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Tanzania: Over 15,000 Women Don't Know They Have Obstetric Fistula
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -More than 15,000 women who have signs and symptoms of obstetric fistula remain untreated because they lack information about the condition and cannot afford treatment, the Comprehensive Community Based Rehabilitation in Tanzania (CCBRT) has confirmed. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 24, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Brain injury and offending: the development and field testing of a linkworker intervention - Ramos SDS, Oddy M, Liddement J, Fortescue D.
Evidence suggests that traumatic brain injury (TBI) is more prevalent amongst offender populations than in the general population, and that it can lead to aggressive behaviour while in custody and impair engagement with offender rehabilitation programmes. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 24, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Professor revamps physical therapy education
Dr. Zoher Kapasi believes physical therapy can make a huge difference in people ’s health if they can learn to use their bodies’ own power to heal and live a better life. Because of this belief, he is using his talents and skills to advance the profession and develop the next generation of physical therapists. Kapasi, associate professor and director of the Division of Phy sical Therapy and vice chair of education in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 24, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Tonya Layman Source Type: news

Professor revamps physical therapy education
Dr. Zoher Kapasi believes physical therapy can make a huge difference in people ’s health if they can learn to use their bodies’ own power to heal and live a better life. Because of this belief, he is using his talents and skills to advance the profession and develop the next generation of physical therapists. Kapasi, associate professor and director of the Division of Phy sical Therapy and vice chair of education in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 24, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tonya Layman Source Type: news

Stroke rehabilitation: What to expect as you recover
(Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - May 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

MassDevice.com +5 | The top 5 medtech stories for May 19, 2017
Say hello to MassDevice +5, a bite-sized view of the top five medtech stories of the day. This feature of MassDevice.com’s coverage highlights our 5 biggest and most influential stories from the day’s news to make sure you’re up to date on the headlines that continue to shape the medical device industry. Get this in your inbox everyday by subscribing to our newsletters.   5. The key components of a well-designed wearable: Sense, analyze, act One of the earliest uses of a wearable technology was recorded during Emperor Nero’s rule over the Roman Empire from 54 to 68 AD. A brutal leader, the em...
Source: Mass Device - May 19, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: MassDevice Tags: News Well Plus 5 Source Type: news

DOH approves renovations for Elderwood at Williamsville
State regulators have approved renovation plans at Elderwood ’s Williamsville facility. The project, announced late last year, calls for expanding a short-stay rehab unit by relocating a 20-bed ventilator unit to the second floor, a $585,000 project. An administrative approval was issued this week by the state Department of Health. The 200-bed site in Wil liamsville houses a skilled nursing facility as well as space for patients requiring rehabilitation after surgery. The project is one of several… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 19, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Slow enrollment delays Nexstim pivotal trial
Nexstim said today that slow enrollment in pivotal trial of its Navigated Brain Therapy transcranial magnetic stimulation device in treating patients rehabilitating from stroke. The 60-patient E-Fit study, launched in March, is designed to supplement Nexstim’s already complete Niche study. The Finnish company originally expected to conclude the E-Fit supplemental during the 1st quarter next year, but said today that “start-up issues” at some of the 5 U.S. sites “created a slight delay in the enrollment rate.” The E-Fit trial is now slated to be completed during the 2nd quarter o...
Source: Mass Device - May 19, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Clinical Trials Neuromodulation/Neurostimulation Nexstim Stroke Source Type: news

Predictors of work participation for M āori three months after injury - Wyeth EH, Maclennan B, Lambert M, Davie G, Lilley R, Derrett S.
An important rehabilitation outcome for injured M āori is timely sustainable return to work. This paper identifies the factors influencing working after injury in an attempt to reduce the individual, social and economic costs. Māori participants in the Pr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

