Glasgow International Orthopaedic and Trauma Meeting
The Glasgow International Orthopaedic and Trauma Meeting is a key event in our educational calendar for 2019. Covering a wide range of subjects, it is relevant for everyone involved in orthopaedics and trauma, including consultants, orthopaedic training and non-training grade doctors, medical students, physiotherapy colleagues and orthopaedic and trauma nurses. This conference takes place on 17 May 2019. (Source: Orthogate - Latest News)
Source: Orthogate - Latest News - March 8, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Featured CME Courses Events Source Type: news

Schoolgirl, 16, unable to walk is left paralysed AGAIN after car crash
Jade Almond (pictured left, with her sister), of Abram, Greater Manchester, was on her way home from her final physio session when she was hit by a car, leaving her bed bound and unable to lift her head. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical Device Recalls Spike in February
FDA has reported a total of 10 medical device recalls so far this year, of which seven were reported in February. Seven recalls in a single month is a lot, but not unheard of. Last year there were a total of 32 medical device recalls, according to FDA's database, with seven recalls reported during November. There were also 32 medical device recalls reported in 2017, nine of which were reported during May. In 2016, there were a total of 39 medical device recalls, with six recalls reported during January that year. See the chart below for a complete month-by-month breakdown of recalls in the medical device sector from 2016 t...
Source: MDDI - March 6, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Regulatory and Compliance Source Type: news

Physiotherapist has leg amputated after 17 surgeries to try and save limb following a car crash 
Naomi Jefferies, 30, from New Zealand, enjoyed a hugely active lifestyle until a distracted driver knocked her over in September 2017, causing catastrophic injuries. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Do NOT carry heavy baby car seats, new mothers are told because they can cause the BLADDER to slip
The Professional Network of Pelvic, Obstetric and Gynaecological Physiotherapy has warned new mothers to leave seats in the car and carry their baby separately to avoid the risk of prolapse. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Practice physiotherapists cut GP appointments and treat patients faster
Physiotherapists based in practices free up GPs' time and prevent up to three quarters of patients from needing extra appointments, NHS England has said.  In Darlington, a physiotherapist took pressure off four local GP practices by helping 1,147 patients with common musculoskeletal conditions– leading to just 2% requiring a GP appointment.  Three quarters of the patients did not need further appointments, said NHS England. Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Management in Practice)
Source: Management in Practice - February 27, 2019 Category: Practice Management Authors: costanzapearce Tags: *** Editor ' s Pick Latest News Source Type: news

Outcomes Better With Arthroscopy for Femoroacetabular Impingement Outcomes Better With Arthroscopy for Femoroacetabular Impingement
Arthroscopic hip surgery results in better outcomes than physiotherapy and activity modification in patients with symptomatic femoroacetabular impingement (FAI), according to a new clinical trial, but researchers still urge caution.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 16, 2019 Category: Radiology Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Concussion part II: Rehabilitation - The need for a multifaceted approach - Schneider KJ.
INTRODUCTION: While most individuals recover in the initial days to weeks following a concussion, in up to 30% of cases symptoms and functional limitations may persist beyond the initial four weeks. There is emerging evidence that multifaceted physiotherap... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Comment on 'Effects of a vestibular physiotherapy protocol on adults with intellectual disability in the prevention of falls: a multi-centre clinical trial' by Cort és-Amador et al - de Boks GG, Reurs MR, Runhaar J, Weterings S.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Falls Source Type: news

My son ’s life depends on this cystic fibrosis drug. And ministers stand in the way | Christina Walker
The government could make the drug Orkambi affordable for the NHS. Until then, people will suffer undulyLuis was three weeks old when we found out he hadcystic fibrosis. Neither my husband nor I had heard of the condition before, but we knew very quickly our lives were about to change for ever from that moment. Of all of the stats thrown at you when you hear the diagnosis, one sticks out more than any other: Luis ’slife expectancy was 38, my age at the time. We would most likely outlive our baby boy.Luis is eight years old now and, though parts of our routine will be recognisable to every parent, he has a life of man...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 4, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Christina Walker Tags: Cystic fibrosis Pharmaceuticals industry Health Society NHS Business Medical research Science UK news Source Type: news

