Chapter 12. Barriers to Health Care Services and the Role of the Physician

  1. Vee P. Prasher1 and
  2. Matthew P. Janicki2
  1. Helen Baxter and
  2. Michael Kerr

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470776216.ch12

Physical Health of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

Physical Health of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

How to Cite

Baxter, H. and Kerr, M. (2002) Barriers to Health Care Services and the Role of the Physician, in Physical Health of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities (eds V. P. Prasher and M. P. Janicki), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470776216.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Monyhull Hospital, Kings Norton, Birmingham

  2. 2

    University of Illinois at Chicago

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 20 SEP 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405102193

Online ISBN: 9780470776216

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Keywords:

  • health care services;
  • physicians;
  • sensory impairment;
  • accessibility;
  • mobility

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Accessibility, Mobility and Sensory Impairment

  • Behavioral Problems

  • Communication

  • Knowledge, Attitudes and Accessing Specialist Services

  • Time and Resources

  • Conclusion

  • References