Perception and predictors of health locus of control at rehabilitation discharge and 1 year after traumatic spinal cord injury - Swinney MJ, Sepehri A, Stokic DS.
This retrospective study examined the perception and predictors of health locus of control (LOC) in 71 individuals with a spinal cord injury (SCI) at discharge from inpatient rehabilitation (average age 39  years, 77% male, 54% black, 51% cervical SCI, 51... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Abilitech Medical raises $2.9M to expand exoskeleton technology
The new capital will help Abilitech expand into products that assist people with spinal cord injuries, its CEO said. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Carter Jones Source Type: news

Abilitech Medical raises $2.9M to expand exoskeleton technology
The new capital will help Abilitech expand into products that assist people with spinal cord injuries, its CEO said. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 21, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Carter Jones Source Type: news

Association of psychological variants with functional outcomes among people with spinal cord injury - Qasheesh M, Shaphe MA, Iqbal A, Alghadir AH.
This study aimed to investigate the association of psychological variants, including fear, anxiety, and depression, with functional outcomes, including measures of functions and physical performance, among people with spinal cord injury (SCI). An observati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Epidemiological review of spinal cord injury due to road traffic accidents in Latin America - Fern ández Londoño LL, Marchesini N, Espejo Ballesteros D, Álzate García L, Gómez Jiménez JA, Ginalis E, Rubiano AM.
Spinal cord injury (SCI) is a disease that affects the normal function of the spinal cord. Road traffic accidents (RTAs) represent the main cause of SCI worldwide. SCI may generate physical disability and economic dependency, which is especially signifi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Spinal cord injury in sexual and gender minority individuals [editorial] - Rosendale N, Singh V.
[The publisher has not provided an abstract for this article.] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Equitable partnerships between scientists and persons living with spinal cord injury will strengthen research scope, quality, and outcomes - Anderson KD.
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Partnerships across all stakeholders in the research process strengthen the outcomes and ultimate usability of research. The purpose of this review is to discuss the current level of inclusion of people living with spinal cord injury (SC... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Is sleep disordered breathing confounding rehabilitation outcomes in spinal cord injury research? - Panza GS, Sutor T, Gee CM, Graco M, McCully K, Chiodo A, Badr MS, Nash MS.
The purpose of this article is to highlight the importance of considering sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) as a potential confounder to rehabilitation research interventions in spinal cord injury (SCI). Sleep disordered breathing is highly prevalent in SCI... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Anatomical increased/decreased changes in the brain area following individuals with chronic traumatic complete thoracic spinal cord injury - Murayama T, Takahama K, Jinbo K, Kobari T.
This study aimed to investigate anatomical changes in the brain following chronic complete traumatic thoracic spinal cord injury (ThSCI) using voxel-based morphometry (VBM). That is, it attempted to examine dynamic physical change following tho... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Assessment of cases of traumatic chest injuries reported to general surgery department - Sonkar SN, Gupta SK.
BACKGROUND: Traumatic injuries are the leading cause of death worldwide. Head and spinal cord injury is the common site of injury followed by thoracic trauma. The present study evaluated various traumatic chest injuries among patients reported to general s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Exercise capacity, functioning and quality of life 12 weeks after traumatic thoracic spinal cord injury - Kowalczyk-Jurgiel S, Scheel-Sailer A, Frotzler A, Flueck JL, Jegier A, Perret C.
BACKGROUND: A spinal cord injury (SCI) leads to patho-physiological changes that can affect physical and psychological performance. The aim of this observational study was to evaluate the relationship between exercise capacity, functioning and quality of l... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Shriners Hospitals for Children looks toward future of nonprofit pediatric care
For nearly 100 years, people have known Shriners Hospitals for Children for its expertise in specialty pediatric care, especially orthopedics and the treatment of burn injuries. Today, the Shriners Hospitals health care system provides care in additional areas, such as spinal cord injury and craniofacial conditions. All care and services are provided regardless of a family’s ability to pay or insurance status. Childhood conditions treated range from routine, such as fra ctures and sports injuries,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 9, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Lauren Lawley Head Source Type: news