NHS England to fund 22,000 practice staff
NHS England will fund 22,000 additional practice staff– including pharmacists, physiotherapists, paramedics, physician associates and social prescribing workers– by 2023/24.  The announcement comes as the BMA secured today a new five-year contractual agreement with NHS England.  They will be employed as part of networks, which will receive 70% recurrent funding for physiotherapists, physician associates, clinical pharmacists and community paramedics and 100% funding for social prescribers. Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Management in Practice)
Source: Management in Practice - January 31, 2019 Category: Practice Management Authors: vfiore Tags: *** Editor ' s Pick HR Practice development Latest News Source Type: news

GP contract: NHS England to fund 22,000 practice staff
NHS England will fund 22,000 additional practice staff– including pharmacists, physiotherapists, paramedics, physician associates and social prescribing workers– by 2023/24.  The announcement comes as the BMA secured today a new five-year contractual agreement with NHS England.  They will be employed as part of networks, which will receive 70% recurrent funding for physiotherapists, physician associates, clinical pharmacists and community paramedics and 100% funding for social prescribers. Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Management in Practice)
Source: Management in Practice - January 31, 2019 Category: Practice Management Authors: vfiore Tags: *** Editor ' s Pick HR Practice development Latest News Source Type: news

New Cochrane review assesses the benefits and harms of exercise for preventing falls in older people living in the community
New evidence published in the Cochrane Library today provides strong evidence that falls in people over sixty-years old can be prevented by exercise programmes.Falls are a leading cause of accidental or unintentional injury deaths worldwide. Older adults suffer the greatest number of fatal falls and over 37 million falls are severe enough to require medical attention each year.A new Cochrane Review produced by a team comprising researchers from the University of Sydney in Australia and University of Oxford, UK,summarizes the results from108 randomized controlled trials with 23,407 participants from across 25 countries. The...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - January 30, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Sydney Children ’s deploys hybrid of home visits, telemedicine for pediatric physiotherapy
The Australian hospital has found it creates savings while maintaining a personal touch. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 30, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

A New Year ’s Message from NCCIH’s Director: Helene Langevin, M.D.
It is my great pleasure to welcome the New Year as the director of NCCIH  and to share some thoughts on my personal vision for the Center. It has been my longstanding conviction that integrative health care is more than just the sum of conventional and complementary health approaches. When combined, these approaches can provide a frontier of new insights into the physio logy of health and the pathophysiology underlying diseases and disorders.  (Source: NCCAM Featured Content)
Source: NCCAM Featured Content - January 29, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: NCCIH Source Type: news

Positive self belief key to recovery from shoulder pain
(University of East Anglia) Positive self belief is the key to recovery from pain, say University of East Anglia researchers. The research team studied over 1,000 people undergoing physiotherapy for shoulder pain. They found that people are more likely to recover if they have the confidence to carry on doing most things, despite their pain.Those who expected physiotherapy would help them were likely to recover more than those who expected minimal or no benefit. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How telehealth platform bolsters physiotherapy
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Source: mobihealthnews - January 16, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Surgeons should put on their own gowns
Chances of contamination are high if surgeon receives help dressing Related items fromOnMedica Childhood adenoid removal does not lessen infection risk Pre-surgery breathing physio halves risk of complications Testing and treating MRSA is cost-effective Sharp rise of swine flu in Australia suggests pandemic UK Swine flu cases may be double the official figure (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - January 8, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Expert reveals the best ways to stay fit during each decade of your life
Julie Broderick, assistant professor of physiotherapy at Trinity College Dublin, recommends older people take up ballroom dancing and walking with their loved ones to stay fit and sociable. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS staff in New Year honours
Dozens of NHS staff have been recognised in the 2019 New Year honours list, including 15 nurses, numerous doctors, dentists, physiotherapists and other health professionals, and those who led the response to terror attacks and major incidents. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - December 31, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Use of a robotic walking aid in rehabilitation to reduce fear of falling is feasible and acceptable from the end user's perspective: a randomised comparative study - Piau A, Krams T, Voisin T, Lepage B, Nourhashemi F.
OBJECTIVEs To determine the acceptability and feasibility of the use of a robotic walking aid to support the work of physiotherapists in reducing fear of falling in the rehabilitation of elderly patients with 'psychomotor disadaptation' (the most severe fo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Knee osteoarthritis can be treated with a combination of joint mobilisation and exercise
A new clinical trial has found that exercise, combined with mobilisation to realign the kneecap, can reduce knee osteoarthritis pain and improve the quality of life for people with arthritis. The study– which took place at the Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong, found that a combination of joint mobilisation andexercise significantly decreasedpain for people with kneeosteoarthritis. The mobilisation is relatively simple. Patients were instructed to lie on their side, with the knee supported and slightly flexed. This allowed the patella, or kneecap, to glide vertically from side to side. This mobilisation was perform...
Source: Arthritis Research UK - December 20, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Health insurance fraud widespread, as employees, providers rip off benefit plans
Company benefit plans often cover orthotics, massage and physiotherapy, but a growing number of employees and medical service providers are colluding, working together on scams. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - December 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Business Source Type: news

