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The correlation between depression, balance, and physical functioning post stroke - Alghwiri AA.
The objective of this study was to examine the correlation between depression, balance, and self-reported physical performance in patients post s...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - December 4, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Effect of dual tasks on balance ability in stroke patients - Song GB, Park EC.
[Purpose] The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of training using dual tasks on balance ability in stroke patients. [Subjects] Forty stroke patients were divided into a dual-task training group (N = 20) and a single task training group (N ...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - December 2, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Effects of functional limb overloading on symmetrical weight bearing, walking speed, perceived mobility, and community participation among patients with chronic stroke - Alabdulwahab SS, Ahmad F, Singh H.
Background. Stroke is a leading cause for long-term disability that often compromises the sensorimotor and gait function accompanied by spasticity. Gait abnormalities persist through the chronic stages of the condition and only a small percentage of these ...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - November 28, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Effects of lower-leg kinesiology taping on balance ability in stroke patients with foot drop - Bae YH, Kim HG, Min KS, Lee SM.
OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this study was to observe the effects of lower-leg kinesiology taping on balance ability in stroke patients with foot drop. Design. Randomized controlled trial study. METHOD. Thirty stroke patients with foot drop were rand...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - November 28, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Relationships of balance, gait performance, and functional outcome in chronic stroke patients: a comparison of left and right lesions - Lopes PG, Lopes JA, Brito CM, Alfieri FM, Rizzo Battistella L.
This study compared the balance by center of pressure (COP) and its relationship with gait parameters and functional independence in left (LH) and right (RH) chronic stroke patients. METHODS. In this cross-sectional study, twenty-one ...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - November 28, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Exertional heat stroke and susceptibility to malignant hyperthermia in an athlete: evidence for a link? - Poussel M, Guerci P, Kaminsky P, Heymonet M, Roux-Buisson N, Faure J, Fronzaroli E, Chenuel B.
OBJECTIVE:  To describe the possible association (pathophysiologic and clinical features) between exertional heat stroke (EHS) and malignant hyperthermia (MH). BACKGROUND:  Both EHS and MH are acute and life-threatening disorders. It has repeat...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - November 21, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Association of performance of standing turns with physical impairments and walking ability in patients with hemiparetic stroke - Kobayashi M, Takahashi K, Sato M, Usuda S.
[Purpose] The effect of turn direction and relation between turn performance and walking ability in patients with hemiparetic stroke is not clear. The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of turn direction on the performance of standing turns ...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - November 13, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Correlation between balance and gait according to pelvic displacement in stroke patients - Kong SW, Jeong YW, Kim JY.
[Purpose] The purpose of this study was to investigate the correlations of balance and gait according to pelvic displacement in stroke patients. [Subjects] The subjects of this study were 58 stroke patients who had been admitted to a hospital. [Methods] A ...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - November 6, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Effects of treadmill training with the eyes closed on gait and balance ability of chronic stroke patients - Kim YW, Moon SJ.
[Purpose] The purpose of this study was to compare the effect of treadmill walking with the eyes closed and open on the gait and balance abilities of chronic stroke patients. [Subjects and Methods] Thirty patients with chronic stroke participated in this s...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - October 30, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Investigation of psychometric properties of the Falls Efficacy Scale using Rasch analysis in patients with hemiplegic stroke - Park EY, Choi YI.
[Purpose] The purpose of this study was to investigate the psychometric properties of the Falls Efficacy Scale using Rasch analysis in patients with hemiplegic stroke. [Subjects] Fifty-five community-dwelling hemiplegic stroke patients were selected as par...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - October 30, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Relationships between fear of falling, balance confidence, and control of balance, gait, and reactive stepping in individuals with sub-acute stroke - Schinkel-Ivy A, Inness EL, Mansfield A.
This study aimed to determine whether, at the time...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - October 23, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Factors associated with post-stroke depression and emotional incontinence: lesion location and coping styles - Wei C, Zhang F, Chen L, Ma X, Zhang N, Gao M, Zhang W, Luo L, Xue R, Hao J.
Post-stroke depression (PSD) and post-stroke emotional incontinence (PSEI) has attracted world-wide interest in recent years. These emotional disturbances have a negative impact on the rehabilitation process and the associated worse outcome. Consequently, ...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - October 10, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Prevalence and associated factors of anger post stroke: a systematic review - Ramos-Perdigues S, Mane-Santacana A, Pintor-Perez L.
INTRODUCTION: Stroke is one of the main causes of death and disability and has a high economic cost. Anger after stroke is common and worsens functionality and quality of life. The study of this comorbidity has been hampered by the lack of standardization...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - October 10, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

A portable gait asymmetry rehabilitation system for individuals with stroke using a vibrotactile feedback - Afzal MR, Oh MK, Lee CH, Park YS, Yoon J.
