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The Clinical Takeaway: Post-Polio Survivors – A Forgotten Group Still in Need of Care

The Clinical Takeaway: Post-Polio Survivors – A Forgotten Group Still in Need of Care

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The Clinical Takeaway: Post-polio survivors – a forgotten group still in need of care

 

In this episode:

 

– Polio survivors and those with the late effects of polio and post-polio syndrome need specific care.
– Understanding the needs of this group of patients
– This comprehensive episode addresses is a little longer than usual because of the depth and breadth of the issue

 

Host: Dr David Lim, GP

 

Guest: Michael Jackson, Clinical Health Educator, Polio Australia; California Licensed Physical Therapist, APTA Advanced Clinical Instructor, NSW Primary Teacher, QLD Justice of the Peace.

 

Total time: 49 mins

 

 

Useful resources:

  1. RACGP endorsed LEoP brochure, Spinal Life Australia, 2020
  2. Polio’s Permanent Reminders article, Medic SA, June 2020
  3. LEoP: Information for General Practitioners, QLD Health, 2001
  4. PolioHealth.org.au professional resources, Polio Australia
  5. PolioAustralia.org.au polio survivor resources, Polio Australia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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