Can the design of a running shoe help prevent injury? A B.C. researcher says he has the answer
For years, runners have received conflicting advice about what style of running shoe is best for preventing injuries. So a physiotherapist from UBC decided to review the strongest research on the topic. His blunt assessment has reignited one of the fitness world's fiercest debates. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - December 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

re.flex Brings Telerehabilitation Assistants to the Healthcare Market
The surgical treatment of musculoskeletal conditions is at a high level thanks to continuous improvements in research and clinical care. The same applies to postoperative physiotherapy, which supports patients in their healing process. Most important for a comprehensive recovery however, are the patients themselves - through independent training outside the prescribed therapy sessions. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - December 12, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Industry Business and Industry Source Type: news

Agreement is very low between a clinical prediction rule and physiotherapist assessment for classifying the risk of poor recovery of individuals with acute whiplash injury - Kelly J, Ritchie C, Sterling M.
BACKGROUND: A prognostic clinical prediction rule (whiplash CPR) has been validated for use in individuals with acute whiplash associated disorders (WAD). The clinical utility of this tool is unknown. OBJECTIVES: To investigate: 1) the level of agr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Community-based rapid response teams to provide 24/7 urgent care, Government announces
Rapid-response teams of GPs, nurses and physiotherapists will provide urgent care in the community and help keep patients out of hospital, under long-term plans unveiled for the NHS by the Government yesterday. The new teams will operate 24/7 and will provide both emergency treatment as well as support to help patients recover closer to home.Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Management in Practice)
Source: Management in Practice - November 22, 2018 Category: Practice Management Authors: Angela Sharda Tags: *** Editor ' s Pick Latest News Personal Practice Source Type: news

Nigeria: Nigerian Physiotherapist Offers Free Virtual On-Call Service
[This Day] A South Africa-based Nigerian physiotherapist, Prof. Efe Useh, has announced plans to provide virtual on-call services to the public for a wide range of ailment requiring physiotherapy. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 15, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cochrane's 30 under 30: Joel Pollet
Cochrane is made up of  13,000 members and over 50,000 supporters come from more than 130 countries, worldwide. Our volunteers and contributors are researchers, health professionals, patients, carers, people passionate about improving health outcomes for everyone, everywhere.Cochrane is an incredible community of people who all play their part in improving health and healthcare globally. We believe that by putting trusted evidence at the heart of health decisions we can achieve a world of improved health for all.  Many  of our contributors are young people working with Cochrane ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - November 13, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Katie Abbotts Source Type: news

Prehab is the new rehab!  Why getting fit before an operation could speed-up your recovery
The Royal College of Anaesthetists is calling for prehabilitation to become routine in NHS hospitals. The 12-week programme includes physiotherapy and help to quit smoking. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dr. Christian Osadnik wins Monash University 2018 Faculty Early Career Research prize for Cochrane Review
RecentlyDr. Christian Osadnik from the Department of Physiotherapy, School of Primary and Allied Health Care won the Monash University Jenny Keating Early Career Researcher Publication Prize for Nursing and Allied Health. It was presented by Professor Ross Coppell,  Deputy Dean and Director of Research in the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences at Monash University in recognition of Dr. Osadnik’s work on the Cochrane Review, ‘Non-invasive ventilation for the management of acute hypercapnic respiratory failure due to exacerbation of chronic ob structive pulmonary disease’. Dr. Osadnik is ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - November 1, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Ditch the Machine to Improve Accuracy in Blood Pressure Measurement and Diagnostics
Conclusion For the patient in this case, the decision to forego the convenience of a machine in favor of the skills of a knowledgeable paramedic was lifesaving. Much like the comparison often drawn between the old-fashioned barbell and more sophisticated exercise machines, newer, more complex, and more expensive might make a process more comfortable, but doesn’t always equate to superior results. As we surrender more and more of our hands-on skills to the ease of automated technology, we risk more than the loss of the aptitudes that form the foundation of sound patient assessment—we place our patients in jeopar...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - October 24, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Mark Rock, NRP Tags: Exclusive Articles Cardiac & Resuscitation Source Type: news