Gait asymmetry caused by hemiparesis results in reduced gait efficiency and reduced activity levels. In this paper, a portable rehabilitation device is proposed that can serve as a tool in diagnosing gait abnormalities in individuals with stroke and has th...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - October 10, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Effect of virtual reality games on stroke patients' balance, gait, depression, and interpersonal relationships - Song GB, Park EC.
[Purpose] The purpose of the study was to determine the effects of training using virtual reality games on balance and gait ability, as well as the psychological characteristics of stroke patients, such as depression and interpersonal relationships, by com...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - October 6, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Biomechanical gait characteristics of naturally occurring unsuccessful foot clearance during swing in individuals with chronic stroke - Burpee JL, Lewek MD.
BACKGROUND: Altered gait mechanics are common following stroke and may increase the risk of falls. Paretic gait impairments have been previously compared to the non-paretic limb or control participants. Unfortunately, the biomechanical parameters underlyin...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - September 25, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Objective fall risk detection in stroke survivors using wearable sensor technology: a feasibility study - Taylor-Piliae RE, Mohler MJ, Najafi B, Coull BM.
BACKGROUND: Stroke survivors often have persistent neural deficits related to motor function and sensation, which increase their risk of falling, most of which occurs at home or in community settings. The use of wearable technology to monitor fall risk and...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - September 25, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Occurrence and predictors of falls in people with stroke: six-year prospective study - Minet LR, Peterson E, Koch LV, Ytterberg C.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: The purpose was to investigate the occurrence of self-reported falls in people with stroke at 3, 6, and 12 months and 6 years post stroke and predictors for falls during 6 years. METHODS: A prospective study involving 121 pe...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - September 9, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Gait velocity and walking distance to predict community walking after stroke - An S, Lee Y, Shin H, Lee G.
In this study, 103 stroke survivors were identified as limited (n = 67) or independent community walkers (n = 36). Ten meter and six min walk...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - September 5, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Effects of handrail hold and light touch on energetics, step parameters, and neuromuscular activity during walking after stroke - IJmker T, Lamoth CJ, Houdijk H, Tolsma M, van der Woude LH, Daffertshofer A, Beek PJ.
BACKGROUND: Holding a handrail or using a cane may decrease the energy cost of walking in stroke survivors. However, the factors underlying this decrease have not yet been previously identified. The purpose of the current study was to fill this void by inv...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 29, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Fatal heat stroke in vehicle-entrapped siblings - Onah SK, Ndukwu CI, Ogbuefi NA.
BACKGROUND: Vehicle entrapment is a recognized risk factor for paediatrics morbidity and mortality. The dominant concern about entrapment is heat stroke (extreme form of hyperthermia), though it often occurs in combination with other factors like asphyxiat...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 26, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Non-Categorized Source Type: news

A report of heat stroke in two Nigerian siblings - Asani MO, Kabir H, Adamu H.
We report these cases to highlight the danger of leaving children unsupervised in vehicles, aid prompt diagnosis, and management of heat stroke. Two Nigerian siblings aged ranges 5...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 24, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Falls and fractures 2 years after acute stroke: the North Dublin Population Stroke Study - Callaly EL, Ni Chroinin D, Hannon N, Sheehan O, Marnane M, Merwick A, Kelly LA, Horgan G, Williams E, Harris D, Williams D, Moore A, Dolan E, Murphy S, Kelly PJ, Duggan J, Kyne L.
BACKGROUND: Stroke patients are at increased risk of falls and fractures. The aim of this study was to determine the rate, predictors and consequences of falls within 2 years after stroke in a prospective population-based study in North Dublin, Ireland. ...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 22, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Increased post-stroke risk of suicide - Skovgaard CB, Holm J, Stenager EN, Stenager E.
The purpose of this work is to illustrate a possible cohesion between stroke and subsequent risk of suicide, presenting a review of the literature covering the past 26 years. 80% of the primary studies find that the risk of suicide increases post-stroke. T...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 20, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Short-term effect of ambient temperature and the risk of stroke: a systematic review and meta-analysis - Lian H, Ruan Y, Liang R, Liu X, Fan Z.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: The relationship between stroke and short-term temperature changes remains controversial. Therefore, we conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to investigate the association between stroke and both high and low temperatures...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 18, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Effects of a multifactorial fall prevention program on balance, gait, and fear of falling in post-stroke inpatients - Jung Y, Lee K, Shin S, Lee W.
