UAB plans 11-story, $125M project on Southside
UAB is planning a $125 million, 11-story project on Southside that will serve as a replacement facility for the Spain Rehabilitation Center. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 12, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

UAB plans 11-story, $125M project on Southside
UAB is planning a $125 million, 11-story project on Southside that will serve as a replacement facility for the Spain Rehabilitation Center. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 12, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Our child's TBI: a rehabilitation engineer's personal experience, technological approach, and lessons learned - Sulzer J, Karfeld-Sulzer LS.
I (JS) am currently a faculty member at The University of Texas at Austin in Mechanical Engineering. My primary research focus is rehabilitation engineering. In May 2020, a week before her fourth birthday, our daughter suffered a severe traumatic brain inj... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

CMS: Medicare Program: Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Prospective Payment System for Federal Fiscal Year 2022 and Updates to the IRF Quality Reporting Program
Notice of a proposed rule from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) seeking comments on updates to the prospective payment system for inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs) for fiscal year 2022. Among other things, this proposed rule would update the cost-to-charge ratio (CCR) ceiling and urban/rural average CCRs for FY 2022 and make revisions and updates to quality measures and reporting requirements under the IRF quality reporting program. Comments are due by June 7, 2021. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - April 12, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

GI Symptoms and Fecal Microbiota Transplant in COVID-19 GI Symptoms and Fecal Microbiota Transplant in COVID-19
Might fecal microbiota transplantation be a potential therapeutic and rehabilitative intervention for treatment of COVID-19 gastrointestinal disturbances?Journal of Medical Case Reports (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Public Inspection: CMS: Medicare Program: Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Prospective Payment System for Federal Fiscal Year 2022 and Updates to the IRF Quality Reporting Program
Pre-publication notice of a proposed rule from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services seeking comments on updates to the prospective payment system for inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs) for fiscal year 2022. Among other things, this proposed rule would update the cost-to-charge ratio (CCR) ceiling and urban/rural average CCRs for FY 2022 and make revisions and updates to quality measures and reporting requirements under the IRF quality reporting program. Comments are due by June 7, 2021. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - April 8, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Liva Healthcare and Amgen partner to improve access to cardiac rehabilitation
European digital health coaching company, Liva Healthcare and global biotechnology organisation, Amgen, have announced a partnership to make cardiac rehabilitation accessible to patients following a heart attack. The collaboration will enable the companies to develop Rehab+, a digital tele-rehabilitation solution that allows patients to assess their lifestyle post-heart attack. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - April 8, 2021 Category: Information Technology Tags: Emerging Technologies, Patient Access, Technology, Care Source Type: news

Smartphone application for measuring community participation in veterans with traumatic brain injury - Wen PS, Mackey J, Rose D, Waid-Ebbs JK.
The goal in the rehabilitation of veterans with mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) is to improve community participation. A tool that can objectively measure community participation is lacking. The aims of this study are to evaluate the feasibility of a sm... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Community-Based Prevention Source Type: news

Classification of standing and walking states using ground reaction forces - Park JS, Koo SM, Kim CH.
This report explains a technique that measures the ground reaction force (GRF) using an insole device eq... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Unmet rehabilitation needs after traumatic brain injury across Europe: results from the CENTER-TBI Study - Andelic N, R øe C, Tenovuo O, Azouvi P, Dawes H, Majdan M, Ranta J, Howe EI, Wiegers EJA, Tverdal C, Borgen I, Forslund MV, Kleffelgaard I, Dahl HM, Jacob L, Cogné M, Lu J, von Steinbuechel N, Zeldovich M.
This study aims to assess rehabilitation needs and provision of rehabilitation services for individuals with moderate-to-severe disability and investigate factors influencing the probability of receiving rehabilitation within six months after traumatic bra... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Rehabilitation of falls in Parkinson's disease: self-perception vs. objective measures of fall risk - Sangarapillai K, Norman BM, Almeida QJ.
Falls are an important cause of injury and increased hospital/long-term care facility stays and has been reported in 70% of people with Parkinson's disease (PD), yet there is limited effectiveness of medications for reducing falls. As an adjunct, many exer... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Feasibility of a multicomponent cognitive behavioral intervention for fear of falling after hip fracture: process evaluation of the FIT-HIP intervention - Scheffers-Barnhoorn MN, van Eijk M, Schols JMGA, van Balen R, Kempen GIJM, Achterberg WP, van Haastregt JCM.
This study describes the process evaluation of an intervention developed to reduce fear of falling (FoF) after hip fracture, within an inpatient geriatric rehabilitation setting. This 'FIT-HIP intervention' is a multicomponent cognitive behavio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

