Turkish Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 1999 , Vol 2 , Num 2

Tıbbi Rehabilitasyon İçinde Pediatrik Rehabilitasyonun Yeri

Jale İrdesel 1
1 Uludağ Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Fiziksel Tıp ve Rehabilitasyon Anabilim Dalı,Bursa

Pediartric rehabilitation is a growing subspeciality. New challenges have appeared in recent years dealing with children with disability and various advanced treatment alternatives.Accordingly, there has been an increasing demand for physicians with the abilty to determine children's rehabilitation necessity and skilled in the management of such cases. The physiatrists are ideally suited for this necessity. Rehabilitation of a child with a physical illness has to be considered among the fundamental subjects of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation training programs.Progress and training in pediatric rehabilitation, its extent and place within the Physicla Therapy and Rehabilitation training program and general perspectives in the evaluation of the pediatric patient will be discussed in this review.

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