Back pain: Who should you see to help with pain in back and lower back pain?
BACK PAIN is a very common problem, which many people experience at some point in their lives. But treatment options can be confusing - how do you know if you should see a chiropractor, osteopath or physiotherapist? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Back pain: The best medical professionals to help with pain in back and lower back pain
BACK PAIN is a very common problem, which many people experience at some point in their lives. But treatment options can be confusing - how do you know if you should see a chiropractor, osteopath or physiotherapist? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Effects of a vestibular physiotherapy protocol on adults with intellectual disability in the prevention of falls: A multi-centre clinical trial - Cort és-Amador S, Carrasco JJ, Sempere-Rubio N, Igual-Camacho C, Villaplana-Torres LA, Pérez-Alenda S.
BACKGROUND: Balance alterations are one of the main problems in people with intellectual disabilities (ID), increasing their risk of falls and impacting their life. AIMS: To describe a vestibular rehabilitation programme (VRP) and evaluate its effects on t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

A step in the right direction: could implants help people walk again? – Science Weekly podcast
Four people with paraplegia were recently implanted with electrodes in their lower backs. They all regained movement below their injuries, and two walked again. This weekNicola Davis investigates this technique – epidural stimulation – and other approaches for treating spinal cord injuriesJeff Marquis was spending his day off work on his bike on a mountain trail in Montana. After he landed a jump badly, he realised he could no longer move his legs. He was eventually diagnosed with a spinal cord injury, and doctors told him that he would never walk again.Fast-forward to 2018, and Marquis is now taking steps for ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 12, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Presented by Nicola Davis and produced by Geoff Marsh Tags: Science Medicine Stem cells Medical research Biology Source Type: news

Featured Review: Pelvic floor muscle training versus no treatment, or inactive control treatments, for urinary incontinence in women
Chantal Dumoulin andLicia P Cacciari fromCochrane Incontinence  wanted to find out if pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT) helps women with urinary incontinence problems. They did this by comparing the effects of this training with no treatment, or with any inactive treatment (for example, advice on management with pads). We asked Chantal and Lucia questions a bout this recentCochrane Review.1.Please can you describe yourself and your Cochrane Group?Since 2012 I have held a Canada Research Chair in Urogyneacoogical health and Aging. Our research program's overarching goal is toImprove continence care in older Canadian ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - October 9, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Nigeria:Physiotherapists Make Case for Children With Special Needs
[Leadership] Some physiotherapists in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), have called on governments, at all levels, to assist in training and rehabilitation of children with special needs, such as cerebral palsy, Down syndrome and autism. In an interview with LEADERSHIP, as part of this year's World Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day celebration, an occupational physiotherapist, Agbapuonwu Vivian, frowned that Nigeria government is not doing anything at the moment to assist in the training of children affected by cerebral (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 9, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Effects of 12-month home-based physiotherapy on duration of living at home and functional capacity among older persons with signs of frailty or with a recent hip fracture - protocol of a randomized controlled trial (HIPFRA study) - Soukkio P, Suikkanen S, K ääriä S, Kautiainen H, Sipilä S, Kukkonen-Harjula K, Hupli M.
BACKGROUND: Health concerns, such as frailty and osteoporotic fractures decrease functional capacity and increase use of health and social care services in the aging population. The ability to continue living at home is dependent on functional capacity, wh... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Knowledge about risk factors for falls and practice about fall prevention in older adults among physiotherapists in Nigeria - Kalu ME, Vlachantoni A, Norman KE.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Falling is a major health concern that has contributed significantly to older people's injury and loss of life worldwide, warranting the development of fall-prevention strategies, the success of which has been attributed to the le... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Video game exercises ‘can help treat chronic lower back pain’
Home video-game exercises can reduce chronic lower back pain in older people by a level comparable to benefits gained under programmes supervised by a physiotherapist, a study has found. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - September 19, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