The role of active rehabilitation in concussion management: a systematic review and meta-analysis - Carter KM, Pauhl AN, Christie AD.
PURPOSE: To conduct a systematic review and meta-analysis of active rehabilitation on concussion management. We also examined moderator variables that may contribute to differences across studies: symptom scale, physical activity type, time of injury to re... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Therapists' perspectives on fall prevention in spinal cord injury rehabilitation: a qualitative study - Singh H, Collins K, Flett HM, Jaglal SB, Musselman KE.
PURPOSE: Therapists play a key role in delivering fall prevention/management education to individuals with spinal cord injury/disease, yet their perspectives on this topic remain understudied. Here, we described the perspectives of physical and occupationa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Prevalence of drinking within low-risk guidelines during the first two years following inpatient rehabilitation for moderate or severe traumatic brain injury - Adams RS, Ketchum JMK, Nakase-Richardson R, Katz DI, Corrigan JD.
The objective of this retrospective, longitudinal study was to investigate the prevalence of drinking within the recommended limits (i.e., low-risk drinking) following moderate/severe traumatic brain injury (TBI). Data were drawn from the National Institut... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Cardiac Rehabilitation and Implications in the COVID-19 Era Cardiac Rehabilitation and Implications in the COVID-19 Era
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the integration of a home-based rehabilitation program is imperative to improve the delivery of care, patient safety and cardiovascular outcomes.ACC.org (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - April 1, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Article Source Type: news

How to Start Healing During a Season of Grief
There is no singular way to respond to heartache or sorrow. Find the strategy that works best for you. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Christina Caron Tags: Grief (Emotion) Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Content Type: Service Therapy and Rehabilitation Source Type: news

‘It Takes Time’: I.C.U. Workers Help Their Former Covid Patients Mend
They survived serious cases of Covid-19, sometimes spending weeks on a ventilator, but not without complications. Now, a special clinic at an L.A. hospital is helping them get back to their lives. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sheri Fink Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Chronic Condition (Health) Therapy and Rehabilitation Hospitals Mental Health and Disorders King, Martin Luther Jr, Community Hospital (Los Angeles, Calif) Ventilators (Medical) South Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif) Source Type: news

Bioventus CEO says buyout of California firm will spark growth
Excitement. That ’s how Ken Reali, CEO of Bioventus, describes the atmosphere at the Durham company which, on Tuesday, announced the buyout of California rehabilitation device maker Bioness. “For Bioventus, this type of tuck-in acquisition is part of our strategy and for Bioness this provides a strong home for future growth,” Reali said. “Both groups of employees recognize the strong synergies between the two companies.” On Wednesday, Reali, fresh off the plane from California, offered… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 1, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Lauren Ohnesorge Source Type: news

