TITLE

participation

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1602
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "participation" is presented. In occupational therapy, participation refers to a person's involvement in life situations in relation to physical impairments, activities, health conditions and contextual factors. Participation in life activities, tasks and roles is an aspect of living that is considered important within the framework of the World Health Organization's International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health.
ACCESSION #
21239656

 

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