James McIntosh

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Slip training is gaining popularity as an innovative fall intervention approach. The objective of this study was to compare the efficacy of two different slip training modality (moveable platform and virtual reality) in reducing fall frequency and improving reactive recovery in older adults. Thirty-six healthy older adults were involved in a laboratory(More)
OBJECTIVES This article aims to review the current prevalence rate of latex allergy among healthcare workers, susceptible patients, and the general public, and to investigate why latex is still a ubiquitous occupational health hazard. METHODS Scientific publications on PubMed, particularly those published within the last five years, and current(More)
Kessler k6 psychological distress scores are analyzed using a count model and item response theory (IRT) models are applied to the items which produce the k6 score and generate an alternative distress score, θ* . Other ways of utilizing the constituent items are also examined. The data used in the analysis comes from the 2014 National Survey of Drug Use and(More)
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