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On-site treatment of exertional heat stroke - Sloan BK, Kraft EM, Clark D, Schmeissing SW, Byrne BC, Rusyniak DE.
BACKGROUND: Exertional heat stroke is a devastating condition that can cause significant morbidity and mortality. Rapid cooling is the most effective means of treating heat stroke, but little is published on the safety and logistics of cooling patients on ...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - February 1, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

A study of suicidal ideation in acute ischemic stroke patients - Dou J, Tang J, Lu CH, Jiang ES, Wang PX.
BackgroundIncreasing evidences indicate that stroke confers a substantial risk for suicidal ideation. The aim of this study was to identify risk factors of suicidal ideation in acute ischemic stroke patients.METHODA total of 271 consecutive patient...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - February 1, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Sepsis, septic shock, and fatal exertional heat stroke - Epstein Y, Roberts WO, Golan R, Heled Y, Sorkine P, Halpern P.
Exertional heat stroke (EHS) is a clinical syndrome of hyperthermia, encephalopathy, and multiorgan dysfunction that can be irreversible and fatal. While prompt recognition and immediate, aggressive total body cooling can prevent progression of the clinica...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - January 23, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Relationship between postural sway and dynamic balance in stroke patients - Cho K, Lee K, Lee B, Lee H, Lee W.
[Purpose] The purpose of the current study was to investigate the relationship between postural sway and dynamic balance in post stroke patients. [Subjects] Thirty-one stroke patients (20 men and 11 women; age 64.25 years; stroke duration 12.70 months; M...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - January 10, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Relationships of stroke patients' gait parameters with fear of falling - Park J, Yoo I.
[Purpose] The purpose of this study was to assess the correlation of gait parameters with fear of falling in stroke survivors. [Subjects] In total, 12 patients with stroke participated. [Methods] The subjects performed on a Biodex Gait Trainer 2 for 5 mi...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - January 10, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Effect of lumbar stabilization exercises on the balance ability of patients with stroke: a systematic review - Ko DS, Jung DI, Bae SY.
This study performed a systematic literature review of the ability of lumbar stabilization exercises (LSE) to improve the balance ability of stroke patients. [Subjects and Methods] A systematic review was conducted of four databases. The papers r...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - January 9, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Suicide in stroke survivors: epidemiology and prevention - Pompili M, Venturini P, Lamis DA, Giordano G, Serafini G, Belvederi Murri M, Amore M, Girardi P.
Stroke is a dramatic event and is associated with potentially severe consequences, including disability, mortality, and social costs. Stroke may occur at any age; however, most strokes occur in individuals aged 65 years and older. Previous research has fo...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - December 12, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Characteristics of horizontal force generation for individuals post-stroke walking against progressive resistive forces - Wang J, Hurt CP, Capo-Lugo CE, Brown DA.
BACKGROUND: Walking, while experiencing horizontal resistive forces, can allow researchers to assess characteristics of force generation in a task specific manner for individuals post-stroke. METHODS: Ten neurologically nonimpaired individuals (mea...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - December 11, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

The effects of stair gait exercise on static balance ability of stroke patients - Seo K, Kim J, Wi G.
This study examined the effects of stair gait exercise on the static balance ability of chronic stroke patients. [Subjects and Methods] The thirty stroke patients who participated in this experiment were randomly assigned to an experimental (n=15...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - December 4, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Effect of wii-based balance training on corticomotor excitability post stroke - Omiyale O, Crowell CR, Madhavan S.
The objective was to examine the effectiveness of a 3-week balance training program using the Nintendo Wii Fit gaming system (Nintendo Wii Sports, Nintendo, Redmond, WA) on lower limb corticomotor excitability and other clinical measures in chronic stroke ...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - November 29, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Effect of the cognitive-motor dual-task using auditory cue on balance of surviviors with chronic stroke: a pilot study - Choi W, Lee G, Lee S.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effect of a cognitive-motor dual-task using auditory cues on the balance of patients with chronic stroke. DESIGN: Randomized controlled trial. SETTING: Inpatient rehabilitation center. SUBJECTS: Thirty-seven individual...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - November 23, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

On-road driving impairments and associated cognitive deficits after stroke - Devos H, Tant M, Akinwuntan AE.
BACKGROUND: Little is known about the critical on-road driving skills that get affected after a stroke. The purpose of this study was to investigate the key on-road driving impairments and their associated cognitive deficits after a stroke. A second aim wa...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - November 9, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

The effect of whole body vibration on balance, gait performance and mobility in people with stroke: a systematic review and meta-analysis - Yang X, Wang P, Liu C, He C, Reinhardt JD.
OBJECTIVE: To examine the effect of whole body vibration on balance, gait performance and mobility among people with stroke. METHOD: A systematic review was conducted by two independent reviewers who completed the article search and selection. We i...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - November 5, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Falls Source Type: news

