||Rehabilitation of the tuberculous.
||BULL IUAT 1956, 26, 167-172.
The history of the concept of proper rehabilitation
of the tuberculous is described and the principles of occupational
therapy, rehabilitation and vocational training, with examples of
their application, are outlined to serve as a possible guide to
those who are considering setting up a new scheme for rehabilitation.
The premise is that the patients psychological, physical,
economic and social needs should be clearly understood to effect
his/her complete rehabilitation. Rehabilitation is to be considered
as an integral part of treatment. The principles described will
need to be adapted according to the economy of individual countries
which must develop schemes to suit the work available to their tuberculous
|KEYWORDS: REHABILITATION; UK.