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Gait instability and estimated core temperature predict exertional heat stroke - Buller M, Fellin R, Bursey M, Galer M, Atkinson E, Beidleman BA, Marcello MJ, Driver K, Mesite T, Seay J, Weed L, Telfer B, King C, Frazee R, Moore C, Williamson JR.
OBJECTIVE: Exertional heat stroke (EHS), characterised by a high core body temperature (Tcr) and central nervous system (CNS) dysfunction, is a concern for athletes, workers and military personnel who must train and perform in hot environments. The objecti...
Source: SafetyLit - January 18, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Abnormal gait movements prior to a near fall in individuals after stroke - Osada Y, Motojima N, Kobayashi Y, Yamamoto S.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the abnormal kinematic and kinetic movements in the last gait cycle before a near fall in individuals poststroke, where a near fall is defined as a physical therapist feeling the need to stabilize a patient. DESIGN: Retros...
Source: SafetyLit - January 9, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Meta-analysis of risk factors associated with suicidal ideation after stroke - Zhang S, Wang A, Zhu W, Qiu Z, Zhang Z.
BACKGROUND: Over the past decade, increasing attention has been paid on post stroke suicide (PSS), which is one of complications of stroke. The rates of stroke  and suicide are relatively high, especially in Asian populations. Thus, a deeper understanding...
Source: SafetyLit - January 9, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Ankle proprioception deficit is the strongest factor predicting balance impairment in patients with chronic stroke - Cho JE, Kim H.
OBJECTIVE: To determine the main factor that predicts balance impairment in patients with chronic stroke. DESIGN: Cross-sectional study. SETTING: Inpatient rehabilitation hospital and research laboratory. PARTICIPANTS: A total of 57 patients (42 me...
Source: SafetyLit - January 9, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Degree and pattern of dual-task interference during walking vary with component tasks in people after stroke: a systematic review - Tsang CSL, Wang S, Miller T, Pang MYC.
QUESTIONS: What are the degree and pattern of dual-task interference during walking in people after stroke? How do these vary with disease chronicity and different component tasks in people after stroke? How does dual-task interference differ between peopl...
Source: SafetyLit - December 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Clinical reasoning underlying acute care occupational therapists' assessment of rehabilitation potential after stroke or brain injury: a constructivist grounded theory study - Lam Wai Shun P, Swaine B, Bottari C.
INTRODUCTION: In acute care hospitals, clinicians are expected to rapidly provide recommendations regarding patients' rehabilitation potential and candidacy for postacute rehabilitation. Some studies have investigated factors influencing referral to rehabi...
Source: SafetyLit - December 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Patients' thoughts on their falls in a rehabilitation hospital: a qualitative study of patients with stroke - Aihara S, Kitamura S, Dogan M, Sakata S, Kondo K, Otaka Y.
This study aims t...
Source: SafetyLit - December 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Falls Source Type: news

(Can) what does not kill you make you stronger (?) - Langan SP, Szymanski MR, Casa DJ.
to the editor: We would like to compliment Caldwell et al. (1) on their extremely interesting investigation of successive exertional heat injuries (EHIs) in mice. Hyperthermia can cause devastating consequences, the most severe being exertional heat stroke...
Source: SafetyLit - December 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Investigating age and regional effects on the relation between the incidence of heat-related ambulance transport and daily maximum temperature or WBGT - Ueno S, Hayano D, Noguchi E, Aruga T.
BACKGROUND: Although age and regional climate are considered to have effects on the incidence ratio of heat-related illness, quantitative estimation of age or region on the effect of occurring temperature for heat stroke is limited. METHODS: By uti...
Source: SafetyLit - December 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A novel core-strengthening program for improving trunk function, balance and mobility after stroke: a case study - Pilkar R, Veerubhotla A, Ehrenberg N, Ibironke O.
The objective of the current investigation was to evaluate the feasibility of a core-strengthening program delivered to a chronic stroke participant using a novel robotic device, AllCore360 °, which targets trunk muscles through a systematic, consistent, h...
Source: SafetyLit - December 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Fine-tuning and personalization of EEG-based neglect detection in stroke patients - Kocanaogullari D, Huang X, Mak J, Shih M, Skidmore E, Wittenberg GF, Ostadabbas S, Akcakaya M.