Impact of a pharmacy-led fall prevention program for institutionalized older people - Gross K, King AN, Steadman E.
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the impact of pharmacy interventions on recurrence of falls in older people. DESIGN: Prospective case-crossover study. SETTING: LECOM Health Nursing and Rehabilitation (LNR) and Senior Living Center (SLC) and Millcreek Commun... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Characteristics and prognostic factors for return to work in public safety personnel with work-related posttraumatic stress injury undergoing rehabilitation - Gross DP, Rachor GS, Yamamoto SS, Dick BD, Brown C, Senthilselvan A, Straube S, Els C, Jackson T, Br émault-Phillips S, Voaklander D, Stastny J, Berry T.
Public safety personnel (PSP) are at risk of developing posttraumatic stress injury (PTSI) due to exposure to traumatic experiences and accidents. Rehabilitation programs are available, but their success varies. We studied: (1) characteristics of PSP under... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Development of the traumatic brain injury Rehabilitation Needs Survey: a Veterans Affairs TBI Model Systems study - Silva MA, Finn JA, Dillahunt-Aspillaga C, Cotner BA, Stevens LF, Nakase-Richardson R.
PURPOSE: To describe the development of the Rehabilitation Needs Survey (RNS) for persons in the chronic phase of traumatic brain injury (TBI) recovery. MATERIALS AND METHODS: RNS items were generated following a literature review (January - March ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Differences in societal participation across diagnostic groups: secondary analyses of eight studies using the Utrecht Scale for Evaluation of Rehabilitation-Participation - Mol TI, van Bennekom CAM, Schepers VPM, Ter Hoeve N, Kruitwagen-van Reenen ET, Visser-Meily JMA, Post MWM.
OBJECTIVES: To determine differences in participation problems between diagnostic groups and to examine diagnosis as a determinant of participation with and without statistically accounting for confounders. DESIGN: Secondary analyses of data from e... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Stroke rehabilitation for falls and risk of falls in Southeast Asia: a scoping review with stakeholders' consultation - Ahmad Ainuddin H, Romli MH, Hamid TA, Salim MSF, Mackenzie L.
BACKGROUND: Research on rehabilitation for falls after stroke is warranted. However, published evidence on fall interventions with stroke survivors is limited and these are mainly international studies that may be less relevant for Southeast Asia. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Encompass Health to build rehab hospital in Fort Mill
Encompass Health plans to build a freestanding, 39-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Fort Mill. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - March 26, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Remarks of the WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean for the Brussels Syria side event
24 March 2021 –  A few months ago, I visited Damascus, Homs and Hama, witnessing firsthand the devastating impact of the decade-long conflict and the resulting humanitarian crisis, now worsened by COVID-19.   While there, I met frontline workers who continue to brave dangerous working conditions to save lives. I spoke to parents desperate for a better future for their children. In Damascus, I visited a WHO-rehabilitated emergency wing of a hospital which treats hundreds of children daily, suffering burns, injuries and life-threatening infections.  Nonetheless, I was struck by the resilience and...
Source: WHO EMRO News - March 25, 2021 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Smith and Nephew adds Movendo Technology's patient rehabilitation solution to Real Intelligence digital ecosystem
LONDON, March 25, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Smith & Nephew (LSE:SN,NYSE:SNN), the global medical technology business, today announces a marketing collaboration with Movendo Technology (Genoa, Italy) that will add personalised robot... Devices, Orthopaedic Smith & Nephew, Movendo Technology, robotic patient rehabilitation (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - March 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Benefit of Rehabilitation Training in Spinal Cord Injury Benefit of Rehabilitation Training in Spinal Cord Injury
How beneficial are rehabilitation exercises in patients with spinal cord injury? A new study examines the effects of various interventions.Spine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Encompass Health to build hospital in South Carolina
Encompass Health has been awarded a certificate of need to build a freestanding, 39-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Fort Mill, South Carolina. The hospital will be named the Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Fort Mill.  The future hospital will offer physical, occupational and speech therapies and 24-hour nursing care to restore functional ability and quality of life. Providers will care for patients recovering from debilitat ing illnesses and injuries. The hospital will feature… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - March 23, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Encompass Health to build hospital in South Carolina
Encompass Health has been awarded a certificate of need to build a freestanding, 39-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Fort Mill, South Carolina. The hospital will be named the Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Fort Mill.  The future hospital will offer physical, occupational and speech therapies and 24-hour nursing care to restore functional ability and quality of life. Providers will care for patients recovering from debilitat ing illnesses and injuries. The hospital will feature… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 23, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Parent-reported family impact in children and young adults with acquired brain injury in the outpatient rehabilitation setting - Allonsius F, de Kloet AJ, van Markus-Doornbosch F, Meesters JJL, Kromme CH, Vliet Vlieland TPM, Van Der Holst M.
PURPOSE: To increase knowledge/awareness on family impact (FI) after acquired brain injury (ABI) in rehabilitation settings, it is essential to investigate the associations between patient-functioning and impact on families. This has been explored in hospi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Cochrane International Mobility - Vanessa Young
Cochrane is made up of  11,000 members and over 67,000 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.Getting involved in Cochrane ’s work means becoming part of a global community. TheCochrane International Mobility programme connects successful applicants with a placement in a host Cochrane Group, learning more about the production, use, and knowledge translation of Cochrane reviews. The prgramme offers opportunities fo...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - March 22, 2021 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Representation in rehabilitation research of adults with traumatic brain injury and depression: a scoping review - Chui A, Seaton S, Kirsh B, Dawson DR, Colquhoun H.
OBJECTIVE: To determine how well comorbid depression is described, defined, and measured in the rehabilitation literature that pertains to TBI and depression.METHOD: Scoping review of the rehabilitation sciences literature. Six databases were searc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Activity impairment, work status, and work productivity loss in adults 5-7 years after burn injuries - Spronk I, Van Loey NEE, van der Vlies CH, Haagsma JA, Polinder S, van Baar ME.
An important aspect of the rehabilitation of burn patients is social participation, including daily activities and work. Detailed information on long-term activity impairment and employment is scarce. Therefore, we investigated activity impairment, work st... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Rehabilitation hospital continues Texas expansion with new DFW location
Encompass Health Corp. is continuing its streak of growth with a new project in Texas. The Birmingham-based company is planning a 40-bed inpatient hospital in Prosper. The future hospital will join Encompass Health hospital locations in the Dallas area, including locations in Arlington, Bedford, Dallas, Fort Worth, Plano and Richardson.  Once opened, it will also become part of E ncompass Health’s growing network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals and home health and hospice agencies. Encompass… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - March 19, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

