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Olga Svestkova
Charles University in Prague
International Classification of Functioning, Disability and HealthPhysical therapyRehabilitationMedicinePhysical medicine and rehabilitation
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#1Yvona Angerova (Charles University in Prague)H-Index: 2
#2Petra Sladkova (Charles University in Prague)H-Index: 2
Last. Olga Svestkova (Charles University in Prague)H-Index: 4
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CIMT (Constraint Induced movement Therapy) is based on two basic principles. Forced used of the affected extremity by restraining the unaffected extremity and massed practice of the affected extremity. We have introduced special day program with CIMT for people after brain injuries on our department.
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#1Petra SladkovaH-Index: 2
#2Olga SvestkovaH-Index: 4
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Background: Persons with chronic diseases (PwCDs) often experience work-related problems, and innovative actions to improve their participation in the labor market are needed. In the frame of the European (EU) Pathways Project, the aim of the study is to compare existing strategies (policies, systems, and services) for professional (re-)integration of PwCDs and mental health conditions available at both European and national level between different European welfare models: Scandinavian, Continen...
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#1Anastasia Vlachou (UTH: University of Thessaly)H-Index: 11
#2Panayiota Stavroussi (UTH: University of Thessaly)H-Index: 4
Last. Matilde LeonardiH-Index: 31
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The increasing prevalence of chronic diseases among the European working age population, as well as the implications for the individual and societal level, underline the need for policy guidelines targeting the effective inclusion of persons with chronic diseases in the workplace. The aim of the present paper was to explore the perspectives of European and National-level stakeholders on existing strategies for work re-integration of persons with chronic diseases, and to provide policy guidelines...
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#1Jakub Jeníček (Charles University in Prague)
#2Zuzana Drábová (Charles University in Prague)
Last. Olga Svestkova (Charles University in Prague)H-Index: 4
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Cil: Cilem pilotni studie bylo ověřit terapeutický efekt pravidelne funkcni elektrostimulace peronealniho nervu, realizovane jako každodenni intenzivni terapeuticka jednotka po dobu ctyř týdnů, na rychlost a výkonnost chůze pacientů po cevni mozkove přihodě se spastickou parezou dolni koncetiny. Soubor a metodika: Pilotni studie se zucastnilo 14 probandů (10 mužů a 4 ženy) ve věku 54,4 ± 9,4 let z cilove populace pacientů v chronicke fazi cevni mozkove přihody se spastickou parezou dolni konceti...
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#1Carolina C. Ávila (UAM: Autonomous University of Madrid)H-Index: 4
Last. Maria CabelloH-Index: 11
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OBJECTIVES The main goal of this study was to compare the employment needs experienced by people with different chronic health conditions and in different welfare systems. METHODS A total of 688 participants with six chronic health conditions were collected in ninecountries representing four welfare systems in Europe (Continental, Mediterranean, Post-communist and Scandinavian). RESULTS Raisingawareness of what is to live with a chronic health condition in the workplace was the area perceived as...
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#1Olga Svestkova (Charles University in Prague)H-Index: 4
#2Petra SladkovaH-Index: 2
Last. Karla KotkováH-Index: 1
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The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) is a common language for different professions in the health, social, educational and vocational systems for lawyers, decision makers and politicians. It deals with how to describe health conditions, functional health and disability. It gives detailed operational definitions of different functions that constitute health. From body function and body structure to activities of daily living and participation in society. IC...
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#1Olga Svestkova (Charles University in Prague)H-Index: 4
#2Petra Sladkova (Charles University in Prague)H-Index: 2
Prevocational rehabilitation is performed by members of the rehabilitation team to get a functional assessment of the psychosensomotor potential for employment purposes for people with disabilities (patients/clients). Standard methodologies were divided into basic, recommended and special methods for determining the psychosensomotor potential for empolyement. The functional basic methodologies include: Barthel Index, Instrumental routine daily activities test, Daily structure, Interest questionn...
#1Petra Sladkova (Charles University in Prague)H-Index: 2
#2Pavlina Oborna (Charles University in Prague)
Last. Olga Svestkova (Charles University in Prague)H-Index: 4
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Rehabilitation of patients after brain damage is an interprofessional, complex, intensive, long-term process. Often, motor disorder post brain damage results in paresis and causes impairment of upper arm movement pattern. Movement ability of the upper arm is vital for self-sufficiency and activities of daily life. Special rehabilitation therapeutic techniques must involve the training of new activities including the mechanism of motor learning which is responsible for functional reorganization o...
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