Personal Health: A New Approach to Treating Hypochondria
Instead of focusing on patients ’ unexplained symptoms, cognitive behavioral therapy encourages patients to replace unrealistic or unhelpful thoughts with more rational ideas. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JANE E. BRODY Tags: Hypochondria Anxiety and Stress Hygiene and Cleanliness Psychiatry and Psychiatrists Therapy and Rehabilitation Source Type: news

Understanding patients' and dentists' perspectives in dental trauma management: a mixed methods study - Ode W, Lopez V, Wong ML, Schou L, Yu VSH.
BACKGROUND/AIM: Patients suffering dental trauma are unprepared for the disability challenge and necessary rehabilitation, while a traumatic event places an expanded demand on the dentist who is focused on treating disease. The aim of this study was to exa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Predictors of health-related quality of life after burn injuries: a systematic review - Spronk I, Legemate CM, Dokter J, Van Loey NEE, van Baar ME, Polinder S.
This study aimed to systematically review predictors of HRQL in burn patients. METHODS: ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Traumatic brain injury resiliency model: a conceptual model to guide rehabilitation research and practice - Nalder E, Hartman L, Hunt A, King G.
There is a growing trend in traumatic brain injury (TBI) rehabilitation, and research, to focus on the processes of adaptation following the injury. Resiliency is an umbrella term describing the range of personal protective factors, environmental supports ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Video Game Addiction Tries to Move From Basement to Doctor ’ s Office
Gaming disorder is being recognized for the first time by the World Health Organization. But of the few treatment options available, most are uninsured and unproven. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: TIFFANY HSU Tags: Computer and Video Games Mental Health and Disorders Addiction (Psychology) Therapy and Rehabilitation World Health Organization Source Type: news

FDA panel votes against BTG ’ s PneumRX Elevair
An FDA advisory committee panel yesterday voted against approving BTG‘s PneumRX’s Elevair endobronchial coil system intended for treating patients with severe emphysema. The panel voted 7 to 5 in favor of the device’s safety, but 8 to 3 that the benefits do not outweigh the risks, and 5 to 7 that the device was effective for use with patients in its proposed indications. The Elevair device is a nitinol endobronchial coil intended to be deployed bronchoscopically to reduce lung volume in patients with severe emphysema. The company submitted an application for premarket approval with the FDA, backed by clin...
Source: Mass Device - June 15, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Respiratory BTG Source Type: news

Use of Outpatient Rehabilitation Among Adult Stroke Survivors Use of Outpatient Rehabilitation Among Adult Stroke Survivors
Is outpatient stroke rehabilitation being underutilized in the US? What are the main barriers to participation?Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Trump rapidly becoming the “conservation president” by revitalizing America’s parks
(Natural News) You’d never know it by the reaction from the environmentalist-and-conservationist-minded Left, but President Donald Trump is doing more for America’s heritage sites and national parks than any Democratic POTUS in decades. Quietly, Trump is building what The Washington Times is calling a “unique conservation legacy” by concentrating on restoring and rehabilitating the country’s... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CleanCision Wins Readers ’ Choice Award in MDEA Competition
There was much pomp and circumstance at the Medical Design Excellence Awards Tuesday as the best technologies were honored at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York. For one technology, however, it was a strong call of validation. CleanCision, earned the overall Reader’s Choice Award, which spans all categories in the competition. The active cleansing technology also earned the 2018 Medical Device Excellence Award Bronze Medal in the ER and OR Tools Category. CleanCision was developed by San Carlos, CA-based Prescient Medical. “We’re thrilled and we’re honored for validation of what we&rs...
Source: MDDI - June 13, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Design Source Type: news

6 Therapists, Psychiatrists and Counselors Talk About Treating the Suicidal
Mental health workers, who have a unique perspective on America ’ s suicide crisis, recently opened up about what it looks like to them. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: MARIE TESSIER Tags: Mental Health and Disorders Health Insurance and Managed Care Depression (Mental) Suicides and Suicide Attempts Psychiatry and Psychiatrists Therapy and Rehabilitation Source Type: news