Spatial neglect (SN) is a neurological disorder that causes inattention to visual stimuli in the contralesional visual field, stemming from unilateral brain injury such as stroke. The current gold standard method of SN assessment, the conventional Behavior...
Source: SafetyLit - December 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Depression, anxiety, and suicide after stroke: a narrative review of the best available evidence - Chun HYY, Ford A, Kutlubaev MA, Almeida OP, Mead GE.
Depression and anxiety each affect around 1 in 3 people during the first year after a stroke. Suicide causes the death of about 3 to 4/1000 stroke survivors during the first 5 years. This narrative review describes the best available evidence for the epide...
Source: SafetyLit - December 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Changes in gait characteristics of stroke patients with foot drop after the combination treatment of foot drop stimulator and moving treadmill training - Peishun C, Haiwang Z, Taotao L, Hongli G, Yu M, Wanrong Z.
OBJECTIVE: To study the changes in gait characteristics of stroke patients with foot drop after the combination treatment of foot drop stimulator and moving treadmill training and thus provide a basis for the improvement in a foot drop gait after stroke. ...
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Investigating the underlying biomechanical mechanisms leading to falls in long-term ankle-foot orthosis and functional electrical stimulator users with chronic stroke - Nevisipour M, Honeycutt CF.
BACKGROUND: Ankle-foot-orthoses (AFOs) and functional electrical stimulators (FES) are commonly prescribed to treat foot-drop in individuals with stroke. Despite well-established positive impacts of AFO and FES devices on balance and gait, AFO and FES-user...
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Comparison of the psychometric properties of three commonly used fall risk assessment tools: a prospective observational study for stroke patients - Arslan, Tosun Z.
BACKGROUND: A reliable tool recommendation is needed to identify the risk of falling in hospitalized stroke patients. OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to identify the most reliable fall risk assessment tool among the Morse Fall Scale (MFS), It...
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Cumulative concussion and odds of stroke in former National Football League players - Brett BL, Kerr ZY, Aggarwal NT, Chandran A, Mannix R, Walton S, DeFreese JD, Echemendia RJ, Guskiewicz KM, McCrea MA, Meehan WP.
We examined the relationship between concussion and stroke history in former National...
Source: SafetyLit - December 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Effect of 6-week balance exercise by real-time postural feedback system on walking ability for patients with chronic stroke: a pilot single-blind randomized controlled trial - Komiya M, Maeda N, Narahara T, Suzuki Y, Fukui K, Tsutsumi S, Yoshimi M, Ishibashi N, Shirakawa T, Urabe Y.
Stroke causes balance dysfunction, leading to decreased physical activity and increased falls. Thus, effective balance exercises are needed to improve balance dysfunction. This single-blind, single-center randomized controlled trial evaluated the long-term...
Source: SafetyLit - November 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Effects of intensive multiplanar trunk training coupled with dual-task exercises on balance, mobility, and fall risk in patients with stroke: a randomized controlled trial - Ahmed U, Karimi H, Amir S, Ahmed A.
OBJECTIVE: We determined whether an exercise regime comprising high-intensity training, multiplanar trunk movements, and dual-task practice could improve trunk control, balance, functional mobility, and reduce fall risk in patients with hemiplegic stroke. ...
Source: SafetyLit - November 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Walking through an aperture while penetrating from the paretic side improves safety managing the paretic side for individuals with stroke who had previous falls - Muroi D, Saito Y, Koyake A, Higo F, Numaguchi T, Higuchi T.
BACKGROUND: Safety management of the paretic side of the body is critical for individuals with stroke. We previously reported that individuals with stroke who walk through an aperture while penetrating from the paretic side had fewer collisions with the fr...
Source: SafetyLit - November 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Fear of falling and related factors during everyday activities in patients with chronic stroke - Park S, Cho OH.
The aim of this study was to examine the impact of physical function, anxiety, and depression on the fear of falling associated with everyday activities in patients with stroke. This was a cross-sectional descriptive survey. Convenience sampling was used t...
