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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Effects of innovative hip-knee-ankle interlimb coordinated robot training on ambulation, cardiopulmonary function, depression, and fall confidence in acute hemiplegia - Park C, Oh-Park M, Dohle C, Bialek A, Friel K, Edwards D, Krebs HI, You JSH.
BACKGROUND: While Walkbot-assisted locomotor training (WLT) provided ample evidence on balance and gait improvements, the therapeutic effects on cardiopulmonary and psychological elements as well as fall confidence are unknown in stroke survivors. OBJE...
Source: SafetyLit - June 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Lateral perturbation-induced and voluntary stepping in fallers and nonfallers after stroke - Gray VL, Fujimoto M, Rogers MW.
OBJECTIVE: A loss of balance poststroke from externally induced-perturbations or during voluntary movements is often recovered by stepping. The purpose of this study was to characterize stepping behavior during lateral induced waist-pull perturbations and ...
Source: SafetyLit - June 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Neuroprotective effects of food restriction in a rat model of traumatic brain injury - the role of glucocorticoid signaling - Perovi ć M, Jović M, Todorović S, Đorđević AM, Milanović D, Kanazir S, Lončarević-Vasiljković N.
OBJECTIVE: Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is one of the most common causes of neurological damage in young and middle aged people. Food restriction (FR) has been shown to act neuroprotectively in animal models of stroke and TBI. Indeed, our previous studies ...
Source: SafetyLit - June 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Psychometric testing of the Fall Risks for Older People in the Community screening tool (FROP-Com screen) for community-dwelling people with stroke - Ng SSM, Liu TW, Kwong PWH, Choy HM, Fong TYK, Lee JYC, Tan YL, Tong GYH, Wong CCY, Lai CYY, Tse MMY.
OBJECTIVE: The Falls Risk for Older People in the Community assessment (FROP-Com) was originally developed using 13 risk factors to identify the fall risks of community-dwelling older people. To suit the practical use in busy clinical settings, a brief ver...
Source: SafetyLit - May 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Turning duration and steps predict future falls in poststroke hemiplegic individuals: a preliminary cohort study - Zou TE, Liang PJ, Lee SC.
This study investigated whether the duration and steps of a 180 ° turn while walking can distinguish retrospective fallers from ...
Source: SafetyLit - May 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Central nervous system involvement in breath-hold diving - Kohshi K, Tamaki H, Lema ître F, Morimatsu Y, Ishitake T.
Diving accident in breath-hold (BH) divers (Ama) is a stroke-like neurological condition involving the brain. Ama divers are at a risk of ischemic brain injuries which are situated in watershed or terminal zones of cerebral arteries, and/or corticomedullar...
Source: SafetyLit - May 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Drowning, Suffocation Source Type: news

Elderly patients with cervical spine fractures after ground level falls are at risk for blunt cerebrovascular injury - Gorman E, DiMaggio C, Frangos S, Klein M, Berry C, Bukur M.
BACKGROUND: Osteopenia is common in the elderly, increasing their risk of sustaining cervical fractures after ground level falls (GLFs). We sought to examine the incidence of blunt cerebrovascular injury (BCVI) and subsequent stroke in elderly GLF patients...
Source: SafetyLit - May 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A systematic review of the incidence, prevalence, costs, and activity/work limitations of amputation, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, back pain, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury, stroke, and traumatic brain injury in the United States: a 2019 update - Lo J, Chan L, Flynn S.
OBJECTIVE: To present recent evidence on the prevalence, incidence, costs, activity limitations, and work limitations of common conditions requiring rehabilitation. METHODS: This was a systematic review. Medline (PubMed), SCOPUS, Web of Science, an...
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The impact of ankle-foot-orthosis (AFO) use on the compensatory stepping response required to avoid a fall during trip-like perturbations in young adults: implications for AFO prescription and design - Nevisipour M, Honeycutt CF.
Ankle-foot-orthoses (AFOs) are commonly prescribed to treat foot drop and enhance walking in fall-prone individuals (e.g. stroke). AFOs improve static balance but AFO-users are still at high fall risk. To our knowledge, no one has studied the biomechanical...
Source: SafetyLit - March 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

