Introduction to ICF Core Sets

ICF Core Sets

ICF Core Sets, a selection of ICF categories from the entire classification for specific health conditions, condition groups and settings, have been developed to facilitate a systematic and comprehensive description of functioning for use for various purposes and in various settings including clinical practice and research. In these settings an ICF Core Set can serve as a minimal standard for the assessment and documentation of functioning and health in clinical studies and comprehensive single or multi-professional clinical encounters.

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ICF Core Set Manual

ICF Core Set Manual

A manual on one approach of using ICF Core Sets in clinical practice has been available since 2012: Bickenbach J, Cieza A, Rauch A, Stucki G. ed. ICF Core Sets: Manual for Clinical Practice: Göttingen: Hogrefe; 2012.

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