Source: SafetyLit - November 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Assessing the fidelity of the independently getting up off the floor (IGO) technique as part of the ReTrain pilot feasibility randomised controlled trial for stroke survivors - Hollands L, Calitri R, Warmoth K, Shepherd A, Allison R, Dean S.
PURPOSE: Hemiparesis and physical deconditioning following stroke lead to an increase in falls, which many individuals cannot get up from. Teaching stroke survivors to independently get off the floor (IGO) might mitigate long-lie complications. IGO was tau...
Source: SafetyLit - November 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Minimal clinically important difference of the gait assessment and intervention tool for adults with stroke - Smith MG, Patritti BL.
BACKGROUND: The Gait Assessment and Intervention Tool (GAIT) provides a valid and reliable gait quality measure for adults with stroke, however a minimal clinically important difference (MCID) is yet to be determined. RESEARCH QUESTION: What is the GAIT MC...
Source: SafetyLit - November 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

CHA(2)DS(2)-VASc and has-BLED scores do not accurately stratify risk for stroke or bleed in fall victims with atrial fibrillation - Carr BW, Wooster ME, Nemani LA, Severance SE, Hartwell JL.
BACKGROUND: Falls are the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the elderly. Non-valvular Atrial fibrillation (AF) is present in up to 9% of this group and often requires oral anticoagulation (OAC). The CHA(2)DS(2)-VASc and HAS-BLED scores are valida...
Source: SafetyLit - November 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Preventing leading causes of death: systematic review of cost-utility literature - Khushalani JS, Song S, Calhoun BH, Puddy RW, Kucik JE.
The objective of this review is to examine the economic value of prevention interventions addressing thes...
Source: SafetyLit - November 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Risk factors related to falling in patients after stroke - Djurovic O, Mihaljevic O, Radovanovi ć S, Kostic S, Vukicevic M, Brkic BG, Stankovic S, Radulovic D, Vukomanovic IS, Radevic SR.
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to identify the risk factors associated with falling in post stroke patients. METHODS: This retrospective case-control study included 561 neurology patients hospitalized for a stroke and divided into two groups...
Source: SafetyLit - November 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Physical therapist clinical reasoning in home care for walking assistive device prescription: a description of practice - O'Brien SR, Barry M, Davidson E, Porzi L, Spink M, Weatherbee D.
BACKGROUND: Home care in the United States (US) provides rehabilitative care to people who are homebound after acute hospitalization. Patients with stroke and brain injury (BI) are commonly seen by physical therapists (PTs/PTAs), who often address the loss...
Source: SafetyLit - November 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Comparative study on overground gait of stroke survivors with a conventional cane and a haptic cane - Lee H, Eizad A, Lee G, Afzal MR, Yoon J, Oh MK, Yoon J.
The conventional cane (single cane) is widely used to promote gait ability of stroke survivors as it provides postural stability by extending the base of support. However, its use can reduce muscle activity in the user's paretic side and cause upper limb n...
Source: SafetyLit - October 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Depressive symptoms moderate the relationship among physical capacity, balance self-efficacy, and participation in people after stroke - French MA, Miller A, Pohlig RT, Reisman DS.
OBJECTIVE: Previously it was found that balance self-efficacy mediated the relationship between physical capacity and participation after stroke. The effect of other factors that influence participation, such as depression, on this relationship has not bee...
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Prehospital management of exertional heat stroke at sports competitions for Paralympic athletes - Hosokawa Y, Adami PE, Stephenson BT, Blauwet C, Bermon S, Webborn N, Racinais S, Derman W, Goosey-Tolfrey VL.
OBJECTIVES: To adapt key components of exertional heat stroke (EHS) prehospital management proposed by the Intenational Olympic Committee Adverse Weather Impact Expert Working Group for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 so that it is applicable for the Paralymp...
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Efficacy of the structured balance awareness program on perceived balance confidence and fear-related maladaptive behaviour in post-stroke survivors - Shaik AR, Ahmad F, Miraj M, Alqahtani M, Alzhrani M, Alanazi A, Kashoo F.
BACKGROUND: The risk of falling for individuals with stroke is about twice that of healthy older adults. Lack of appropriate initiative to address the fear-related maladaptive behaviour can manifest itself in the form of loss of physical functions resultin...
