Risk factors associated with falls and fall-related injuries among wheelchair users with spinal cord injury - Abou L, Rice LA.
OBJECTIVE: To identify risk factors for falls and fall-related injuries for wheelchair users with spinal cord injury (SCI). DESIGN: Cross-sectional study. SETTING: Community setting. PARTICIPANTS: Fifty-nine community dwelling wheelchair users (N=5... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 29, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Safety and risk management of powered exoskeleton for spinal cord injury - Oyama H, Hojo R, Ikeda H.
The usage of powered exoskeletons has been reported to benefit gait reconstruction in patients with spinal cord injury (SCI). However, few studies have reported on the aspects of safety. We investigated and observed rehabilitation using exoskeleton, and pe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 22, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Australian arm of the International Spinal Cord Injury (Aus-InSCI) Community Survey: 2: understanding the lived experience in people with spinal cord injury - Middleton JW, Arora M, Kifley A, Clark J, Borg SJ, Tran Y, Atresh S, Kaur J, Shetty S, Nunn A, Marshall R, Geraghty T.
STUDY DESIGN: Cross-sectional survey. OBJECTIVES: To identify common problems across key domains of functioning, health and wellbeing, as well as evaluate self-reported quality of life (QoL) by people with SCI, examining differences by age, gender,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Family-centred care for children with traumatic brain injury and/or spinal cord injury: a qualitative study of service provider perspectives during the COVID-19 pandemic - Pollock A, D'Cruz K, Scheinberg A, Botchway E, Harms L, Amor DJ, Anderson V, Bonyhady B, Knight S.
OBJECTIVES: COVID-19 has led to rapid changes in rehabilitation service provision for young people living with traumatic brain and/or spinal cord injury. The aim of this project was to understand the experiences of rehabilitation service providers during t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 15, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Prognosis of traumatic spinal cord injury in children: follow-up of 86 patients - Meng YF, Zhang JW, Tong AN, Tang HH, Bai JZ, Wang FY, Liu SJ, Lyu Z, Chen SZ, Liu JS, Hong Y.
PURPOSE: The long-term situation of children with spinal cord injury (SCI) was investigated, and suggestions for helping them better return to the society were provided. METHODS: SCI patients less than 18 years old hospitalized in Beijing Boai Hosp... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 14, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

A qualitative photo-elicitation study exploring the impact of falls and fall risk on individuals with subacute spinal cord injury - Habib Perez OD, Martin S, Chan K, Singh H, Yoshida KK, Musselman KE.
BACKGROUND: Individuals living with chronic spinal cord injury or disease (SCI/D) are at an increased risk of falling. However, little is known about the impact of falls and fall risk in the subacute phase of SCI/D, despite this being a time when fall prev... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 9, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Does severity of spinal cord injury predict likelihood of suffering chronically from severe depression and anxiety? - Khandelwal A, Shafer LA, Ethans K.
The objective of this study was to assess the association between level ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 6, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Safety and feasibility of a novel exoskeleton for locomotor rehabilitation of subjects with spinal cord injury: a prospective, multi-center, and cross-over clinical trial - Chen S, Wang Z, Li Y, Tang J, Wang X, Huang L, Fang Z, Xu T, Xu J, Guo F, Wang Y, Long J, Wang X, Liu F, Luo J, Wang Y, Huang X, Jia Z, Shuai M, Li J.
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the safety, walking efficiency, physiological cost, don and doff time cost, and user satisfaction of Ai-robot. DESIGN: Prospective, multi-center, and cross-over trial. SUBJECTS: Paraplegic subjects (n = 40) with T6-L2 level s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 6, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Chasing the cup: a comprehensive review of spinal cord injuries in hockey - Self M, Mooney JH, Amburgy J, Houston JT, Hadley MN, Sicking D, Walters BC.
Ice hockey is a high-speed sport with a high rate of associated injury, including spinal cord injury (SCI). The incidence of hockey-related SCI has increased significantly in more recent years. A comprehensive literature search was conducted with the PubMe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 28, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Impact of injury duration on a sensorimotor functional network in complete spinal cord injury - Guo Y, Ge Y, Li J, Dou W, Pan Y.
Connectivity changes after spinal cord injury (SCI) appear as dynamic post-injury procedures. The present study aimed to investigate the alterations in the functional connectivity (FC) in different injury duration in complete SCI using resting-state functi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 28, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Drug could block inflammation, pain, restore function in spinal cord injury, study finds
An existing drug could help limit damage caused by an injury to the spinal cord by blocking the inflammatory response, potentially restoring some movement, researchers said Friday. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - May 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Recovery of mice raises hopes drug could help people with spinal injuries
Condition of rodents with spinal cord damage improved after they had lung disease drug, say researchersMice with spinal cord injuries have shown remarkable recovery after being given a drug initially developed for people with lung disease, researchers have revealed, saying the treatment could soon be tested on humans.It is thought there are about2,500 new spinal cord injuries in the UK every year, with some of those affected experiencing full loss of movement as a result.Despite a number of promising areas of research,at present damage to the spinal cord is not reversible.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 20, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Science correspondent Tags: Medical research Science UK news Source Type: news

Stakeholders' expectations of return-to-work after spinal cord injury: a 1-year follow-up - Farias L, Holmlund L, Asaba E.
Understanding the process of return-to-work is key to supporting people's social participation and health after a disability. This phenomenographic study aimed to explore the expectations and ways of understanding return-to-work from the perspectives of th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 20, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Encompass Health plans inpatient rehab hospital near Texas Medical Center
Encompass Health Corp. ’s (NYSE: EHC) future hospital will cater to patients recovering from debilitating illnesses and injuries, including strokes and other neurological disorders, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, amputations and complex orthopedic conditions. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 13, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jeff Jeffrey Source Type: news

A systematic review of how spinal cord injury impacts families - Wilson CS, DeDios-Stern S, Bocage C, Gray AA, Crudup BM, Russell HF.
PURPOSE/OBJECTIVE: This systematic review synthesizes the existing literature on the impact of spinal cord injury (SCI) on families, including parenting, marital relations, and caregivers' psychological adjustment. RESEARCH METHOD/DESIGN: Seven databases w... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 9, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news