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Natural history of blunt cerebrovascular injury: experience over a 10-year period at a Level I trauma center - Wu L, Christensen D, Call L, Vranic J, Colip C, Hippe DS, Witt C, Bonow RH, Mossa-Basha M.
Background Blunt cerebrovascular injury (BCVI) is associated with increased stroke and mortality risk. However, the most appropriate follow-up strategy remains uncertain. PURPOSE To better understand the natural history of BCVI and help define the ...
Source: SafetyLit - September 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Factors predicting rehabilitation outcomes after severe acquired brain injury in trauma, stroke and anoxia populations: a cohort study - Gunn S, Burgess GH.
Severe acquired brain injury has long-term physical and cognitive effects. Identifying patient variables predictive of recovery in different brain injury populations would generate improved prognostic information and help rehabilitation teams set appropria...
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Methanol induced stroke: report of cases occurring simultaneously in two biological brothers - Owolabi LF, Enwere OO, Ahmed Reda AR, Sayed Sayd RE, Elrazek H, Adamu B, AlGhamdi M.
Methanol bears semblance to ethanol in smell and taste, thus, individuals who indulge in alcohol may fall back on it in societies where alcohol consumption is illegal or difficult to come by despite the life-threatening neurologic sequelae of methanol toxi...
Source: SafetyLit - September 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Post-traumatic stress disorder: a differential diagnostic consideration for COVID-19 survivors - Kaseda ET, Levine AJ.
OBJECTIVE: SARS-CoV-2 infection and its oft-associated illness COVID-19 may lead to neuropsychological deficits, either through direct mechanisms (i.e., neurovirulance) or indirect mechanisms, most notably complications caused by the virus (e.g., stroke) o...
Source: SafetyLit - August 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Canes may not improve spatiotemporal parameters of walking  after stroke: a systematic review of cross-sectional within-group experimental studies - Avelino PR, Nascimento LR, Menezes KKP, Ada L, Teixeira-Salmela LF.
PURPOSE: To examine whether using a cane would improve spatiotemporal parameters of walking, i.e., speed, stride length, cadence, and symmetry after stroke. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Searches were conducted in eight databases. The experimental condition wa...
Source: SafetyLit - August 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Determining the optimal dose of reactive balance training after stroke: study protocol for a pilot randomised controlled trial - Mansfield A, Inness EL, Danells CJ, Jagroop D, Bhatt T, Huntley AH.
INTRODUCTION: Falls risk poststroke is highest soon after discharge from rehabilitation. Reactive balance training (RBT) aims to improve control of reactions to prevent falling after a loss of balance. In healthy older adults, a single RBT session can lead...
Source: SafetyLit - August 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Reliability and validity of the Activities-specific Balance Confidence scale-Japanese (ABC-J) in community-dwelling stroke survivors - Ishige S, Wakui S, Miyazawa Y, Naito H.
OBJECTIVE: In Japan, there were 1.17 million people with stroke in 2014; however, studies on community rehabilitation among stroke survivors are lacking. The Activities-specific Balance Confidence (ABC) scale is used in many languages to evaluate patients ...
Source: SafetyLit - August 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Readmissions for depression and suicide attempt following stroke and myocardial infarction - Stein LK, Kornspun A, Erdman J, Dhamoon MS.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Rates of depression after ischemic stroke (IS) and myocardial infarction (MI) are significantly higher than in the general population and associated with morbidity and mortality. There is a lack of nationally representative data com...
Source: SafetyLit - August 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Establishment and effectiveness evaluation of a scoring system for exertional heat stroke by retrospective analysis - Yang MM, Wang L, Zhang Y, Yuan R, Zhao Y, Hu J, Zhou FH, Kang HJ.
BACKGROUND: Heat stroke (HS) is a serious, life-threatening disease. However, there is no scoring system for HS so far. This research is to establish a scoring system that can quantitatively assess the severity of exertional heat stroke (EHS). METHODS:...
Source: SafetyLit - August 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Differential coagulotoxicity of metalloprotease isoforms from Bothrops neuwiedi snake venom and consequent variations in antivenom efficacy - Sousa LF, Bernardoni JL, Zdenek CN, Dobson J, Coimbra F, Gillett A, Lopes-Ferreira M, Moura-da-Silva AM, Fry BG.
