Rheumatology And Rehabilitation

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Rheumatology And Rehabilitation

1.2      Typical Services, Treatment, Procedures, and Activities Performed:

1.2.1            It is the policy of the Department of Rheumatology and                                                 

Rehabilitation to provide Occupational Therapy services which include the following:-

1.2.1.1          Consultation for Rheumatic patients both Inpatients and Outpatients;

1.2.1.2          Prescription of different aids needed for ADL.

1.2.1.2.1       Consultation for disabling diseases associated                                                               

with:-

 

1.2.1.2.1.1     Locomotion system

1.2.1.2.1.2     Geriatric problems

1.2.1.2.1.3     Cardiac system

1.2.1.2.1.4     Pediatric problems

1.2.1.2.1.5     Burns

1.2.1.2.1.6     Birth injuries;

1.2.1.2.1.7     Traumatic head injuries.

 1.2.1.2.2      Determination of the list of problems responsible for disability

1.2.1.2.3       Evaluation of the degree of disability

 

1.2.1.2.4       Patient/family education and counseling

 

1.2.1.2.5       Adaptations of the physical and social environment        

and the use of a therapeutic milieu

 

1.2.1.2.6       Organizing the occupational therapy program for the following occupational performances by using task oriented activities to improve:-

 

1.2.1.2.6.1     Independent living skills;

1.2.1.2.6.2     Work adjustment;

1.2.1.2.6.3     Educational skills;

1.2.1.2.6.4     Play/ leisure activities;

1.2.1.2.6.5     Social skills;

1.2.1.2.6.6     Evaluation and assessment;

1.2.1.2.6.7     Household activities;

1.2.1.2.6.8     Games, creative media;

1.2.1.2.6.9     Handcraft making;

1.2.1.2.6.10   Hand dexterity activities;

1.2.1.2.6.11   Orthoses and prosthesis use.

 

1.2.1.2.7       Prescription of different:-

1.2.1.2.7.1     Aids;

1.2.1.2.7.2     Appliances for ADL.

 

1.2.1.2.8       Functional Assessment:-

 

1.2.1.2.8.1     Qualification of activities using functional and independent measurement;

1.2.1.2.8.2     Assessment and treatment of performance components in the neuromuscular system;

 

 

1.2.1.2.8.3     Assessment and evaluation of past and current performance based on:-

1.2.1.2.8.3.1  Individual or group tasks;

1.2.1.2.8.3.2  Standardized tests;

1.2.1.2.8.3.3  Activity histories;

1.2.1.2.8.3.4  Record reviews;

1.2.1.2.8.3.5  Interviews.

 

1.2.1.2.8.3     Assessment of mobility;

1.2.1.2.8.4     Fine movement is evaluate;

1.2.1.2.8.5     Qualification of activities using Functional Independent Measures;

1.2.1.2.8.6     Muscle strength graded by carrying out manual muscle testing;

1.2.1.2.8.7     Neurophysiological studies (electro diagnosis) which will include:-

1.2.1.2.8.7.1  EMG;

1.2.1.2.8.7.2  Nerve conduction velocity;

1.2.1.2.8.7.3  Visual evoked potential;

1.2.1.2.8.7.4  Auditory sensory evoked potential;

1.2.1.2.8.7.5  Somatosensory evoked potential;

1.2.1.2.8.7.6  Myasthenia list;

1.2.1.2.8.7.7  Sympathetic nervous system testing;

1.2.1.2.8.7.8  General conductive velocity;

1.2.1.2.8.7.9  Intraoperative monitoring;

1.2.1.2.8.7.10 Intra-and peri-articular local injection of steroids;

1.2.1.2.8.8     Weight control for the treatment of obesity.

 

Rehabilitation services: -

 

  • Evaluation and assessment;
  • Electrotherapy;
  • Hydrotherapy;
  • Exercise therapy;
  • Walking aids;
  • Weight reduction Program;
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