Do spirituality, resilience and hope mediate outcomes among family caregivers after traumatic brain injury or spinal cord injury? A structural equation modelling approach - Simpson GK, Anderson MI, Jones KF, Genders M, Gopinath B.
BACKGROUND: A deficits approach to understanding psychological adjustment in family caregivers of individuals with a neurological disability is extensive, but further research in the field of positive psychology (spirituality, resilience, hope) may provide... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Quality of life, concern of falling and satisfaction of the sit-ski aid in sit-skiers with spinal cord injury: observational study - Ponti A, Berardi A, Galeoto G, Marchegiani L, Spandonaro C, Marquez MA.
STUDY DESIGN: Observational study. OBJECTIVE: To describe (1) user satisfaction, (2) the Quality of Life (QoL) and (3) fear of falling in individuals with tetraplegia or paraplegia who used a mono-ski for sit-skiing. SETTING: Spinal units and Sport... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Emotional interaction in road traffic injury: a qualitative study on people with spinal cord injury - Sepahvand E, Khankeh H, Hosseini M, Akhbari B.
The injury management in the acute phase of spinal cord injury starts at the accident scene and focuses on preventing and reducing secondary damages. The road traffic injured patients are mostly transferred by relatives, untrained laypeople, and the driver... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Epidemiology of traumatic spinal cord injury in New Zealand (2007-2016) - Mitchell J, Nunnerley J, Frampton C, Croot T, Patel A, Schouten R.
AIM: To investigate the epidemiology of traumatic spinal cord injury (TSCI) in New Zealand over a 10-year period. METHODS: Ambispective data of all new patients admitted to New Zealand's two spinal rehabilitation units between January 2007 and Dece... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Spinal cord injury, Africa and women's concerns: sustaining our commitments as we move into the 20s - Alexander M.
As we move into the future it is always good to be positive about possibilities and things we can do to improve the lives of people living with SCI/D and their friends and families. We are also concerned with those that are most in need. In light of th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Association of mindfulness to resilience, anxiety, and depressive symptoms after spinal cord injury-a correlational study - Pincock JS, Terrill AL.
STUDY DESIGN: Online survey of individuals with spinal cord injuries (SCI). OBJECTIVE: This pilot study examined associations between mindfulness factors, resilience, and levels of depression and anxiety after SCI. SETTING: Community-based; United ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Excessive daytime sleepiness in adults with spinal cord injury and associations with pain catastrophizing and pain intensity - Craig A, Tran Y, Guest R, Middleton J.
STUDY DESIGN: Pre-post cohort mixed factorial design. OBJECTIVE: Excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) and chronic pain are major problems for people with spinal cord injury (SCI). However, the relationship between chronic pain and EDS requires clarif... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Quality of life of persons with traumatic spinal cord injury in rural Kilimanjaro, Tanzania: a community survey - Moshi H, Sundelin G, Sahlen KG, S örlin A.
Aim: To describe the quality of life of persons with traumatic spinal cord injury (TSCI) in a rural area of a low-income country.Methods: This was a cross-sectional descriptive study in which snowballing was used to identify persons with TSCI... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Traumatic spinal cord injury in Italy 20 years later: current epidemiological trend and early predictors of rehabilitation outcome - Franceschini M, Bonavita J, Cecconi L, Ferro S, Pagliacci MC.
STUDY DESIGN: Multicenter prospective observational study of people with acute traumatic spinal cord injury (TSCI) admitted to rehabilitation. OBJECTIVES: To update epidemiological characteristics of a TSCI Italian population and verify the impact ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Perceived sleep problems after spinal cord injury: results from a community-based survey in switzerland - Buzzell A, Chamberlain JD, Schubert M, Mueller G, Berlowitz DJ, Brinkhof MWG.
Objective: To investigate the burden of sleep problems within the Spinal Cord injured (SCI) community with respect to the general population (GP) in Switzerland. The study further explored potential predictors for receiving treatment for sleep probl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Biomarkers in traumatic spinal cord injury-technical and clinical considerations: a systematic review - Leister I, Haider T, Mattiassich G, Kramer JLK, Linde LD, Pajalic A, Grassner L, Altendorfer B, Resch H, Aschauer-Wallner S, Aigner L.
