A fizioterápiás jellegu tevékenységek igénybevételi mutatói a járóbeteg- szakellátásban az alsó végtag traumatológiai kórképei esetében

Translated title of the contribution: Utilization of physiotherapy services in case of trauma disorders of the lower extremity in the outpatient care

Bálint Molics, János Kránicz, Béla Schmidt, Andor Sebestyén, József Nyárády, Imre Boncz

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Abstract

Introduction: Limited information is available on physiotherapy treatment of lower extremity injuries. Aim: The purpose of this study included analysis of the utilization of outpatient physiotherapy services in case of injuries of the lower extremity. Method: Data derived from the database of the National Health Insurance Fund Administration, Hungary. The number of cases undergoing physiotherapy activities after lower extremity injuries were determined. Results: In 2009 the average number of cases undergoing physiotherapy activities following lower extremity injuries per 10,000 persons were the following: "hip and thigh injuries" 249.75 male cases and 443.7 female cases; "knee and leg injuries" 927.64 male cases and 668.25 female cases, and "ankle and foot injuries" 307.58 male cases and 245.75 female cases. Conclusions: According to this study, the number of physiotherapy activities for patients with injuries of the lower extremity showed significant differences between genders.

Translated title of the contributionUtilization of physiotherapy services in case of trauma disorders of the lower extremity in the outpatient care
Original languageHungarian
Pages (from-to)985-992
Number of pages8
JournalOrvosi hetilap
Volume154
Issue number25
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1 2013

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