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Title The future of disability in America / Committee on Disability in America, Board on Health Sciences Policy ; Marilyn J. Field and Alan Jette, editors.

Publication Info. Washington, DC : National Academies Press, [2007]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  362.4 F996F    Check Shelf
Description xxv, 592 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Definition and monitoring of disability -- Disability trends -- Health care transitions for young people -- Secondary conditions and aging with disability -- The environmental context of disability : the case of health care facilities -- Assistive and mainstream technologies for people with disabilities -- Access to health insurance and the role of risk-adjusted payments to health plans -- Coverage of assistive technologies and personal assistive services -- Organization and support of disability research.
Form Also issued online.
Subject People with disabilities -- United States.
People with disabilities -- Services for -- United States.
Sociology of disability -- United States.
Disabled Persons -- United States.
Age Factors -- United States.
Chronic Disease -- prevention & control -- United States.
Comorbidity -- United States.
Health Services Accessibility -- trends -- United States.
Insurance Coverage -- United States.
Added Author Field, Marilyn J. (Marilyn Jane)
Jette, Alan M.
Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on Disability in America: a New Look.
ISBN 9780309104722 hardback alkaline paper
0309104726 hardback alkaline paper
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