Disability and chronic disease

Joav Merrick, Shoshana Aspler, Mohammed Morad

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Once upon a time pediatrics was involved with infectious disease and acute disorders, but a new pattern of morbidity has emerged. Social difficulties, behavioral problems, developmental difficulties, disabilities and chronic disease have become a main part of the scope of pediatric practice. Among adults multiple chronic disease is increasingly prevalent, whereas the prevalence of impairment and disability remain stable, but substantial and therefore present day health professionals must be aware of disability and chronic disease.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDisability and Chronic Disease
PublisherNova Science Publishers, Inc.
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)9781629483078
ISBN (Print)9781629482880
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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