Table 4

Body Functions (b): patients' reporting of ICF categories (2nd level)

ICF categories

Reported by patients


Code

Title

Open approach

ICF-based approach


b126

Temperament and personality functions

Yes

Yes

b130

Energy and drive functions

Yes

Yes

b134

Sleep functions

Yes

Yes

b140

Attention functions

Yes

Yes

b147

Psychomotor functions

Yes

Yes

b152

Emotional functions

Yes

Yes

b160

Thought functions

Yes

Yes

b180

Experience of self and time functions

Yes

b210

Seeing functions

Yes

Yes

b215

Functions of structures adjoining the eye

Yes

b220

Sensations associated with the eye and adjoining structures

Yes

Yes

b230

Hearing functions

Yes

Yes

b240

Sensations associated with hearing and vestibular function

Yes

b250

Taste function

Yes

b255

Smell function

Yes

b265

Touch function

Yes

Yes

b270

Sensory functions related to temperature and other stimuli

Yes

b280

Sensation of pain

Yes

Yes

b320

Articulation functions

Yes

b410

Heart functions

Yes

b430

Haematological system functions

Yes

Yes

b435

Immunological system functions

Yes

Yes

b455

Exercise tolerance functions

Yes

Yes

b460

Sensations associated with cardiovascular and respiratory functions

Yes

b510

Ingestion functions

Yes

Yes

b515

Digestive functions

Yes

Yes

b520

Assimilation functions

Yes

b525

Defecation functions

Yes

Yes

b530

Weight maintenance functions

Yes

Yes

b535

Sensations associated with the digestive system

Yes

b540

General metabolic functions

Yes

b545

Water, mineral and electrolyte balance functions

Yes

b610

Urinary excretory functions

Yes

b620

Urination functions

Yes

b640

Sexual functions

Yes

b710

Mobility of joint functions

Yes

Yes

b715

Stability of joint functions

Yes

Yes

b730

Muscle power functions

Yes

Yes

b740

Muscle endurance functions

Yes

b760

Control of voluntary movement functions

Yes

Yes

b770

Gait pattern functions

Yes

Yes

b780

Sensations related to muscles and movement functions

Yes

Yes

b810

Protective functions of the skin

Yes

Yes

b820

Repair functions of the skin

Yes

b840

Sensation related to the skin

Yes

b850

Functions of hair

Yes

b860

Functions of nails

Yes


International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) categories of the ICF Core Set for rheumatoid arthritis are shown in bold typeface.

Coenen et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2006 8:R84   doi:10.1186/ar1956

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