Hemodynamic stroke caused by strangulation - Neto HS, Neville IS, Beer-Furlan A, Tavares WM, Teixeira MJ, Paiva WS.
We report a case of watershed ischemic stroke in a 36-year-old male secondary to manual strangulation. The patient presented with a right hemiparesis with grade IV motor deficit and an expressive aphasia. Radiological investigation revealed an ischemic str...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - November 1, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Drowning, Suffocation Source Type: news

Protocol for a randomized controlled clinical trial investigating the effectiveness of Fast muscle Activation and Stepping Training (FAST) for improving balance and mobility in sub-acute stroke - Miller KJ, Hunt MA, Pollock CL, Bryant D, Garland S.
BackgroundFollowing stroke, many people have difficulty activating their paretic muscles quickly and with sufficient power to regain their balance by taking quick and effective steps. Reduced dynamic balance and mobility following stroke, or 'walking balan...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - October 31, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

The need for consistency and equity in driver education and assessment post-stroke - McNamara A, McCluskey A, White J, George S.
People who are unable to resume driving after a stroke often experience reduced participation. Return to driving is made difficult by inconsistencies in knowledge regarding legislation, the occupational therapy driving assessment process and access to serv...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - October 23, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Cognitive, on-road, and simulator-based driving assessment after stroke - Hird MA, Vetivelu A, Saposnik G, Schweizer TA.
Driving is a complex activity that requires intact cognitive, behavioral, and motor function. Stroke is one of the most prevalent neurologic impairments and can affect all of these functions. However, diagnosis of stroke is not a definitive indicator of dr...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - October 16, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Serotonergic correlation with anger and aggressive behavior in acute stroke patients: an intensity dependence of auditory evoked potentials (IDAP) study - Toscano M, Viganò A, Puledda F, Verzina A, Rocco A, Lenzi GL, Di Piero V.
Anger and aggressive behavior (AB) are two of the main post-stroke behavioral manifestations, which could imply both an anger trait (TA) or a state condition of anger (SA). Serotonergic system is thought to play an inhibitory control on aggressive impulse....
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - September 21, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Intersegmental coordination of gait after hemorrhagic stroke - Chow JW, Stokic DS.
We compared gait using the planar law of intersegmental coordination between 14 hemorrhagic stroke subjects walking at a self-selected normal speed (56 ± 21 cm/s) and 15 age-matched healthy controls walking at a very slow speed (56 ± 19 cm/s). Sagi...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - September 20, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

A cognitive-balance control training paradigm using Wii Fit to reduce fall risk in chronic stroke survivors - Subramaniam S, Wan-Ying Hui-Chan C, Bhatt T.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE:: The impaired ability to maintain balance while performing higher-level cognitive tasks (cognitive-motor interference) significantly predisposes stroke survivors to risk of falls. We investigated adherence and intervention-related e...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - September 11, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Selecting measures for balance and mobility to improve assessment and treatment of individuals after stroke - Kegelmeyer DA, Kloos AD, Siles AB.
Assessment of individuals with stroke using reliable and valid outcome measures is a key component of the treatment planning process. Health care professionals may have difficulty selecting balance and mobility measures given the large number of measures t...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - September 4, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Impaired reactive stepping among patients ready for discharge from inpatient stroke rehabilitation - Inness EL, Mansfield A, Lakhani B, Bayley M, McIlroy WE.
BACKGROUND & PURPOSE: Individuals with stroke are at increased risk for falls soon after hospital discharge. The ability to react to a balance perturbation, specifically with a rapid step, is critical to maintain balance and prevent falls. The purpose of t...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 21, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Do improvements in balance relate to improvements in long-distance walking function after stroke? - Awad LN, Reisman DS, Binder-Macleod SA.
Stroke survivors identify a reduced capacity to walk farther distances as a factor limiting their engagement at home and in community. Previous observational studies have shown that measures of balance ability and balance self-efficacy are strong predictor...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 16, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Effects of dual task on turning ability in stroke survivors and older adults - Hollands KL, Agnihotri D, Tyson SF.
This study sought to measure the effects of competing cognitive demands on the stepping patterns of stroke survivors, compare...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 8, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

The effect of virtual reality and tetra-ataxiometric posturography programs on stroke patients with impaired standing balance - Song YB, Chun MH, Kim W, Lee SJ, Yi JH, Park DH.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effect of virtual reality (VR) and a tetra-ataxiometric posturography (Tetrax) program on stroke patients with impaired standing balance. METHODS: Thirty acute stroke patients with impaired standing balance were recrui...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 8, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Falls Source Type: news

