The irreplaceable role of rehabilitation in geriatric patients at post-acute care centres.


Authors: J. Sedláčková
Authors‘ workplace: Oddělení následné péče, Rehabilitační nemocnice Beroun
Published in: Geriatrie a Gerontologie 2018, 7, č. 3: 117-120
Category: Case Reports

Overview

At a time of prolonging life expectancy as a result of successful medical treatment that saves lives of patients who would have passed away due to grave illness or injury in the past, we ask questions about the quality of life and the self-sufficiency of those who survived. I would like to demonstrate the irreplaceable role of rehabilitation care for the elderly geriatric patients on three case studies.

Keywords:

rehabilitation – geriatric patient – compensatory aids – self-sufficiency


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