Objective. To examine (1) if serological or cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) biomarkers can be used as diagnostic and/or prognostic tools in patients with spinal cord injury (SCI) and (2) if literature provides recommendations regarding timing and source o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Extremity fractures in patients presenting with traumatic spinal fractures and spinal cord injury - Wang H, Wu D, Xu W, Zhu Y, Liu H, Li C, Liu J, Ou L, Xiang L.
Clinical features of extremity fractures (EFs) in patients presenting with traumatic spinal fractures (TSFs) and spinal cord injury (SCI) have not been investigated. To investigate the clinical features and risk factors for EFs in patients presenting with ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Mindfulness for pain, depression, anxiety, and quality of life in people with spinal cord injury: a systematic review - Hearn JH, Cross A.
BACKGROUND: Populations with reduced sensory and motor function, such as spinal cord injury (SCI) are at increased risk of depression, anxiety, pain, and poorer quality of life (QoL). Mindfulness-Based Interventions (MBIs) have been developed with the aim ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Spinal cord injury in Germany - a survey on the living and care situation of people with spinal cord injury - B ökel A, Egen C, Gutenbrunner C, Weidner N, Moosburger J, Abel FR, Rupp R, Kalke YB, Liebscher T, Kurze I, Sauer M, Geng V, Sturm C.
PURPOSE: Multiple organizations like UN and WHO call for the collection of internationally comparable data on living and supply conditions of people with disabilities. Furthermore, reliable national data are necessary for ensuring appropriate care. Regardi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A bibliometric analysis of publications on spinal cord injury during 1980-2018 - Kiraz M, Demir E.
This study aims to provide a holistic summary of the global scientific outputs about Spinal Cord Injury through bibliometr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Traumatic spinal cord injury mortality from 2006 to 2016 in China - Li B, Qi J, Cheng P, Yin P, Hu G, Wang L, Liu Y, Liu J, Zeng X, Hu J, Zhou M.
Purpose: To report on the national traumatic spinal cord injury (TSCI) mortality of China population, and assess sex-, age-, location-, and cause-specific mortality rates, respectively.Methods: A population-based longitudinal study based on m... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Cervical Hernias Can Cause Brain Damage Research Reveals
Specialist reserchers detect brain damage in patients with cervical hernias by using neuroimage and artificial intelligence techniques (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - January 17, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Spinal Cord Injury Source Type: news

Incidental bilateral calcaneal fractures following overground walking with a wearable robotic exoskeleton in a wheelchair user with a chronic spinal cord injury: is zero risk possible? - Bass A, Morin SN, Vermette M, Aubertin-Leheudre M, Gagnon DH.
Many individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI) rely on wheelchairs as their primary mode of locomotion leading to reduced weight-bearing on the lower extremities, which contributes to severe bone loss and increased risk of fragility fractures. Engaging in ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Practical application of recent advances in diagnostic, prognostic and therapeutic modalities for spinal cord injury - Snyder R, Verla T, Ropper AE.
Highlights • Advanced initial assessment and management strategies in the acute setting, and multi-disciplinary personalized approaches in the chronic setting of spinal cord injury may provide functional benefit to patients • In the acute setti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Epidemiology of spinal cord injuries and their outcomes: a retrospective study at the King Khalid Hospital - Mehdar KM, Mahjri AA, Al Rashah AA, Alyazidi A.
BACKGROUND: Spinal cord injury (SCI) is a life-changing neurological injury. Besides having significant implications for the patient, SCI places a considerable burden upon healthcare resources. Common causes of SCI include falls, road traffic accident (RTA... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Capturing the psychosocial impacts of falls from the perspectives of wheelchair users with spinal cord injury through photo-elicitation - Singh H, Scovil CY, Yoshida K, Oosman S, Kaiser A, Jaglal SB, Musselman KE.
