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Term: Functional Limitations

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2007-09-26


The reduced ability of someone to carry out activities of daily living (eg. eating, grooming, bathing), the presence of medical conditions, and social functioning, which includes one's perceived health status, role limitations, restricted activity days, and other functional limitations.

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