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Jefferson, Magee complete merger
Jefferson Health added its fourth new member since 2015 with the completion of its merger with Magee Rehabilitation Hospital.   The leaders of Jefferson and Magee said Tuesday the integration will enable two organizations, both nationally ranked, to provide “an even higher level of care” to patients regaining independence from spinal cord injury, stroke, brain injury, amputation, multiple sclerosis and/or orthopedic injuries. Jefferson and Magee have had a clinical affiliation for several decades.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 23, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John George Source Type: news

Request for Information: Opioid Use Disorder Among People with Disabilities
The National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) at the ACL is seeking input on the opioid public health emergency and people with disabilities. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Honda wins CE Mark for Walking Assist Device
Honda (NYSE:HMC) said yesterday it won CE Mark approval in the European Union for its Honda Walking Assist Device designed for walking rehabilitation. The walking assist device uses cooperative control technology, based on Honda’s cumulative study of human walking, the Japanese company said. The system is designed to help users achieve efficient walking based on the inverted pendulum model theory of bipedal walking, according to the company’s website. Honda said it began R&D efforts with the device in 1999, and began to lease the Walking Assist Device in Nov. 2015, according to a press release. The system i...
Source: Mass Device - January 19, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Prosthetics Regulatory/Compliance Honda Source Type: news

Mental health and life satisfaction of individuals with spinal cord injury and their partners 5 years after discharge from first inpatient rehabilitation - Scholten EWM, Tromp MEH, Hillebregt CF, de Groot S, Ketelaar M, Visser-Meily JMA, Post MWM.
STUDY DESIGN: Cross-sectional study. OBJECTIVES: To describe and compare mental health and life satisfaction between individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI) and their partners 5 years after discharge from first inpatient rehabilitation; and to ex... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Provided support, caregiver burden and well-being in partners of persons with spinal cord injury 5 years after discharge from first inpatient rehabilitation - Scholten EWM, Kieftenbelt A, Hillebregt CF, de Groot S, Ketelaar M, Visser-Meily JMA, Post MWM.
STUDY DESIGN: Cross-sectional study. OBJECTIVES: To describe type and regularity of support given by partners for individuals with paraplegia versus tetraplegia 5 years after discharge from first inpatient rehabilitation; to describe perceived care... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Heart attack patients missing out on vital rehab from nurses
Thousands of heart patients are missing out on cardiac rehabilitation following a heart attack, reveal new figures released by the British Heart Foundation. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - January 18, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Treatment Offers Hope for Imprisoned California Siblings
Cases of children isolated and abused by parents are rare but not unheard-of, say experts. Many recover. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JAN HOFFMAN Tags: Child Abuse and Neglect Therapy and Rehabilitation Psychology and Psychologists Source Type: news

Low testosterone linked to this deficiency …
Without the sun, none of us would be here. After all, we evolved to live under the sun. But many of us are trained to believe the sun is your deadly enemy. Every day doctors warn you to stay out of the sun. And if you do go out, they want you to slather your skin with toxic sunscreen. Their 30-year-old campaign has been very successful. So successful, that people today are extremely deficient in vitamin D. In fact, a new clinical review shows that nearly a billion people across the globe are vitamin D deficient.1 And low vitamin D is a surefire path to chronic disease, early death — and low testosterone. Almost every...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - January 17, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Cathy Card Tags: Men's Health Nutrition a sagging sex drive chronic disease deficiency early death low T low testosterone. man boobs no energy trouble sleeping vitamin weight gain Source Type: news

Kessler Foundation receives major federal grant to train rehabilitation researchers
(Kessler Foundation) Guang Yue, PhD, director of Human Performance and Engineering Research at Kessler Foundation, has been awarded a $735,000 grant from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR). This five-year grant funds an Advanced Rehabilitation Research Training (ARRT) Project in Rehabilitation Neuroscience and Engineering. The project aims to improve overall health and function of individuals with neuromuscular and musculoskeletal (NM-MSK) diseases and injuries by training doctoral-level researchers committed to advancing the field of rehabilitation. (Source: Eur...
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Functional MRI motor imagery tasks to detect command following in traumatic disorders of consciousness - Bodien YG, Giacino JT, Edlow BL.
Severe traumatic brain injury impairs arousal and awareness, the two components of consciousness. Accurate diagnosis of a patient's level of consciousness is critical for determining treatment goals, access to rehabilitative services, and prognosis. The be... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: TBI Source Type: news

