The role of the physiatrist in the haemophilia comprehensive care team in different parts of the world.

@article{Heijnen2008TheRO,
  title={The role of the physiatrist in the haemophilia comprehensive care team in different parts of the world.},
  author={Lily Heijnen and G{\'e}rard Dirat and Lindi Chen and Angela Bibiana Maria Tulaar and L Moysisyan and Nagib M. A. Nassar and Linamara R Batistella},
  journal={Haemophilia : the official journal of the World Federation of Hemophilia},
  year={2008},
  volume={14 Suppl 3},
  pages={153-61}
}
The role of the physiatrist, as a member of the multidisciplinary haemophilia comprehensive care team, is to prevent and treat activity limitations and restriction of participation on the part of the patient. . This role is threefold: (i) provide education to the patients, families and healthcare providers to detect disabling injuries and take adequate precautions; (ii) provide specialized treatment of musculoskeletal disabilities striving for the highest level of functionality and (iii… CONTINUE READING

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