Search Results
Results 1 - 50 of 467
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 >
Connell Louise A - - 2014
BackgroundThe Graded Repetitive Arm Supplementary Program (GRASP) is a hand and arm exercise programme designed to increase the intensity of exercise achieved in inpatient stroke rehabilitation. GRASP was shown to be effective in a randomised controlled trial in 2009 and has since experienced unusually rapid uptake into clinical practice. The ...
Engel James J From the Virginia Commonwealth School of Medicine, Richmond, Virginia (JE); Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Administration Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia (ABP, WCW); and Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia - - 2014
The aim of this study was to determine whether either Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency performance on core competency evaluations or on practice mock oral examinations is correlated to performance on future American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Part 2 board-certifying examination. This is a retrospective cohort study of ...
Ottomanelli Lisa L HSR&D/RR&D Center of Innovation on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (CINDRR), James A. Haley Veterans' - - 2014
Topic: This report summarizes the first studies on individual placement and support (IPS) in the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) and discusses adaptation of the model. Purpose: Research related to the implementation and evaluation of the use of IPS in the VA System of Spinal Cord Injury Care ...
Ferreira Arthur de Sá Ade S Arthur de Sá Ferreira, Nathalia Gomes Ribeiro de Moura, Laboratory of Computation Simulation and Modeling in Rehabilitation, Postgraduate Program of Rehabilitation Science, Centro Universitário Augusto Motta/UNISUAM, CEP 21041-010, Rio de Janeiro, - - 2014
High blood pressure is among the most prevalent chronic disease in adults that impacts on the quality of life of patients, which are often subjected to physical rehabilitation. Chinese medicine intervention in patients with hypertension presents promising albeit inconclusive results, mostly due to methodological issues. This paper discusses asserted and ...
Mohapatra Bijoyaa B Communication Sciences and Special Education, University of Georgia, Athens, - - 2014
Purpose: We present a case study of a woman who used yogic breathing as Ayurvedic medicine in her recovery from poststroke aphasia. Ayurvedic medicine is one of the most ancient medicines of the world, but it is not widely used for aphasia rehabilitation in many Western countries. The description of ...
Hakky Tariq S TS Department of Urology, University of South Florida, 2 Tampa General Circle, Tampa, FL, 33606, USA, - - 2014
A compromise in erectile function is commonly experienced after radical prostatectomy and has been attributed to injury to vascular, neurogenic, and smooth muscle. The concept of rehabilitation after organ injury is not a novel concept and is one that has been applied to all aspects of medicine. Penile rehabilitation has ...
Ohry Avi A Reuth Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, - - 2014
We describe two patients who developed a severe spinal cord damage long time after cessation of irradiation therapy. The various and unique rehabilitation medicine aspects are discussed and the literature is surveyed.
Gutenbrunner Christoph C From the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany (CG, MB); Department of Health Sciences and Health Policy, University of Lucerne, Lucerne, Switzerland (GS, PvG); Swiss Paraplegic Research, Nottwil, Switzerland (GS, PvG); Center of Rehabilitation Medicine, Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, China (JL); Centro de Medicina de Reabilitação da Região Centro, Rovisco Pais Hospital, Tocha, Portugal (JL); Epworth Healthcare and Monash University, Melbourne, Australia (JO); Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee (WF); Rehabilitation Hospital San Pancrazio, Arco, Trento, Italy (AG); and Institute of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Sao Paulo School of Medicine, Sao Paulo, Brazil - - 2014
The International Society for Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine has recognized the World Report on Disability as a guide for its future activities and endorsed its responsibility to disseminate, to analyze, and to implement the report's recommendations. The activities of the International Society for Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine on the global ...
Marques Fernando F BioMed Central, 236 Gray's Inn, London, WC1X 8HB, UK. - - 2014
The Editors of BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation would like to thank all our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 13 (2013).
Tolerton Sarah K SK Department of Hand Surgery and Peripheral Nerve Surgery, Royal North Shore Hospital, University of Sydney, Sydney, - - 2014
Introduction: This study aims to gain a better understanding of current practice for the surgical management and rehabilitation of flexor tendon injuries in Australia, with the intent of establishing common guidelines for training of young surgeons. Methods: A survey was distributed to the membership of the Australian Hand Surgery Society ...
