Sansoni J, Anderson KH, Varona LM, Varela G. Ann Ig. 2013 May-Jun;25(3):235-46. doi: 10.7416/ai.2013.1926. SOURCE: Department of Public Health and Infectious Diseases, Nursing Research Unit, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy – School of Nursing, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA, USA – School of Nursing, Florida International University, Miami, FL, USA. Background: Informal caring or… Read More »»
Caregivers of Alzheimer’s patients and factors influencing institutionalization of loved ones: some considerations on existing literature.
Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol. 2009 Jan;4(1):1-8. doi: 10.1080/17483100802239648. Johnson KL, Bamer AM, Yorkston KM, Amtmann D. Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA. email@example.com PURPOSE: To investigate the use of assistive technology (AT), unmet needs for AT, and examine correlates of use of memory aids and cognitive strategies among individuals with multiple sclerosis… Read More »»
Diabetes among adults with cognitive limitations compared to individuals with no cognitive disabilities.
Using a retrospective analysis of data from the 2006 Medical Expenditures Panel Survey (MEPS), we assessed the health status of working-age adults with cognitive limitations in comparison to adults with no disability (unweighted N = 27,116; weighted N = 240,343,457). Adults with cognitive limitations had a significantly higher prevalence of diabetes than did adults with… Read More »»
Cognitive development in preschool children prenatally exposed to PCBs and MeHg. Stewart PW, Reihman J, Lonky EI, Darvill TJ, Pagano J. Department of Psychology, State University of New York at Oswego, Oswego, NY 13126, USA. firstname.lastname@example.org Neurotoxicol Teratol. 2003 Jan-Feb;25(1):11-22. A number of epidemiological studies have shown predictive relationships between prenatal exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls… Read More »»
Assessing the benefits of using assistive technologies and other supports for thinking, remembering and learning. Scherer MJ. Institute for Matching Person & Technology, Webster, New York 14580, USA. IMPT97@aol.com Disabil Rehabil. 2005 Jul 8;27(13):731-9. PURPOSE: Planning assistive technologies and other supports for individuals with cognitive disabilities requires a comprehensive and individualized assessment of current goals,… Read More »»
Oral health disparities between individuals with disabilities and the general population are widely reported in the literature, and malocclusion is no exception. As the number of people living with disabilities grows, so does the need to explore their oral health status. This review examines the reported prevalence of malocclusion in individuals with Down syndrome (DS),… Read More »»
Community-based persons with mental retardation: opportunities for health promotion. Ridenour N, Norton D. Graduate Nursing Program, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Nursing, Lubbock 79430, USA. Nurse Pract Forum 1997 Jun;8(2):45-9 The public policy of supporting the mentally retarded in community-based, group home environments provides an exciting opportunity for nurses to develop health… Read More »»