7 Therapists, Psychiatrists and Counselors Talk About Treating the Suicidal
Mental health workers, who have a unique perspective on America ’ s suicide crisis, recently opened up about what it looks like to them. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: MARIE TESSIER Tags: Mental Health and Disorders Health Insurance and Managed Care Depression (Mental) Suicides and Suicide Attempts Psychiatry and Psychiatrists Therapy and Rehabilitation Source Type: news

Why Signature Healthcare will pay more than $30M to federal government
The settlement stems from two whistleblowers' complaints about how Signature Healthcare handled its rehabilitation business in Tennessee. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 13, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Chris Larson Source Type: news

How Cognitive Behavior Therapy May Help Suicidal People
In C.B.T., clear steps are intended to help build hope, solve problems and make a plan to avoid relapses. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JUDITH S. BECK Tags: Suicides and Suicide Attempts Depression (Mental) Therapy and Rehabilitation Mental Health and Disorders Addiction (Psychology) Source Type: news

Why a Louisville company will pay more than $30M to Tennessee and the federal government
The settlement stems from two whistleblowers' complaints about how Signature Healthcare handled its rehabilitation business in Tennessee. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 12, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Chris Larson Source Type: news

From the field – Rehabilitating lives in Tanzania
A 15-year old girl from the East African country, Tanzania, says an operation to correct a facial disability means that she can “look forward to a future when I am not laughed at.” (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

FROM THE FIELD: Rehabilitating lives in Tanzania
A 15-year old girl from the East African country, Tanzania, says an operation to correct a facial disability means that she can “look forward to a future when I am not laughed at.” (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Bioness launches StimRouter neuromod system in Canada
Rehabilitation device maker Bioness today touted the launch of its StimRouter neuromodulation system in Canada, and said that the system had been implanted in its first procedures in the region. The first implantations of the device were performed at Toronto’s Women’s College Hospital, the Valencia, Calif.-based company said. “Significant advances in the miniaturization and durability of neuromodulation devices have provided interventional pain physicians with the right tools, like the StimRouter PNS System, to treat chronic pain related to nerve injuries, trauma, stroke and other irreversible damage...
Source: Mass Device - June 11, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Neuromodulation/Neurostimulation Bioness Source Type: news

Why Signature Healthcare will pay more than $30M to federal government
The settlement stems from two whistleblowers' complaints about how Signature Healthcare handled its rehabilitation business in Tennessee. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 11, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Chris Larson Source Type: news

Lenexa doctor sues Honeywell for patent infringement on safety googles
Dr. Basimah Khulusi, a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist in Lenexa, filed suit against Honeywell International for infringing on her patent for safety goggles that fit over eyeglasses. Khulusi was issued a patent on June 20, 2006, for multipurpose goggles. She claims that Honeywell is infringing on the patent by producing and selling three versions of safety goggles that fit over eyewear: Uvex Flex Seal, Uvex Stealth OTG and Uvex Strategy goggles. On Dec. 15, 2015, Khulusi sent Honeywell… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 11, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: James Dornbrook Source Type: news

Bionik Laboratories Appoints Renaud Maloberti as Chief Commercial Officer
Industry veteran brings extensive experience driving revenue growth while enhancing operational efficiencies and market leadership TORONTO and BOSTON, June 11, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Bionik Laboratories Corp. (OTCQB: BNKL) (&... Devices, Orthopaedic, Personnel Bionik Laboratories, lower extremity rehabilitation, stroke (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - June 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

A review of the use and psychometric properties of the Cognitive Log (Cog-Log) amongst adults with acquired brain injury - Driskell LD, Lenox S, Galindo J.
This Rehabilitation Measures Database summary provides a review of the psychometric properties of the Cog-Log in individuals with acquired brain injury. A full review of the Cog-Log as well as reviews of over 400 other instruments for patients with various... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Predicting treatment response to cognitive rehabilitation in military service members with mild traumatic brain injury - Vanderploeg RD, Cooper DB, Curtiss G, Kennedy JE, Tate DF, Bowles AO.
OBJECTIVE: Determine factors that affect responsiveness to cognitive rehabilitation (CR) interventions in service members (SMs) who sustained mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI). METHOD: 126 SMs with a history of mTBI 3 to 24 months postinjury parti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Virtual reality for traumatic brain injury - Zanier ER, Zoerle T, Di Lernia D, Riva G.
In this perspective, we discuss the potential of virtual reality (VR) in the assessment and rehabilitation of traumatic brain injury, a silent epidemic of extremely high burden and no pharmacological therapy available. VR, endorsed by the mobile and gaming... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: TBI Source Type: news

