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A review of wearable sensors and systems with application in rehabilitation
- Shyamal Patel, Hyung‐Soon Park, P. Bonato, L. Chan, M. Rodgers
- Computer ScienceJournal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation
- 1 April 2012
Applications described in this review paper include those that focus on health and wellness, safety, home rehabilitation, assessment of treatment efficacy, and early detection of disorders.
Falls in the Medicare Population: Incidence, Associated Factors, and Impact on Health Care
- A. Shumway-cook, M. Ciol, J. Hoffman, B. Dudgeon, K. Yorkston, L. Chan
- Medicine, Political SciencePhysical Therapy
- 1 April 2009
Falls are common and may be associated with significant health care costs, and health care providers may be missing many opportunities to provide fall prevention information to older people.
Incidence, prevalence, costs, and impact on disability of common conditions requiring rehabilitation in the United States: stroke, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, multiple sclerosis,…
Early mortality among Medicare beneficiaries undergoing bariatric surgical procedures.
Among Medicare beneficiaries, the risk of early death after bariatric surgery is considerably higher than previously suggested and associated with advancing age, male sex, and lower surgeon volume of bariatric procedures.
Association of early imaging for back pain with clinical outcomes in older adults.
Among older adults with a new primary care visit for back pain, early imaging was not associated with better 1-year outcomes, and the value of early diagnostic imaging in older adults forBack pain without radiculopathy is uncertain.
Intraoperative cholangiography and risk of common bile duct injury during cholecystectomy.
Intraoperative cholangiography (IOC) may decrease the risk of common bile duct (CBD) injury during cholecystectomy by helping to avoid misidentification of the CBD, according to this Retrospective nationwide cohort analysis of Medicare patients undergoing choleCystectomy in the 1990s.
Bile duct injury during cholecystectomy and survival in medicare beneficiaries.
The association between CBD injury during cholecystectomy and survival among Medicare beneficiaries is stronger than suggested by previous reports and refers patients with CBD injuries to surgeons or institutions with greater experience in CBD repair may represent a system-level opportunity to improve outcome.
Geographic access to health care for rural Medicare beneficiaries.
The results suggest that most rural residents do not rely on urban areas for much of their care, particularly true for rural residents with specific diagnoses or those undergoing specific procedures.
Exercise is medicine in oncology: Engaging clinicians to help patients move through cancer
There is a call to action for key stakeholders to create the infrastructure and cultural adaptations needed so that all people living with and beyond cancer can be as active as is possible for them.