Physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM & R) deals with management, rehabilitation and community reintegration persons with disabilities. It is an emerging medical specialty in the South-Asian region (Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Srilanka ,Afghanistan, Bhutan and Maldives,). The region comprises 24% of the world population with a huge burden of disability. The contributions of South Asian authors to the international rehabilitation medicine literature are unknown. The aim of this study was to document the contributions of south Asian authors in the international rehabilitation literature in the last decade.
Mangat, Sermad Ahmad; Rathore, Farooq Azam; Ali Nasir, Shahbaz; Shahid, Mubasshar; and Altaf, Hassaan
"South asian contributions to the international rehabilitation literature: an online literature survey of 10 years,"
Pakistan Journal of Neurological Sciences (PJNS): Vol. 11
, Article 4.
Available at: http://ecommons.aku.edu/pjns/vol11/iss4/4