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Journal Abstract
European Organizations of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine
Piotr Tederko, Jolanta Kujawa, Krystyna Księżopolska-Orłowska
Ortop Traumatol Rehabil 2015; 17(3):317-327
ICID: 1162431
Article type: Other
IC™ Value: 1.50
Abstract provided by Publisher
Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (PRM) is a basic medical specialty officially recognized in Europe since 1962. This article briefly presents the significance, attainments and tasks recently undertaken by the leading structures responsible for international harmonization and management of the specialty within healthcare systems in Europe and for scientific development: the Section and Board of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS-PRM), European Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine (AEMR) and European Society of PRM (ESPRM). The concept of rehabilitation according to the biopsychosocial model of functioning recently promoted by the World Health Organization (WHO) closely follows the assumptions of the Polish Model of Rehabilitation, formulated in the 1960’s and approved by the WHO in 1970. Since its accession to the European Union in 2004, Poland has been gradually increasing active participation in the European structures of PRM.

ICID 1162431

DOI 10.5604/15093492.1162431
PMID 26248633 - click here to show this article in PubMed

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