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An examination of current stroke rehabilitation practice in Peru: Implications for interprofessional education.
This study aimed to better understand current clinical practice of rehabilitation professionals in Lima, Peru, and to explore the existence of and potential for interprofessional collaboration. A secondary purpose was to assess rehabilitation professionals' agreement with evidence-based stroke rehabilitation statements and confidence performing stroke rehabilitation tasks prior to and following an interprofessional stroke rehabilitation training. Current clinical practice for rehabilitation professionals in Peru differs from high-income counties like the United States, as physical therapists work with dysphagia and feeding...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - January 25, 2018 Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research
Stroke Rehabilitation Scope of Practice in Lima, Peru: Considerations for Future Training
To gain a better understanding of the scopes of practice of rehabilitation disciplines in Lima, Peru. Secondly, to assess the pre- and post-training confidence in rehabilitation skills and agreement with evidence-based stroke rehabilitation statements of rehabilitation providers in Peru.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - September 27, 2016 Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Cody McDonald, Amy Fuhs, Deborah Kartin Source Type: research
Diabetes Mellitus in Peru
Conclusions Diabetes is a major health care issue in Peru that exposes difficult challenges and shortcomings. The national strategy for tackling diabetes includes promotion of healthy lifestyles; training primary care physicians and providing them with evidence-based clinical practice guidelines, safe and effective medications, and tools for monitoring treatment; and, finally, construction of a comprehensive health care network for early referral in order to prevent, detect, and treat diabetic complications.
Source: Annals of Global Health - April 22, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: research