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Lca rehabilitation

Graciela Rovner, Kevin E Vowles, Björn Gerdle, David Gillanders
UNLABELLED: A substantial literature indicates that pain acceptance is a useful behavioral process in chronic pain rehabilitation. Pain acceptance consists of willingness to experience pain and to engage in important activities even in the presence of pain and is often measured using the Chronic Pain Acceptance Questionnaire (CPAQ). Previous traditional cluster analyses of the 20-item CPAQ identified 3 patient clusters that differed across measures of patient functioning in meaningful ways...
November 2015: Journal of Pain: Official Journal of the American Pain Society
Urszula Izabela Cieślik-Guerra, Tomasz Rechciński, Ewa Trzos, Karina Wierzbowska-Drabik, Barbara Uznańska-Loch, Renata Winnicka, Anna Krakowiak, Jarosław Damian Kasprzak, Colin Fröhlich, Małgorzata Kurpesa
Toxic myocardial injury can be misdiagnosed as a myocardial infarction, resulting in the patient undergoing standard treatment for cardiac rehabilitation. However, such inadequate therapeutic strategies can lead to cardiovascular complications including dilated cardiomyopathy. This study presents a case of a 65-year-old man after accidental ingestion of organic solvents (toluene and xylene), whose condition demonstrated all the criteria for diagnosis of myocardial infarction. The qualitative determinations of the above mentioned volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in whole blood were carried out using a headspace sampling by means of gas chromatography...
2015: International Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health
Eva Risch, Oriol Gutierrez, Philippe Roux, Catherine Boutin, Lluís Corominas
This study aims to propose a holistic, life cycle assessment (LCA) of urban wastewater systems (UWS) based on a comprehensive inventory including detailed construction and operation of sewer systems and wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs). For the first time, the inventory of sewers infrastructure construction includes piping materials and aggregates, manholes, connections, civil works and road rehabilitation. The operation stage comprises energy consumption in pumping stations together with air emissions of methane and hydrogen sulphide, and water emissions from sewer leaks...
June 15, 2015: Water Research
David M Walton, Andy Lefebvre, Darcy Reynolds
Illness representations pertain to the ways in which an individual constructs and understands the experience of a health condition. The Brief Illness Perceptions Questionnaire (BIPQ) comprises 9 items intended to capture the key components of the Illness Representations Model. The purpose of this paper was to explore the utility of the BIPQ for evaluating and classifying uncomplicated mechanical neck pain in the rehabilitation setting. A convenience sample of 198 subjects presenting to physiotherapy for neck pain problems were used in this study...
June 2015: Manual Therapy
Jennifer L Martin, Joseph M Dzierzewski, Michael Mitchell, Constance H Fung, Stella Jouldjian, Cathy A Alessi
Sleep quality is related to emotional, physical, psychological and cognitive functioning and functional independence in later life. After acute health events, older adults are likely to utilize postacute rehabilitation services to improve functioning and facilitate return to independent living. Patterns of how sleep changes with postacute rehabilitation, and predictors of such patterns, are unknown. The current investigation employed latent class analysis (LCA) methods to classify older adults (n = 233) into groups based on patterns of self-reported sleep quality pre-illness, during postacute rehabilitation and up to 1 year following postacute rehabilitation...
December 2013: Journal of Sleep Research
Hui Xue, Guang-tao Yan, Ji Lin, Xiu-hua Hao
OBJECTIVE: To explore the effect of rat myocardial ischemia/reperfusion (I/R) injury on serum Leptin, endothelin (ET), C-reactive protein (CRP) and myocardial Leptin expression, and discuss the role of Leptin in myocardial I/R injury. METHODS: Fifty Sprague-Dawley (SD) rats were randomly divided into sham-operation, ischemia and I/R 1, 2, 3 hours groups, with 10 rats in each group. Anterior descending artery of the left coronary artery was ligated for 45 minutes and released for 1, 2 and 3 hours to establish myocardial I/R model, and the said artery of the rats in sham-operation group was not ligated...
November 2010: Zhongguo Wei Zhong Bing Ji Jiu Yi Xue, Chinese Critical Care Medicine, Zhongguo Weizhongbing Jijiuyixue
Barbara Cagnie, Mieke Dolphens, Ian Peeters, Eric Achten, Dirk Cambier, Lieven Danneels
BACKGROUND: Chronic whiplash-associated disorders (WAD) have been shown to be associated with motor dysfunction. Increased electromyographic (EMG) activity in neck and shoulder girdle muscles has been demonstrated during different tasks in participants with persistent WAD. Muscle functional magnetic resonance imaging (mfMRI) is an innovative technique to evaluate muscle activity and differential recruitment of deep and superficial muscles following exercise. OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to compare the recruitment pattern of deep and superficial neck flexors between patients with WAD and controls using mfMRI...