New ischemic lesions on brain MRI in patients with blunt traumatic cerebrovascular injury - Harrigan MR, Griffin RL, Deveikis JP, Prattipati V, Chimowitz MI, Jansen JO.
BACKGROUND: Patients with blunt cerebrovascular injuries (BCVI) are at risk of thromboembolic stroke. Although primary prevention with antithrombotic therapy is widely used in this setting, its effectiveness is not well defined, and requires further invest...
Source: SafetyLit - March 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A one-year follow-up study on community dwelling multiple stroke survivors with spatial neglect - Hreha K, Rich T, Wong J.
This study assessed nine participants, who sustained multiple strokes and had spatial neglect, one year after participation in a prior trial on whether Prism Adaptation Treatment (PAT) was a feasible and effective treatment for spatial neglect remediation ...
Source: SafetyLit - March 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Global health, global surgery and mass casualties: II. Mass casualty centre resources, equipment and implementation - Aguilera S, Quintana L, Khan T, Garcia R, Shoman H, Caddell L, Latifi R, Park KB, Garcia P, Dempsey R, Rosenfeld JV, Scurlock C, Crisp N, Samad L, Smith M, Lippa L, Jooma R, Andrews RJ.
Trauma/stroke centres optimise acute 24/7/365 surgical/critical care in high-income countries (HICs). Concepts from low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs) offer additional cost-effective healthcare strategies for limited-resource settings when comb...
Source: SafetyLit - March 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

The effects of choral singing on communication impairments in acquired brain injury: A systematic review - Monroe P, Halaki M, Kumfor F, Ballard KJ.
BACKGROUND: Acquired brain injury (ABI), such as Parkinson's disease, dementia or stroke, can result in communication difficulties that lead to an impoverished ability to connect meaningfully with others. Choral singing is a complex task that uses multiple...
Source: SafetyLit - February 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Degree of bystander-patient relationship and prehospital care for opioid overdose - McCann MK, Jusko TA, Jones CMC, Seplaki CL, Cushman JT.
BackgroundAcross the spectrum of patient care for opioid overdose, an important, yet frequently overlooked feature is the bystander, or witness to the overdose event. For other acute medical events such as cardiac arrest and stroke, research supports that ...
Source: SafetyLit - February 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Does isolated somatosensory impairment affect the balance and ambulation of patients with supratentorial stroke after the acute phase? - Kim M, Lee HH, Lee J.
Balance and ambulation are the result of a multicomponent control process through the interaction of the sensory and motor information. Despite the clinical relevance of the somatosensory system, its role has not drawn much attention from clinical research...
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Interventions for preventing falls in people after stroke - Denissen S, Staring W, Kunkel D, Pickering RM, Lennon S, Geurts ACH, Weerdesteyn V, Verheyden GSAF.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en...
Source: SafetyLit - February 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Resilience to injury: a new approach to neuroprotection? - Singhal NS, Sun CH, Lee EM, Ma DK.
Despite thousands of neuroprotectants demonstrating promise in preclinical trials, a neuroprotective therapeutic has yet to be approved for the treatment of acute brain injuries such as stroke or traumatic brain injury. Developing a more detailed understan...
Source: SafetyLit - February 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology 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

Can overestimation of walking ability increase the risk of falls in people in the subacute stage after stroke on their return home? - Morone G, Iosa M, Pratesi L, Paolucci S.
This study examined whether comparison between comfortable...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - January 24, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The Christchurch earthquake stroke incidence study - Wu TY, Cheung J, Cole D, Fink JN.
We examined the impact of major earthquakes on acute stroke admissions by a retrospective review of stroke admissions in the 6weeks following the 4 September 2010 and 22 February 2011 earthquakes. The control period was the corresponding 6weeks in the prev...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - December 7, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Factors affecting falls in community-dwelling individuals with stroke in Singapore after hospital discharge - Chin LF, Wang J, Ong CH, Lee WK, Kong KH.
This study aimed to investigate the factors affecting the incidence of falls among individuals with stroke living in the community one year after discharge from a rehabilitation hospital in Singapore. METHODS: A cross-sectional telephone surv...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - October 28, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Falls Source Type: news