Relationship between Hispanic nativity, residential environment, and productive activity among individuals with traumatic brain injury: a TBI Model Systems study - Lequerica AH, Botticello A, O ʼNeill J, Lengenfelder J, Krch D, Chiaravalloti ND, Sander AM, Bushnik T, Ketchum JM, Hammond FM, Dams-Oʼconnor K, Felix E, Johnson-Greene D.
OBJECTIVE: To examine the influence of nativity and residential characteristics on productive activity among Hispanics at 1 year after traumatic brain injury (TBI). SETTING: Acute rehabilitation facilities and community follow-up. PARTICIPANTS: A total of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Standard and advanced practices in the assessment of existing bridges - Cremona C, Poulin B.
In recent years, the condition of deficient bridges has reached such a level that the volume of required repair actions becomes significant for many countries. As budgets for maintenance, repair and rehabilitation are always limited and demands are constan... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Rehabilitation trajectories and outcomes in individuals with mild traumatic brain injury and psychiatric histories: a TRACK-TBI pilot study - Bertisch H, Satris G, Temkin N, Barber J, Manley GT.
OBJECTIVE: To determine differences in rehabilitation trajectories and return to work (RTW) and social outcomes in individuals with mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) with and without significant psychiatric histories at index hospitalization. SETTING: Thr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Early, specialist vocational rehabilitation to facilitate return to work after traumatic brain injury: the FRESH feasibility RCT - Radford K, Sutton C, Sach T, Holmes J, Watkins C, Forshaw D, Jones T, Hoffman K, O'Connor R, Tyerman R, Merch án-Baeza JA, Morris R, McManus E, Drummond A, Walker M, Duley L, Shakespeare D, Hammond A, Phillips J.
BACKGROUND: Up to 160,000 people incur traumatic brain injury (TBI) each year in the UK. TBI can have profound effects on many areas of human functioning, including participation in work. There is limited evidence of the clinical effectiveness and cost-eff... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Dance for the rehabilitation of balance and gait in adults with neurological conditions other than Parkinson's disease: a systematic review - Patterson KK, Wong JS, Prout EC, Brooks D.
PURPOSE: To conduct a systematic review that examined the effect of dance interventions on balance, gait and functional mobility outcomes in adults with neurological conditions other than Parkinson's disease. METHODS: A systematic search of relevan... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Visual pathway injuries in pediatric ocular trauma-a survey of the National Trauma Data Bank from 2008 to 2014 - Gise R, Truong T, Parsikia A, Mbekeani JN.
BACKGROUND: Traumatic visual pathway injuries are often associated with severe head trauma and can have profound deleterious effects in developing children and their rehabilitation. We sought to elucidate the epidemiology of pediatric visual pathway injuri... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Inmate medical center in Columbus up for $8.6M transit hub
The main outpatient center and intraprison transportation relay point for Ohio inmates is in line for an $8.6 million upgrade to better separate the two functions. The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation on Monday will request state Controlling Board approval for the expenditure to build a transit hub and warehouse at its Franklin Medical Center, 1990 Harmon Ave. near I-71 and Frank Road. Not a licensed hospital, the Columbus center does have some beds and pr ovides inpatient and outpatient care to… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - June 8, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Carrie Ghose Source Type: news

$30 million rehab: Magee shifting to all private rooms
Magee Rehabilitation Hospital has completed the first phase of a $30 million renovation  project to create all private rooms for patients at the Philadelphia medical center. “We are always looking for ways to improve patient satisfaction and make them feel more comfortable,” said John Ardente, Magee’s director of facilities operations. Ardente said the Center City hospital’s goal with its new private rooms is to make the accommodations so pleasing patients won’t be eager to leave. Magee,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 8, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John George Source Type: news

Broward rehab center buys local competitor, adds 225 employees
Banyan Treatment Center's latest acquisition includes a Lake Worth facility and Seaside Palm Beach, a luxury alcohol and drug rehabilitation center in Palm Beach Shores. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 8, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Emon Reiser Source Type: news