Encompass Health opens another Florida hospital
Encompass Health has opened another hospital in Florida – this time in Pensacola. Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Pensacola aims to serve patients recovering from debilitating illnesses and injuries including strokes and other neurological disorders, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, amputations and complex orthopedic conditions. It' s just the latest in a series of new facilities in Florida for one of Birmingham's largest publicly traded companies. "Encompass Health is honored… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 8, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Encompass Health opens another Florida hospital
Encompass Health has opened another hospital in Florida – this time in Pensacola. Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Pensacola aims to serve patients recovering from debilitating illnesses and injuries including strokes and other neurological disorders, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, amputations and complex orthopedic conditions. It' s just the latest in a series of new facilities in Florida for one of Birmingham's largest publicly traded companies. "Encompass Health is honored… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 8, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Extracellular matrix and oxidative stress following traumatic spinal cord injury: physiological and pathophysiological roles and opportunities for therapeutic intervention - Chio JCT, Punjani N, Hejrati N, Zavvarian MM, Hong J, Fehlings M.
SIGNIFICANCE: Traumatic spinal cord injury (SCI) causes significant disruption of neuronal, glial, vascular and extracellular elements. The spinal cord extracellular matrix (ECM) comprises structural and communication proteins involved in reparative and re... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Epidemiological changes in traumatic spinal cord injuries for the last 30 years (1990-2019) in South Korea - Lee BS, Kim O, Ham D.
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective descriptive study. OBJECTIVES: To identify the characteristics of and epidemiological trends in traumatic spinal cord injuries (TSCIs) in Korea from 1990 to 2019. SETTING: National Rehabilitation Center affiliated with t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

NIDCR's Fall 2021 E-Newsletter
Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. NIDCR's Fall 2021 E-Newsletter In this issue: NIDCR News Funding Opportunities & Related Notices NIH/HHS News Subscribe to NICDR News Science Advances   NIDCR News 5 Q&As About “Oral Health in America: Advances and Challenges” NIDCR issued a brief Q&A regarding details of the forthcoming report Oral Health in America: Advances and Challenges, which will be published in Fall 2021. This comprehensive report will examine improvements in oral health over t...
Source: NIDCR Science News - September 1, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

First Brain-Computer System for Paralyzed Patients at Home First Brain-Computer System for Paralyzed Patients at Home
For the first time, a brain-computer interface system that can be set up in the home in minutes is letting a patient with spinal cord injury grasp a toothbrush and other objects.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - August 30, 2021 Category: Surgery Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

180 Medical Disability College Scholarship
Open to full-time college students living with specific medical conditions, including spinal cord injuries, spina bifida, transverse myelitis, neurogenic bladder, or an ostomy (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - August 27, 2021 Category: Disability Tags: Scholarships Source Type: news