An analysis of Google Trends following athletic injuries by high profile NBA players during the 2019 NBA finals - Thompson JC, Price CM, Checketts JX, Hanson C, Torgerson T, Hartwell M, Vassar MB.
CONTEXT: Injuries are common among high profile players in the National Basketball Association (NBA), and could provide an opportunity for physicians to provide accurate sports injury information and reliable rehabilitation data to the general public in th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Researchers identify barriers to use of surface electromyography in neurorehabilitation
(Kessler Foundation) Kessler researchers propose actions to facilitate the use of sEMG by rehabilitation professions. First, including hands-on sEMG experience in educational and professional training programs, Second, developing simpler technology interfaces, to make it easier to use sEMG. Third, codifying a means to regularly transfer research-based knowledge about sEMG and its relevance to SCI rehabilitation from researchers to clinicians. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Five Steps to Combat Gender-Based Violence Globally
District Manager, HRLS Program, conducts a client workshop in the presence of the Upazila Nirbahi Officer, Sakhipur Upazila, Tangail. Cedit: BRACBy Jenefa JabbarDHAKA, Bangladesh, Mar 16 2021 (IPS) The 410 Legal Aid Centers that I manage in Bangladesh for BRAC’s Human Rights and Legal Aid Services received approximately 35,900 requests for assistance in 2020. Almost all of them involve gender-based violence against women and girls. In Bangladesh, gender-based violence comes in many forms: physical abuse; husbands throwing wives out of the home in domestic disputes; husbands demanding that their wives get more dowry ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jenefa Jabbar Tags: Asia-Pacific Crime & Justice Education Featured Gender Gender Violence Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Labour TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Return to work and the path to recovery after serious injury in Black men
(University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing) After a traumatic injury, returning to work (RTW) can be a strong indication of healing and rehabilitation and may play a pivotal role in promoting physical and functional recovery. But how does RTW after a traumatic injury affect mental health recovery, particularly in individuals who experience social and economic marginalization? (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

