Medical Professional Education
Professional Education Index
See also the Lincolnshire
training and Education
These are resources presenting post-polio medical information
in tutorial or other training and education oriented formats.
Health Care Team
- The Virtual Health Care Team is a project designed and
sponsored by the school of Health Related Professions, University of
Missouri-Columbia. The interdisciplinary case simulations demonstrate
the role of each health care discipline in the diagnosis, treatment and
rehabilitation of the patient in various practice settings. Two Case
Studies are of particular interest, Post-Polio
Syndrome and Assistive
Devices (Case Study of a Polio Survivors Adaptions).
A full list of available case studies can be found here.
articles are no longer available.
- Several weeks ago Barbara Cello alerted us to the Jan 27
and Feb 10 issues of these publications with articles on PPS designed
to educate the nursing community by Maureen Habel, MA, RN, of Long
Beach CA and Patricia Strong, MA of Whittier CA -- --In Texas--"Nursing
and Allied Healthweek" OR "Healthweek" --In California--"Nurse Week"
Full text of both articles, Providing excellent care for
patients with post-polio syndrome Parts 1 and 2, on web site.
- Identify healthcare settings in which patients with
post-polio syndrome (PPS) will be seen in the future,
- describe the course of infection and the site of
neurological damage in acute poliomyelitis,
- state five signs and symptoms of PPS,
- identify four criteria frequently used in making a
diagnosis of PPS,
- describe seven nursing diagnosis associated with PPS
and propose at least two interventions for each,
- identify three treatment modalities that may cause
increased morbidity for people with PPS, and
- list four important issues to consider in planning
continuing care for a person with PPS.
The Lincolnshire Post-Polio Network
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An Information Service for Polio Survivors and Medical Professionals
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this directory does not necessarily constitute endorsement or approval
by the Lincolnshire Post-Polio Network.
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Post-Polio Network 1997 - 2009.
Document preparation: Chris
Think-tank, Cornwall, United Kingdom.
Last modification: 10th July 2009.
Last information content change: 10th July 2009.