TITLE

Stroke rehabilitation services inadequate, experts say

AUTHOR(S)
Lowry, Fran
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/20/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 7, pE283
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the unsatisfactory stroke rehabilitation services in Canada. It states that the availability of rehabilitation beds and services varies widely by provinces. It also mentions that if the beds are available, the amount of therapy which should be received by the patient differs. It further discusses about the outpatient services which needs to be improved across the country.
ACCESSION #
50625131

 

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