Learning Disability Mortality Review (LeDeR) programme: action from learning

This report provides examples of the local changes that have been made to services so far and highlights the extensive work that is happening nationally in response to common themes raised through LeDeR reviews across the country.
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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DiscussionA better understanding of sarcoidosis-related impact on work ability and quantification of disease burden is needed. Education for medical examiners and employers on sarcoidosis may improve quality of assessments and work accommodations. Development of guidelines for benefit authorities, which consider the broad impact of sarcoidosis beyond that of reduced pulmonary function, including extra-pulmonary assessment like fatigue, cognitive difficulties, as well as other organ involvement are needed.
Source: Lung - Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: research
HealthPedal is an indoor and outdoor pedal powered wheelchair that can be used for mobility, freedom, fitness, and strength building
Source: Disabled World - Category: Disability Tags: Exercising Source Type: news
Publication date: Available online 18 July 2019Source: The Lancet PsychiatryAuthor(s): Fadi T Maalouf, Bibi Alamiri, Samir Atweh, Anne E Becker, Majda Cheour, Hala Darwish, Lilian A Ghandour, Suhaila Ghuloum, Mouin Hamze, Elie Karam, Brigitte Khoury, Samia J Khoury, Ali Mokdad, Lokman I Meho, Tarek Okasha, Geoffrey M Reed, Eman Sbaity, Pia Zeinoun, Elie A AklSummaryAlthough mental disorders are a leading cause of disability in the Arab region, which includes 5·54% of the global population, Arab countries produce only 1·0% of the global output of peer-reviewed publications in mental health research. Various st...
Source: The Lancet Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
ConclusionsPCIT-SM appears to be an effective treatment for children aged 4-10 with SM.
Source: Journal of Anxiety Disorders - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Conclusion: This study revealed that 4 weeks of frankincense consumption facilitates the acquisition and retention of motor memory in older men with moderate mental status. PMID: 31317694 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences - Category: General Medicine Tags: Turk J Med Sci Source Type: research
This study investigated the effects of statin in AF patients who experienced acute ischemic stroke.MethodsData from patients with AF experiencing first-ever ischemic stroke between 2001 and 2010 were collected from the Taiwan National Health Insurance Research Database and categorized into non-statin and statin groups. The statin group was further divided into pre-stroke statin (those who began statin therapy before stroke) and post-stroke statin (those who began statin therapy after stroke) groups. The risks for recurrent ischemic stroke, coronary artery disease (CAD), intracranial hemorrhage (ICH), and 1-year mortality w...
Source: Journal of Clinical Neuroscience - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
Authors: Łabuz-Roszak B, Niewiadomska E, Kubicka-Bączyk K, Skrzypek M, Tyrpień-Golder K, Majewska A, Matejczyk A, Dobrakowski P, Pierzchała K Abstract OBJECTIVES: Pain is one of the most frequently reported symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS). It affects the daily functioning of patients, limits the ability to work and reduces the joy of life. The aim of the study was to analyze the impact of pain on quality of life as well as symptoms of anxiety and depression in patients with MS. METHODS: The study included 144 patients with diagnosed MS (mean age 41±12 years, mean illness duration 10.3±8.6 ...
Source: Psychiatria Polska - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatr Pol Source Type: research
The unpopular truth about biases toward people with disabilities by Caroline Brooks and William Chopik at Michigan State University
Source: Disabled World - Category: Disability Tags: Disability Discrimination Source Type: news
Authors: Ndetei D, Musyimi C, Tele A, Musau A, Gitonga I, Mutiso V Abstract Studies conducted regarding cancer care have mainly focused on the management of physical conditions, with few studies assessing psychological well-being throughout illness course. This cross-sectional study (n = 389) examined the psychological well-being and social functioning of patients with cancer across cancer stages, among adult patients attending a cancer clinic at a public referral hospital in Kenya. Social and occupational functioning entails the ability to interact optimally with one's environments including work, so...
Source: Journal of Social Work in End-of-Life and Palliative Care - Category: Palliative Care Tags: J Soc Work End Life Palliat Care Source Type: research
Conditions:   Stroke;   Physical Disability Interventions:   Other: peripheral vibration stimulation;   Behavioral: therapy Sponsors:   Medical University of South Carolina;   National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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