MossRehab first facility in the US to use new robotic technology
(Einstein Healthcare Network/MossRehab) MossRehab, the US News& World Report top-ranked rehabilitation facility and home of the biggest collection of robotics that aide in physical and cognitive rehabilitation, is proud to announce that it has become the first facility in the United States to implement the cutting-edge Hunova robotic device to assist in neurorehabilitation. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Scientists synthesize nanoparticle-antioxidants to treat strokes and spinal cord injuries
(National University of Science and Technology MISIS) An international science team has developed an innovative therapeutic complex based on multi-layer polymer nano-structures of superoxide dismutase (SOD). The new substance can be used to effectively rehabilitate patients after acute spinal injuries, strokes, and heart attacks. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 16, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Feasibility and predictive performance of the Hendrich Fall Risk Model II in a rehabilitation department: a prospective study - Campanini I, Mastrangelo S, Bargellini A, Bassoli A, Bosi G, Lombardi F, Tolomelli S, Lusuardi M, Merlo A.
BACKGROUND: Falls are a common adverse event in both elderly inpatients and patients admitted to rehabilitation units. The Hendrich Fall Risk Model II (HIIFRM) has been already tested in all hospital wards with high fall rates, with the exception of the re... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Falls Source Type: news

Injury recurrence among high school athletes in the United States: a decade of patterns and trends, 2005-2006 through 2015-2016 - Welton KL, Kraeutler MJ, Pierpoint LA, Bartley JH, McCarty EC, Comstock RD.
BACKGROUND: As participation in high school athletics increases, so does the number of adolescents experiencing sports-related injury. Understanding injury patterns is an important component to developing and evaluating prevention and rehabilitation progra... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Experimental performance evaluation of pipelines rehabilitated with cured-in-place pipe liner under earthquake transient ground deformations - Zhong Z, Filiatrault A, Aref A.
The cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) liner technology involves installation of flexible polymeric composite liners coated with thermosetting resin to the inner surfaces of existing pipelines. This innovative technology provides an efficient, economic, and enviro... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Iraq: Supporting Sulaymaniyah Emergency Hospital
Voice from the FieldIraq: Supporting Sulaymaniyah Emergency HospitalJanuary 11, 2018Doctors Without Borders/M édecins Sans Frontières (MSF) began working in Sulaymaniyah, northernIraq, after a massive influx of people displaced by violence elsewhere in the country arrived in the area in 2015. Initially, MSF teams provided water and sanitation services in the Arbat camp for displaced people, and later expanded the project to provide mental health services in Ashti camp and rehabilitation and staff support for the Sulaymaniyah emergency hospital. The project closed on November 30, 2017. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - January 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Elias Primoff Source Type: news

Iraq: Voices from Sulaymaniyah
Voice from the FieldIraq: Voices from SulaymaniyahJanuary 11, 2018Doctors Without Borders/M édecins Sans Frontières (MSF) began working in Sulaymaniyah, northernIraq, after a massive influx of people displaced by violence elsewhere in the country arrived in the area in 2015. Initially, MSF teams provided water and sanitation services in the Arbat camp for displaced people, and later expanded the project to provide mental health services in Ashti camp and rehabilitation and staff support for the Sulaymaniyah emergency hospital. The project closed on November 30, 2017. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - January 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Elias Primoff Source Type: news

Winning Senior Olympic Gold After Heart Surgery and Cardiac Rehab
Treatment TermsHeartCardiac prevention and cardiac rehabilitation Overview Dick Mazur of Raleigh was a fit 76-year-old planning to compete in the Senior Olympics for his third year in a row when his plans got waylaid. Diagnosed with a serious heart problem, he underwent heart surgery followed by cardiac rehab at Duke Health. Mazur went on to compete in the Senior Olympics after all, where he won three medals. “I owe it all to the rehab people,” he said. Hero Imagedickmazur_cardio_140.jpg Preview Image Content Blocks Header Dr. Rockman Makes a Game Plan, Assembles Heart Team ContentIt started one morning...
Source: dukehealth.org: Duke Health News - January 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: dg62 at duke.edu Source Type: news

