Acute care is an area of practice dedicated to the provision of physiotherapy services in hospitals. In this setting, individuals are admitted to a hospital for short-term care due to illness, injury, surgery or other trauma. The goal of care is to promote recovery and, once medically stable, ensure safe discharge from a physical rehabilitation standpoint.
The articles within this category apply to one or more of the following domains related to acute care practice:
- Hospital structure and services
- Interprofessional collaboration
- Chart view
- Patient safety
- Medical diagnoses and treatments
- Tests and imaging
- Lines and equipment
- Physiotherapy assessment, treatment & discharge planning
This category has only the following subcategory.
- ► Critical Care (13 P)
Pages in category "Acute Care"
The following 93 pages are in this category, out of 93 total.
- Cardiac Rehabilitation
- Cauda Equina Syndrome
- Cervical Collar
- Cervical Myelopathy
- Chest Drains
- Chest X-Rays
- Clavicula fracture
- Clinical Records
- Compartment Syndrome
- Compartment Syndrome of the Foot
- Compartment Syndrome of the Lower Leg
- COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
- Critical Illness Polyneuropathy (CIP)
- CT Scans