Rajasekaran Sathish - - 2013
To estimate the prevalence of perceived and International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) defined honorary authorship, and identify factors affecting each rate in the physical medicine and rehabilitation literature. Internet-based survey. First authors of papers published in three major physical medicine and rehabilitation journals between January 2009 and December ...
Graham Susan - - 2013
Abstract Purpose: To perform a gap analysis of rehabilitation medicine learning objectives (RMLOs) coverage within school of medicine (SOM) curriculum and educational resources as a basis for development of educational resources to fill any identified gaps. Method: Following ethics approval, interviews were carried out with SOM academics and clinicians to ...
Park Seong-Uk SU Stroke & Neurological Disorders Center, Kyung Hee University Hospital at Gangdong, Kyung Hee University, 149 Sangil-dong, Gangdong-gu, Seoul 134-727, Republic of Korea; Asian Medicine & Acupuncture Research, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
To suggest and discuss an integrative medicine model for stroke patients, we introduce our experience in Korea, describe treatment modalities used for stroke in Korean medicine, and present safety data on integrative care. For inpatients, integrative management is applied at the request of the primary physician with the consent of ...
Mawson Susan - - 2013
Abstract Purpose: To develop and evaluate an information and communication technology (ICT) solution for a post-stroke Personalised Self-Managed Rehabilitation System (PSMrS). The PSMrS translates current models of stroke rehabilitation and theories underpinning self-management and self-efficacy into an ICT-based system for home-based post-stroke rehabilitation. Methods: The interdisciplinary research team applied a ...
Powell Rhonda K - - 2013
Studies have shown that patients restricted to one-handed use due to trauma or surgery often have difficulty with activities of daily living (ADLs). In order to assess hand therapists' perspectives and practices regarding ADL assessment and intervention, a 21-item survey was e-mailed to members of the American Society of Hand ...
Varela E - - 2013
One of the objectives of the Professional Practice Committee (PPC) of the Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (PRM) Section of the Union of European Medical Specialists (UEMS) is the development of the field of competence of PRM physicians in Europe. To achieve this objective, UEMS PRM Section PPC has adopted a ...
Poltawski Leon - - 2013
Multiple guidelines are often available to inform practice in complex interventions. Guidance implementation may be facilitated if it is tailored to particular clinical issues and contexts. It should also aim to specify all elements of interventions that may mediate and modify effectiveness, including both their content and delivery. We conducted ...
Vlak Tonko - - 2013
Abstract Purpose: The aim of this manuscript is to describe recent changes in rehabilitation medicine education in Croatia, and to highlight the effort that was made at University of Split School of Medicine, as well as at University Hospital Split in order to improve training in rehabilitation medicine. Method: Critical ...
Küçükdeveci A A - - 2013
One of the objectives of the Professional Practice Committee (PPC) of the Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (PRM) Section of the Union of European Medical Specialists (UEMS) is the development of the field of competence of PRM physicians in Europe. To achieve this objective, UEMS PRM Section PPC has adopted a ...
Kosasih Judith B JB Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, - - 2013
An innovative international rotation in integrative rehabilitation medicine was implemented as part of the physical medicine and rehabilitation residency program at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Rotation objectives were to introduce medical knowledge of integrative medicine treatments into physical medicine and rehabilitation practice and to initiate collaboration with international academic ...
Fillion Barbara - - 2013
Abstract Purpose: Stroke rehabilitation clinicians are responsible for offering quality services through evidence-based practices. How is this role fulfilled on a daily basis? Objectives: (1) To explore the perceptions, experiences, and attitudes of rehabilitation professionals regarding their scholar role; (2) To identify factors that facilitate or hinder this role in ...
Kristensen Hanne Kaae - - 2013
Abstract Aim: Studies have shown that evidence-based practice improves outcomes, both for patients and for staff organisational systems. However, the incorporation of evidence-based guidelines in a health care practice requires a specific, targeted approach on all organisational levels. Purpose: To gain a deeper understanding of how to facilitate the implementation ...
Chan Jimmy Y W - - 2013
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: To review the current practice of rehabilitation for laryngectomees in Hong Kong. RECENT FINDINGS: Factors affecting the quality of life of laryngectomees include their performance in speech restoration, the presence of complications of treatment, as well as the availability of psycho-social support. In Hong Kong, more than ...
