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Title Enabling America : assessing the role of rehabilitation science and engineering / Edward N. Brandt, Jr., and Andrew M. Pope, editors ; Committee on Assessing Rehabilitation Science and Engineering, Division of Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine
Published Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1997


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Description xv, 404 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Magnitude and Cost of Disability in America -- 3. Models of Disability and Rehabilitation -- 4. Pathology and Impairment Research -- 5. Functional Limitations Research in Rehabilitation Science and Engineering -- 6. Disability and the Environment -- 7. Research on the Organization, Financing, and Delivery of Health Services -- 8. Translating Research into Practical Applications -- 9. Education and Training in Rehabilitation Science and Engineering -- 10. Organization and Administration of Federal Research Programs -- 11. Overarching Recommendations and Priorities -- C. Taxonomy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-315) and index
Subject Medical rehabilitation -- United States.
Rehabilitation technology -- United States.
Author Brandt, Edward N., Jr. (Edward Newman), 1933-2007.
Pope, Andrew MacPherson, 1950-
Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on Assessing Rehabilitation Science and Engineering.
LC no. 97021183
ISBN 0309063744 (cloth)