Purpose: While the physical consequences of falls among wheelchair users with spinal cord injury have previously been examined, the psychosocial impacts remain understudied. Here, we explored the psychosocial impacts of falls and risk of falling fro... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Effects of a trained mobility assistance dog on upper extremity muscular effort during wheelchair propulsion on tiled and carpeted floors in individuals with a spinal cord injury - Martin-Lemoyne V, Vincent C, Boutros GEH, Routhier F, Gagnon DH.
This study aims to compare u... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Mohamad Khazaei's research in spinal cord injury earns him Young Investigator Award
(AlphaMed Press, Inc.) Mohamad Khazaei, Ph.D., scientific associate in Dr. Michael Fehlings' lab at Krembil Research Institute, Toronto, is the latest recipient of STEM CELLS Translational Medicine's (SCTM) Young Investigator Award. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New possible strategy for treating chronic pain due to burns may help sufferers including veterans
(The Physiological Society) New research shows how second-degree burns cause hard-to-treat chronic pain, and this understanding may be key to treating these complications, common in war veterans This research, published in Physiological Reports, suggests that burns cause changes to neurons in multiple parts of the spinal cord, even far from the injury site, which can contribute to chronic pain and other long-term complications. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Personal touch helps with MRI report recommendations
Direct communication by radiologists with referring clinicians can significantly...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Information is critical for MRI and spinal cord injuries Human connection is key to progress in radiology Pa. law rewrites rules on patient notification How to protect your practice from missed follow-ups Clinicians may prefer audiovisual radiology reports (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 8, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Robotic trunk support assists those with spinal cord injury
(Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science) A Columbia Engineering team has invented a robotic device -- the Trunk-Support Trainer (TruST) -- that can be used to assist and train people with spinal cord injuries (SCIs) to sit more stably by improving their trunk control, and thus gain an expanded active sitting workspace without falling over or using their hands to balance. The study is the first to measure and define the sitting workspace of patients with SCI based on their active trunk control. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Using inferred mobility status to estimate the time to major depressive disorder diagnosis post-spinal cord injury - VanDerwerker CJ, Gregory CM, Simpson KN.
OBJECTIVE: Estimate (1) prevalence of major depressive disorder (MDD) diagnosis; (2) risk factors associated with MDD diagnosis; (3) time at which MDD is diagnosed post-spinal cord injury (SCI) and interaction of inferred mobility status (IMS) in a commerc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Correction to: A manual-based family intervention for families living with the consequences of traumatic injury to the brain or spinal cord: a study protocol of a randomized controlled trial - Soendergaard PL, Wolffbrandt MM, Biering-S ørensen F, Nordin M, Schow T, Arango-Lasprilla JC, Norup A.
After publication of our article [1] we were notified that a few duplicate sentences were included on page 7 of the manuscript. Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Unique epidemiology of spinal cord injury in Hawai'i: wave-related incidents - Steinemann S, Galanis DJ, Cheng J, Velasco BK, Biffl WL.
Spinal cord injury remains one of the most devastating forms of traumatic injury. The purpose of this study was to characterize the clinical characteristics of spinal cord injury patients and the geographic location where the injury occurred in the state o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Study of cerebrospinal injuries by force transmission secondary to mandibular impacts using a finite element model - Tuchtan L, Godio-Raboutet Y, Delteil C, L éonetti G, Piercecchi Marti MD, Thollon L.
Brain and cervical injuries are often described after major facial impacts but rarely after low-intensity mandibular impacts. Force transmission to the brain and spinal cord from a mandibular impact such as a punch was evaluated by the creation and validat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Physical function, post-traumatic stress disorder, and quality of life in persons with spinal cord injury caused by the Wenchuan earthquake versus nondisaster trauma: a cross-sectional modeling study - Li J, Reinhardt JD, Feng X.
STUDY DESIGN: Cross-sectional study. OBJECTIVES: To compare physical function, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and quality of life (QOL) between individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI) caused by the Wenchuan earthquake and individuals with ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

The impact of level of injury on patterns of cognitive dysfunction in individuals with spinal cord injury - Chiaravalloti ND, Weber E, Wylie G, Dyson-Hudson T, Wecht JM.
