Camagüey, Aug 27. – A highly qualified personnel at Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitation Facilities provide a wide range of health care services to patients seeking specialized treatment in Camagüey province.
Traumatology is one of the departments with most cases, and it provides care to patients suffering from a number of conditions involving bones, muscles and joints; generally these patients have some kind of physical-motor impairment or have problems in the central nervous system.
In a move to respond to the Guidelines for Social and Economic Policies approved in the 6th Congress of the Communist Party of Cuba, these facilities give priority to the natural and traditional medicine which involves acupuncture, physiotherapy and homeopathy, for treating several afflictions.
Orthopedists and speech therapists also provide direct advice when necessary and there are modern gears so that patients can recover from their neurological and other afflictions, frequently caused by accidents.
The design and delivery of specialized courses to promote the professional upgrading of the staff and the efforts to further improve the quality of their services are essential in the comprehensive rehabilitation system, which is subordinated in this Cuban province to the network of outpatient clinics in all health areas.
By Alex López Almaguer, Radio Cadena Agramonte