Bothrops (lance-head pit vipers) venoms are rich in weaponised metalloprotease enzymes (SVMP). These toxic enzymes are structurally diverse and functionally versatile. Potent coagulotoxicity is particularly important for prey capture (via stroke-induction)...
Source: SafetyLit - August 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Non-Human Animals and Insects Source Type: news

A comparison of three balance-assessment scales for patients after stroke with various levels of balance disorder - Rudolf M, Vidmar G, Goljar N.
It is often difficult for the clinician to choose the most appropriate balance-assessment measure. We wanted to facilitate this decision based on the stroke patient's functional abilities. The aim of our study was to compare three established scales [Berg ...
Source: SafetyLit - August 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Slip-fall predictors in community-dwelling, ambulatory stroke survivors: a cross-sectional study - Gangwani R, Dusane S, Wang S, Kannan L, Wang E, Fung J, Bhatt T.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Considering the multifactorial nature and the often-grave consequences of falls in people with chronic stroke (PwCS), determining measurements that best predict fall risk is essential for identifying those who are at high risk. We a...
Source: SafetyLit - August 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

External validation of the recurrent falls risk scale in community-dwelling stroke individuals - Guimar ães M, Monteiro MM, Matos RT, Furtado MC, Maia HF, Almeida LRS, Filho JO, Pinto EB.
OBJECTIVE: To externally validate the Recurrent Fall Risk Scale (ReFR) in community-dwelling stroke survivors. METHODS: Cohort of stroke survivors with independent gait ability recruited from a reference outpatient stroke clinic. Besides sociodemograph...
Source: SafetyLit - August 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Cortical priming strategies for gait training after stroke: a controlled, stratified trial - Madhavan S, Cleland BT, Sivaramakrishnan A, Freels S, Lim H, Testai FD, Corcos DM.
BACKGROUND: Stroke survivors experience chronic gait impairments, so rehabilitation has focused on restoring ambulatory capacity. High-intensity speed-based treadmill training (HISTT) is one form of walking rehabilitation that can improve walking, but its ...
Source: SafetyLit - August 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Integrating women into ground close combat roles: an opportunity to reflect on universal paradigms of arduous training - Friedl KE, Gifford RM.
At a stroke, opening infantry roles to women has introduced a biological dimorphism among soldiers, with profound implications at every level, from metabolism and endocrinology, to fitness and strength, to psychology and ethnography.1 2 As women begin to p...
Source: SafetyLit - August 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Australian health professionals' perceptions about the management of return to driving early after stroke: a mixed methods study - Frith J, James C, Hubbard I, Warren-Forward H.
BACKGROUND: Stroke can affect a person's ability to drive a motor vehicle. In Australia, there is a 4-week restriction in driving after stroke and a 2-week restriction after transient ischemic attack. Concerns exist as to whether people discharged home fro...
Source: SafetyLit - August 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Heat stroke on the hottest day of the year - Kidane AS, Peters R.
Heat stroke is the most extreme form of heat-related illness. An imbalance between excessive body heat production and inadequate compensatory mechanisms can lead to multi-organ failure and even death. There are two types of heat stroke: exertional heat str...
Source: SafetyLit - August 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Therapeutic effect of AiWalker on balance and walking ability in patients with stroke: a pilot study - Zhang F, Li K, Wu D, Chen P, Dou Z.
BACKGROUND: AiWalker is a newly developed robot-assisted gait training system, which features over-ground walking paradigm and somatosensory stimulation during training compared to commonly-used robot-assisted gait training devices (e.g. Lokomat). However,...
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Evaluating a novel multifactorial falls prevention activity programme for community-dwelling older people after stroke: a mixed-method feasibility study - Koh JSG, Hill AM, Hill KD, Etherton-Beer C, Francis-Coad J, Bell E, Bainbridge L, de Jong LD.
PURPOSE: The overall purpose of this study was to explore participants' and physiotherapists' experiences regarding the acceptability, implementation, and practicality of a novel group-based multifactorial falls prevention activity programme for community-...
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Effectiveness of respiratory muscle training for pulmonary function and walking ability in patients with stroke: a systematic review with meta-analysis - Pozuelo-Carrascosa DP, Carmona-Torres JM, Laredo-Aguilera JA, Latorre-Rom án P, Párraga-Montilla JA, Cobo-Cuenca AI.