Context: While it is well recognized that physical and physiological changes are more prominent in individuals with higher neurologic levels of spinal cord injury (SCI), the impact of level of lesion on cognition is less clear.Design: Cross-s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

IU team identifies potential target for restoring movement after spinal cord injury
(Indiana University School of Medicine) Researchers at Indiana University School of Medicine have made several novel discoveries in the field of spinal cord injuries (SCI). Most recently, the team led by Xiao-Ming Xu, PhD, has been working to determine how to activate movement after a spinal cord injury at the ninth thoracic level, where nerve fibers from the brain down to the spinal cord are interrupted. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Case Report: Description of two fractures during the use of a powered exoskeleton - van Herpen FHM, van Dijsseldonk RB, Rijken H, Keijsers NLW, Louwerens JWK, van Nes IJW.
INTRODUCTION: Powered robotic exoskeletons are a promising solution to enable standing and walking in patients with spinal cord injury (SCI). Although training and walking with an exoskeleton in motor complete SCI patients is considered safe, the risks of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

What is combination therapy in wound healing?
From psychotherapy to physical therapy to immunotherapy, hundreds of treatment options are made feasible by modern medicine. Doctors sometimes find value in combining two or more treatment methods to better facilitate healing. Here's what to know about combination therapy and its application in wound care: "Combining methods can help combat the body's resistance to the treatment." Understanding combination therapy Combination therapy is when doctors treat diseases, injuries or other medical conditions with two or more drugs or therapies. The idea is that if one alone does not work, combining method...
Source: Advanced Tissue - December 18, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: AdvancedTissue Tags: Wound care products Source Type: news

A qualitative exploration of perceived injustice among individuals living with spinal cord injury - Monden KR, Philippus A, Draganich C, MacIntyre B, Charlifue S.
PURPOSE/OBJECTIVE: The purpose of the present qualitative study was to explore how people living with spinal cord injury (SCI) conceptualize 2 factors believed to contribute to perceptions of injustice (i.e., severity/irreparability of loss and blame/sense... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Frailty May Worsen Outcomes in Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury
TUESDAY, Dec. 17, 2019 -- Frailty is an important predictor of worse outcome after traumatic spinal cord injury (tSCI) in patients
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Stroke drug boosts stem cell therapy for spinal cord injury in rats
(University of California - San Diego) In a UC San Diego study, rats with spinal cord injuries experienced a three-fold increase in motor activity when treated with neural progenitor cells that had been pre-conditioned with a modified form of tPA, a drug commonly used to treat non-hemorrhagic stroke. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Gait ability required to achieve therapeutic effect in gait and balance function with the voluntary driven exoskeleton in patients with chronic spinal cord injury: a clinical study - Okawara H, Sawada T, Matsubayashi K, Sugai K, Tsuji O, Nagoshi N, Matsumoto M, Nakamura M.
STUDY DESIGN: A non-randomized open-label single-arm clinical trial. OBJECTIVES: To analyze the effect of body weight supported treadmill training (BWSTT) with the voluntary driven exoskeleton (VDE) in persons with differing levels and completeness... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Disconnected body representation: neuroplasticity following spinal cord injury - Leemhuis E, De Gennaro L, Pazzaglia AM.