Reflexion Health ’s virtual platform to power non-profit’s senior rehabilitation program
Reflexion Health, a company that develops a platform for remote physical therapy, will be working with non-profit Los Angeles Jewish Home (LAJH) to bring virtual rehabilitation to seniors in the latter ’s care. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 9, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Avoidable cardiac deaths as women receive different treatment
Women have three times higher excess mortality in year after heart attack Related items fromOnMedica Atrial fibrillation poses greater risk for women than men Heart rehabilitation services neglect women Migraines linked to cardiovascular disease and death in women Heavy drinking is bad for women's hearts Hospitals fail women with myocardial infarction (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - January 8, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Developing the standard of care for post-concussion treatment: neuroimaging-guided rehabilitation of neurovascular coupling - Wing BH, Tucker BJ, Fong AK, Allen MD.
BACKGROUND: Emerging research proposes the imbalance between microvascular supply and metabolic demand as a contributing factor in the pathophysiology of mild traumatic brain injury. Prolonged effects on the dysregulation of neurovascular coupling may expl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The effects of "VelaMente?!" project on social functioning of people with severe psychosocial disabilities - Sancassiani F, Lorrai S, Cossu G, Cocco A, Trincas G, Floris F, Mellino G, Machado S, Nardi AE, Fabrici EP, Preti A, Carta MG.
INTRODUCTION: Physical activity helps to improve several clinical outcomes of people with severe psychosocial disabilities. The aims of this study were; 1) to assess the efficacy of a psychosocial rehabilitative intervention focused on sailing in a crew on... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Complete rehabilitation of compromised full dentitions with adhesively bonded all-ceramic single-tooth restorations: long-term outcome in patients with and without amelogenesis imperfecta
ConclusionAdhesively bonded single-tooth restorations provided a high clinical quality in the long-run. However, while the survival and success was excellent in AI patients, restorations in non-AI patients were affected by a higher complication rate, likely related to a higher risk profile due to a history of bruxism and tooth wear. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - January 4, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Niagara Falls Memorial opens $4.3 million cardiac unit
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has opened its new inpatient cardiac and stroke unit. The $4.3 million project, dedicated Thursday morning, includes 23 private rooms, smart technology and an onsite physical/occupational therapy and rehabilitation facility on the hospital’s third floor.  It’s the latest enhancement to the hospital’s cardiac service offerings: Last spring, th e hospital opened a cardiac catheterization lab in partnership with Buffalo General Medical Center, Mercy Hospital… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 4, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

UNISON members ’ work on flood prevention and relief recognised
Two UNISON members have had their vital work protecting the country from floods – and helping communities deal with them when they do happen – recognised in the New Year Honours. Carol Holt and Peter Spencer work for the Environment Agency – and each received an MBE in the awards announced at the weekend. But both praised the colleagues and teams they work with. Carol, who is based in north west England, is deputy director for flood incident management and has worked for the agency since 1991. Responding to the award, she told the agency: “It’s great to be part of a team delivering public...
Source: UNISON Health care news - January 4, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: Article News environment agency flood defence floods water environment and transport WET Source Type: news

Lymphedema after cancer treatment -- special issue of Rehabilitation Oncology presents research update
(Wolters Kluwer Health) Individuals who have been treated for cancer are at risk for a complication called lymphedema: swelling in the body region where lymph nodes were removed, causing pain and limited function. New research and insights on the management of cancer-related lymphedema are presented in the January special issue of Rehabilitation Oncology, official journal of the Oncology Section of the American Physical Therapy Association. The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 4, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Rehabilitation practices for burn survivors in low and middle income countries: a literature review - Jagnoor J, Lukaszyk C, Fraser S, Chamania S, Harvey LA, Potokar T, Ivers RQ.
OBJECTIVE: To systematically review the delivery and effectiveness of rehabilitation for burn survivors in low and middle income countries (LMIC). METHODS: We systematically searched the literature through 11 electronic databases and the reference ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 3, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Characteristics of persons with spinal cord injury who drive in Malaysia and its barriers: a cross sectional study - Lee RCH, Hasnan N, Engkasan JP.
STUDY DESIGN: Cross sectional study. OBJECTIVES: To determine the prevalence, characteristics of and barriers to driving among persons with a spinal cord injury (SCI). SETTING: SCI Rehabilitation Clinic, University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC). ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 3, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