CMS: Medicare Program; Advancing Care Coordination Through Episode Payment Models (EPMs); Cardiac Rehabilitation Incentive Payment Model; and Changes to the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model (CJR); Delay of Effective Date
Final rule from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) establishing May 20, 2017, as the effective date of a January 3, 2017, final rule implementing three new Medicare Parts A and B episode payment models (EPMs), a Cardiac Rehabilitation (CR) incentive model, and changes to the existing Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) model. Also finalizes a delay of other provisions listed in the rule. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - May 19, 2017 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Self-awareness after brain injury: relation with emotion recognition and effects of treatment - Lamberts KF, Fasotti L, Boelen DHE, Spikman JM.
Self-awareness is often impaired after acquired brain injury (ABI) and this hampers rehabilitation, in general: unrealistic reports by patients about their functioning and poor motivation and compliance with treatment. We evaluated a self-awareness treatme... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Optimising qualitative longitudinal analysis: insights from a study of traumatic brain injury recovery and adaptation - Fadyl JK, Channon A, Theadom A, McPherson KM.
Knowledge about aspects that influence recovery and adaptation in the postacute phase of disabling health events is key to understanding how best to provide appropriate rehabilitation and health services. Qualitative longitudinal research makes it possible... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Impact of therapy on recovery during rehabilitation in patients with traumatic spinal cord injury - Truchon C, Fallah N, Santos A, Vachon J, Noonan VK, Cheng CL.
Evidence-based planning of rehabilitation interventions is important to improving cost efficiency while maintaining patient and system outcomes. This paper aims to explore the relationship between rehabilitation therapy, functional outcome, bed utilization... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Rotation Medical release initial results for ‘ bioinductive ’ shoulder implant
Rotation Medical touted initial data today from the Rebuild registry of its bioinductive implant at the annual meeting of the Arthroscopy Association of North America. Interim results from the 1st 200 patients demonstrated significantly less post-operative pain and use of narcotics in patients who received the bioinductive implant, as well as less sling time, faster return to function and better overall shoulder rating. Patients in the registry reported feeling better 6 months after receiving the implant than those who received traditional treatment did at 2 years. The registry is slated to follow up to 300 patients. &ldqu...
Source: Mass Device - May 18, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Clinical Trials Implants Orthopedics Rotation Medical Inc. Source Type: news

Magee Rehab unveils $4.2 million 'oasis' for patients
On the rooftop of its six-story building in Center City, Magee Rehabilitation has created what it is describing as an “oasis” for its patients and their families. The hospital on Wednesday unveiled its $4.2 million Creative Therapy Center and Healing Gardens — a project preceded by six years of planning and fundraising. The center and gardens were created, medical center officials said, to give patients a p lace to “gather, relax, eat, talk, reflect, work toward their therapy goals, or just… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 18, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: John George Source Type: news

Public Inspection: CMS: Medicare Program: Advancing Care Coordination Through Episode Payment Models; Cardiac Rehabilitation Incentive Payment Model; and Changes to the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model; Delay of Effective Date
Pre-publication final rule from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) establishing May 20, 2017, as the effective date of a January 3, 2017, final rule implementing three new Medicare Parts A and B episode payment models (EPMs), a Cardiac Rehabilitation (CR) incentive model, and changes to the existing Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) model. Also finalizes a delay of other provisions listed in the rule. Final publication in the Federal Register is scheduled for May 19, 2017. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - May 18, 2017 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

UAB/Lakeshore project looks to change lives for spinal cord injury patients
People with spinal cord injuries have one of the highest rates of health care utilization in the world, and the UAB/Lakeshore Foundation Research Collaborative is taking steps to make life easier for them and possibly change some health care structures down the road. The collaborative is partnering with the Spain Rehabilitation Center for a project that will bring mindfulness, exercise and more to patients, and also provide valuable data for the health care community on treatment. The Craig H.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Stephanie Rebman Source Type: news

Why Do We Choose To Survive After Tragedy?
Why did my brother warn me against reading this book? It’s so good! I thought to myself, as I quickly devoured the pages of JoJo Moyes bestseller titled Me Before You. It was an uplifting tale about a young man who rediscovers love and laughter after a devastating spinal cord injury left him in a dangerous pool of depression. Finding myself at times in my own, albeit more shallow, pool of depression, I knew this story was exactly what I needed to remind me that I could find meaning in my life after my stroke. As I continued reading, anticipating the feel-good happy ending with a girl saving the boy's life with the po...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

MindMaze receives FDA clearance to bring VR rehab platform to the US
Swiss neurogaming company MindMaze has received FDA clearance for its MindMotion Pro platform, a motion capture system similar to the Microsoft Kinect which can be used in rehabilitation of stroke and traumatic injury patients. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 16, 2017 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

