Employment, health outcomes, and life satisfaction after spinal cord injury: comparison of veterans and nonveterans - Gary KW, Cao Y, Burns SP, McDonald SD, Krause JS.

STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective cohort study. OBJECTIVE: To explore differences between veterans and nonveterans with spinal cord injury (SCI) for employment, health, and satisfaction with life outcomes after controlling for demographic and injury char...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

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Conclusion and Implications: Midkine is elevated in human and porcine plasma after multiple trauma, affecting the functionality and metabolism of human cardiomyocytes in vitro. If the application of CytoSorb´âĺ300 filtration for patients after multiple trauma is a promising therapeutic approach to prevent post-traumatic cardiac dysfunction requires further examination.
Source: Frontiers in Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
BACKGROUND: To describe pre-hospital, emergency department and acute care assessment and management practices of senior clinicians for patients with acute traumatic spinal cord injury (TSCI) across Australia; and to describe clinical practice variation. ...
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This study evaluated the measurement properties of the Satisfaction With Life Scale (SWLS) in a sample of 17,897 people with spinal cord injury (48%, n = 8,566), traumatic brain injury (44%, n = 7,941), and burn injury (8%, n = 1,390), 1 year following inj...
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The objective of this study was to conduct a systematic review of the literature to address the following clinical questions: In adult patients with acute and subacute complete or incomplete traumatic SCI, (1) does the time interval between inj...
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Heterotopic ossification (HO) is a common occurrence after multiple forms of extensive trauma. These include arthroplasties, traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries, extensive burns in the civilian setting, and combat-related extremity injuries in the bat...
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Despite the relatively low incidence, the management and care of persons with traumatic spinal cord injury (tSCI) can be resource intensive and complex, spanning multiple phases of care and disciplines. Using a simulation model built with a system level vi...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
OBJECTIVES: To describe the prevalence and cumulative incidence (CI) of secondary complications of spinal cord injury (SCI) in the first year after discharge from inpatient rehabilitation (IR). To evaluate potential associations between risk of complicatio...
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Conclusions Rehabilitation strategies are needed to minimise distress subsequent to MVC-related physical injuries and the scientific robustness of studies requires improvement.
Source: BMJ Open - Category: Journals (General) Authors: Tags: Open access, Mental health, Rehabilitation medicine Research Source Type: research
The objective of this manuscript is to provide an overview of existing spinal cord injury (SCI) clinical research databases, their purposes, characteristics and accessibility to users, and present a vision for future collaborations required for cross-cutti...
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STUDY DESIGN: Validation study. OBJECTIVES: To describe the development and validation of a computerized application of the international standards for neurological classification of spinal cord injury (ISNCSCI). SETTING: Data from acute and rehabi...
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