Cytokine Response to Dietary Rehabilitation with Curd (Indian Dahi) & Leaf Protein Concentrate in Malnourished Children (Report)

Cytokine Response to Dietary Rehabilitation with Curd (Indian Dahi) & Leaf Protein Concentrate in Malnourished Children (Report)

Background & objectives: Protein energy malnutrition (PEM), an important cause of secondary immune deficiency, is associated with several abnormalities in the immune system including cytokine production. In the present study cytokine levels (both pro- and anti-inflammatory) were evaluated in protein energy malnourished children following nutritional rehabilitation with curd (Indian dahi) and leaf protein concentrate (LPC). […]

Measurement of Functional Capacity Requirements of Police Officers to Aid in Development of an Occupation-Specific Cardiac Rehabilitation Training Program.

Measurement of Functional Capacity Requirements of Police Officers to Aid in Development of an Occupation-Specific Cardiac Rehabilitation Training Program.

Police work involves exposure to a broad range of emotionally harrowing incidents and is often cited as one of the most stressful occupations (1). Traumatic events such as shootings, severe motor vehicle accidents, and incidents involving the death of a child are all ranked as extremely stressful by law enforcement personnel (2-4). Given the overwhelming […]

Place First, Then Train: An Alternative to the Medical Model of Psychiatric Rehabilitation.

Place First, Then Train: An Alternative to the Medical Model of Psychiatric Rehabilitation.

There are two overarching goals to psychiatric rehabilitation: Help people with disabilities achieve (1) work and (2) independent living goals in the real world. Over the past 30 years, two paradigms emerged to guide rehabilitation professionals in helping people achieve these goals. The traditional paradigm is a medical or clinical model called “train-place,” in which […]

Teamwork in Medical Rehabilitation

Teamwork in Medical Rehabilitation

Good teamwork ensures the close collaboration and coordination between professional groups and across disciplinary boundaries. This is particularly important in healthcare centres and clinics admitting complicated patient cases, but contrary to what many healthcare organisations seem to believe, effective teamwork does not happen automatically. It needs to be successfully trained and practiced. Teamwork in Medical […]

Practical Psychology in Medical Rehabilitation

Practical Psychology in Medical Rehabilitation

This easy-access guide summarizes the dynamic specialty of rehabilitation psychology, focusing on real-world practice in the medical setting. It begins by placing readers at the frontlines of practice with a solid foundation for gathering information and communicating effectively with patients, families, and staff. The book’s topics run a wide gamut of patient conditions (neurological, musculoskeletal, […]

Biomechatronics in Medical Rehabilitation

Biomechatronics in Medical Rehabilitation

This book focuses on the key technologies in developing biomechatronic systems for medical rehabilitation purposes. It includes a detailed analysis of biosignal processing, biomechanics modelling, neural and muscular interfaces, artificial actuators, robot-assisted training, clinical setup/implementation and rehabilitation robot control.Encompassing highly multidisciplinary themes in the engineering and medical fields, it presents researchers’ insights into the emerging […]

Clinical Information Behavior of Rehabilitation Therapists: A Review of the Research on Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, And Speech-Language Pathologists (Report)

Clinical Information Behavior of Rehabilitation Therapists: A Review of the Research on Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, And Speech-Language Pathologists (Report)

INTRODUCTION Rehabilitation therapists–including occupational therapists (OTs), physical therapists (PTs, also called physiotherapists), and speech-language pathologists (SLPs, also called speech therapists)–represent a growing proportion of health professionals and are central to health care delivery. As practitioners, rehabilitation therapists engage in information behavior: they identify information needs, decide whether or not to seek answers to these needs, […]