Falls and use of assistive devices in stroke patients with hemiparesis: association with balance ability and fall efficacy - Kim O, Kim JH.
This study investigates balance ability and the fall efficacy with regard to the experiences of stroke patients with hemiparesis. METHODS: The experience of falling, the use of assistive devices, and each disease-related characteristic wer...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 26, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Feasibility and outcomes of a classical Pilates program on lower extremity strength, posture, balance, gait, and quality of life in someone with impairments due to a stroke - Shea S, Moriello G.
Pilates is a method that can potentially be used for stroke rehabilitation to address impairments in gait, balance, strength, and posture. The purpose of this case report was to document the feasibility of using Pilates and to describe outcomes of a 9-mont...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 26, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Death caused by heat stroke: case report - Savic S, Pavlekic S, Alempijević D, Dragan J.
INTRODUCTION: Heat stroke is the most dangerous among numerous disorders caused by elevated environmental temperature. It is characterized by an increased body temperature of over 40 degrees C, the dysfunction of the central nervous system and the developm...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 26, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Improvement in balance using a virtual reality-based stepping exercise: a randomized controlled trial involving individuals with chronic stroke - Lloréns R, Gil-Gómez JA, Alcañiz M, Colomer C, Noé E.
OBJECTIVE: To study the clinical effectiveness and the usability of a virtual reality-based intervention compared with conventional physical therapy in the balance recovery of individuals with chronic stroke. DESIGN: Randomized controlled trial. SE...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 26, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Falls Source Type: news

Death by suicide and other externally caused injuries after stroke in Japan (1990-2010): the Japan Public Health Center-Based Prospective Study - Yamauchi T, Inagaki M, Yonemoto N, Iwasaki M, Inoue M, Akechi T, Iso H, Tsugane S.
OBJECTIVE: No large population-based prospective study has investigated the risks of suicide and death by other externally caused injuries (ECIs) among stroke patients. The purpose of this study was to examine whether stroke increases the risks of suicide ...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 17, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

The effects of mirror therapy on the gait of subacute stroke patients: a randomized controlled trial - Ji SG, Kim MK.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effect of mirror therapy on the gait of patients with subacute stroke. DESIGN: Randomized controlled experimental study. SETTING: Outpatient rehabilitation hospital. SUBJECTS: Thirty-four patients with stroke were rand...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 17, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

The effect of underwater gait training on balance ability of stroke patients - Park SW, Lee KJ, Shin DC, Shin SH, Lee MM, Song CH.
[Purpose] The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of underwater treadmill gait training on the balance ability of stroke patients. [Subjects] Twenty-two patients with stroke were randomly assigned to an underwater treadmill group (n =11) o...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 14, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Falls Source Type: news

Risk factors associated with falls in adult patients after stroke living in the community: baseline data from a stroke cohort in Brazil - Pinto EB, Nascimento C, Marinho C, Oliveira I, Monteiro M, Castro M, Myllane-Fernandes P, Ventura LM, Maso I, Lopes AA, Oliveira-Filho J.
BACKGROUND: Individuals with stroke have a high risk of falling, and their fall predictors may differ from those of other populations. PURPOSE: To estimate fall frequency and identify factors related to fall occurrence in a sample of patients with ...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 13, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Acute ischemic stroke in a 19 month old following minor head trauma: case report and review of the literature - Garla V, Pino E, Coulon R, Wolfer R.
We describe a nineteen month old patient who developed left hemiparesis and subsequently left facial palsy after a fall. MRI of the brain showed hypodensities in the bas...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 12, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Correlations between Berg balance scale and gait speed in individuals with stroke wearing ankle-foot orthoses - a pilot study - Kobayashi T, Leung AK, Akazawa Y, Hutchins SW.
PURPOSE: The Berg balance scale (BBS) is commonly used to assess balancing ability in patients with stroke. The BBS may be a good candidate for clinical assessment prior to orthotic intervention, if it correlates well with outcome measures such as gait spe...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 1, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Test-retest reliability of the GAITRite walkway system for the spatio-temporal gait parameters while dual-tasking in post-stroke patients - Cho KH, Lee HJ, Lee WH.
This study was conducted using a single-group repeated-measures design, involving a b...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 1, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Emergency department visits for heat stroke in the United States, 2009 and 2010 - Wu X, Brady JE, Rosenberg H, Li G.
Background: The effect of extreme heat on health has become a growing public health concern due to climate change. We aimed to examine the epidemiological patterns of hospital-based emergency department (ED) visits for heat stroke in the United States. ...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - May 26, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

The Stroke Assessment of Fall Risk (SAFR): predictive validity in inpatient stroke rehabilitation - Breisinger TP, Skidmore ER, Niyonkuru C, Terhorst L, Campbell GB.
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate relative accuracy of a newly developed Stroke Assessment of Fall Risk (SAFR) for classifying fallers and non-fallers, compared with a health system fall risk screening tool, the Fall Harm Risk Screen. DESIGN AND SETTING: Prospective ...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - May 24, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Falls Source Type: news