GreenFields campus plans for private rooms at Lancaster site
The GreenFields Continuing Care Community in Lancaster is readying for a $4 million expansion at its skilled nursing facility. The campus, operated by Niagara Lutheran Health System, will renovate and expand four separate wings at GreenField Health& Rehabilitation Center, shifting from semi-private to all private rooms. Christopher Koenig, who joined the system a year ago as CEO, said the project takes the place of a previous plan to build a new 24-unit wing. Earlier plans had evolved over 15… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 16, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

The Burden of Stroke
This report examines the stroke care pathway across Europe. It looks at the burden of stroke, stroke prevention, stroke as a medical emergency, acute stroke care and rehabilitation and longer term support. The report predicts that by 2035 the number of new strokes across Europe is likely to increase by a third. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - May 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

John DeLuca PhD of Kessler Foundation receives National MS Society Fellowship Award
(Kessler Foundation) John DeLuca, PhD, Senior Vice President for Research and Training at Kessler Foundation, has been awarded the Mentor-Based Postdoctoral Fellowship Award in Neuropsychological Rehabilitation from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. This five-year, $404,698 grant provides continued support for Kessler Foundations' current postdoctoral Fellowship training program. The NMSS Award has funded five previous Foundation fellows, four of whom have subsequently obtained external grant funding, published numerous peer-reviewed articles, and are actively working in the field. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Spaulding undertaking layoffs, cuts in cost-saving effort
Spaulding Rehabilitation Network is laying off 35 employees and may possibly cut more staff in an effort to cut more than $9 million in expenses. The reductions represent a small percentage of the 4,500-person workforce at Spaulding, and are being done at management and administrative levels, but will help the system save $4.3 million in operating costs. The hospital has asked managers to reduce another $5 million in operating expenses in p reparation for next year, quite possibly through more layoffs. “We… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 15, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

Spaulding undertaking layoffs, cuts in cost-saving effort
Spaulding Rehabilitation Network is laying off 35 employees and may possibly cut more staff in an effort to cut more than $9 million in expenses. The reductions represent a small percentage of the 4,500-person workforce at Spaulding, and are being done at management and administrative levels, but will help the system save $4.3 million in operating costs. The hospital has asked managers to reduce another $5 million in operating expenses in p reparation for next year, quite possibly through more layoffs. “We… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 15, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

The 'Accidental President' And The Heroin Epidemic
Mr. President, what in God’s name are you doing? Your Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, has turned the clock back in our country almost 35 years. Our nation’s heroin epidemic is a health crisis and will never be solved with a lock-’em-up-and-throw-away-the-key solution. Despite all intelligent research leading to a mandate conclusion that incarceration will not ever diminish drug addiction and the radical negative effects it has on our economy, “My Favorite Martian,” Jeff Sessions, has just ordered federal prosecutors to chase far harsher sentences against drug-addict-criminals. Mr. Trump, who ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Development and feasibility of an evidence-informed self-management education program in pediatric concussion rehabilitation - Hunt AW, De Feo L, Macintyre J, Greenspoon D, Dick T, Mah K, Paniccia M, Provvidenza C, Reed N.
Concussion is a considerable public health problem in youth. However, identifying, understanding and implementing best evidence informed recovery guidelines may be challenging for families given the vast amount of information available in the public domain... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 15, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Focused and divided attention abilities in the acute phase of recovery from moderate to severe traumatic brain injury - Robertson K, Schmitter-Edgecombe M.
This study investigated the multi-faceted construct of selective attention following TBI, highlighting th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 12, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Characteristics of firearm brain injury survivors in the Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems (TBIMS) National Database: a comparison of assault and self-inflicted injury survivors - Bertisch H, Krellman J, Bergquist T, Dreer LE, Ellois V, Bushnik T.
OBJECTIVE: To characterize and compare subgroups of survivors with assault-related versus self-inflicted traumatic brain injuries (TBI) via firearms at time of inpatient rehabilitation, 1, 2, and 5 year follow-up. DESIGN: Secondary analysis of data... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 12, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Prediction of behavioural and cognitive deficits in patients with traumatic brain injury at an acute rehabilitation setting - De Guise E, Leblanc J, Feyz M, Lamoureux J, Greffou S.
OBJECTIVE: The goal of this study was to identify factors that would predict short-term neuropsychological outcome in patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) hospitalized in an acute rehabilitation setting. METHODS: Data was collected in the con... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 12, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Reliability of the Modified Ashworth Scale and Modified Tardieu Scale in patients with spinal cord injuries - Akpinar P, Atici A, Ozkan FU, Aktas I, Kulcu DG, Sar ı A, Durmus B.
STUDY DESIGN: Psychometrics study. OBJECTIVES: To assess the reliability of the Modified Ashworth Scale (MAS) and Modified Tardieu Scale (MTS) in patients with spinal cord injuries (SCIs). SETTING: Inpatient rehabilitation clinics at two state hosp... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 12, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

