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Susceptibility to Infection (1B)

The condition of being vulnerable to infection or disease.
A compromised immune system is related to a number of medical conditions. Impairments of the immune system are the result of disabilities such as diabetes, chronic kidney disease, cystic fibrosis, numerous cancers and the treatment related to them.

Formal Diagnostics

A physician's diagnosis of one of the medical conditions related to a compromised immune system would be appropriate documentation.

Intake Questions

  • Does your doctor advise you to stay home when there is a chance of catching a virus or the flu?
  • Do you have to be careful of injuring yourself as you have difficulty healing or are likely to get an infection?
  • Are there environments or situations that you have been advised by your doctor to avoid?
  • What accommodations or strategies have been effective in the past?

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