BACKGROUND: Neurological dysfunction due to stroke affects not only the extremities and trunk muscles but also the respiratory muscles. AIM: to synthesise the evidence available about the effectiveness of respiratory muscle training (RMT) to improv...
Source: SafetyLit - August 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Relationship of perception with community attitudes about handling prehospital prevention of cervical injury risk in traffic accident patients in Watdek Village Maluku Tenggara - Anggraini NA, Ambarika R, Fawzi A, Sanaty BA, Sansuwito TB.
Accidents are the fourth cause of death, after heart disease, cancer and stroke, ±50 increases per year 100,000 population each year, 3% of the causes of death are due to direct spinal cord trauma, 2% due to multiple trauma. Attitudes or responses are ver...
Source: SafetyLit - July 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Safety and efficacy of fluoxetine on functional outcome after acute stroke (AFFINITY): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial - AFFINITY Trial Collaboration.
BACKGROUND: Trials of fluoxetine for recovery after stroke report conflicting results. The Assessment oF FluoxetINe In sTroke recoverY (AFFINITY) trial aimed to show if daily oral fluoxetine for 6 months after stroke improves functional outcome in an ethni...
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Falls Source Type: news

The usefulness and clinical characteristics of antidepressant use for stroke patients with rehabilitation program: an exploratory analysis - Lee KH, Park GY, Bahk WM, Lee SJ, Pae CU.
OBJECTIVE: There has been a lack of data regarding the usefulness and clinical characteristic between patients-treated with and without antidepressants (Pw/Pwo ADs). Methods: One hundred and eighty inpatients were recruited and observed for a 6-month. ...
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Exertional heat stroke in an amateur runner - challenges in diagnostics and the role of unhealthy competition - Marlega J, Mickiewicz A, Fijalkowska J, Gruchala M, Fijalkowski M.
Exertional heat stroke (EHS) is a potentially life-threatening condition with a variety of symptoms and abnormal laboratory findings. Nevertheless, data evaluating the course of making an EHS diagnosis in real-life practice, as well as the role of predispo...
Source: SafetyLit - July 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Delirium post-stroke: short- and long-term effect on depression, anxiety, apathy and aggression (research study-part of PROPOLIS study) - Kowalska K, Dro ś J, Mazurek M, Pasińska P, Gorzkowska A, Klimkowicz-Mrowiec A.
BACKGROUND: Stroke patients are particularly vulnerable to delirium episodes, but very little is known about its subsequent adverse mental health outcomes. The author's objective was to explore the association between in-hospital delirium and depression, a...
Source: SafetyLit - July 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Overlapping mechanisms of exertional heat stroke and malignant hyperthermia: evidence vs. conjecture - Laitano O, Murray KO, Leon LR.
Exertional heat stroke (EHS) and malignant hyperthermia (MH) are life-threatening conditions, triggered by different environmental stimuli that share several clinical symptoms and pathophysiological features. EHS manifests during physical activity normally...
Source: SafetyLit - July 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Boxing training in patients with stroke causes improvement of upper extremity, balance, and cognitive functions but should it be applied as virtual or real? - Ersoy C, Iyigun G.
BACKGROUND: Upper extremity hemiparesis is one of the most common post-stroke disabilities requiring rehabilitation. OBJECTIVE: To compare the effects of virtual and real boxing training in addition to neurodevelopmental treatment on the upper extremit...
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Effectiveness of matrix-rhythm therapy on increased muscle tone, balance and gait parameters in stroke survivors: a single-blinded, randomized, controlled clinical trial - Unal A, Altug F, Tikac G, Cavlak U.
This study was conducted to investigate the effectiveness of Matrix rhythm therapy (MRT) on muscle tone, balance and gait parameters in stroke survivors. Thirty stroke individuals randomly assigned to study and control group received combining BT&MRT, and ...
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Investigating the relationship between spatiotemporal gait variability and falls self-efficacy in individuals with chronic stroke - Sheikh M, Hosseini HA.
AIM: To investigate the relationship between spatiotemporal gait variability and falls self-efficacy after chronic stroke while taking into account the effect of some known potential confounders including fall numbers and gait velocity. METHODS: Partic...
