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Case reports
Published online: 2011-04-26
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Rehabilitation and nursing in children after hypoxic-ischemic brain injury — cases reports

Iwona Szymkuć, Andrzej Kurylak, Sabina Lach-Inszczak, Magdalena Mackiewicz Milewska, Wojciech Hagner, Magdalena Hagner-Derengowska
Advances in Palliative Medicine 2011;10(1):35-40.

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Vol 10, No 1 (2011)
Case reports
Published online: 2011-04-26

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Children after hypoxic-ischemic brain injury are getting enlarge group of patients hospitalized in the department of Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy in Bydgoszcz. This kind of brain injury is one of the worst because it involves all neurons. The prognosis and physiotherapy progress without healthy neurons reservoir is unknown (opposite in mechanical brain injury). The after-effects of brain injury can be acute (early) and chronic (late). Medical care is often palliative procedure in this group of patients. Authors presents clinical, nursing and rehabilitation subject in children after hypoxic-ischemic brain injury. Multidirectional rehabilitation is necessary to start as soon as it is possible. The main aim of physiotherapy in this group of patients is to protect them from complications. The survival rate in children after severe brain damages depends on nursing care and proper rehabilitation.

Adv. Pall. Med. 2011; 10, 1: 35–40

Abstract

Children after hypoxic-ischemic brain injury are getting enlarge group of patients hospitalized in the department of Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy in Bydgoszcz. This kind of brain injury is one of the worst because it involves all neurons. The prognosis and physiotherapy progress without healthy neurons reservoir is unknown (opposite in mechanical brain injury). The after-effects of brain injury can be acute (early) and chronic (late). Medical care is often palliative procedure in this group of patients. Authors presents clinical, nursing and rehabilitation subject in children after hypoxic-ischemic brain injury. Multidirectional rehabilitation is necessary to start as soon as it is possible. The main aim of physiotherapy in this group of patients is to protect them from complications. The survival rate in children after severe brain damages depends on nursing care and proper rehabilitation.

Adv. Pall. Med. 2011; 10, 1: 35–40

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Keywords

hypoxic-ischemic brain injury; nursing care; rehabilitation; children

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Title

Rehabilitation and nursing in children after hypoxic-ischemic brain injury — cases reports

Journal

Advances in Palliative Medicine

Issue

Vol 10, No 1 (2011)

Pages

35-40

Published online

2011-04-26

Bibliographic record

Advances in Palliative Medicine 2011;10(1):35-40.

Keywords

hypoxic-ischemic brain injury
nursing care
rehabilitation
children

Authors

Iwona Szymkuć
Andrzej Kurylak
Sabina Lach-Inszczak
Magdalena Mackiewicz Milewska
Wojciech Hagner
Magdalena Hagner-Derengowska

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