Protocol for an economic evaluation alongside the University Health Network Whiplash Intervention Trial: cost-effectiveness of education and activation, a rehabilitation program, and the legislated standard of care for acute whiplash injury in Ontario
- The effectiveness of a supervised physical training model tailored to the individual needs of patients with whiplash-associated disorders â€” a randomized controlled trial. Bunketorp, Lina; Lindh, Malin; Carlsson, Jane; Stener-Victorin, Elisabet // Clinical Rehabilitation;Mar2006, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p201
Objective: To evaluate the effects of a physical training programme which is supervised and tailored to meet the needs of patients with subacute whiplash-associated disorders. Design: A randomized controlled trial with follow-up at three and nine months after randomization. Setting: An...
- Whiplash. Stevens, Deborah // Practice Nursing;Dec2007, Vol. 18 Issue 12, p616
The article presents information on symptoms and treatment of whiplash. Whiplash refers to post-traumatic neck injury generally caused by injury sustained in a road traffic accident where the head is suddenly jerked backwards, usually as the result of a rear-end collision. The main treatments...
- More than a Pain in the Neck. Rattray, Fiona // Massage Australia;Aug2004, Issue 47, p6
Discusses the effects of whiplash, an acceleration-deceleration injury to the head and neck. Factors that can make a rear-impact whiplash worse; Information on the Foreman and Croft Classification and Quebec Task Force Classification; Summary of whiplash symptoms.
- Cervical Whiplash. Pitt, Adam; Stewart, Terry // Massage Australia;Feb2006, Issue 52, p4
Explains the mechanics behind whiplash and its causes and effects. Description of whiplash injuries; Information on cervical whiplash; Consideration of a typical rear end collision.
- Biofidelic whole cervical spine model with muscle force replication for whiplash simulation. Ivancic, P.; Panjabi, Manohar; Ito, S.; Cripton, P.; Wang, J. // European Spine Journal;Jun2005, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p346
Whiplash has been simulated using volunteers, whole cadavers, mathematical models, anthropometric test dummies, and whole cervical spines. Many previous in vitro whiplash models lack dynamic biofidelity. The goals of this study were to (1) develop a new dynamic whole cervical spine whiplash...
- Journal Club. van der Worp, Bart // Journal of Neurology;Nov2000, Vol. 247 Issue 11, p895
Discusses several neurological research. Effect of eliminating compensation for pain and suffering on the outcome of insurance claims for whiplash injury; Management of severe traumatic brain injury by decompressive craniectomy.
- In vitro low-speed side collisions cause injury to the lower cervical spine but do not damage alar ligaments. Hartwig, E.; Kettler, A.; Schultheiß, M.; Kinzl, L.; Claes, L.; Wilke, H.-J. // European Spine Journal;Nov2004, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p590
Whether injuries to the alar ligaments could be responsible for complaints of patients having whiplash injury in the upper cervical spine is still controversially discussed. It is known that these ligaments protect the upper cervical spine against excessive lateral bending and axial rotation...
- Myths of Whiplash. Ferrari, R. // Surgeon (Edinburgh University Press);Apr2003, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p99
Presents a study that investigated the myths of whiplash. Introduction of the concept of whiplash; Scientific efforts in explaining whiplash; Conclusion.
- Computational studies of 'whiplash' injuries. Gentle, C R; Golinski, W Z; Heitplatz, F // Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers -- Part H;Mar2001, Vol. 215 Issue 2, p181
The term 'whiplash' was initially used to describe injuries to the neck caused by the head being forced backwards during a rear-end collision in cars without head restraints. The addition of head restraints in the 1970s was expected to solve this problem by preventing excessive extension of the...