Posts Tagged: UofL Health – Frazier Rehabilitation Institute

What is an academic health care system?

An academic medical center/system is a fully operated medical center integrated with a medical school or university and serves as a principal site for teaching residents, fellows, and students. An academic medical center’s education, research, and clinical care are combined to provide clinical care that uses cutting-edge technologies, resources and therapies other community hospitals may…
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Struggling with functional deficits from cancer treatments? Talk with your doctor about rehab

Did you know that more than 65 percent of cancer patients experience at least one functional deficit that impacts their daily life? These deficits include diagnoses such as: Generalized weakness/debility Fatigue Difficulty with mobility (walking and transfers from different surfaces) Difficulty completing their ADLs (activities of daily living) Cognitive complaints Lymphedema Speech and swallow impairments…
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Count on athletic trainers to keep you in the game

Athletic trainers (ATCs) are health care professionals who collaborate with physicians and other specialties to optimize the health care of active patients. ATCs don’t just provide care to athletes on the field or in jerseys: they also provide care to populations in physically demanding workplaces as well. UofL Health’s ATCs are an integral part of…
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