Physical medicine & rehabilitation
- Factors influencing rehabilitation of arteriosclerotic lower limb amputees. Siriwardena, G.J.A.; Bertrand, P.V. // Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development;Summer91, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p35
Examines factors that influence the rehabilitation of arteriosclerotic lower limb amputees. Walking ability; Concomitant disease; Differences between operations; Operation and age groups.
- Abstracts of recent literature. Edelstein, Joan E. // Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development;Feb96, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p72
Presents an abstract of the article entitled `Functional Outcomes in a Lower Limb Amputee Population,' by L. Sapp and C.E. Little, published in the 1995 issue of the periodical `Prosthetic Orthopedic Intern'.
- Streamlined stroke recovery. // Consumer Reports on Health;Feb96, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p22
Offers suggestions for rehabilitating stroke survivors. Need for assessment of patient's particular needs; Need to substitute drugs which retard recovery.
- After a stroke: Strategies to restore function and prevent complications. Reddy, Vinay; M. Prabhakar Reddy // Geriatrics;Sep97, Vol. 52 Issue 9, p59
Deals with the initial rehabilitation of patients with stroke and people involve in rehabilitation. Several post-stroke complications; Methods of planning a rehabilitation team; Measures in preventing stroke recurrence.
- Specialist rehabilitation after stroke. Gladman, John; Barer, David // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);6/29/96, Vol. 312 Issue 7047, p1623
Editorial. Comments on the effectiveness of specialized rehabilitation nursing care given to stroke patients in Great Britain. Group supported by the National Health Service (NHS) called Collaborative Stroke Audit and Research (COSTAR) Group; Agreement on the issues involved in stroke...
- Empowering patients: The key to stroke rehab. Pinkowish, Mary Desmond // Patient Care;10/30/1995, Vol. 29 Issue 17, p13
Focuses on the importance of patient empowerment in rehabilitating patients with cerebrovascular disease. Comments from Washington, D.C.-based National Rehabilitation Hospital Assistant Medical Director of the Stroke Recovery Program Mark Ozer; Components of the stroke rehabilitation program;...
- The critical early period. Alter, Milton; Roth, Elliot J. // Patient Care;10/30/1995, Vol. 29 Issue 17, p14
Part I. Focuses on a rehabilitation program for cerebrovascular patients in the United States. Principal goals of stroke rehabilitation; Early rehabilitation during acute care; Preventing complications; Adjunctive pharmacotherapy; Planning for discharge from the acute care unit. INSET: A...
- How to choose an appropriate program. Alter, Milton; Roth, Elliot J. // Patient Care;10/30/1995, Vol. 29 Issue 17, p22
Part II. Focuses on how to select appropriate rehabilitation program for patients with cerebrovascular disease in the United States. Selecting a rehabilitation program; Comprehensive acute rehabilitation; Subacute rehabilitation; Outpatient rehabilitation. INSETS: Evaluating and treating...
- Urinary continence and outcome in stroke rehabilitation. // Age & Ageing;Jan97 Supplement, Vol. 26, p26
Presents an abstract of the study `Urinary Continence and Outcome in Stroke Rehabilitation,' by I. Perez, A. Melbourn and L. Kalra, presented during the communications to the autumn meeting of the British Geriatrics Society on October 3-4, 1996 in London, England.