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Rehabilitation

  • By: Alessandra Padula
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Rehabilitation concerns the psychophysical restoration of people who have sustained severe injuries and/or have acute, chronic, or progressive disorders and diseases, and promotes the maintenance/exten-sion of their functional abilities.

Rehabilitation professionals treat and manage patients’ disabilities and ...

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