The study has been conducted in January-March 2009 in Seskines outpatient clinic. The questionnaires were given to patients over 18 years old, who passed ambulatory rehabilitation treatment course or get single procedures. Questionnaires were distributed among 350 patients, 231 questionnaires were returned to the study team (response rate 66 percent).
Most of the respondents to doctor rehabilitologist sending family doctors (45,9%), traumatologist (25,5%) and neurologist (25,1%). After visiting family doctor or other doctor-specialist it is not difficult to get order to doctor rehabilitologist: absolutely easy – 55,4%, moderately hard – 39,6%, very hard – 5%. Respondents consultation of doctor rehabilitologist waiting awhile: until 3 days and less – 28,2%, 1 week – 36,8%. Most of the respondents passed full ambulatory rehabilitation treatment course (64,9%). Most of the respondents rehabilitation treatment assesses good and state of health become better or become much better after injuries and operations, after neural diseases, after articular and connective tissue diseases, after respiratory diseases. In some cases patients were recovered (from 12,1% to 1,6%).
Conclusions: 1. Most of the respondents visiting Physical medicine and rehabilitation section once half a year or once a year; 2. To get order to doctor rehabilitologist are not difficult; 3. Waiting time for consultation of doctor rehabilitologist mostly takes one week (36,8%); 4. Most of the respondents rehabilitation treatment assesses good and states that condition become better or become much better after injuries and operations, after neural diseases, after articular and connective tissue diseases, after respiratory diseases; 5. The ambulatory rehabilitation treatment extent must be expanded.
Keyword(s): patients‘ opinion, outpatient health care, ambulatory rehabilitation, population socioeconomic groups.
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