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Information therapy and rehabilitation

  1. 1. Dr Hiral Master ( B.P.Th) Seth GS Medical College and KEM hospital Information therapy and rehabilitation
  2. 2. Rehabilitation <ul><li>Rehabilitation of people with disabilities is a process aimed at enabling them to reach and maintain their optimal physical, sensory, intellectual, psychological and social functional levels. Rehabilitation provides disabled people with the tools they need to attain independence and self-determination. (-WHO) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Information therapy <ul><li>Information therapy  is a healthcare term describing the timely prescription and availability of evidence-based  health  information to meet individuals' specific needs and support sound decision making. </li></ul><ul><li>Information therapy works by engaging the consumer in the process of care. Unlike health information which a patient or family member may find on an open website like WebMD or yahoo, information therapy is providing plain language evidence based medical information to a patient at the exact time that a patient needs it to help them in their health care process </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>An example would be when a person who leaves a doctor's office is provided an after-visit summary of instructions on how they can take care of their ailment at home. Information therapy may be prescribed by a clinician, (i.e. nurse, doctor or other health professional), by an electronic system in a medical institution ( electronic medical record), or consumer-prescribed. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Rehabilitation & frustation. <ul><li>Frustration and depression were the prevalent emotional responses throughout rehabilitation, we now consider the rehabilitation of the sports person; </li></ul><ul><li>Although the situational corollaries differed as recovery progressed. </li></ul><ul><li>In the early phase of rehabilitation, frustration and depression resulted from disruption to normal function </li></ul><ul><li>In the middle phase they were provoked by a negative appraisal of rehabilitation progress </li></ul><ul><li>And at the end of rehabilitation the main instigator was impatience to return to sport. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Frustation can be seen seen </li></ul><ul><li>Drug Rehabilitation </li></ul><ul><li>Rehabilitation penology, the rehabilitation of criminal behavior. </li></ul><ul><li>Rehabilitation (neuropyschology), therapy aimed at improving neurocognitive function that has been lost or diminished by disease or traumatic injury </li></ul><ul><li>Psychiatric rehabilitation, a branch of psychiatry dealing with restoration of mental health and life skills after mental illness </li></ul><ul><li>Rehabilitation counseling, counseling focused on helping people who have disabilities achieve their goals </li></ul><ul><li>Rehabilitation robotics, the use of robotic devices to augment rehabilitation </li></ul><ul><li>Telerehabilitation, the delivery of rehabilitation services over telecommunication networks and the internet </li></ul>
  7. 7. Coping up !!!! <ul><li>Information therapy </li></ul><ul><li>Information therapy is the prescription of the right information, to the right person, at the right time to help make a better health decision. Information therapy will both revolutionize the role of information in health care and enable the mainstream adoption of the long-promised shift to patient-centered care. </li></ul><ul><li>The right information: evidence-based, approved by experts, up to date, and referenced </li></ul><ul><li>The right person: the patient or caregivers who will share in the decision or behavior change </li></ul><ul><li>The right time: just in time to help make a better medical decision or to improve a health behavior </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Intrafamily and social ambugity </li></ul><ul><li>Community resources and strength </li></ul><ul><li>Family counseling </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Technologies such as electronic medical record systems, order entry systems, and the use of personal digital assistants (PDAs), are all examples of electronic infrastructures that can deliver information therapy to consumers besides using low-tech techniques, such as handing out information pamphlets or sending them through the post. </li></ul><ul><li>By attaching &quot;information triggers&quot; to these systems, tailored, customized information prescriptions can be automatically sent to either a patient’s email account or to a secure patient portal. </li></ul><ul><li>As the patient experiences new symptoms, conditions or other health issues, the provider can respond with specific prescriptions of information. </li></ul><ul><li>Furthermore, the user can track information that can be useful for managing chronic disease. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Thank you !!!