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What is rehabilitation


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What is the meaning of the term rehabilitation and who are the people who benefit from it.

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What is rehabilitation

  1. 1. “ What is rehabilitation?” is a frequently asked question. I have tried to give satisfactory answers to the question here. Along with it you can find the related information.
  2. 2. <ul><li>Having a good knowledge about rehab is always handy. Rehabilitation is a procedure which is designed specifically for recuperating a patient from a type of illness, malfunction of a body part, an accident or a physical damage. </li></ul><ul><li>There are different types of rehabilitation procedures available for variety of disorders. You can get a brief idea about the issues’ extensiveness from the different types of rehabilitation mentioned in the next slide. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Cardiac Rehabilitation </li></ul><ul><li>Stroke Rehabilitation </li></ul><ul><li>Mental Health Rehabilitation </li></ul><ul><li>Physical Rehabilitation </li></ul><ul><li>Kidney Rehabilitation </li></ul><ul><li>Tobacco Rehabilitation </li></ul><ul><li>Stress Rehabilitation </li></ul><ul><li>Alcohol Rehabilitation </li></ul><ul><li>cntd… </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Drug Rehabilitation </li></ul><ul><li>Spinal Cord Rehabilitation </li></ul><ul><li>Neurological Rehabilitation </li></ul><ul><li>Vocational Rehabilitation </li></ul><ul><li>Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation </li></ul><ul><li>Cognitive Rehabilitation </li></ul><ul><li>Criminal Rehabilitation </li></ul>
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  6. 6. <ul><li>After suffering from an accident, attack or a malfunction, the patient is immediately hospitalized. </li></ul><ul><li>The physicians take charge and start the medical process. </li></ul><ul><li>Based on the various tests results, the physician decides weather or not to opt for an operation. </li></ul><ul><li>If the operation is opted, a special surgeon is called for the operation. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>After the operation, the patient is suggested some days of bed rest. Meanwhile, a physician keeps a close eye on the patient’s body response to the medicines. He adjusts the medicine dosages accordingly. </li></ul><ul><li>While the patient is taking bed rest, a social worker is appointed by the hospital authority. He helps to find a rehabilitation center for the patient. He also does the necessary paperwork for the admission of patient in the center. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>After the admission is confirmed, a rehab specialist, a psychologist and a rehab exercise expert approach the patient for his inpatient rehab treatment. In this phase of treatment, help of a hypnotist may be taken for the mental rehab patients. </li></ul><ul><li>When the inpatient phase of the rehab is over, the patient is discharged from the hospital. After the discharge, a patient has to choose between outpatient rehab or residential rehab in order to continue his remaining rehab procedure. The social worker and the rehab experts help the patient to take this decision. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>The patient has to complete the Phase 2 and Phase 3 of his rehab by either of the above mentioned procedures. Many rehab experts help the patient in this course of time. The rehab experts which are associated with the procedure are; exercise rehab experts, dietician rehab experts, physicians, rehab nurses, helpers and social workers. </li></ul><ul><li>By completing all the 3 phases of rehab the patient is sure to experience a positive change in his ability. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>We believe that we have answered the question “What is rehabilitation?” well. Hope you have got sufficient information on the topic. </li></ul><ul><li>For more information on rehabilitation visit </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>