Gait training with real-time augmented toe-ground clearance information decreases tripping risk in older adults and a person with chronic stroke - Begg RK, Tirosh O, Said CM, Sparrow WA, Steinberg N, Levinger P, Galea MP.
Falls risk increases with ageing but is substantially higher in people with stroke. Tripping-related balance loss is the primary cause of falls, and Minimum Toe Clearance (MTC) during walking is closely linked to tripping risk. The aim of this study was to...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - May 24, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Comparison of serum lipoprotein (a) level between non-cardioembolic ischemic stroke and traumatic brain injury - Gheini MR, Jafari E, Ahmadi A, Togha M, Saidinia S, Moradi M.
BACKGROUND: Numerous studies have reported higher lipoprotein (a) levels among stroke patients than controls, but it could be due to an acute phase reaction. The aim of this study was to compare lipoprotein (a) levels between patients with ischemic stroke ...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - May 23, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Circumstances and consequences of falls among people with chronic stroke - Schmid AA, Yaggi HK, Burrus N, McClain V, Austin C, Ferguson J, Fragoso C, Sico JJ, Miech EJ, Matthias MS, Williams LS, Bravata DM.
Falls are common after stroke; however, circumstances and consequences are relatively unknown. Our objectives were to identify the differences between fallers and non-fallers among people with chronic stroke, identify the circumstances of fall events, and ...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - April 9, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The relationship between spatiotemporal gait asymmetry and balance in individuals with chronic stroke - Lewek MD, Bradley CE, Wutzke CJ, Zinder SM.
Falls are common after stroke and often attributed to poor balance. Falls often occur during walking, suggesting that walking patterns may induce a loss of balance. Gait after stroke is frequently spatiotemporally asymmetric, which may decrease balance. Th...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - April 4, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Falls Source Type: news

Six-month prospective study of fall risk factors identification in patients post-stroke - Jalayondeja C, Sullivan PE, Pichaiyongwongdee S.
AIM: To determine if the findings at month 1 could correctly identify stroke patients who fell in the 6 months post-stroke; and to describe the characteristics of fallers and non-fallers, and their courses of recovery. METHODS: Of 133 volunteer...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - April 4, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Clinical feasibility of the Nintendo Wii™ for balance training post-stroke: a phase II randomized controlled trial in an inpatient setting - Bower KJ, Clark RA, McGinley JL, Martin CL, Miller KJ.
OBJECTIVE:To investigate the feasibility and potential efficacy of the Nintendo Wii™ for balance rehabilitation after stroke.DESIGN:Phase II, single-blind, randomized controlled trial.Setting:Inpatient rehabilitation facility.Subjects:Thirty adul...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - April 3, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Falls Source Type: news

Predicting road test performance in drivers with stroke - Barco PP, Wallendorf MJ, Snellgrove CA, Ott BR, Carr DB.
We examined 72 people with stroke referred by community physicians to an academic rehabilitation c...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - March 9, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Impaired dynamic balance is associated with falling in post-stroke patients - Cho K, Lee G.
Falling is one of the most common complications of stroke. The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of falling on cognitive and physical function in post-stroke patients. Further, the predictive factors associated with independence of activi...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - March 7, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Falls Source Type: news

Rehabilitation for improving automobile driving after stroke - George S, Crotty M, Gelinas I, Devos H.
BACKGROUND: Interventions to improve driving ability after stroke, including driving simulation and retraining visual skills, have limited evaluation of their effectiveness to guide policy and practice. OBJECTIVES: To determine whether any intervention, wi...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - March 1, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Gait disturbances in stroke patients - Balaban B, Tok F.
Post-stroke hemiplegic gait is a mixture of deviations and compensatory motion dictated by residual functions; therefore, each patient must be examined and his/her unique gait pattern must be identified and documented. Quantitative 3-dimensional gait analy...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - February 3, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Accidental mushroom poisoning mimicking stroke. A case report and literature review - Comelli I, Lippi G, De Blasio A, Cervellin G.
We describe here a paradigmatic case of mushroom poisoning mimicking a stroke. A 64-year old male was referred to the emergency department (ED) for a car accident. He was found diaphoretic, hypotensive, bradycardic, and slightly confused at presentation. N...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - February 3, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Prediction of driving ability in people with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis using the stroke driver screening assessment - Akinwuntan AE, O'Connor C, McGonegal E, Turchi K, Smith S, Williams M, Wachtel J.
In this study, we investigated the accuracy with which the Stroke Driver Screenin...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - January 25, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news