Skin lesions of children and adolescents in process of physiotherapeutic rehabilitation

Skin lesions of children and adolescents in process of physiotherapeutic rehabilitation
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Skin lesions of children and adolescents in process of physiotherapeutic rehabilitation

Objective: To evaluate the skin lesions in children and adolescents with neurological diseases in a physical therapy rehabilitation process. Method: A retrospective descriptive study with a quantitative approach. The sample consists of 101 medical records of children and adolescents treated at a Reh...

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Journal Title: Revista de Pesquisa: Cuidado é Fundamental Online
Main Author: Iluska Borges Dias Lima
Other Authors: José Nazareno Pearce de Oliveira Brito;
Elyrose Sousa Brito Rocha;
Maria Eliete Batista Moura
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Language: Portuguese
Get full text: http://www.seer.unirio.br/index.php/cuidadofundamental/article/view/3440
Resource type: Journal article
Source: Revista de Pesquisa: Cuidado é Fundamental Online; Vol 5, No 6 (Year 2013).
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.9789/2175-5361.2013.v5i6.115-121
Publisher: Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro
Usage rights: Reconocimiento - NoComercial - SinObraDerivada (by-nc-nd)
Subjects: Applied Sciences --> Nursing
Abstract: Objective: To evaluate the skin lesions in children and adolescents with neurological diseases in a physical therapy rehabilitation process. Method: A retrospective descriptive study with a quantitative approach. The sample consists of 101 medical records of children and adolescents treated at a Rehabilitation Center in Teresina - Piaui, Brazil. The data were collected by means of form, evaluation sheet and the Likert scale and processed in SPSS, presented in tables and a descriptive statistical analysis performed. Results: The major lesions which affected patients were pityriasis versicolor - 25.7% and pediculosis -21.8%. Data from the Likert scale regarding the injury originated from dermatological lesions with patients undergoing rehabilitation, the option not agree totally accounted for 37.1%, the option indifferent accounted for 3.4%, partially agree representing 24.7% and completely agree 34 8%. Final Considerations: The skin lesions cause treatment interruptions harming children and adolescents in physical therapy rehabilitation.