This study investigated the effects of a multifactorial fall prevention program on balance, gait, and fear of falling in stroke patients. [Subjects] Twenty-five stroke patients were divided randomly into multifactorial fall prevention program gro...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 18, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Is Nintendo Wii an effective intervention for individuals with stroke? A systematic review and meta-analysis - Cheok G, Tan D, Low A, Hewitt J.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effectiveness of Nintendo Wii compared with no intervention or other exercise interventions in the rehabilitation of adults with stroke. DATA SOURCES: Seven electronic databases were systematically searched to source for full-...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 16, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Balance and gait impairment in transient ischemic attack and minor stroke - Batchelor FA, Williams SB, Wijeratne T, Said CM, Petty S.
BACKGROUND: There has been little research into gait and balance impairment in transient ischemic attack (TIA) and minor stroke, despite these conditions affecting large numbers of people and the potential impact on function. The aim of this study was to d...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 15, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Balance and mobility as predictors of post-stroke cognitive impairment - Ursin MH, Bergland A, Fure B, Tørstad A, Tveit A, Ihle-Hansen H.
BACKGROUND: The number of patients with cognitive impairment following stroke is increasing due to the rise in the number of stroke survivors. Health authorities highlight the need for prediction and early diagnostics. The aims of this study were to invest...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 5, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Walking training and functioning among elderly individuals with stroke: results of a prospective cohort study - Karttunen AH, Kallinen M, Peurala SH, Häkkinen A.
OBJECTIVE: To determine if 65 to 85-year-old individuals 3-36 months post-stroke can improve functioning and quality of life during walking rehabilitation. DESIGN: Prospective cohort study with 6-month follow-up. SETTING: Either an inpatient (three...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 25, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Effect of space balance 3D training using visual feedback on balance and mobility in acute stroke patients - Ko Y, Ha H, Bae YH, Lee W.
[Purpose] The purpose of the study was to determine the effects of balance training with Space Balance 3D, which is a computerized measurement and visual feedback balance assessment system, on balance and mobility in acute stroke patients. [Subjects and Me...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 17, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Association between evoked potentials and balance recovery in subacute hemiparetic stroke patients - Lee SY, Kim BR, Han EY.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the association between baseline motor evoked potential (MEP) and somatosensory evoked potential (SSEP) responses in the lower extremities and balance recovery in subacute hemiparetic stroke patients. METHODS: MEPs and SSE...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 15, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Do measures of reactive balance control predict falls in people with stroke returning to the community? - Mansfield A, Wong JS, McIlroy WE, Biasin L, Brunton K, Bayley M, Inness EL.
OBJECTIVE: To determine if reactive balance control measures predict falls after discharge from stroke rehabilitation. DESIGN: Prospective cohort study. SETTING: Rehabilitation hospital and community. PARTICIPANTS: Independently ambulatory individu...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - June 13, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Foot and ankle impairments affect balance and mobility in stroke (FAiMiS): the views and experiences of people with stroke - Gorst T, Lyddon A, Marsden J, Paton J, Morrison SC, Cramp M, Freeman J.
PURPOSE: To explore the nature and impact of foot and ankle impairments on mobility and balance in community-dwelling, chronic stroke survivors. METHODS: A qualitative research design using face to face semi-structured, audio recorded interviews. T...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - June 13, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Perturbation training to promote safe independent mobility post-stroke: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial - Mansfield A, Aqui A, Centen A, Danells CJ, DePaul VG, Knorr S, Schinkel-Ivy A, Brooks D, Inness EL, McIlroy WE, Mochizuki G.
BACKGROUND: Falls are one of the most common medical complications post-stroke. Physical exercise, particularly exercise that challenges balance, reduces the risk of falls among healthy and frail older adults. However, exercise has not proven effective for...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - June 13, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Is it safe to drive after acute mild stroke? A preliminary report - Hird MA, Vesely KA, Christie LE, Alves MA, Pongmoragot J, Saposnik G, Schweizer TA.
BACKGROUND: Most guidelines recommend that patients should refrain from driving for at least one month after stroke. Despite these guidelines, and the fact that patients post-stroke may be at an increased risk for driving impairment, many patients report r...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - May 30, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Effects of horse-riding exercise on balance, gait, and activities of daily living in stroke patients - Kim YN, Lee DK.
This study aimed to investigate the effects of horse-riding exercise on balance, gait, and activities of daily living (ADLs) in stroke patients. [Subjects] Among 20 participants with stroke, 10 were randomly assigned to the experimental group, an...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - May 27, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Multifactor analysis for risk factors involved in the fear of falling in patients with chronic stroke from mainland China - Guan Q, Jin L, Li Y, Han H, Zheng Y, Nie Z.
OBJECTIVE: To analyze the risk factors involved in FOF in patients with chronic stroke from mainland China. METHODS: A cohort of 245 patients with chronic stroke were included in this study. Fear of falling severity was assessed using the Activitie...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - May 6, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Falls Source Type: news

Apathy and suicide-related ideation 3 months after stroke: a cross-sectional study - Tang WK, Caeiro L, Lau CG, Liang H, Mok V, Ungvari GS, Wong KS.