Source: SafetyLit - June 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Feasibility and validity of a low-cost racing simulator in driving assessment after stroke - Tiu J, Harmon AC, Stowe JD, Zwa A, Kinnear M, Dimitrov L, Nolte T, Carr DB.
There is a myriad of methodologies to assess driving performance after a stroke. These include psychometric tests, driving simulation, questionnaires, and/or road tests. Research-based driving simulators have emerged as a safe, convenient way to assess dri...
Source: SafetyLit - June 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Determinants of recurrent falls after stroke: a one-year follow-up of the Fall Study of Gothenburg - Samuelsson CM, Hansson PO, Persson CU.
OBJECTIVE: To identify the occurrence of recurrent falls and the determinants in the acute phase post stroke that are associated with recurrent falls within the first year after stroke onset. DESIGN: Prospective follow-up study. SETTING: Stroke unit ...
Source: SafetyLit - June 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Walking ability and functional status after post-acute care for stroke rehabilitation in different age groups: a prospective study based on propensity score matching - Wang CY, Miyoshi S, Chen CH, Lee KC, Chang LC, Chung JH, Shi HY.
Few studies have compared how rehabilitative post-acute care affects recovery of walking ability and other functions after stroke in different age groups. After propensity score matching (1:1), 316 stroke patients were separated into an aged group (age ≥...
Source: SafetyLit - June 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Mesenchymal stem cells provide neuroprotection by regulating heat stroke-induced brain inflammation - Zhang Y, Deng Z, Li Y, Yuan R, Yang M, Zhao Y, Wang L, Zhou F, Kang H.
Heat stroke (HS) is the most acute type of heat illness accompanied with serious central nervous system (CNS) dysfunction. Despite the pathological process being clearly studied, effective treatment is deficient. Currently, mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) ha...
Source: SafetyLit - June 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Association of subsequent falls with evidence of dual-task interference while walking in community-dwelling individuals after stroke - Tsang CSL, Pang MYC.
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to examine the fall predictive value of single-task walking tests and extent of interference observed in dual-task walking tests in ambulatory individuals post stroke. DESIGN: This is an observational study with pro...
Source: SafetyLit - June 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Auditory rhythmical cueing to improve gait and physical activity in community-dwelling stroke survivors (ACTIVATE): study protocol for a pilot randomised controlled trial - McCue P, Del Din S, Hunter H, Lord S, Price CIM, Shaw L, Rodgers H, Rochester L, Moore SA.
BACKGROUND: Mobility problems are present in 70-80% of stroke survivors and can result in impaired gait and reduced physical activity limiting independent living. Auditory rhythmic cueing (ARC) has been used to provide auditory feedback and shows promise i...
Source: SafetyLit - June 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Immersive virtual reality in stroke patients as a new approach for reducing postural disabilities and falls risk: a case series - Cort és-Pérez I, Nieto-Escamez FA, Obrero-Gaitán E.
Stroke is a neurologic disorder considered the first cause of disability worldwide due to motor, cognitive, and sensorial sequels. Balance dysfunctions in stroke survivors increase the risk of falls and physiotherapeutic rehabilitation is essential to redu...
Source: SafetyLit - May 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Interventions for preventing falls in people after stroke - Scruth E.
Persons suffering from a stroke often experience long ‐lasting complications after rehabilitation. One of the most common complications involves falls (Denissen et al., 2019). The decline of neuromotor performance caused by the underlying disease resu...
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Standardized outcome measures in stroke rehabilitation and falls after discharge: a cohort study - Campo M, Toglia J, Batistick-Aufox H, O'Dell MW.
INTRODUCTION: Individuals with stroke discharged from inpatient rehabilitation units (IRUs) are at increased risk for falls. In IRUs, standardized outcome measures (SOMs) have been used to predict falls, but the results have been mixed. OBJECTIVE: ...
Source: SafetyLit - May 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The determinants of motorized mobility scooter driving ability after a stroke - Ku FL, Chen WC, Chen MD, Tung SY, Chen TW, Tsai CC.
Purpose: To investigate the determinants related to the ability to drive a motorized mobility scooter after a stroke.Method: The study was a cross-sectional study. The ability to drive a motorized mobility scooter was measured with the Power ...
Source: SafetyLit - April 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Attentional prioritization in dual-task walking: effects of stroke, environment, and instructed focus - Plummer P, Altmann L, Feld J, Zukowski L, Najafi B, Giuliani C.
