functions and structures, activities limitations, and contextual factors include the unique personal and environmental variables of each stroke patient in a sub-acute setting. The WHO ICF model defines activity and participation dimensions separately, and applies these dimensions as a singular construct when clinically qualifying and quantifying the consequences of a health condition (WHO,

In this essay, the author

  • Describes the patient's medical diagnosis of intracerebral hemorrhage and arteriovenous malformation (avm) and their social background.
  • Analyzes the cognitive status of the patient, which includes disorientation, bewilderment, and difficulty following command.
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