publication . Article . 2001

Prevalence of Complains and Rehabilitation Needs in 150 Patients

Ahmad Ali Akbari-Kamrani;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2001 Journal: Journal of Rehabilitation (issn: 1607-2960, eissn: 1607-2960, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences
Abstract
Objective: Many studies and researches have been done regarding elderly care health in countries with approved geriatrics as an independent branch. Because geriatrics is a new subject in Iran, this study was done in order to assess about social conditions and prevalence of elderly complaints and their rehabilitation services. Materials & Methods: This is a descriptive study. 150 elderly who were admitted ambulatory in the educational, research and rehabilitation center for older people in 1999, were assessed, and required information were taken. Results: 150 elderly patients assessed, 58% female, 42% male, minimum age: 55 years. Maximum age: 100 years, 17.3% wer...
Subjects
free text keywords: Aging study, Aging complains, Aging rehabilitation, Therapeutics. Pharmacology, RM1-950
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