SAMHSA finalizes changes to clarify health privacy rules for people who seek substance use disorder treatment
SAMHSA announces the finalization of proposed changes to the Confidentiality of Substance Use Disorder Patient Records regulation, 42 CFR Part 2, which protects the confidentiality of records relating to the identity, diagnosis, prognosis, or treatment of any patient records that are maintained in connection with the performance of any federally assisted program or activity relating to substance use disorder education, prevention, training, treatment, rehabilitation, or research. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - January 3, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

HealthSouth name change takes effect
HealthSouth has completed its planned name change to Encompass Health Corp. The Birmingham-based rehabilitation hospital leader's New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) ticker symbol has officially changed to “EHC” from “HLS.”   “As Encompass Health, we will honor the legacy of our foundational businesses, HealthSouth Corporation and Encompass Home Health& Hospice, while continuing to advance our position as the leading provider of integrated post-acute care solutions in a rapidly changing … (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 2, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Voices: 18 Years Into the New Millennium, Finding My Younger Self
None of my efforts to break old habits will add one day to my life, but I ’ m experiencing some of the passion I felt in the first 18 years of my life. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ROBERT W. GOLDFARB Tags: Exercise Therapy and Rehabilitation Age, Chronological Source Type: news

Tanzania:Dar Makes Inroads in Burns Care Services
[Daily News] TANZANIA is making a vital and positive step in the health sector by improving the prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of burns, thanks to the Burn Project undertaken by the Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust at the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre (KCMC) and surrounding communities. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 29, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Beyond a politics of recrimination: scandal, ethics and the rehabilitation of violence - Johnson JM.
The practice of contemporary warfare seems to be plagued by scandal. It is often assumed that the act of bearing witness to these moments of ethical failure, in which the relationship between the martial and the ethical breaks down, plays an important role... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 28, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Kessler Foundation awarded second Hearst Foundations Fellowship grant
(Kessler Foundation) Kessler Foundation has been awarded a second two-year $150,000 grant from the Hearst Foundations to support a two-year post-doctoral fellowship in cognitive rehabilitation research. Through this funding, Kessler Foundation will train a new fellow using research tools and innovations created by Foundation scientists, while focusing on identifying and researching the next breakthrough in cognitive rehabilitation. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 27, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Planning for a medical surge incident: is rehabilitation the missing link? - Vonderschmidt K.
This mixed methods study explored surge planning for patients who will need rehabilitative care after a mass casualty incident. Planning for a patient surge incident typically considers only prehospital and hospital care. However, in many cases, disaster p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 25, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Factors influencing the overall satisfaction in patients with severe brain injury with physiotherapy services during inpatient rehabilitation - Leung J, Fereday S, Sticpewich B, Stroud K.
OBJECTIVE: To determine what influences the satisfaction of rehabilitation inpatients and their relatives with physiotherapy after severe traumatic brain injury. DESIGN: A prospective purpose-designed survey of consecutive eligible patients dischar... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 25, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Metal free, full arch, fixed prosthesis for edentulous mandible rehabilitation on four implants
ConclusionA protocol for a fixed mandibular implant-prosthetic rehabilitation is described. The protocol contemplates a minimal invasive surgery and ensures predictable and safe results, with good aesthetic and performance combined to cost savings. In addition, this technique allows performing basic surgery also in presence of atrophy. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - December 22, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Spiritual criminology: the case of jewish criminology - Ronel N, Ben Yair Y.
Throughout the ages and in most cultures, spiritual and religious thinking have dealt extensively with offending (person against person and person against the Divine), the response to offending, and rehabilitation of offenders. Although modern criminology ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