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Monitoring of gait parameters in post-stroke individuals: a feasibility study using RGB-D sensors - Ferraris C, Cimolin V, Vismara L, Votta V, Amprimo G, Cremascoli R, Galli M, Nerino R, Mauro A, Priano L.
Stroke is one of the most significant causes of permanent functional impairment and severe motor disability. Hemiplegia or hemiparesis are common consequences of the acute event, which negatively impacts daily life and requires continuous rehabilitation tr...
Source: SafetyLit - September 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Prognostic value of balance performance for improvements of community ambulation among stroke patients: a cohort study - Medina-Mirapeix F, Crisostomo MJ, Mart ín San Agustín R, Sánchez-Martínez MP.
BACKGROUND: Despite the positive impact of improving the level of community ambulation among stroke patients, little prognostic research has focused on this indicator. AIM: To investigate the prognostic value of the side-by-side, semi-tandem, and t...
Source: SafetyLit - September 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

The value of the exertional heat stroke score for the prognosis of patients with exertional heat stroke - Li P, Yang L, Liu R, Chen RL.
This study aims to evaluate the exertional heat stroke score (EHSS) system for the prognosis of exertional heat stroke (EHS) patients. METHODS: Forty-two EHS patients who had been treated in our hospital between January 2017 and December...
Source: SafetyLit - September 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Berg balance scale score as a predictor of independent walking at discharge among adult stroke survivors - Jenkin J, Parkinson S, Jacques A, Kho L, Hill K.
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to determine which admission clinical assessment or assessments best predict independent walking at discharge (IW-DC) among adults with unilateral impairments hospitalized for rehabilitation post-stroke. METHO...
Source: SafetyLit - September 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Balancing access with technology: comparing in-person and telerehabilitation Berg Balance Scale scores among stroke survivors - Gillespie D, MacLellan C, Ferguson-Pell M, Taeger A, Manns PJ.
PURPOSE: Stroke survivors living in rural and remote communities experience challenges in accessing specialized rehabilitation services. Access to balance assessment after stroke is an essential aspect of the physiotherapy assessment. Telerehabilitation (T...
Source: SafetyLit - September 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Falls Source Type: news

Is motor imagery effective for gait rehabilitation after stroke? A cochrane review summary with commentary - Sen EI.
BACKGROUND: Motor imagery (MI) is a promising therapeutic technique for stroke rehabilitation. OBJECTIVE: To assess the effects of MI on gait rehabilitation after stroke. METHODS: To summarize the "Cochrane Review" by Silva et al.RE...
Source: SafetyLit - August 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Attentional demands of cane-free walking and cane walking in subacute stroke patients who have just learned to walk without a cane - Chen HY, Chen HI, Fu SY, Wang CH, Hsieh YW.
This study compared the attentional demands between cane-free walking and cane walking in patients with stroke during the transitional period of cane weaning. Patients with stroke who had just learned to walk cane-free were recruited. Cross-sectional measu...
Source: SafetyLit - August 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Associations between suicidal ideation and health-related quality of life among community-dwelling stroke survivors: 2013-2017 Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey - Jang J, Jung HS, Kim S, Lee KU.
PURPOSE: The study aimed to identify differences between individuals with stroke and the general population regarding socioeconomic, mental health, and Health-related quality of life (HRQOL) factors, and associations among Suicidal ideation (SI), HRQOL, an...
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Effect of the Wii sports resort on mobility and health-related quality of life in moderate stroke - Unibaso-Markaida I, Iraurgi I.
BACKGROUND: Stroke is a common cerebral circulatory disorder that has several sequelae that affect the daily life of patients as well as their quality of life and the lives of people close to them. Video games are being used in the rehabilitation process t...
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Validity of the Wisconsin Gait Scale to predict the risk of falls in stroke patients ;; Validez de la Wisconsin Gait Scale para predecir el riesgo de ca ídas en pacientes con ictus - Estrada-Barranco C, Molina-Rueda F, Cano-de la Cuerda R.