​Shepherd Center names new medical chief
Spinal cord and brain injury hospital Shepherd Center named Dr. Michael Yochelson its new chief medical officer. Yochelson decided to spend his career dedicated to rehabilitation after spending nearly 12 years in the U.S. Navy. For two years, he was the only neurologist and physiatrist stationed in Japan. He also treated many veterans who were returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. "We recognized that service members were coming back without a brain injury diagnosis, but for other reasons — multi-trauma… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 12, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ellie Hensley Source Type: news

​Shepherd Center names new medical chief
Spinal cord and brain injury hospital Shepherd Center named Dr. Michael Yochelson its new chief medical officer. Yochelson decided to spend his career dedicated to rehabilitation after spending nearly 12 years in the U.S. Navy. For two years, he was the only neurologist and physiatrist stationed in Japan. He also treated many veterans who were returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. "We recognized that service members were coming back without a brain injury diagnosis, but for other reasons — multi-trauma… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 12, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ellie Hensley Source Type: news

Wake Forest Baptist and Surry County provider open new cardiac rehab facility
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has partnered with Northern Hospital of Surry County to provide cardiac rehabilitation services at a new facility in Mount Airy. The new facility gives residents in Surry County and nearby areas the ability to attend a closer outpatient cardiac rehab program after a heart attack, a heart-related surgery or heart disease, according to the two medical centers. “Numerous residents of Mount Airy and surrounding communities a re already traveling to Winston-Salem… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 12, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jessica Seaman Source Type: news

DJO Global ’ s Q1 losses widen
Losses for DJO Global widened during the 1st quarter, despite sales growth of more than 3%, but adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation & amortization climbed 17% for the privately held medical device company. San Diego-based DJO’s losses grew 4.3% to -$40.0 million on sales growth of 3.4% to $288.4 million for the 3 months ended April 1, compared with the same period last year. Adjusted to exclude 1-time items (including a $15.8 million restructuring expense), EBITDA were $57.2 million, up 17% compared with Q1 2016, DJO said. “We are off to a solid start in 2017 with growth across our g...
Source: Mass Device - May 11, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: MassDevice Earnings Roundup Orthopedics Prosthetics Surgical Wall Street Beat DJO Global Rehabilitation Equipment Source Type: news

Smart exoskeleton can prevent falls
The device was developed by researchers at the Scuola Sant'Anna in Italy, and EPFL in Switzerland, and was tested at the Rehabilitation Centre 'Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi' in Florence. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Online Rehabilitation Program Reduces Chronic Dizziness Online Rehabilitation Program Reduces Chronic Dizziness
Dizziness is a common concern among older patients, but an online dizziness rehabilitation program may provide effective and inexpensive for older patients, a randomized trial has found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Uganda: No More Free Services At Mulago Hospital
[Monitor] The renovation and rehabilitation of the new of Mulago national referral hospital that began in 2014 is expected to be completed in October this year. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 11, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Hassabo Informed On Rehabilitation of Rural Hospitals
[SNA] Khartoum -Vice - President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohamed Abdul-Rahman, Wednesday received at the Guest House the Minister of Health, Bahar Idris Abu-Garda, who gave a detailed report on the rehabilitation of the rural hospitals. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 11, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

TwelveStone Health Partners Teams with Encore Healthcare
Offers Specialized Program for Chronic Cardiopulmonary Populations in Nursing Homes and Rehabilitation Centers(PRWeb May 11, 2017)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/05/prweb14318779.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - May 11, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

