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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.

  • Brandt, Edward N., Jr. (Edward Newman), 1933-2007.
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Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1997.

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xv, 404 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. 299-315) and index


Introduction -- Magnitude and cost of disability in America -- Models of disability and rehabilitation -- Pathology and impairment research -- Functional limitations research in rehabilitation science and engineering -- Disability and the environment -- Research on the organization, financing, and delivery of health services -- Translating research into practical applications -- Education and training in rehabilitation science and engineering -- Organization and admiistration of federal research programs -- Overarching recommendations and priorities -- references -- Appendixes.


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