Three trusts plan to take control of £80m complex care spending
A partnership of mental health trusts could take over responsibility for £80m of commissioner spending as part of plans to reduce the number of patients in secure rehabilitation wards, HSJ can reveal. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - June 8, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

What to Do When a Loved One Is Severely Depressed
There are no easy answers for helping someone struggling with depression, especially if you ’ ve already tried and tried. Here are some tips from experts. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: HEATHER MURPHY Tags: Depression (Mental) Suicides and Suicide Attempts Mental Health and Disorders Therapy and Rehabilitation Psychiatry and Psychiatrists Spade, Kate Source Type: news

How I Used Art to Get Through Trauma
My encounter with a gunman on my evening commute led to nightmares and depression. Art helped me recover from post-traumatic stress, and it might help you, too. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: TERRY SULLIVAN Tags: Therapy and Rehabilitation Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Art Source Type: news

Halyard Health inks $65m deal to acquire CoolSystems
Halyard Health (NYSE:HYH) said today it inked a $65 million deal to acquire cold and compression therapy company CoolSystems, which markets under the name Game Ready. CoolSystems produces devices designed for pain management and rehabilitation of patients recovering from orthopedic surgery or sports-related injuries, including its GRPro 2.1 cold and compression therapy system, Med4 Elite multi-modality therapy unit and ATX wraps. Alpharetta, Ga.-based Halyard said the products acquired with the company will complement its existing pain management portfolio. “The acquisition of Game Ready represents another step ...
Source: Mass Device - June 5, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Mergers & Acquisitions Pain Management Avanos Medical (formerly Halyard Health) Source Type: news

Halyard Health Announces Agreement to Acquire CoolSystems, Inc., Marketed as Game Ready(R)
Game Ready's pain management and rehabilitation therapies enhance and diversify Halyard's non-opioid Pain Management portfolio Transaction expands Halyard's call point footprint, increasing access within the orthopedic and sports medicine markets and cr... Devices, Orthopaedic, Mergers & Acquisitions Halyard Health, CoolSystems, Game Ready, cold therapy, compression therapy (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - June 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Liberia:The Battle Against Drug Abuse Can Succeed Only in the Presence of Strong and Relevant Laws, Treatment and Rehabilitation
[Observer] Last week, the Daily Observer reported two drug-related stories; one revealing a plan to establish a center for rehabilitating drug addicts, while the other was about Police arresting 20 persons in connection to drug trafficking in Bong and Nimba Counties. The second story, titled, "Police Arrest 20 for Illicit Drug in Nimba and Bong Counties" and authored by Franklin N. Kwenah, narrated that the arrest was driven by an effort to battle criminal activities in the two counties where the arrests were made. T (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 5, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

’ 13 Reasons Why ’ : Critique by a Recovered Depressive
I almost had the same fate as Hannah Baker. After having teetered so close to the edge of death, I am surprised a lot of days that I am actually still alive, that I didn’t perish in the bathtub when I dropped the hairdryer into the water. I finished watching the second season of 13 Reasons Why last night, and this show has stirred up a storm of thoughts and emotions for me, given my experience, so I thought I might contribute to the conversation that this show is igniting.  I first started having suicidal thoughts when I was a junior in high school. As I drove home from school, I often thought about swerving in...
Source: Psych Central - June 4, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Kristen Davis Tags: Children and Teens Depression Essays Genetics Neuroscience Personal Stories Students Suicide 13 Reasons Why Adolescence Depressive Episode Media Depictions Teen Depression Teen Suicide Source Type: news

Benefits of MS Group Cognitive Intervention Extend to Depression Benefits of MS Group Cognitive Intervention Extend to Depression
MS patients taking part in a randomized, controlled trial of a novel cognitive rehabilitation intervention showed significant improvements in depression.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Ten ‐year follow‐up of dental implants used for immediate loading in the edentulous mandible: A prospective clinical study
ConclusionImmediate loading of 5 fluoride ‐modified dental implants with a fixed prosthetic rehabilitation is a predictable and reliable treatment in the edentulous mandible, based on a 100% implant survival and limited peri‐implant bone loss. Implants used for immediate loading in the edentu lous mandible who are showing early bone loss may be at higher risk to develop peri‐implantitis. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - June 1, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

