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Users' experiences of physiotherapy treatment in a semi-urban public hospital in Kenya.

Abstract:

INTRODUCTION: Physiotherapy practice in Africa faces a number of challenges, one of which is the limited number of therapists in most public hospitals. In Africa, physiotherapy is still mainly institution based with very little community-based practice, leading to lack of access to services for a large part of the population. This study explores users' perceptions of physiotherapy, challenges faced by users, possible options for management, and determines whether current physiotherapy practic...

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Newton, CR More by this author
Hartley, S More by this author
Journal:
Rural and remote health
Volume:
13
Issue:
3
Pages:
2210
Publication date:
2013
EISSN:
1445-6354
ISSN:
1445-6354
URN:
uuid:3ad71520-a232-43a7-a9c9-e0870acf8eb8
Source identifiers:
429345
Local pid:
pubs:429345

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