August 2010: Physical Therapy
Craig E Henderson, Faye S Taxman
This study applied latent class analysis (LCA) to examine heterogeneity in criminal justice administrators' attitudes toward the importance of substance abuse treatment relative to other programs and services commonly offered in criminal justice settings. The study used data collected from wardens, probation and/or parole administrators, and other justice administrators as part of the National Criminal Justice Treatment Practices survey (NCJTP), and includes both adult criminal and juvenile justice samples...
August 1, 2009: Drug and Alcohol Dependence
R Kopp, R Axt, A Klein, R Weidenhagen, R Schmucker, S Czerner, W H Hartl, K W Jauch, M Sigg
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation by manual cardiac compression can restore cardiocirculatory function but can also injure patients. Commonly reported are skeletal fractures of the rips and sternum, while injuries to the large thoracic vessels will frequently be lethal. We report the case of a 57-year-old male patient with sudden cardiac arrest because of myocardial ischemia with ventricular fibrillation, successful cardiopulmonary resuscitation, associated with an intramural haematoma (IMH) of the descending thoracic aorta treated by endovascular aortic repair...
June 2008: Resuscitation
M Kadija, M Bumbasirević, Z Blagojević, E Dubljanin-Raspopović
One of the most important technical demands in ACL surgery is good fixation of the graft. Integrity of the posterior femoral cortex is necessary for Interference screws fixation. The femoral tunnel, placed as posterior as possible, is also mandatory for good graft position and potentially leads to violation of the cortex. The divergence between screw and tunnel could result in perforation of the posterior wall. Without intraoperative x-ray it is difficult to be sure that position of the screw is correct, even with good graft tension...
2006: Acta Chirurgica Iugoslavica
Pascal Lesage, Louise Deschênes, Réjean Samson
Brownfields are abandoned, idled, or underused sites whose reuse necessitates some sort of intervention. These sites are largely urban and are frequently contaminated. Brownfield management options can be associated with three types of environmental consequences: those resulting from changes in the site's environmental quality (primary impacts); those resulting from the actual intervention stage (secondary impacts); and, if the vocation of the site changes, those resulting from effects on regional land use (tertiary impacts)...
August 2007: Environmental Management
Z Blagojević, V Stevanović, N Radulović, M Kadija
ACL reconstruction techniques highly developed during the decades and biomechanical tests for hamstrings graft showed much in advance loading and stiffness comparing BPTB grafting. We have made joint analysis of 30 patients with semitendinosus / gracilis ACL reconstruction. Choice for proximal fixation was Mitek Rigid-fix Pins technique and bioactive screws for distal fixation; in 18 cases bioactive screws were used for femoral and tibial graft fixation. Lysholm score and knee clinical tests were parameters used for outcome evaluation...
2005: Acta Chirurgica Iugoslavica
M Andrtová, I Chlupatá
The authors discuss problems of rehabilitation after suture of the anterior cruciate ligament where frequently errors are committed and where inadequate rehabilitation may cause damage to the patient. Different periods of rehabilitation after LCA sutures are discussed and suitable methods of exercise for different periods are recommended.
1994: Acta Chirurgiae Orthopaedicae et Traumatologiae Cechoslovaca
N S Buslenko, T B Postnova, V A Komarova, L M Grigor'eva, N M Sobol'
Using an information system, the authors compared the results of the examination of 169 patients with coronary heart disease and left coronary artery trunk lesions and of 605 patients without such lesions. The functioning of the system was controlled by a complex of programmes designed according to the modular principle. It comprises the following modules: modules of the formation and control of the data pool, modules of the formation of sub-pools according to a given set of signs and modules of data processing...
May 1985: Kardiologiia
H Boszotta, R Wendrinsky, G Sauer
The arthroscopic examination of every recent haemarthrosis of the knee, even in cases without clinically obvious instability has increased the number of primary diagnosed ruptures of the LCA in the last years. The most frequent lesion of the LCA was the proximal rupture. The usual methods for the operative treatment of the ruptured LCA require the opening of the knee joint and cause the weakening of hamstrings, with all disadvantages connected with these procedures. Basing on the experiences in arthroscopic surgery of meniscal lesions and the good results of alloplastic augmentation an new method of arthroscopic refixation and augmentation of the torn LCA has been developed...
February 1988: Unfallchirurgie
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