CDC: Outpatient Rehab Rates Suboptimal for Stroke Survivors
WEDNESDAY, May 30, 2018 -- In 2015, 35.5 percent of adult stroke survivors used outpatient rehabilitation, up from 31.2 percent in 2013, according to research published in the May 25 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) Program: Research on Opioid Use Disorder Among People with Disabilities
Funding to conduct research on opioid use disorder among people with disabilities. Topic of interest include: 1) Systematic review of existing literature on opioid-use disorder and people with disabilities; 2) Prevalence estimates and patterns of opioid use disorder treatment for people with disabilities; 3) Factors associated with increased risk for opioid use disorder; 4) Factors associated with improved access to treatment for opioid use disorder; 5) Interventions that contribute to improved outcomes; and 6) Effects of government policies and programs on access to treatment for people with disabilities who have opioid-u...
Source: HSR Information Central - May 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Pain Rehabilitation: Nondrug options for managing chronic pain
Pain rehabilitation programs offer nondrug options for managing chronic pain. These may include physical, occupational and psychological therapy. Pain rehabilitation programs explore various ways to help control pain and identify factors that contribute to pain. These programs generally are intended for individuals who have experienced a significant decline in daily functioning and quality of life [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - May 30, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

The First Responder Who Was Rescued Returns To Rescuing
Jerusalem - A few months ago, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Raphael Elihav Nachshoni was involved in a motor vehicle accident on Hashomer Street in Bnei Brak while he was on his way to respond to a medical emergency. Elihav was critically injured and came very close to death. The doctors who received him in the emergency room had given up all chances of his survival. Against all odds, Elihav recuperated, and after a very short stint in rehabilitation returned to duty as a volunteer first responder last Thursday. Due to his injuries and in an effort to ease his work as a first responder, United Hatzalah has given him one of...
Source: JEMS Operations - May 29, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: United Hatzalah Tags: News Operations Source Type: news

The First Responder Who Was Rescued Returns To Rescuing
Jerusalem - A few months ago, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Raphael Elihav Nachshoni was involved in a motor vehicle accident on Hashomer Street in Bnei Brak while he was on his way to respond to a medical emergency. Elihav was critically injured and came very close to death. The doctors who received him in the emergency room had given up all chances of his survival. Against all odds, Elihav recuperated, and after a very short stint in rehabilitation returned to duty as a volunteer first responder last Thursday. Due to his injuries and in an effort to ease his work as a first responder, United Hatzalah has given him one of...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - May 29, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: United Hatzalah Tags: News Operations Source Type: news

The First Responder Who Was Rescued Returns To Rescuing
Jerusalem - A few months ago, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Raphael Elihav Nachshoni was involved in a motor vehicle accident on Hashomer Street in Bnei Brak while he was on his way to respond to a medical emergency. Elihav was critically injured and came very close to death. The doctors who received him in the emergency room had given up all chances of his survival. Against all odds, Elihav recuperated, and after a very short stint in rehabilitation returned to duty as a volunteer first responder last Thursday. Due to his injuries and in an effort to ease his work as a first responder, United Hatzalah has given him one of...
Source: JEMS Operations - May 29, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: United Hatzalah Tags: News Operations Source Type: news

The First Responder Who Was Rescued Returns To Rescuing
Jerusalem - A few months ago, United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Raphael Elihav Nachshoni was involved in a motor vehicle accident on Hashomer Street in Bnei Brak while he was on his way to respond to a medical emergency. Elihav was critically injured and came very close to death. The doctors who received him in the emergency room had given up all chances of his survival. Against all odds, Elihav recuperated, and after a very short stint in rehabilitation returned to duty as a volunteer first responder last Thursday. Due to his injuries and in an effort to ease his work as a first responder, United Hatzalah has given him one of...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - May 29, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: United Hatzalah Tags: News Operations Source Type: news

Kessler Foundation partners with Motek to develop new rehabilitation treatments
(Kessler Foundation) Kessler Foundation, a major nonprofit organization in the field of disability, has partnered with Motek, a leader in virtual reality (VR) rehabilitation technologies, to develop new treatments to improve cognitive and motor impairments in individuals with disabilities. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news