Recovery and Rehabilitation after Minor Fractures

Lee, R.H. (1979) Recovery and Rehabilitation after Minor Fractures. Centre for Health Services Studies, 81 pp. (Full text available)

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Abstract

This study had the aim of exploring patients' needs for rehabilitation and aftercare after 'minor' fractures. The study population consisted of 171 patients. aged 18 to 59 inclusive, with a diagnosis of fracture, who were seen at a trauma clinic in one general hospital in Dover, and who had not been admitted to hospital as inpatients because of their injury. Each respondent was interviewed up to six times in the year after' the injury. The diagnoses that were most common in the series were fractures of the lower end of radius, metacarpals, phalanges of the hand, metatarsals and toes.

Item Type: Research report (external)
Subjects: R Medicine > RZ Other systems of medicine
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research > Centre for Health Services Studies
Depositing User: Tony Rees
Date Deposited: 29 Jun 2011 14:34
Last Modified: 06 Sep 2011 05:16
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/24848 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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