Lacunar stroke in a teenager after minor head trauma: Case report and literature review - Zw. MD, Dummer BW, Danielson LT, Haake BC.
Ischemic strokes in children and young adults are fortunately rare. Contrasted with adult ischemic strokes, pediatric stroke etiologies vary greatly and are often unknown. Childhood lacunar strokes and trauma-induced strokes represent particularly uncommon...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - October 5, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Analysis of risk factors affecting prognosis of exertional heat stroke - Zhao JJ, Zhou JJ, Hu J, Zhou FH, Kang HJ, Liu H, Pan L, Song Q.
OBJECTIVE: To determine prognostic risk factors of exertional heat stroke (EHS). METHODS: Sixty-nine patients who met the case definition of EHS at ten military hospitals from June 2002 to August 2012 were enrolled in this retrospective study. The clinical...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - October 1, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Exertional heat stroke management strategies in United States high school football - Kerr ZY, Marshall SW, Comstock RD, Casa DJ.
BACKGROUND:The 5-year period of 2005-2009 saw more exertional heat stroke-related deaths in organized sports than any other 5-year period in the past 35 years. The risk of exertional heat stroke appears highest in football, particularly during the preseaso...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - September 17, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Visual cue training to improve walking and turning after stroke: a study protocol for a multi-centre, single blind randomised pilot trial - Hollands KL, Pelton T, Wimperis A, Whitham D, Jowett S, Sackley C, Alan W, Van Vliet P.
BACKGROUND: Visual information comprises one of the most salient sources of information used to control walking and the dependence on vision to maintain dynamic stability increases following a stroke. We hypothesize, therefore, that rehabilitation efforts ...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - September 8, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Is impaired control of reactive stepping related to falls during inpatient stroke rehabilitation? - Mansfield A, Inness EL, Wong JS, Fraser JE, McIlroy WE.
Background. Individuals with stroke fall more often than age-matched controls. Although many focus on the multifactorial nature of falls, the fundamental problem is likely the ability for an individual to generate reactions to recover from a loss of balanc...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 31, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Visual impairment in stroke patients - a review - Sand KM, Midelfart A, Thomassen L, Melms A, Wilhelm H, Hoff JM.
Approximately 30% of all stroke patients suffer from post-stroke visual impairment. Hemianopia is the most common symptom, but also neglect, diplopia, reduced visual acuity, ptosis, anisocoria, and nystagmus are frequent. Partial or complete recovery of vi...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 23, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Sensing and Response Issues Source Type: news

Relationship between asymmetry of quiet standing balance control and walking post-stroke - Hendrickson J, Patterson KK, Inness EL, McIlroy WE, Mansfield A.
Spatial and temporal gait asymmetry is common after stroke. Such asymmetric gait is inefficient, can contribute to instability and may lead to musculoskeletal injury. However, understanding of the determinants of such gait asymmetry remains incomplete. The...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 27, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Increased risk for stroke in burn patients: A population-based one-year follow-up study - Chung SD, Chen CS, Lin HC, Kang JH.
INTRODUCTION: The study aimed to explore the frequency and risk of stroke following hospitalization for burn through the analysis of a population-based dataset in Taiwan. METHODS: We identified 692 hospitalized subjects who had received a diagnosis of burn...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 14, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Fear of falling and the relationship with the measure of functional independence and quality of life in post-cerebral vascular accident (stroke) victims - Monteiro RB, Laurentino GE, Melo PG, Cabral DL, Correa JC, Teixeira-Salmela LF.
The aim of this cross-sectional study was to evaluate the fear of falling of 52 chronic post-stroke individuals and to assess its relationship with measures of functional independence and quality of life (QOL). Fear of falling was assessed by the Brazilian...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 14, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Identification of the nursing diagnosis of fall risk in elderly with stroke - Morais HC, Holanda GF, Oliveira AR, Costa AG, Ximenes CM, de Araujo TL.
The purpose of this study was to verify the presence of a nursing diagnosis of fall risk in elderly with stroke. Observational exploratory and cross-sectional study with descrziptive analysis. Performed in a charitable rehabilitation association in Fortale...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - June 26, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Interventions for preventing falls in people after stroke - Verheyden GS, Weerdesteyn V, Pickering RM, Kunkel D, Lennon S, Geurts ACh, Ashburn A.
BACKGROUND: Falls are one of the most common medical complications after stroke with a reported incidence of 7% in the first week after stroke onset. Studies investigating falls in the later phase after stroke report an incidence of up to 73% in the first ...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - June 8, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Falls Source Type: news

Is gait speed or walking distance a better predictor for community walking after stroke? - Bijleveld-Uitman M, van de Port I, Kwakkel G.
Objective: To determine if gait speed or walking distance is a better predictor for community walking after stroke. Methods: Data from the FIT-Stroke trial were used in a cross-sectional design. Community walking was measured with a self-administered quest...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - April 19, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Daily life behaviors and depression risk following stroke: a preliminary study using ecological momentary assessment - Jean FA, Swendsen JD, Sibon I, Fehér K, Husky M.
Approximately one-third of stroke survivors have symptoms of depression. A better understanding of the early risk factors implicated in this form of comorbidity may contribute to the development of early prevention strategies and to improving outcomes for ...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - April 19, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Prediction of on-road driving ability after traumatic brain injury and stroke - Aslaksen PM, Orbo M, Elvestad R, Schäfer C, Anke A.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: The aim of the study was to examine the predictive value of widely used standardized neuropsychological tests in a clinical setting for on-road driving performance in patients with cerebral stroke or traumatic brain injury (TBI), an...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - April 14, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Is pain associated with suicidality in stroke? - Wai-Kwong T, Huajun L, Vincent M, Gabor S U, Ka-Sing W.
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the relationship between poststroke pain and suicidality (SI) in Chinese patients with first or recurrent stroke. DESIGN: Cross-sectional survey SETTING: Acute Stroke Unit of a university-affiliated general hospital in Hong Kong PART...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - January 2, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news