Practice of use of diapers in hospitalized adults and elderly: cross-sectional study.

CONCLUSION: the use of diapers did not have specific criteria to be selected. For this, it was proposed an "Evaluation Scale of Diapers Use in Adults", as for indication as for its monitoring to help the study transposal for the nursing practice. PMID: 29412292 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - Category: Nursing Authors: Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research

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Publication date: Available online 30 May 2018Source: Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian StudiesAuthor(s): Qianqian Fan, Omer Cavus, Lize Xiong, Yun XiaAbstractSpinal cord injury (SCI) is one of the most common causes of death and disability worldwide, and it can result in both permanent disability and serial complications in patients. Research shows that patients with SCI complications are often interested in acupuncture for symptomatic relief. Therefore, the issue of physicians advising their patients regarding the use of acupuncture to alleviate SCI complications becomes pertinent. We review and summarize two types of ...
Source: Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Management of infected pressure ulcers is a major concern in disabled patients already highly exposed to antimicrobial treatment and multidrug-resistant organisms colonization. Extensive data is required. PMID: 29937316 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Medecine et Maladies Infectieuses - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Med Mal Infect Source Type: research
Authors: Rajborirug K, Tumviriyakul H, Suwanno J Abstract Background: Several trials have verified the benefits of stroke unit (SU) in acute stroke care worldwide. Objective: Compare clinical outcomes and costs of care in acute ischemic stroke patients who were ineligible for thrombolytic treatment (recombinant tissue plasminogen activator-rt PA) in a primary stroke center. Material and Method: A prospective study was conducted in acute ischemic stroke patients, aged 15 years old and above, presenting within 72 hours of onset. At discharge, neurological and medical complications, mortality rate, National In...
Source: Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet - Category: General Medicine Tags: J Med Assoc Thai Source Type: research
WEDNESDAY, June 13, 2018 -- Use of a negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) for severe open fracture of the lower limb is not associated with improved self-rated disability at 12 months, compared with standard wound dressing, according to a study...
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news
This randomized clinical trial compares the effects of negative pressure wound therapy vs standard wound management on disability, deep infections, and quality of life in patients with severe open fracture of the lower limb.
Source: JAMA - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 30 May 2018 Source:Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies Author(s): Qianqian Fan, Omer Cavus, Lize Xiong, Yun Xia Spinal cord injury (SCI) is one of the most common causes of death and disability worldwide, and it can result in both permanent disability and serial complications in patients. Research shows that patients with SCI complications are often interested in acupuncture for symptomatic relief. Therefore, the issue of physicians advising their patients regarding the use of acupuncture to alleviate SCI complications becomes pertinent. We review and summarize two types of relev...
Source: Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
In this study, we compared outcomes in patients with acute hand injury, who were managed with or without negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) after reconstructive surgery. All of the patients who sustained acute and multitissue injuries of the hand were identified. After reconstructive surgery, a conventional dressing was applied in Group 1 and NPWT was applied in Group 2. The dressing and NPWT were changed every 3 days. The mean age and Hand Injury Severity Scoring System score of both groups were not significantly different. Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder, and Hand (DASH) scores were evaluated 1 month after all the ...
Source: Biomed Res - Category: Research Authors: Tags: Biomed Res Int Source Type: research
Abstract In the context of the White Book of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (PRM) in Europe, this paper describes the background to the context of PRM services and comprises the following: - Epidemiological Aspects of Functioning and Disability - Ethical Aspects and Human Rights - Rehabilitation and Health Systems - Economic Burden of Disability - Effects of Lack of Rehabilitation Health care service planning accounts for the burden of disability among society and the chapter describes the justification for specialist rehabilitation, the background of PRM and why making a functional diagnosis and a managemen...
Source: European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine - Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Tags: Eur J Phys Rehabil Med Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: The decrease in pressure ulcer prevalence over the last year in persons with spinal cord injury highlights the strengths of the community-based rehabilitation approach, particularly preventive education in geographically challenging and highly resource constrained settings. The research also begins to fill a critical gap in the present literature as most research is limited to hospital based interventions from the first year of the 2005 earthquake. Implications for Rehabilitation Prevention education for targeting pressure ulcers can be effective in reducing incidence of this important complication in persons w...
Source: Disability and Rehabilitation - Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Tags: Disabil Rehabil Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Half of the older adults with VHD developed HAD. The results indicate a potential association between HAD and care processes, which could be used as quality measures and intervention targets. Validation in larger cohort studies is recommended. PMID: 29301463 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Acta Cardiologica - Category: Cardiology Tags: Acta Cardiol Source Type: research
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