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CHURQUI-MAMANI, Marlene et al. Rehabilitation of a patient with a left distal femoral fracture with loss of bone substance, a left patellar and tibial fracture: About a case  . Cuad. - Hosp. Clín. [online]. 2021, vol.62, n.1, pp.57-62. ISSN 1562-6776.

ABSTRACT The rehabilitation ofa fracturedpatient is progressive and sequential for the improvement ofthe fracture focus, especiaiiy in this type of fractures with Ioss of bone substance since they are usually aggressive and difficult to resolve, so orthopedic treatment is careful and complex. as the recovery is prolonged subject to several steps depending on the patient's progression. The objective of this article is to describe the sequence of steps in the rehabilitation of this type of fractures, since there is no clear manual for the management in rehabilitation of similar cases. The follow-up and recovery of this case lasts 8 months divided into 3 stages of rehabilitation in a total of 122 sessions, having 4 evaluations based on the three parameters of admission assessment: pain, movement, posture and muscular strength, progressively improving these aspects.

Palabras clave : rehabilitation; fractures with Ioss of bone substance.

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