HealthSouth starts work on new Shelby County hospital
HealthSouth Corp. has started work on its long-awaited hospital in Shelby County. The Birmingham-based company, which is building a new headquarters in Liberty Park, broke ground earlier this week on its 34-bed hospital at 900 Oak Mountain Commons Lane in Pelham. The 44,230-square-foot, freestanding inpatient rehabilitation hospital will include 34 private patient rooms, a spa cious therapy gym, courtyard, dining room and dayroom areas. It is expected to open to patients in March 2018. Filings have… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 10, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ty West Source Type: news

HealthSouth starts work on new Shelby County hospital
HealthSouth Corp. has started work on its long-awaited hospital in Shelby County. The Birmingham-based company, which is building a new headquarters in Liberty Park, broke ground earlier this week on its 34-bed hospital at 900 Oak Mountain Commons Lane in Pelham. The 44,230-square-foot, freestanding inpatient rehabilitation hospital will include 34 private patient rooms, a spa cious therapy gym, courtyard, dining room and dayroom areas. It is expected to open to patients in March 2018. Filings have… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 10, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Ty West Source Type: news

Elderwood owners to acquire Adirondacks nursing home
The owners of Elderwood are expanding in the Adirondack region with the acquisition of an 82-bed nursing home. Adirondack Tri-County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Inc. will change its name to Elderwood at North Creek pending approvals by the state Department of Health to allow its affiliate company, 112 Ski Bowl Road Operating Co. LLC, to become new operator. The nonprofit organization includes an 82- bed residential health care facility and a 10-slot adult day program in Warren County in the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 10, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Osseointegration of standard and mini dental implants: a histomorphometric comparison
ConclusionsBased on these results, it is concluded that osseointegration of MDIs is similar to that of standard implants. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - May 9, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Clinician perceptions about inpatient occupational therapy groups in traumatic brain injury rehabilitation - Patterson F, Fleming J, Doig E.
PRIMARY OBJECTIVE: The aim of the study was to explore the experiences and perceptions of clinicians about the benefits, challenges and processes of facilitating inpatient occupational therapy groups in traumatic brain injury (TBI) rehabilitation including... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 9, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Depressive mood in adults with spinal cord injury as they transition from an inpatient to a community setting: secondary analyses from a clinical trial - Craig A, Guest R, Tran Y, Middleton J.
STUDY DESIGN: Prospective cohort controlled trial design. OBJECTIVES: (i) To investigate mood benefits of adding group cognitive behaviour therapy (group-CBT) to standard spinal cord injury (SCI) inpatient rehabilitation (SR) that included access t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 9, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Refining environmental enrichment to advance rehabilitation based research after experimental traumatic brain injury - Radabaugh HL, LaPorte MJ, Greene AM, Bondi CO, Lajud N, Kline AE.
The typical environmental enrichment (EE) paradigm, which consists of continuous exposure after experimental traumatic brain injury (TBI), promotes behavioral and histological benefits. However, rehabilitation is often abbreviated in the clinic and adminis... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 9, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Rehospitalization over 10 years among survivors of TBI: a National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems Study - Dams-O ʼconnor K, Mellick D, Dreer LE, Hammond FM, Hoffman J, Landau A, Zafonte R, Pretz C.
OBJECTIVE: To describe the rates and causes for rehospitalization over 10 years after moderate-severe traumatic brain injury (TBI), and to characterize longitudinal trajectories of the probability of rehospitalization using generalized linear mixed models ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 9, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Technology and its role in rehabilitation for people with cognitive-communication disability following a traumatic brain injury (TBI) - Brunner M, Hemsley B, Togher L, Palmer S.
PURPOSE: To review the literature on communication technologies in rehabilitation for people with a traumatic brain injury (TBI), and: (a) determine its application to cognitive-communicative rehabilitation, and b) develop a model to guide communication te... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 9, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The relations of self-reported aggression to alexithymia, depression, and anxiety after traumatic brain injury - Neumann D, Malec JF, Hammond FM.
OBJECTIVES: To compare self-reported aggression in people with and without traumatic brain injury (TBI) and examine the relations of aggression to alexithymia (poor emotional insight), depression, and anxiety. SETTING: Rehabilitation hospital. PARTICIPANTS... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 9, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Stroke patients take the lead in their rehabilitation
(Ecole Polytechnique F é d é rale de Lausanne) EPFL spin-off Intento has developed a patient-controlled electrical-stimulation device that helps stroke victims regain mobility in paralyzed arms. The promising results of the first clinical study are published in Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 9, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news