Rehabilitation Science

Volume 2, Issue 4, November 2017

  • Conceptual Models of Disability and Their Role in the Daily Routine of Clinical Rehabilitation

    Donatella Rita Petretto, Silvia Vinci, Ivano Paolo Todde, Paola Piras, Ilenia Pistis, Carmelo Masala

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 4, November 2017
    Pages: 75-81
    Received: Aug. 17, 2017
    Accepted: Sep. 05, 2017
    Published: Sep. 30, 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.rs.20170204.11
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    Abstract: The aim of this paper is to analyse how the different conceptual models of disability can help daily work of rehabilitation clinicians. Previous papers described the usefulness in rehabilitation psychology of the International classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) a worldwide-known conceptual model of disability [1-6] In this p... Show More
  • Religiosity of Older People in Rural Bangladesh

    Mohammad Abbas Uddin

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 4, November 2017
    Pages: 82-84
    Received: Sep. 07, 2017
    Accepted: Sep. 21, 2017
    Published: Nov. 05, 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.rs.20170204.12
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    Abstract: Older people are vulnerable because of age-related changes they experience which can cause a variety of physical, psychological and social problems. Older people may use their religiosity to counter these issues and improve their quality of life. The purpose of this study was to investigate older people’s religiosity and the association between rel... Show More
  • The Experience on Percutaneous Biliary Drainage in Malignant Biliary Obstruction and Associated Bilomas

    Bilgin Kadri Aribas, Cetin Imamoglu, Ahmet Bayrak, Hale Aydin, Emrah Caglar

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 4, November 2017
    Pages: 85-90
    Received: Sep. 25, 2017
    Accepted: Oct. 25, 2017
    Published: Dec. 03, 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.rs.20170204.13
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    Abstract: Objective: To handle efficacy of percutaneous biliary drainage not only in cases with malignant biliary obstructive jaundice, but associated bilomas as well. Also, it is to evaluate our series with previous series in this review. Material and Method: Review of previous series in which between January 1998 and July 2008, percutaneous biliary drainag... Show More
  • Factors Influencing Waste Segregation Among Staff in Chuka Level Four Hospital

    Lucy Kawira Gitonga

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 4, November 2017
    Pages: 91-100
    Received: Oct. 19, 2017
    Accepted: Nov. 15, 2017
    Published: Dec. 27, 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.rs.20170204.14
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    Abstract: Proper segregation, handling and disposal of medical waste is an imperative component on preventing potential risk for injury, infection, and environmental pollution. Globally there are well defined set of rules for handling medical waste but unfortunately, laxity and lack of adequate training and awareness in the execution of these rules can lead ... Show More