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The environmental barriers of children with Muscular Dystrophies and its effect on mothers low back pain.

Disability and Rehabilitation

Author: Duger, T., Yilmaz, O., Aki, E., Kayihan, H., Karaduman, A.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 2003


When looking at pediatric disabilities, loss of physical function is related with the appropriateness of environmental factors. Equipments, assistive devices or the architectural features that restrict the activities in and outside the home affect the independence level of children directly. The aim of this study is to determine the architectural barriers of children with MD at home, according to their diminished functional capacity and its effect on their mothers' back problems.

Further Details

Full Title: Disability and Rehabilitation
Pages: 1187-1192
Volume: 25
Issue: 20
Accession Number: 16.05.05
Keywords: child, design, housing improvement, modification, function
Reads: 196