Development of a machine learning algorithm for predicting in-hospital and one-year mortality after traumatic spinal cord injury: mortality prediction tool for spinal cord injury - Fallah N, Noonan V, Waheed Z, Rivers C, Plashkes T, Bedi M, Etminan M, Thorogood N, Ailon T, Chan E, Dea N, Fisher C, Charest-Morin R, Paquette S, Park S, Street J, Kwon B, Dvorak M.
BACKGROUND CONTEXT: Current prognostic tools such as the Injury Severity Score (ISS) that predict mortality following trauma do not adequately consider the unique characteristics of traumatic spinal cord injury (tSCI). PURPOSE: Our aim was to devel... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Psychosocial functioning of the patient with spinal cord and whiplash injury: a case report - Zaman S, Hussain B, Irfan S, Khan MM.
Whiplash is a soft tissue injury of the cervical spine that is generally caused by trauma from a motor vehicle accident or gunshot. It is associated with a wide range of clinical symptoms, including neck pain and stiffness, pain and restricted movement in ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Reliability of modified functional reach test in the assessment of balance function in people with spinal cord injury: a systematic review - Arsh A, Darain H, Rahman MU, Ullah I, Shakil-Ur-Rehman S.
OBJECTIVE: To systematically review studies reporting reliability of modified functional reach test for the assessment of sitting balance function in people with spinal cord injury. METHODS: The systematic review was conducted in line with the Pref... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Daily variation in sleep quality is associated with health-related quality of life in people with spinal cord injury - Carlozzi NE, Freedman J, Troost JP, Carson T, Molton IR, Ehde DM, Najarian K, Miner JA, Boileau NR, Kratz AL.
We examined the effect of sleep quality on same-day HRQOL using ecological momentary ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Testing a model of resilience in family members of relatives with traumatic brain injury versus spinal cord injury: multigroup analysis - Simpson GK, Anderson MI, Daher M, Jones KK, Morey P.
OBJECTIVE To test a model comprising explanatory (neurological impairment, coping, personality) and mediating (resilience, self-efficacy, hope, social support) variables on psychological adjustment and burden among family caregivers of individuals with tr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Trends of epidemiological characteristics of traumatic spinal cord injury in China, 2009-2018 - Hao D, Du J, Yan L, He B, Qi X, Yu S, Zhang J, Zheng W, Zhang R, Huang DG, Yang J, Zhu M, Ouyang J, Zhao H, Ding K, Shi H, Cao Y, Zhang Y, Tang Q, Liu Y, Zhang Z, Wang Y, Tian Y, Chen H, Bai L, Li H, Mu C, Wang Y, Wang X, Jiang C, Lin J, Lin B, Fan S, Nie L, Song J, Ma X, Shao Z, Gao Y, Guan Z, Song Y, Ma W, Chen Q.
OBJECTIVE: We focus on providing the first comprehensive national dataset on the incidence, injury aetiology and mortality of TSCI in China. METHODS: A multi-stage stratified cluster sampling method was used. We included TSCI cases from all hospita... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Rehabilitation length of stay and functional improvement among patients with traumatic spinal cord injury - Kao YH, Chen Y, Deutsch A, Wen H, Tseng TS.
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective cohort study. OBJECTIVE: Investigate the association between rehabilitation length of stay (LOS) and motor FIM( ®) (mFIM) between rehabilitation admission and discharge among patients with traumatic spinal cord injury (S... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Socioeconomic status and social relationships in persons with spinal cord injury from 22 countries: does the countries' socioeconomic development moderate associations? - Fekete C, Reinhardt JD, Arora M, Patrick Engkasan J, Gross-Hemmi M, Kyriakides A, Le Fort M, Tough H.
This study investigates inequalities in social relations... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The reality of accomplishing surgery within 24 hours for complete cervical spinal cord injury: clinical practices and safety - Balas M, Pr ömmel P, Nguyen L, Jack A, Lebovic G, Badhiwala JH, Da Costa L, Nathens AB, Fehlings MG, Wilson JR, Witiw CD.
Substantial clinical data supports an association between superior neurological outcomes and early (within 24 hours) surgical decompression for those with traumatic cervical spinal cord injury (SCI). Despite this, much discussion persists around feasibilit... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Management of acute subaxial trauma and spinal cord injury in professional collision athletes - Patel PD, Divi SN, Canseco JA, Donnally CJ, Galetta M, Vaccaro AJ, Schroeder GD, Hsu WK, Hecht AC, Dossett AB, Dhanota AS, Prasad SK, Vaccaro AR.
Sports-related acute cervical trauma and spinal cord injury (SCI) represent a rare but devastating potential complication of collision sport injuries. Currently, there is debate on appropriate management protocols and return-to-play guidelines in professio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Ligamentum flavum hematoma following a traffic accident: a case report - Yu D, Lee W, Chang MC.
We report a case of lumbar radicular pain due to LFH following a traffic accident. CASE SUMMARY: A 59-year-old man ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Effect of robotic-assisted gait training on functional status, walking and quality of life in complete spinal cord injury - Çinar, Yildirim MA, Öneş K, Gökşenoğlu G.
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of robotic-assisted gait training (RAGT) on functional status and the quality of life in patients with subacute complete spinal cord injury (SCI). Thirty-seven patients with complete SCI were included... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Outcomes of a multicenter safety and efficacy study of the SuitX Phoenix powered exoskeleton for ambulation by patients with spinal cord injury - Koljonen PA, Virk AS, Jeong Y, McKinley M, Latorre J, Caballero A, Hu Y, Wong YW, Cheung K, Kazerooni H.
OBJECTIVE: To examine the safety and efficacy of ambulation utilizing a semi-passive and lightweight powered exoskeleton by spinal cord injury (SCI) patients. METHODS: This is a multi-center, open-label, prospective cohort study across three facili... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Epidemiological characteristics of traumatic cervical spinal cord injury in Chongqing, China, from 2009 to 2018 - Sun D, Zhang Z.
STUDY DESIGN: Hospital-based retrospective epidemiological research. OBJECTIVES: To describe the epidemiological and demographic features of patients with traumatic cervical spinal cord injury in Chongqing, China from 2009 to 2018. SETTING: Army Mi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Evaluation of safety and performance of the self balancing walking system Atalante in patients with complete motor spinal cord injury - Kerdraon J, Previnaire JG, Tucker M, Coignard P, Allegre W, Knappen E, Ames A.
STUDY DESIGN: Prospective, open label, observational. OBJECTIVES: To present results of the first clinical study on a newly developed robotic exoskeleton (Atalante ®, Wandercraft, Paris, France) that enables individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Returning to rural communities following transitional rehabilitation after spinal cord injury - Kendall M, Harre D, Schuurs S, Hinchy K, Booth S.
[The publisher has not provided an abstract for this article.] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A qualitative study on health and lives of spinal cord injury patients due to road traffic accidents in Madurai District, Tamil Nadu, India - Akkayasamy VS, Panneer S.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 31, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Science Saturday: Regenerative pipeline for spinal cord repair
Mayo Clinic  research is learning how stem cell therapy can treat neurodegenerative diseases. Mayo is among the first to study whether stem cell therapy might trigger healing for spinal cord injury. Research is ongoing in preclinical models, but it also has advanced from discovery science to early clinical tr ials. It's a complex question because different forms of stem cells can be derived from different biologics within the body. Mayo Clinic's Center for Regenerative Medicine is driving the research that… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - July 31, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

