AMPUTATIONS OR IMPLANTATION--WHICH IS BETTER REHABILITATION?
- ICF in der logopÃ¤dischen Rehabilitation nach Laryngektomie. Glunz, Mechthild; Schmitz, Eugen; Stappert, Hanne // Forum Logopadie;jul2009, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p22
This contribution gives an introduction into the assignment of ICF for the life situation of patients after laryngectomy. It exemplarily refers to ICF-codes that are relevant for breath disorders and illustrates the significance of ICF-components for therapy by a patient example. After some...
- Guest Editorial: Wounded warriors' perspectives: Helping others to heal. Arredondo, Juan; Foote, Ned; Pruden, Jonathan D.; McFarland, Marc J.; McFarland, Lynne V. // Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development;2010, Vol. 47 Issue 3, preceding p1
This article presents the author's views on U.S. military veterans who have suffered the loss of a limb. The author discusses three veterans from combat in Vietnam and Iraq and describes their continued struggles after leaving the armed forces. Information is provided on prosthesis, medical...
- Effectiveness of rehabilitation following amputation. Kent, R.; Fyfe, N. // Clinical Rehabilitation;Feb99 Supplement, Vol. 13, p43
For many patients, the outcome of rehabilitation following amputation depends substantially on comorbidity. This is particularly so where amputation is performed because of peripheral vascular disease which may involve other end-organs, but also applies in trauma where loss of limb may not be...
- Postoperative Management And Rehabilitation of Patients Receiving an Heal Orthotopic Bladder Substitution. Perimenis, Petros; Kolipanou, Ekaterini // Urologic Nursing;Oct2004, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p383
Focuses on the postoperative care and rehabilitation of patients receiving an ileal orthotopic bladder substitution. Phases of postoperative management; Therapy for the complications of ileal bladder substitutes; Importance of the collaboration between the physician, the nurse, and the patient...
- Economic Evaluation of Rehabilitation: The Quality of Life Approach Using EuroQol. Nunes, Jose Ferraz // International Advances in Economic Research;May98, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p192
Determines the existence of a structural problem where the performance of the rehabilitation program and the prognosis behind the definition of need for rehabilitation. Important issue in the measurement of outcome in health care; Use of the EuroQol/EQ-5D as an instrument to measure the...
- HEALTHY HOSPITALS. Coote, Ann // Community Care;7/18/2002, Issue 1431, p22
Calls for the improvement of the environment in which intermediate care operates in Great Britain. Account of a related research; Significance to patients; Recommendations to address the issue.
- Work of a rehabilitation medicine service. Roy, C.W.; Arthurs, Y.; Hunter, J.; Parker, S.; McLaren, A. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);9/3/88, Vol. 297 Issue 6648, p601
Evaluates the medical performance of the Edinburgh Rehabilitation Medicine Service in Scotland. Percentage of patients with cardiovascular disease; Correlation between physical and psychological problems; Definition of rehabilitation.
- Driving change. Kalucy, Elizabeth (Libby) // Australian Journal of Primary Health;Mar2010, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p2
The article discusses various reports published within the issue which include one on feasibility studies of options to address problems in general practice and community rehabilitation, one on the importance of strengthening service networks for diabetes care and for mental health, and one on...
- Does T his Resident A ppear to Require a S killed Level of Care? // MDS Alert;Jul2010, Vol. 8 Issue 7, p78
The article provides an answer to a question related to patient's medical care and rehabilitation therapy.