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Persons with physical disabilities' experiences of rehabilitation services at community health centres in Cape Town
(University of the Western Cape, 2009)
According to the United Nations, more than half a billion people (about 650 million) worldwide are disabled. Disability can have a vast impact on both the individual and the family. Rehabilitation is therefore a fundamental ...
Physiotherapy management of spina bifida in Lusaka, Zambia
(University of the Western Cape, 2016)
Background: Spina Bifida (SB) is one of the leading causes of disability in children globally. Its management in Sub-Saharan countries is quite challenging and has shown to be an expensive public health problem. A recent ...
A profile of burn injuries among children aged 0-12 years at the Black Lion hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (1996-2001)
(University of the Western Cape, 2003)
Millions of patients with burns require medical attention each year. Impairments, disabilities and handicap due to burn injuries among children are increasing. One possible reason could be that burn injury prevention were ...