International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health in children with congenital central hypoventilation syndrome

Rosario Montirosso, Francesco Morandi, Chiara D'Aloisio, Anna Berna, Livio Provenzi, Renato Borgatti

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Abstract

Purpose.The main aim of this study is to examine the functioning of children with congenital central hypoventilation syndrome (CCHS), a rare disorder of respiratory control associated with physiological and anatomical manifestations of a generalised autonomic nervous system dysfunction, using WHO's International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health, Children and Youth version (ICF-CY). Method.The data of 26 children, (F=17) aged 1.5-17.5 years, were collected. Data were analysed in the following four age groups:

Original languageEnglish
JournalDisability and Rehabilitation
Volume31
Issue numberSUPPL. 1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009

Keywords

  • Child developmental
  • Congenital central hypoventilation syndrome
  • Environmental health
  • Health care quality

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rehabilitation

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