Özçakar L - - 2013
Case reports (CR) have led to the description and discovery of new diseases, syndromes, therapeutic complications or side-effects, and previously unknown potential benefits of pharmacologic agents. CRs may also be used as an effective training strategy for novice authors to develop the skills needed for medical writing. Yet, too often, ...
de Sá Ferreira Arthur - - 2013
Chinese medicine is among other traditional medical systems practiced either as a coadjutant intervention to Greek medicine or as the unique therapeutic intervention for illness prevention, treatment or rehabilitation. The complete spectrum from that traditional system includes acupuncture and moxibustion, herbal and food therapy, massage therapy (tuina), physical exercises (taijiquan), ...
Rossi Gabriele G Department of Veterinary Sciences and Public Health, University of Milan, Milan, - - 2013
Information about laboratory reference intervals (RIs) of European Hedgehog (Erinaceus europaeus) hospitalized at rehabilitation centers is scarce. The purpose of this study was to establish hematologic and biochemical RIs for rehabilitated hedgehogs before the release into the wild, and to assess whether sex and management of the center influence laboratory ...
Ozçakar Levent - - 2013
ABSTRACT: Case reports (CRs) have led to the description and discovery of new diseases, syndromes, therapeutic complications or side effects, and previously unknown potential benefits of pharmacologic agents. CRs may also be used as an effective training strategy for novice authors to develop the skills needed for medical writing. However, ...
Levac Danielle E - - 2013
The Nintendo Wii is a popular virtual reality (VR) video gaming system in rehabilitation practice and research. As evidence emerges related to its effectiveness as a physical therapy training method, clinicians require information about the pragmatics of its use in practice. The purpose of this descriptive qualitative study is to ...
Macfarlane John - - 2013
Prevention of secondary complications of neurological disease is important in minimizing impairment and maximizing the long-term activity and participation of individuals. Immobility in itself has a range of adverse effects on the body and its functioning, which are outlined. A number of complications commonly encountered in the rehabilitation of individuals ...
Moylan Elizabeth C - - 2013
This Editorial celebrates the launch of BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation within the BMC series of journals published by BioMed Central. BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation incorporates the recently closed Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology (SMARTT) with an expanded scope and Editorial Board. BMC Sports Science, ...
Villamar Mauricio F MF Laboratory of Neuromodulation, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 02114 Boston, MA, - - 2013
To conduct a systematic review evaluating the reporting of blinding in randomized controlled trials published in the field of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation over two time periods. We searched MEDLINE via PubMed for all randomized controlled trials published in American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Archives of Physical Medicine ...
Mizrahi Eliyahu-Hayim - - 2012
AIM: The purpose of this study was to investigate whether, and to what extent, post-stroke eating management (EM) at admission to a rehabilitation ward is associated with functional outcome. METHODS: This was a retrospective study comprising 716 consecutive elderly patients with first ever symptomatic ischemic stroke. Level of eating management ...
Cuppens Arnoud - - 2012
Many wastewater managers in developing countries struggle with the daily operation of urban wastewater systems. Technically well-designed wastewater collection and treatments are often degraded and/or not properly functioning. In this paper, a realistic rehabilitation strategy is developed for the urban wastewater system of Coronel Oviedo (Paraguay), in which the actual ...
De la Corte-Rodriguez Hortensia - - 2012
Physical medicine and rehabilitation aim to evaluate, diagnose and treat disability in haemophiliac patients, while preventing injury or deterioration. They also aim to maintain the greatest degree of functional capacity and independence in patients with haemophilia, or to return them to that state. Rehabilitation, together with clotting factor replacement therapy, ...
Crockett Matthew T - - 2012
Thromboembolic disorders are leading causes of morbidity and mortality, with treatment and prophylaxis a priority. There has been a heavy dependency upon warfarin and heparin for anticoagulation for 60 years. This is likely to change with the emergence of novel oral anticoagulants. Interventional radiologists are increasingly encountering these medications, and ...
Poetker David M - - 2012
BACKGROUND: Oral steroids are commonly used in the management of chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) with and without nasal polyps (CRSwNP and CRSsNP, respectively). Past reports have included evaluation of the evidence for the use of oral steroids in CRS subtypes. However, a review with evidence-based recommendations for all CRS subtypes has ...