BACKGROUND: The impact of high distraction, real-world environments on dual-task interference and flexibility of attentional prioritization during dual-task walking in people with stroke is unknown. RESEARCH QUESTION: How does a real-world environment affe...
Source: SafetyLit - April 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Atypical brain imaging findings associated with heat stroke: a patient with rhabdomyolysis and acute kidney injury: a case report - Lee BH.
Heat stroke is a serious medical condition that can cause multiple organ dysfunction, including central nervous system damage. The complications of heat stroke occur because of hypoperfusion, an inflammatory response, and thrombosis, resulting in variable ...
Source: SafetyLit - April 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

A structural equation model of falls at home in individuals with chronic stroke, based on the international classification of function, disability, and health - Kongwattanakul K, Hiengkaew V, Jalayondeja C, Sawangdee Y.
PURPOSE: To use structural equation model (SEM) to explain falls at home in individuals with chronic stroke, based on the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF). MATERIALS AND METHODS: A cross sectional observation...
Source: SafetyLit - April 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Effects of oculomotor and gaze stability exercises on balance after stroke: clinical trial protocol - Pimenta C, Correia A, Alves M, Virella D.
HIGHLIGHTS: Balance problems after stroke are an important risk factor for falling.The inability to maintain balance decreased potential for recovery.This trial assesses the effect of oculomotor and gaze stability training on balance. BACKGROUND: T...
Source: SafetyLit - April 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Clinical features of fallers among inpatient subacute stroke: an observational cohort study - Morone G, Martino Cinnera A, Paolucci T, Beatriz HDR, Paolucci S, Iosa M.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: The aim of this study is to observe the differences between fallers, common fallers, and non-fallers in stroke patients compared with the global ability in a rehabilitation setting. MATERIALS AND METHODS: An observational an...
Source: SafetyLit - April 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Modern aspects of the pathophysiology of walking disorders and their rehabilitation in post-stroke patients - Khatkova SE, Kostenko EV, Akulov MA, Diagileva VP, Nikolaev EA, Orlova AS.
The problem of rehabilitation of post-stroke patients with motor deficit remains relevant with growing prevalence of disability and decreasing mortality, despite all measures aimed at stroke prevention and morbidity reduction. One of the most common conseq...
Source: SafetyLit - March 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Relationship between walking ability of patients with stroke and effect of body weight-supported treadmill training - Mori H, Tamari M, Maruyama H.
[Purpose] Reports on the amount of unloading maximizing walking ability in patients with stroke are limited. The effect of body weight-supported treadmill training (BWSTT) in patients with stroke has not been clarified. We aimed to investigate the effects ...
Source: SafetyLit - March 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Assessing walking adaptability in stroke patients - Geerse DJ, Roerdink M, Marinus J, van Hilten JJ.
Purpose: The ability to adapt walking is important for safe ambulation. Assessments of impairments in walking adaptability with the Interactive Walkway may aid in the development of individualized therapy strategies of stroke patients. The Interacti...
Source: SafetyLit - March 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Five times sit-to-stand following stroke: relationship with strength and balance - Mentiplay BF, Clark RA, Bower KJ, Williams G, Pua YH.
BACKGROUND: Rising from a chair is an important functional measure after stroke. Originally developed as a measure of lower-limb strength, the five times sit-to-stand test has shown associations with other measures of impairment, such as balance ability. W...
Source: SafetyLit - March 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Effectiveness and safety of acupuncture in post-stroke depression (PSD): protocol for a Bayesian analysis - Chen B, Zhao M, Chen B, Yang Z, Yu X, Lin X, Fan C.
BACKGROUND: Post-stroke depression (PSD) is the most common emotional problem after stroke. It can lower the quality of life and increase the recurrence and mortality. Pharmacological agents have been shown to treat PSD. However, the benefits of pharmacoth...
Source: SafetyLit - March 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Gait rehabilitation after stroke: review of the evidence of predictors, clinical outcomes and timing for interventions - Selves C, Stoquart G, Lejeune T.
The recovery of walking capacity is one of the main aims in stroke rehabilitation. Being able to predict if and when a patient is going to walk after stroke is of major interest in terms of management of the patients and their family's expectations and in ...
Source: SafetyLit - March 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news