A newly diagnosed illness, a catastrophic injury, or a disability can bring about a time of much confusion and frustration for individuals and their families as they are suddenly faced with having to see multiple doctors and therapists, visiting hospitals and clinics, and enduring numerous medications or treatments. And when it comes to our health, we would all like to feel assured that we are receiving the highest quality of care, and that our needs and concerns are being heard and addressed. The best way to ensure that this happens is for individuals and their loved ones to know as much as possible about the disability, condition, or illness that is being faced. This can help them feel more comfortable when communicating with health professionals, which in turn helps to make them better advocates for their well-being. Knowing as much as possible can also help to clear up any confusion about a condition or the treatment offered for it.
Comprehensive Rehabilitation Consultants can provide relevant, useful information to families or individuals who need to make decisions regarding therapies, medications, surgeries, residential placements and any other relevant topic. With access to many publications, CRC employees can search multiple databases to locate the most current and evidence-based information available on any given topic. We perform research using peer-reviewed medical journals or high-end general information sources and do our best to find the answers to any questions families or individuals may have about their care.
Examples of information we have been able to provide to clients include:
- Information regarding prognosis and the latest treatments for multiple myeloma in the elderly.
- Information regarding diagnosis, prognosis, and the type of care needed for treating infections in patients receiving peritoneal dialysis.
- Searching multiple times a year for new publications regarding etiology, diagnosis, prognosis, and treatments for Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis.
- Reviewing the most cutting edge technologies available to help individuals with spinal cord injuries, amputations, or other disabilities.
CRC will supply explanations and summaries of the information requested so that individuals and families fully comprehend it. Any information CRC delivers can also be provided to health care, educational and other professionals.