'The worst days of my life': how Covid-19 patients can recover from ICU delirium | Dorothy Wade
The trauma of intensive care often triggers long-term mental health problems, and counselling is crucial to rehabilitationDr Dorothy Wade is principal psychologist for intensive care at University College Hospital and honorary associate professor at University College London“Last night the porters took me down to the basement in a supermarket trolley. I was met by hooded monks who stole my soul and turned me into a zombie. I woke up in my own coffin.”“I heard the nurses whispering about me in the night behind the blue curtains. They are plotting to murder me and my baby, and I saw one of them take a gun f...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 15, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Dorothy Wade Tags: Psychology Coronavirus Mental health Post-traumatic stress disorder Depression Science Source Type: news

COVID-19 patient thanks UCLA medical team that saved her life
Blanca Lopez, 47, walked slowly through the gleaming lobby ofRonald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, her brown eyes huge over her mask. Her teenage son, Criztiaan, pointed out landmarks where he used to wait for physicians ’ updates on his mother’s condition during her COVID-19 hospitalization.None of it looked familiar.Outside a dozen health care workers huddled in the January night air after a 12-hour shift. Despite the late hour, the mood was festive. The doctors, nurses and therapists chattered with excitement, their masked faces animated in the warm glow of the courtyard ’s illuminated fountains.When Lope...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - March 12, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Rep. Kirkpatrick announces she will not seek re-election in 2022
Last year, Kirkpatrick publicly acknowledged a drinking problem and went into rehabilitation after she fractured her spine and cracked... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Patient perspectives on key outcomes for vocational rehabilitation interventions following traumatic injury - Bridger K, Kellezi B, Kendrick D, Radford K, Timmons S, Rennoldson M, Jones T, Kettlewell J, Team OBOTR.
Returning to work after traumatic injury can have a range of benefits, but there is currently little research that incorporates patient perspectives to identify outcomes of vocational rehabilitation interventions that are important to survivors. Trauma sur... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Rural/urban differences in discharge from rehabilitation in older adults with traumatic brain injury - Anderson MC, Evans E, Zonfrillo MR, Thomas KS.
The objective of this study is to examine differences in the quality of care and outcomes of older adults with... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Evaluating the rehabilitation of an old mine waste rock pile
(University of Seville) After twelve years, woody vegetation now covers the upper part of the rehabilitated area, offering a green visual landscape to the inhabitants of the village. However, in the lower part of the pile the vegetation shows excessive levels of cadmium, leading the researchers to propose an alternative technique to rehabilitate waste piles by classifying and selectively managing the mine waste. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 12, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Health-related quality of life after polytrauma: a systematic review - Silverstein LA, Higgins JT, Henderson S.
BACKGROUND: Following hospital discharge after traumatic injuries, many patients' rehabilitation is inhibited by poor health-related quality of life (HRQoL). OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this review is to identify factors that influence the HRQoL of p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Uganda: Stroke - Why Uganda Is Experiencing an Upsurge
[Monitor] Sulaiman Sewanyana, 69, a resident of Kampala, is undergoing rehabilitation following a stroke which left him paralysed. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 11, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rehabilitation of concussion and persistent postconcussive symptoms - Wilber CG, Leddy JJ, Bezherano I, Bromley L, Edwards AE, Willer BS, Haider MN.
This article pr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

In search of the 'self': holistic rehabilitation in restoring cognition and recovering the 'self' following traumatic brain injury: a case report - Banerjee M, Hegde S, Harish T, Kulkarni GB, Rao N.
BACKGROUND: Following mild-moderate traumatic brain injury (TBI), an individual experiences a range of emotional changes. It is often difficult for the patient to reconcile with their post-injury persona, and the memory of pre-injury personhood is particul... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Investigating music-based cognitive rehabilitation for individuals with moderate to severe chronic acquired brain injury: a feasibility experiment - Jones C, Richard N, Thaut M.
BACKGROUND: Acquired brain injuries often cause cognitive impairment, significantly impacting participation in rehabilitation and activities of daily living. Music can influence brain function, and thus may serve as a uniquely powerful cognitive rehabilita... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news