The "watchful eye of God": the role of religion in the rehabilitation and reentry of repentant Jewish prisoners - Morag M, Teman E.
Can participation in a religious rehabilitation program benefit a released prisoner's reentry into the community, and if so, how? Which elements of the religious worldview can be translated into tools for promoting desistance? Using a qualitative approach,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Insurance workers' and physiotherapists' perceptions of their roles in the management of workers with injuries in the Western Australian workers' compensation system - Beales DJ, Ruscoe GA, Mitchell T.
BACKGROUND: Insurance workers and physiotherapists are important stakeholders in the rehabilitation of workers with an injury and subsequent musculoskeletal pain. Understanding perceptions of roles may facilitate communication between these stakeholders. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

"VelaMente?!" - sailin in a crew to improve self-efficacy in people with psychosocial disabilities: a randomized controlled trial - Sancassiani F, Cocco A, Cossu G, Lorrai S, Trincas G, Floris F, Mellino G, Machado S, Nardi AE, Fabrici EP, Preti A, Carta MG.
This study aimed to assess the efficacy of a psychosocial rehabilitative intervention focused on sailin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

Botswana:Ministry of Health to Open Rehabilitation Centre
[Botswana Daily News] Francistown -Francistown City Council has signed a lease agreement with the Ministry of Health and Wellness to use Gerald Estates hostels as a rehabilitation centre. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 21, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

How 2018 coding changes will affect radiology practices
Are you ready for new revisions to current procedural terminology (CPT) codes...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Are virtual groups an option for radiologists reporting MIPS? 5 things to consider when evaluating your billing vendor It's not too early to prepare for a MIPS audit MIPS reporting for 2017: What radiologists need to know Tips for imaging patients at rehabilitation facilities (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 21, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Humor-a rehabilitative tool in the post-intensive care of young adults with acquired brain injury - O'Reilly K.
PURPOSE: The aim of the study was to describe how paid carers use humor in providing compassionate post-intensive rehabilitation care to young adults with acquired brain injury (ABI) who are unable to perform or direct their own care. DESIGN: This ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Prediction of scar size in rats six months after burns based on early post-injury polarization-sensitive optical frequency domain imaging - Kravez E, Villiger M, Bouma B, Yarmush M, Yakhini Z, Golberg A.
Hypertrophic scars remain a major clinical problem in the rehabilitation of burn survivors and lead to physical, aesthetic, functional, psychological, and social stresses. Prediction of healing outcome and scar formation is critical for deciding on the bes... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Osceola Regional Medical Center unveils latest piece of $50M expansion
Osceola Regional Medical Center just completed one major project, and has several more in the pipeline. After seeking approval for several years, Osceola Regional Medical Center finally opened its new $7.43 million, 28-bed Physical Rehabilitation Center on Dec. 19 — the first of its kind in the county. A team of 37 doctors, therapists, nurses and health professionals work in the unit, and Jessic a Cappa, program director of rehab services, said the hospital eventually may hire more therapists… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - December 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Veronica Brezina Source Type: news

Osceola Regional Medical Center unveils latest piece of $50M expansion
Osceola Regional Medical Center just completed one major project, and has several more in the pipeline. After seeking approval for several years, Osceola Regional Medical Center finally opened its new $7.43 million, 28-bed Physical Rehabilitation Center on Dec. 19 — the first of its kind in the county. A team of 37 doctors, therapists, nurses and health professionals work in the unit, and Jessic a Cappa, program director of rehab services, said the hospital eventually may hire more therapists… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 20, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Veronica Brezina Source Type: news

Neurosexuality needs to be better addressed in patients with neurodisabilities
(IOS Press) For people with brain disorders, whether from injury or disease, rehabilitation is a complex process. Neurosexuality is an emerging area of study and practice that focuses on the relationships between brain and sexual function in individuals with and without neurological disorders. Experts on the subject, reporting in NeuroRehabilitation, discuss how sexuality can affect neurorehabilitation in patients suffering from a range of conditions, from stroke and spinal cord injuries to sexual behavior in patients with dementia. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 20, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news