Secondary Conditions

Disability and health outcomes in geospatial analyses of Southeastern U.S. county health data

David W. Hollar Jr., Ph.D Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 10, Issue 4, p518–524 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2017.01.003   Background People with disabilities tend to be at risk for secondary conditions. There is a need for comprehensive disability and health databases, including geographic information systems to evaluate trends in health, functioning, and employment. Objective We evaluated county levels in morbidity and […]

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Why stay home? Temporal association of pain, fatigue and depression with being at home

Craig Ravesloot, Ph.D Bryce Ward, Ph.D., Tannis Hargrove, M.A., Jennifer Wong, M.A., Nick Livingston, M.A., Linda Torma, Ph.D., Catherine Ipsen, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 9, Issue 2, p218–225 Published online: November 25, 2015 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2015.10.010 Background Community participation is important to most people with disabilities despite the fact that common secondary conditions like […]

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An exploratory study of inclusive worksite wellness: Considering employees with disabilities

LaWanda H. Cook, Ph.D., John T. Foley, Ph.D., Luz Mairena Semeah, Ph.D., M.P.A Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 9, Issue 1, p 100–107 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2015.08.011   Background An increasing number of employers are offering worksite wellness programs, yet, little is known about the participation of workers with disabilities. Objective The primary purpose of this study […]

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Understanding upper extremity home programs and the use of gaming technology for persons after stroke

Elena V. Donoso Brown, Ph.D., Brian J. Dudgeon, Ph.D., Karli Gutman, D.P.T., Chet T. Moritz, Ph.D., Sarah Westcott McCoy, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, October 2015, Volume 8, Issue 4, Pages 507–513 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2015.03.007 Background Many persons post-stroke continue to have difficulty using their more involved upper extremity and home programs may be poorly adhered to limiting the amount of practice an […]

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Perception of secondary conditions in adults with spina bifida and impact on daily life

Robert Wagner, M.D., Ronna Linroth, O.T., Ph.D., Candice Gangl, O.T.D., O.T.R/L., Nancy Mitchell, M.A., O.T.R/L., Michelle Hall, C.P.O., .A.A.O.P.,Rhonda Cady, Ph.D., R.N.,Matthew Christenson, B.S. Disability and Health Journal, October 2015 Volume 8, Issue 4, Pages 492–498 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2015.03.012 Background Spina bifida is a congenital defect of the neural tube resulting in motor and sensory disruption. Persons with spina bifida can also experience […]

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Trends in U.S. adult chronic disability rates over time

Lisa I. Iezzoni, M.D., M.Sc., Stephen G. Kurtz, M.S., Sowmya R. Rao, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 7, Issue 4, p402–412 Published online: June 10, 2014 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2014.05.007 Background Trends in the patterns and prevalence of chronic disability among U.S. residents carry important implications for public health and public policies across multiple societal sectors. […]

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Hospitalization for urinary tract infections and the quality of preventive health care received by people with spina bifida

Brian S. Armour, Ph.D., Lijing Ouyang, Ph.D., Judy Thibadeau, R.N., M.N., Scott D. Grosse, Ph.D., Vincent A. Campbell, Ph.D., David Joseph, M.D. Disability and Health Journal,  July 2009 Volume 2, Issue 3, Pages 145–152 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2009.02.001 Abstract Background The preventive health care needs of people with disabilities often go unmet, resulting in medical complications that may require […]

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Comorbid depression and anxiety impact hip osteoarthritis disability

Ray Marks, Ed.D. Departments of Health, Physical Education & Gerontological Studies and Services, City University of New York, York College, and Health and Behavior Studies, Columbia University, Teachers College, New York, NY 10027, USA Disability and Health Journal,  January 2009 Volume 2, Issue 1, Pages 27–35 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2008.10.001   Abstract Background Hip osteoarthritis, a common age-associated condition, […]

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Distribution of secondary medical problems, impairments, and participation limitations among adults with disabilities and their relationship to health and other outcomes

Susan Kinne, Ph.D. Seattle, WA 78116, USA Disability and Health Journal, January 2008 Volume 1, Issue 1, Pages 42–50 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2007.11.006 Abstract Background The purpose of this study was to describe the distribution and relationship of 16 secondary medical problems, impairments, and participation limitations among adults with disabilities to demographic characteristics, self-reported health, satisfaction with life, and […]

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