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- Describe the six essential activities of daily living and know the instrumental activities of daily living and the impact of patient functioning.
- Summarize causes of limitation in activities of daily living and decline in activities of daily living.
- Review the commonly used instruments for measuring the basic and instrumental activities of daily living.
- Explain the role of the interprofessional team in managing and assessing patients with limited activities of daily living.
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- Authors: Peter F. Edemekong, Deb L. Bomgaars, Sukesh Sukumaran
- Editors: Caroline Schoo
- Editors-In-Chief: Mariana D'AmicoClover R. HutchinsonGlenn Porter
Chief Medical Reviewer: Caroline Schoo
- Nurse Planner/Reviewer: Sandra Coleman
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- Physician Planner/Reviewer: Scott C. Dulebohn
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