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Title: Rehabilitation in patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis
Authors: Γιαβασόπουλος, Ευάγγελος Κ.
Item type: Conference publication
Keywords: Αποκατάσταση;Ρευματοειδής αρθρίτιδα;Rehabilitation;Rheumatoid Arthritis;Evidence - based practise
Subjects: Medicine
Issue Date: 13-Jul-2014
Date of availability: 13-Jul-2014
Publisher: Μαρβάκη, Χριστίνα
Description: Review
Language: English
Citation: Giavasopoulos, E.K.. (2008). Rehabilitation in patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis. "Health Science Journal". 2 (2), 61-74.
Journal: Health Science Journal
Type of Journal: With a review process (peer review)
Table of contents: Rehabilitation of patients with rheumatoid arthritis aims to the management of the consequences of disease. It is widely accepted that, no drug therapy at present leads to long-term remission for everyone with rheumatoid arthritis (R.A.). Consequently, patients experience physical, psychological, functional, social and role negative effects of the disease. Aim: The aim of the present article was to evaluate the role of rehabilitation to patients with rheumatoid arthritis Method and material: The methodology followed included review of studies which were related to rehabilitation of patients with rheumatoid arthritis Results :The majority of the studies claims that rehabilitation of patients with rheumatoid arthritis, is a matter of primary importance. The importance of early provision of specialist rheumatology care, patient education and promotion of self- management; and the evidence for the effectiveness of therapeutic interventions and multidisciplinary care. Conclusions : Individuals who suffer from rheumatoid arthritis can derive significant benefits from rehabilitation programmes. To provide best care, rehabilitation standards and services should be based on the best available evidence.
Access scheme: Publicly accessible
License: Αναφορά Δημιουργού-Μη Εμπορική Χρήση-Όχι Παράγωγα Έργα 3.0 Ηνωμένες Πολιτείες
Appears in Collections:Τόμος 2, τεύχος 2 (Απρ. - Ιουν. 2008)

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