The Stockholm Spinal Cord Uro Study: 3. urodynamic characteristics in a regional prevalence group of persons with spinal cord injury and indications for improved follow-up - Farrelly E, Lindbo L, Seiger.
AIMS: Examine the outcome of urodynamic studies in a regional prevalence group of patients with traumatic spinal cord injury (SCI), explore relationships between urodynamic parameters and renal complications/other SCI-related dysfunctions, assess the role ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Direct cost of illness for spinal cord injury: a systematic review - Malekzadeh H, Golpayegani M, Ghodsi Z, Sadeghi-Naini M, Asgardoon M, Baigi V, Vaccaro AR, Rahimi-Movaghar V.
STUDY DESIGN: Systematic review. OBJECTIVE: Providing a comprehensive review of spinal cord injury cost of illness studies to assist health-service planning. METHODS: We conducted a systematic review of the literature published from Jan. 19... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

High-Tech Exoskeletons Improve Bowel Function in People With Spinal Cord Injury
FRIDAY, July 23, 2021 -- Digestive issues are common after spinal cord injury and can lead to chronic constipation and incontinence. But robotic exoskeleton-assisted walking can improve matters in people with such injuries, researchers say. In an... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 23, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Adult outcomes for children who sustained firearm-related spinal cord injuries - Pruente J, Heinemann AW, Zebracki K, Mukherjee S, Gaebler-Spira D.
OBJECTIVE: To describe the adult functional, participation, education, employment, and quality of life outcomes of children who incurred spinal cord injury (SCI) as the result of gun injuries vs. non-violent etiologies, as well as their utilization of heal... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Spinal cord ischaemic injury while playing in a playground - de Brito Chagas J, Cancelinha C, Pais RP, Costa C.
We describe a case of a previously healthy 13-year-old girl admitted to the emergency department with an ac... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

3D-Printed Neural Tissue Restores Movement to Paralyzed Rats
A new strategy for 3D-printing neural tissue that mimics white matter shows that repairing spinal cord injuries is possible. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - July 5, 2021 Category: Science Tags: Sponsored Article Source Type: news

Who are the beneficiaries and what are the reasons for non-utilization of care respite and support services? A cross-sectional study on family caregivers - Huang J, M ünzel N, Scheel-Sailer A, Gemperli A.
BACKGROUND: Family caregivers assume substantial caregiving responsibilities for persons with chronic conditions, such as individuals with spinal cord injury, which leads to negative impacts on their lives. Respite care and other services are provided as a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

More than half of wheelchair users with spinal cord injury needed repairs in past 6 months
(Kessler Foundation) " Based on what we learned in the survey, there are some simple measures, such as providing a borrowed wheelchair to people so they have mobility while their chair is being repaired, that could reduce the adverse consequences, " said Dr. Dyson-Hudson. " Other facilitators include increasing the speed of repairs, training people in wheelchair maintenance, and routinely scheduling follow-up appointments after a repair is made, so any subsequent problems can be caught early. " (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Daemen College partners with Todd Shatkin on new exoskeletal center
Three years in the works, the project will provide improved mobility for people with spinal cord injuries, as well as orthopedic and neurological conditions. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 29, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Characteristics and survival of patients with acute traumatic spinal cord injury above T6 with prolonged intensive care unit stays - Esmor ís-Arijón I, Galeiras R, Salvador de la Barrera S, Mourelo Fariña M, Pértega Díaz S.
OBJECTIVES: To characterize patients with an acute traumatic spinal cord injury (ATSCI) above T6 who were admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) for ≥30 days, as well as their one-year mortality, in comparison with patients admitted for ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Cross-cultural adaptation and measurement properties of the Brazilian Portuguese version of the spinal cord injury - Falls Concern Scale - Galante-Maia GA, Magalh ães LC, Teixeira-Salmela LF, Scianni AA.
STUDY DESIGN: Psychometric study. OBJECTIVES: To cross-culturally adapt the spinal cord injury-falls concern scale (SCI-FCS) to the Brazilian Portuguese language and to evaluate its measurement properties. SETTING: SARAH Network of Rehabilitation H... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Traumatic spinal cord injury in southern Saudi Arabia: patterns, time to surgery and outcomes - Alnaami I, Alsaleh S, Al-Amri MS, Al-Alamri A, Al-Zahrani F, Al-Amri MA, Khan MA.
INTRODUCTION: Spinal cord injury (SCI) is an unbearable neurological disorder. which has a destructive socioeconomic effect of affected individual, their families and the healthcare systems. Stressful spinal cord damages are caused by road traffic misfortu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news