Neuroplastic changes in somatotopic organization within the motor and somatosensory systems have long been observed. The interruption of afferent and efferent brain-body pathways promotes extensive cortical reorganization. Changes are majorly related to th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Dr. Zanca recognized for contributions to rehabilitation research for spinal cord injury
(Kessler Foundation) Dr. Zanca has contributed to a system for classifying rehabilitation interventions with support from NIDILRR and the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute. She is co-investigator for the NIDILRR-funded Northern New Jersey Spinal Cord Injury System, and co-chair of the national Spinal Cord Injury Model System (SCIMS) Knowledge Translation Committee. She is author/co-author of more than 20 peer-reviewed publications and an associate editor for the Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine, official journal of the Academy of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - December 10, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Dent Neurologic growth spurt continues with three specialty clinics
Dent Neurologic Institute has opened three new specialty clinics within its Amherst headquarters targeting very different conditions. In September, Dent opened a Spasticity Clinic at the Sheridan Drive site help patients suffering from abnormal muscle contractions tied to injuries to the brain and spinal cord. That was followed in November by the Ketamine Clinic, providing intravenous treatments for severe depression, pain and c hronic migraine; and an interventional psychiatry clinic. Dent offers… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 9, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Dent Neurologic growth spurt continues with three specialty clinics
Dent Neurologic Institute has opened three new specialty clinics within its Amherst headquarters targeting very different conditions. In September, Dent opened a Spasticity Clinic at the Sheridan Drive site help patients suffering from abnormal muscle contractions tied to injuries to the brain and spinal cord. That was followed in November by the Ketamine Clinic, providing intravenous treatments for severe depression, pain and c hronic migraine; and an interventional psychiatry clinic. Dent offers… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - December 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Compliance with prescriptions for wheelchairs, walking aids, orthotics, and pressure-relieving devices in patients with traumatic spinal cord injury - Frasu ńska J, Tederko P, Wojdasiewicz P, Mycielski J, Turczyn P, Tarnacka B.
BACKGROUND: The use of adaptive equipment (AE) is the basic indication for patients with spinal cord injury (SCI). Inappropriate decisions concerning the use of AE imply treatment results, patient confidence, and patient and state costs. The present study ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Human Cells-utopia!
Great for use a controls vs Differentiated iPSCsWe have a cornucopia ofHuman Primary Neuron, Astrocytes and Schwann Cells plus CAFS. Featured Assays:Human Brain Pericytes used to study Guide Axon Guidance.Human Pancreatic CAFS and Tumor Dynamics.Axon guidance at the site of a cervical spinal cord injury in a rat model. (Ai) Schematic illustrating transplantation of scaffold into a C-4 hemisection. The injury cavity is shown prior to (ii) and immediately following (iii) transplantation. (Bi) Scaffold conditioned with flow exhibits viable GFP-labeled microvessels (green) (ii) and alignment of host axons (magenta) infiltratin...
Source: Neuromics - December 4, 2019 Category: Neuroscience Tags: adult stem cells CAFs Cancer Associated Fibroblasts human Astrocytes Human Endothelial Cells Human Neurons Primary Human Neurons Source Type: news

A common drug could help restore limb function after spinal cord injury
(Ohio State University) Long-term treatment with gabapentin, a commonly prescribed drug for nerve pain, could help restore upper limb function after a spinal cord injury, new research in mice suggests. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

A manual-based family intervention for families living with the consequences of traumatic injury to the brain or spinal cord: a study protocol of a randomized controlled trial - Soendergaard PL, Wolffbrandt MM, Biering-S ørensen F, Nordin M, Schow T, Arango-Lasprilla JC, Norup A.
BACKGROUND: Acquiring a traumatic injury constitutes a severe life change for the survivor, but also for the surrounding family. The paradigm of helping the family has primarily been on psychosocial interventions targeting caregivers. However, intervention... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Science Saturday: Mayo Clinic research is a step toward hope for spinal cord injuries
Early research published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings examines the first case at Mayo Clinic of stem cell therapy tested in humans for spinal cord injury. The case study found stem cell intervention, which took place after standard surgery, and physical and occupational therapy, restored some function in a patient with spinal cord injury. The report, [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - November 30, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Are safe guards at trampoline parks safe enough? A case report on a complete spinal cord injury after diving into a trampoline park foam pit - Lee JE, Kim JH, Park CH, Gwak DW, Kim CH, Park D, Hwang JM.
RATIONALE: Recently, commercial indoor trampoline parks have been opened around the globe, and both the number of venues and the park users are increasing. Academic literatures have largely focused on home trampoline related injuries, and less is known abo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Cervical spinal cord injury from a vehicular accidental near hanging injury and neck manipulations - Balogun JA, Malomo TA, Badejo OA.
Spinal cord injury is a global problem. It is a devastating life altering condition that is associated with permanent disability and reduced life expectancy. Road traffic accident has been described in global literature as the commonest aetiology and secon... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Drowning, Suffocation Source Type: news