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Neurology and rehabilitation in the United Kingdom: a view.
  1. R Greenwood
  1. St Bartholomews Hospital, London, UK.

    Abstract

    The relationship between neurology and rehabilitation medicine is discussed. The question "Does rehabilitation work?" is not useful. Rather, it should be asked when and how specific rehabilitation techniques should be applied? A satisfactory solution to these questions will not be found without informed neurological involvement. It is argued that the management of most neurological diseases would be improved if neurologists were more familiar with the principles of rehabilitation medicine. Two possible avenues for future development would be the appointment of neurologists with a specific commitment to rehabilitation, and the establishment of academic centres for restorative neurology.

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