Rehabilitation Science

Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2019

  • Cardiovascular Diseases and the Common Risk Factors Presented by Patients at Kitwe Teaching Hospital

    Mwanza Josphat, Sichilima Matafwali Alfred

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2019
    Pages: 1-6
    Received: Oct. 23, 2018
    Accepted: May 07, 2019
    Published: Jun. 05, 2019
    Abstract: Cardiovascular disease (CVD) refers to any disease that affects the cardiovascular system, such as cardiac disease, vascular diseases of the brain and kidney and peripheral arterial diseases. CVDs are among the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in Zambia. A case-control study was conducted among 74 patients suffering from cardiovascular dis... Show More
  • Quality of Life (QoL) of People with Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) in Western Greece

    Ioannis-Alexandros Tzanos, Athanasios Kyriakides, Evgenia Gkintoni, Elias Panagiotopoulos

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, March 2019
    Pages: 7-12
    Received: Jun. 24, 2019
    Accepted: Jul. 15, 2019
    Published: Jul. 31, 2019
    Abstract: Community living individuals with SCI face major health-related QoL challenges, especially in countries such as Greece, due to the lack of infrastructure and support networks. The aim of this study is to evaluate QoL of people with SCI who have already completed the rehabilitation program and live in the geographic area of Western Greece and to ide... Show More