INTRODUCTION: Approximately, half of the stroke patients suffered a fall during the first year after the injury, affecting its functionality. Gait evaluation scales could evaluate to predict the risk of falls. OBJECTIVE: To study the ability of the...
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

On-road driving assessment in a driving school course and the results of a cognitive function test after stroke in a depopulated rural area in Japan: case series of eight patients - Sakamaki K, Nishizawa S, Katsuki M, Kawamura S, Koh A.
Introduction Returning to driving after a stroke is a step toward  independence and improving quality of life. Cognitive function after stroke is one of the essential factors that affect driving ability, and on-road driving assessment in driving school cou...
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Prediction of fear of falling at 6  months after stroke based on 279 individuals from the Fall Study of Gothenburg - Hussain N, Hansson PO, Persson CU.
The early identification of individuals at risk of fear of falling after stroke is crucial in order to individualise preventive actions and interventions. The aim of this study was to identify the incidence of, and baseline factors in acute stroke that are...
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Sex differences in post-stroke depression in the elderly - Mayman NA, Tuhrim S, Jett é N, Dhamoon MS, Stein LK.
OBJECTIVE: Post-stroke depression (PSD) occurs in approximately one-third of ischemic stroke patients. However, there is conflicting evidence on sex differences in PSD. We sought to assess sex differences in risk and time course of PSD in US ischemic strok...
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Verification of spatial recognition ability of stroke patients required to resume automobile driving - Todate K, Takami A, Makino M.
[Purpose] To help patients who had a stroke resume automobile driving, we evaluated their ability to recognize three-dimensional space like that experienced in actual driving situations, with a focus on sensing car width. [Participants and Methods] Seven p...
Source: SafetyLit - July 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Motor vehicle accident due to homonymous hemianopia: an unusual presentation of vertebrobasilar stroke - Al Rawahi A, Al Busaidi SA, Al Kalbani H, Al Alawi AM.
We present a case of a 57-year-old man who was brought to the emergency department after he sustained three minor motor vehicle ...
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Exer-gaming reduces fall risk and improves mobility after stroke - Aslam M, Ain QU, Fayyaz P, Malik AN.
The current study evaluated the effect of virtual reality based balance training in 30 stroke patients recruited via purposive sampling technique for a clinical trial. Sealed envelope method was used to randomly allocate patients into two groups, i.e. Exer...
Source: SafetyLit - June 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Neighborhood socioeconomic resources and crime-related psychosocial hazards, stroke risk, and cognition in older adults - Ruiz LD, Brown M, Li Y, Boots EA, Barnes LL, Jason L, Zenk S, Clarke P, Lamar M.
Living in neighborhoods with lower incomes, lower education/occupational levels, and/or higher crime increases one's risk of developing chronic health problems including cardiovascular disease risk factors and stroke. These cardiovascular health problems a...
Source: SafetyLit - June 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Heat stroke: knowledge and practices of medical professionals in pediatric emergency medicine departments - a survey study - Cohen-Ronen N, Rimon A, Cohen N, Capua T.
BACKGROUND AND IMPORTANCE: Heat stroke is a life-threatening condition affecting children worldwide. Rapid cooling remains the most important feature of emergency management. The accepted preferred method of evaporative cooling in the ED as listed by the r...
Source: SafetyLit - June 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Fall Efficacy Scale-International cut-off score discriminates fallers and non-fallers individuals who have had stroke - Faria-Fortini I, Polese JC, Faria CDCM, Scianni AA, Nascimento LR, Teixeira-Salmela LF.
BACKGROUND: Falls, which are common events after stroke, may lead to activity limitations and increased dependence. It is important to identify which commonly employed clinical measures could differentiate individuals, who are fallers from the non-fallers....
Source: SafetyLit - May 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

An exploratory qualitative study with older Malaysian stroke survivors, caregivers, and healthcare practitioners about falls and rehabilitation for falls after stroke - Ahmad Ainuddin H, Romli MH, Hamid TA, Sf Salim M, Mackenzie L.
BACKGROUND: Studies on rehabilitation for falls after a stroke remain limited despite its impact being profound. This scenario justifies a deeper understanding of why falls in stroke rehabilitation received less attention. Current investigations on the per...
Source: SafetyLit - May 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news