Epstein Matthew S - - 2012
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Osteonecrosis of the jaw associated with therapeutic osteoclast modifiers is a rare but serious event. The consequences of osteonecrosis can be devastating despite current treatment. With the increase in diversity of agents and significant increase in the prevalence of osteoclast modifiers prescribed by oncologists understanding diagnosis and ...
Godlaski Theodore M - - 2012
In India, Cannabis Indica has been used for literally thousands of years in the worship of the god Shiva. Cannabis is used in an orally administered form called bhang which can be either the wet resinous leaves formed into pills of a drink made of milk, cannabis, and various spices ...
Cournan Michele - - 2012
Impaired bladder management is common after stroke. By implementing evidence-based interventions, comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation can assist the stroke survivor in improving bladder management skills. The study goal was to determine if these interventions could improve bladder function of these stroke survivors. This research utilization project was implemented in a free-standing ...
Frank Peacock W - - 2012
As major prescribers of oral anticoagulants, cardiologists must be familiar with strategies to manage bleeding, the principal complication associated with all anticoagulants, and to reverse anticoagulant effects in acute-care settings. The purpose of this manuscript is to review currently available information regarding dabigatran and rivaroxaban, the 2 novel oral anticoagulants ...
Strobeck John E - - 2012
Anticoagulation in patients with atrial fibrillation is essential to reduce morbidity and mortality associated with stroke, but at the same time the risk of bleeding needs to be carefully considered. There have been many recent developments in anticoagulation to improve medical management of these patients. CHA(2)DS(2)-VASc and HAS-BLED are two ...
McDonough Andrew - - 2013
The following is a critical description and discussion of the successful assessment and rehabilitation of a right shoulder posterior Bankart repair in an elite rugby league player. The rehabilitation follows accelerated, goal based guidelines, widely adopted in current sports practice but not well documented in the literature (Funk & Snow, ...
Rapoport Alan M - - 2012
Old headache medicines never die; they either fade away or come back in disguise. The disguise is often a new route of administration, which may work better, faster, more completely, with fewer adverse events, and/or have certain other advantages. The clinical aspects of 3 of the oldest headache medicines (ergotamine ...
O'Neill Id - - 2012
Oral Diseases (2012) doi: 10.1111/j.1601-0825.2012.01919.x Biologic therapies are relatively innovative treatments aimed at modulating lymphocytes or cytokines. There are currently three broad classes of biologic therapies, tumour necrosis factor-alpha inhibitors, lymphocyte modulators and interleukin inhibitors; all are increasingly used in the treatment of inflammatory immune-mediated conditions, and several have potential ...
Pinto Bruno - - 2012
The history of the establishment and management philosophies of the mainland Portuguese Protected Areas was reconstructed through the use of written records and oral history interviews. The objectives were to review the main philosophies in the creation and management of these areas, to assess the influence of international PA models, ...
Parker M Alec - - 2012
Various internal and external factors are beginning to influence the delivery of dental care in North Carolina. This article reviews some of the current trends that have led to a shift toward new practice models-some of which are in stark contrast to solo private practice.
Bauer Kenneth A - - 2012
Anticoagulants are the mainstay of therapy for thromboembolic diseases. In addition to the more traditional agents, new oral anticoagulants, including dabigatran etexilate, rivaroxaban, and apixaban, have been shown to be effective across several indications. Bleeding is a serious complication associated with any anticoagulant, but many of the traditional parenteral and ...
Hernandez-Delgadillo Rene - - 2012
Despite continuous efforts, the increasing prevalence of resistance among pathogenic bacteria to common antibiotics has become one of the most significant concerns in modern medicine. Nanostructured materials are used in many fields, including biological sciences and medicine. While some bismuth derivatives has been used in medicine to treat vomiting, nausea, ...
Rude J - - 2011
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a common arrhythmia in clinical practice. An important component of the management of patients with AF involves prevention of thromboembolism and stroke. Coumarins, such as warfarin had been the only available oral antithrombotic agent for prevention of thromboembolism for many decades. Following intestinal absorption, coumarins inhibit ...
Moon Suerie - - 2011
Tiered pricing - the concept of selling drugs and vaccines in developing countries at prices systematically lower than in industrialized countries - has received widespread support from industry, policymakers, civil society, and academics as a way to improve access to medicines for the poor. We carried out case studies based ...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 >