'Look where I am now': Broncos bus crash survivor Straschnitzki on his push for independence
On the eve of the team's home opener, Ryan Straschnitzki is working hard in physiotherapy to adapt to the paralysis he suffered in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash, saying he's determined to do things for himself. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - September 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

The English NHS pay deal – in six charts
July saw the implementation of the new NHS pay deal in England, negotiated by UNISON and other unions. The pay deal marked the biggest changes to the NHS pay structure since 2004, when Agenda for Change was introduced. A lot has already been published about the impact on individuals but in this piece we’re going to look at the structure as a whole and how it benefits staff at different stages of their career. Beginnings, journeys and destinations To understand the changes we need to look at the old structure and why trade unions wanted to change it. It is over 13 years since Agenda for Change was introduced. It intro...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - September 10, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Rosa Ellis Tags: Article P.S data agenda for change health NHS England nhs pay Source Type: news

Featured Review: Interventions for preventing falls in older people in care facilities and hospitals
How effective are interventions designed to reduce falls in older people in care facilities and hospitals?Falls by older people in care facilities, such as nursing homes, and hospitals are common events that may cause further loss of independence, injuries, and sometimes death as a result of injury. Effective interventions to prevent falls are therefore important.Many types of interventions are in use. These include:exercisemedication interventions that include vitamin D supplementationmedication review of the drugs that people are takingenvironment or assistive technologies including bed or chair alarms or the use of spec...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - September 7, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

A comparative survey of Nigerian physiotherapists' familiarity with, knowledge of and utilisation of standard outcome measures: 10 years after initial survey - Odole AC, Oyewole OO, Akinpelu AO.
BACKGROUND: The need for physiotherapists to use standardised outcome measures (SOMs) is recognised and recommended in clinical practice guidelines in many countries. AIM: To evaluate changes in physiotherapy practice in Nigeria on the utilisation ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Physiotherapy for injured workers in Canada: are insurers' and clinics' policies threatening good quality and equity of care? Results of a qualitative study - Hudon A, Hunt M, Ehrmann Feldman D.
BACKGROUND: In recent years, significant efforts have been made to improve the provision of care for compensated injured workers internationally. However, despite increasing efforts at implementing best practices in this field, some studies show that polic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Botswana:Lack of Physiotherapist Costs Team Medal
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -The importance of physiotherapists in sport cannot be overemphasised, and www.focusphysiotherapy.com, says "they can bring dynamics to the warming up, conditioning, muscle activation as well as the recovery of players." (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 10, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Timing of physiotherapy following fragility hip fracture: delays cost lives - Frenkel Rutenberg T, Vitenberg M, Haviv B, Velkes S.
This study aims to assess whether postponing initiation of PT effects patients' ou... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Stryker ’ s Physio-Control wins FDA PMA for Lifepak defibs
Stryker‘s (NYSE:SYK) Physio-Control business said today it won FDA premarket approval for the continued marketing and distribution of its Lifepak professional defibrillators in the US. The clearance includes its Lifepak 1000, refurbished Lifepak 20 defibrillator and monitor, Lifepak 20e defibrillator and monitor and the Lifepak 15 defibrillator and monitor, the Redmond, Wash.-based company said. “Physio-Control is excited to have reached this major milestone with our complete portfolio of devices in both the professional and public safety markets. This is the culmination of several years of significant work, su...
Source: Mass Device - July 27, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Cardiac Assist Devices Cardiovascular Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Pre-Market Approval (PMA) Regulatory/Compliance physiocontrol Stryker Source Type: news

Effects of backward gait training on balance, gross motor function, and gait in children with cerebral palsy: a systematic review - Elnahhas AM, Elshennawy S, Aly MG.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effects of backward gait training on balance, gross motor function, and gait parameters in children with cerebral palsy. DATA SOURCES: PubMed, Cochrane Library, Web of Science, Science Direct, Physiotherapy Evidence Database (... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news