AAHD has joined the Disability and Rehabilitation Research Coalition (DRRC) – 25 organizations – endorsing Senate legislation (S.1027) to strengthen rehabilitation research at NIH. The July 1 statement is available: PDF.
Should preparation for elite sporting participation be included in the rehabilitation process of war-injured veterans?
Chockalingam N, Thomas NB, Duval L. Prosthet Orthot Int. 2012 Sep;36(3):270-7. doi: 10.1177/0309364612447096. SOURCE: Staffordshire University, Stoke on Trent, UK. email@example.com BACKGROUND: Participation in sport and exercise training, while aiding in the reintegration and confidence building of wounded service personnel, also has potential to prepare them for elite sport competition. It is this encouragement of… Read More »»
Eliciting patient and caregiver perspectives to improve the public reporting of rehabilitation quality measures
Papadimitriou C, Magasi S, Demark H, Taylor C, Wolf MS, Heinemann AW, Deutsch A. Rehabil Nurs. 2013 Jan-Feb;38(1):24-31. doi: 10.1002/rnj.63. School of Nursing & Health Studies, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois, USA. firstname.lastname@example.org PURPOSE: To evaluate patients’ and caregivers’ abilities to comprehend information on rehabilitation quality measures, and select high-quality rehabilitation facility. DESIGN: We used… Read More »»
Mau W, Reuter S. Dtsch Med Wochenschr. 2011 Oct;136(43):2199-204. doi: 10.1055/s-0031-1292033. Epub 2011 Oct 18. [Article in German] SOURCE: Institut für Rehabilitationsmedizin, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg. email@example.com Considering the increasing disability with higher age and the demographic changes health promotion, prevention and rehabilitation are of high relevance for the maintenance and restoration of activity and participation of… Read More »»
Patients’ experiences with technology during inpatient rehabilitation: opportunities to support independence and therapeutic engagement
Fager SK, Burnfield JM. Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol. 2013 Apr 19. SOURCE: Institute for Rehabilitation Science and Engineering, Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital , Lincoln, NE , USA. PURPOSE: To understand individuals’ perceptions of technology use during inpatient rehabilitation. METHOD: A qualitative phenomenological study using semi-structured interviews of 10 individuals with diverse underlying diagnoses and/or a close… Read More »»
Consortium for Administrators of Native American Rehabilitation (CANAR) Format Consortium CANAR facilitates collaboration and cooperation among administrators of rehabilitation projects serving American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) people with disabilities by 1) providing a forum to enable administrators to study, deliberate, and act upon matters affecting rehabilitation with the ultimate goal of expanding quality rehabilitation… Read More »»