BACKGROUND: Both apathy and suicide are common in poststroke patients. However, the association between poststroke apathy and suicide-related ideation (SI) in Chinese stroke patients is not clear and poorly understood. The aim of this study was to examine ...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - April 28, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Fear of falling in people with chronic stroke - Schmid AA, Arnold SE, Jones VA, Jane Ritter M, Sapp SA, Van Puymbroeck M.
OBJECTIVE: We assessed the prevalence of fear of falling (FoF) in a sample of people with chronic stroke and compared multiple variables (balance, anxiety, depression, activity and participation, and stroke severity) in people with and without FoF. ...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - April 24, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Falls Source Type: news

Evaluation of Tai Chi Yunshou exercises on community-based stroke patients with balance dysfunction: a study protocol of a cluster randomized controlled trial - Tao J, Rao T, Lin L, Liu W, Wu Z, Zheng G, Su Y, Huang J, Lin Z, Wu J, Fang Y, Chen L.
BACKGROUND: Balance dysfunction after stroke limits patients' general function and participation in daily life. Previous researches have suggested that Tai Chi exercise could offer a positive improvement in older individuals' balance function and reduce th...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - April 23, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Exertional heat stroke - Epstein Y, Haviv Y, Olchovski D, Heled Y.
Exertional heat stroke (EHS) is a clinical syndrome of hyperthermia, encephalopathy and multi-organ dysfunction that can be irreversible and fatal. Prompt recognition and immediate, aggressive total body cooling can prevent progression of the clinical synd...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - April 17, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Late care in marathon runs leading to exertional heat stroke with multiple organ failure - Asserraji M, Benameur I, Maoujoud O, El Kharras A, Hajbi H, Filali K.
We report an unusual case of multiple organ ...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - April 16, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Heat stroke-induced sinoatrial node dysfunction - Case D, Harrigan R.
BACKGROUND: Heat stroke has been associated with stress-induced cardiomyopathy and electrocardiogram ST segment elevation and depression. Laboratory studies with dogs have demonstrated heat stroke-induced sinoatrial node dysfunction in the setting of hyper...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - March 28, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Concordance and discordance between measured and perceived balance and the effect on gait speed and falls following stroke - Liphart J, Gallichio J, Tilson JK, Pei Q, Wu SS, Duncan PW.
OBJECTIVE: To ascertain the existence of discordance between perceived and measured balance in persons with stroke and to examine the impact on walking speed and falls. DESIGN: A secondary analysis of a phase three, multicentered randomized control...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - March 28, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Clinical assessment of fear of falling after stroke: validity, reliability and responsiveness of the Persian version of the Fall Efficacy Scale-International - Azad A, Hassani Mehraban A, Mehrpour M, Mohammadi B.
BACKGROUND: Fear of falling may be related to falling during stroke onset. The Fall Efficacy ScaleInternational (FES-I) with excellent psychometric properties, is an instrument developed to assess patients' concerns about fallings. The aim of this study wa...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - February 26, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Falls Source Type: news

The effect of interventions on balance self-efficacy in the stroke population: a systematic review and meta-analysis - Tang A, Tao A, Soh M, Tam C, Tan H, Thompson J, Eng JJ.
OBJECTIVE: To conduct a systematic review of clinical trials that examined the effectiveness of interventions on balance self-efficacy among individuals with stroke. DESIGN: Systematic review. SUMMARY OF REVIEW: Searches of the following databases ...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - February 20, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Discriminant Analysis for predictor of falls in stroke patients by using the Berg Balance Scale - Maeda N, Urabe Y, Murakami M, Itotani K, Kato J.
The objective was to examine factors that may aid in the prediction of the likelihood of f...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - February 20, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Acute ischaemic stroke and acute myocardial infarction occurring together in domestic low-voltage (220-240V) electrical injury: a rare complication - Verma GC, Jain G, Wahid A, Saurabh C, Sharma NK, Pathan AR, Ajmera D.
BACKGROUND: Myocardial Infarction and Ischaemic stroke are potential outcome after an electric shock though it is seen relatively rarely. CASE REPORT: Here, we report a man with myocardial infarction as well as Ischaemic stroke occurring together who suffe...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - February 14, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Exertional heat stroke in Navy and Marine personnel: a hot topic - Goforth CW, Kazman JB.
Although exertional heat stroke is considered a preventable condition, this life-threatening emergency affects hundreds of military personnel annually. Because heat stroke is preventable, it is important that Navy critical care nurses rapidly recognize and...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - February 7, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news